Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…

Fried Chicken Adventure: Cocoru

YES! I have found another great restaurant that makes a variety of delicious fried chicken, COCORU! Cocoru is a Korean fried chicken and beer restaurant located in Richmond, BC. It is only approximately 10 minutes away from Lansdown Canada Line Station so it’s easy to access by public transit. I went to Cocoru for a…

Edmonton Eats: Tsujiri

If you haven’t heard of Tsujiri before, the company is a long withstanding brand in Japan, famous for its matcha green tea. Tsujiri started off 155 years ago specializing in producing its own green tea and opening its own tea shops in Kyoto. It has now grown to be a global brand with one of…

Calendar of Events – December 2018

Aurora Winter Festival – Vancouver – On now until December 30, 2018 Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with captivating Christmas light displays and magical characters. Enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other exciting activities. From visiting Santa’s Workshop to lacing up your skates…

The Dolar Shop’s Ocean Wise Partnership

The Dolar Shop recently announced that they were partnering up with Ocean Wise to promote sustainable seafood options at their restaurant in Richmond, BC. I had the opportunity to visit The Dolar Shop for a media event and learn more about this amazing new initiative. The Dolar Shop is a hot pot restaurant which opened…

Taste Your Way through Whistler Cornucopia

Whistler’s popular annual food and wine festival, Whistler Cornucopia, is back this month! Celebrating it’s 22nd year, Cornucopia takes place November 8-18, 2018. Two weeks of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, there’s plenty to experience in Whistler before the start of the ski/snowboard season. Local Whistler restaurateurs and visiting B.C. and Canadian chefs alike have…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: October 30 – November 5, 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! This week we’re back to sharing some great food deals with you – save money to eat more or better! Check out these steal of a…

Discover Los Angeles: Santa Monica’s Esters Wine Shop & Bar

With frequent non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Vancouver, LA makes for a great short trip! I recently took a 4 nights, 3 days trip to LA with one of my girl friends for a quick ladies trip. It was a super fun vacation packed with lots of firsts – partaking in both local and…

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…

Event Recap: Passions 2018

Last week my palate went on a culinary adventure. I was invited to Passions 2018, a gastronomic focused charity event for the Dr. Peter Foundation at Performance Works on Granville Island, hosted by Global TV anchor Sophie Lui. This year, with ticket sales, sponsorship, a live auction with celebrity auctioneer Fred Lee, and countless donated…