Maxine’s Cafe and Bar is the perfect place to reconnect and renew

Located in the historic West End of Vancouver, Maxine’s Cafe and Bar has been serving breakfast, lunch, and brunch since they opened in April 2021 and now, they have expanded their offerings into the evenings with the addition of both a happy hour and dinner menus from Thursdays to Sundays.  I found myself at Maxine’s…

Hon’s Wonton House is back!

After shuttering its doors to its signature Chinatown location, Vancouverites were left wondering if Hon’s Wonton House was gone for good until now. Hon’s Wonton House has recently reopened with a smaller 30-40 seat restaurant in Olympic Village. Hand-made wontons, pan-fried potstickers, and beef brisket on rice or noodle dishes are just some of their…

Sneeki Tiki Brings Back that Summer Feel to Vancouver

I know, I know… Fall has arrived, but it doesn’t mean that we have to lose summer! When you find yourself in the rain or cold and longing for that summer feel, enjoy some refreshing drinks and delicious food at Sneeki Tiki, a new tiki-inspired restaurant and bar! Sneeki Tiki, downtown Vancouver’s very first tiki…

The Mackenzie Room – I Want It All!

“Our food is exciting, playful, and always thoughtful.” The MacKenzie Room‘s promise of a menu that showcases the best of what BC has to offer, casual, non-pretentious, and creative is what has drawn many praises from foodies and critics since it’s opening 3 years ago. I had the pleasure of celebrating a friend’s birthday dinner…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: July 31 – August 6, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! I love happy hour! It’s the best deal to have an early dinner without paying a hefty dinner bill, yet indulge with some cocktails and appetizers,…

Savour: Evening with Ned Bell & Best Buy Canada

Last week I was one of several lucky media guests invited by Best Buy Canada to an intimate evening dinner with Ned Bell, Ocean Wise executive chef at the Vancouver Aquarium. Savour was a memorable dining experience in the heart of Yaletown. An empty storefront was transformed into a longtable dining room, with decor mimicking…

Happy Hour – Indian Style at Copper Chimney

Few things say summer like a refreshing gin and tonic and a good Happy Hour menu – and Vancouver has just the place for that. Meet your new favourite watering hole – Copper Chimney, located at the Executive Hotel Le Soleil downtown, this place is the real deal. It’s true, where in Vancouver can you…

Summer Patio Dining at West Oak

Whether enjoying a weekend evening or meeting up with friends after work, Vancouver’s sunshine during the summer months makes for great patio dining! This week, I had the pleasure of joining my fellow foodie influencers, Foodgressing and VanFoodies, for a hosted summer patio dinner at West Oak in Yaletown. Beautiful weather with some beautiful ladies…

The Captain’s Boil Robson Street

The Captain’s Boil opened another location this week on Robson Street in the Westend, the 6th location in the Lower Mainland. This location is centrally located for the downtown shopping and working crowd – great for an evening dinner with family / friends. This week we had the opportunity to sample some of its popular…

Dublin Calling Rooftop Patio & Bar

Summer is here early with the latest round of sunshine and heat! Celebrate this unexpected summer sunshine with a cool drink at Dublin Calling Rooftop. Dublin Calling, a local Granville bar opened by The MRG Group, recently opened its Rooftop patio and bar. With 2,700 square feet and capacity to hold up to 283, this…