Popbar: A taste of New York at Metropolis at Metrotown

Say hello to delicious handcrafted gelato on a stick! Popbar, founded in New York, just opened their first location in BC at Metropolis at Metrotown. This follows their first location in Canada at West Edmonton Mall, as well as a soon-to-be third store at HighStreet Shopping Centre in Abbotsford. Popbar was founded by Reuben BenJehuda…

Crumbs Bakeshop in Greenwich Village New York City

The first Crumbs Bake Shop opened in 2003 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and is well known for it’s innovative and oversized gourmet cupcakes. The Company currently has 79 locations in 12 states and the District of Columbia, including 19 stores in super regional malls. The company opened its first-ever gluten-free store in October, 2013 in…

Bateaux New York

“Le Bateaux” (The Boat) in English is one of the most fulfilling & seamless experiences you will ever have the pleasure of attending in New York City as far as Food, Drink, Service & Ambiance.  My dining partner and I wanted to do something special the night before New Years Eve in New York City…

Lima’s Taste Ceviche Bar in New York

have to say I had very high hopes for Lima’s Taste. I love Ceviche and with this restaurant being in a fantastic location in Greenwich Village I was really looking forward to a great meal, I walked away disappointed although there were some bright spots. The restaurant has not been opened long and its right…

Shake Shack in New York

I miss New York. I had the best time there, and some pretty delicious meals. Everything in New York is done bigger and with a certain flair. Even a burger. Enter Shake Shack. I spent a lot of time walking around the Theatre District. And every time I walked by this burger joint, there was…

Caliente Cab Co. in the West Village

Caliente Cab Co. has several locations all over New York, but the one located on the corner of Bleecker Street & Seventh Avenue is the original one. The atmosphere is a lively one – loud music, lots of TV screens – bright mexican decor. It has a great outdoor seating area. The menu offers standard…

Carmine’s

My New York culinary adventures continue with a visit to Carmine’s in the theatre district. Carmine’s is a family-style Italian restaurant. What I mean by that is that Carmine’s focuses on dishes that are created to share and are not too expensive. The portions are massive – It reminds me of large family potlucks where…