Chef Kieran Kearns Raises the Bar in Gastropub Dining at The Charles Bar

Kieran Kearns is the chef behind the new menu at The Charles Bar, The Dover Arms Pub and Colony – all owned by local entertainment company Blueprint. He has created a new style of menu, something that incorporates casual bar bites with more elaborate, heartier dishes. He’s also passionate about local and organic ingredients. Another thing…

Mahony & Sons Opens at Stamps Landing

The very popular Mahony & Sons brand is bringing their Irish hospitality to Stamps Landing this summer. The family-owned company took over the old Monk’s building and after an extensive renovation, it opened its doors today. The Mahony brothers are passionate about sharing their Irish heritage -the new restaurant is a testimony to that. Celtic…

Dublin Cafe

It was St. Patrick’s Day so my husband and I were excited to try this local Irish Pub fitting for the holiday.  It’s hard to believe The Dublin Cafe is located in a building that use to be a Federal Penitentiary Guard House Building in New Westminster at one time many years ago.  The building…

Trinity in Hoboken

Trinity is another great eatery along the trendy Frank Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, New Jersey.  Trinity opened a few years back and offers great Gaelic fare, they have a fantastic bar offering any type of drink you can imagine and such a wonderful and comfortable lounge area with Chocolate leather sofas and a back drop…

Abigail’s Party

Thanks to the recommendation of the King of Twitter,  Mr. @DennisPang, we found ourselves at Abigail’s Party. One thing about Dennis – he knows food, so if he tells you to try a place out, you do it! Abigail’s Party is located in the heart of Kits. A block away from the water. It’s a…

131 Water Kitchen and Bar

131 is located on Water Street between Abbott and Cambie. This restaurant features two dining levels and a patio facing the street. This place serves good pub food – wings, poutine, fish and chips, etc. They also have a decent cocktail and beer list. I’ve been there a couple of times to watch the Canucks…

St.James’s Well

My Doctor moved her office to Port Moody. I could complain about the longer commute to go see her, but instead, I will focus on the fact that her move has opened a new culinary gate for me to experience. Across the street from her office its an authentic Irish Pub called St. James’s Well….