Surreal Theatre – New Roaming Theatre Experience

Surreal Theatre offers us a summer theatre production toted as an interactive roaming theatre experience that takes showgoers through the backstreets of Gastown, Vancouver. I attended a preview performance back in late June, and have up to now tried to find a way to write about this experience. Perhaps in this way, this experience has been quite surreal. As a…

Thai Confusion Offers Thai Inspired Share Plates

There’s no confusion here: Thai Confusion is the new hot-spot for Thai Tapas. From the owners of “Bob Likes Thai Food” comes this new “grub gam” experience. Located in Gastown, across from Tinseltown theatres, The restaurant menu blurs the lines of culture and global influence, mixing sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavours with the delicious…

Brunch at L’Abattoir Vancouver

Brunch is one of my favourite meals: where else can you get the goodness of breakfast with the satisfaction of lunch? and Vancouverites are well known for liking their brunch. You might say we have elevated this meal and made it a bit of an art form. Enter L’Abattoir.  Located in Gastown, in the historic…

The Baker and the Chef

Let me start by simply saying that I LOVE SANDWICHES. To this date, they continue to be my favourite food. They’re just SO versatile, you know? So, it’s no wonder it came as a surprise to me that I had never heard of this place before! The place is: The Baker and The Chef Sandwich…

Chill Winston Summer Menu #BeyondthePatio

I had the opportunity to taste Chill Winston‘s summer menu items through an intimate dining experience with other fellow food bloggers, hosted by owner Jordan Stewart and PR specialist, Tanis Fritz (@tanist2). It was a fun night of cocktails, wine, and delicious food! Starting the night at the bar, we were introduced to two delicious…

Tacomio #TacoChallengeYVR

Tacomio has only been open for a few months, yet it’s already leaving an impression on Vancouver’s culinary map. Fresh ingredients and traditional Mexican cooking techniques make this restaurant a must-try place to eat. Tacomio literally means “my taco” in Spanish, and I wouldn’t be surprised if this small taqueria does becomes one of Vancouver’s favourite…

Hai Phong Vietnamese Kitchen

For opening night of The Book of Mormon, Mary and I, along with our hubbies and friend, went for a foodie dinner. I’ve passed by Hai Phong Vietnamese Kitchen several times and now finally had a reason to dine there that evening! Hai Phong has two restaurants, one along Kingsway in East Vancouver, and this location, which is…

Nicli’s Next Door

From Vancouver’s award-winning restaurant Nicli Antica Pizzeria, comes Nicli’s Next Door. This small eatery is all about big bold flavours and rustic Italian cooking techniques. Chef Josh Gale (Master Chef Canada and owner of one of the most delectable Instagram accounts around); shows his love of cooking with every dish, bringing not just mastery, but passion and…

L’Abattoir Opens New Private Dining Room

This week L’Abattoir opened up a new private dining room in its Gastown restaurant. Tucked away just behind the main dining room area, you can access the private room at 1 Gaolers Mews (L’Abattoir is on Carrall Street). You’ll first see the kitchen – but if you head straight up the stairwell from the kitchen entrance, you will…

The Blacktail Florist

One of the newest culinary additions to the Gastown neighbourhood, The Blacktail Florist is a bright space, offering a West Coast menu featuring local and seasonal small plates and tapas. @Phoelam and myself were quite excited to try this new offering, so we decided to make a girl’s night out of it. I’ll start by…