Shiok: Singapore Cuisine

Are you all “Shiok” up over the latest Singaporean restaurant in Vancouver? The latest in a series of Asian restaurants that have recently sprouted up along Kingsway, Shiok offers Singaporean cuisine in a casual dining experience similar to a hawkers centre in the land of Crazy Rich Asians. I’ve been to Singapore before and loved…

Eating through Italy

Although it’s been months since my family trip through Italy, friends and family still ask me about my trip and what my favourite places were to eat at. Since I have gone to Italy twice now and explored quite a few regions of the country on my most recent trip, I’d like to share with…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: January 22-28, 2019

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! How are your New Year’s resolutions going? As with most people, this time of the month is key – going strong or failing miserably. If one…

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…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: May 29-June 4, 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! Starting this week and moving forward, our deals will now be posting every Tuesday instead of Monday. This week, Happy Birthday to our chief editor, Mary!…

Cactus Club Cafe opens brand new Richmond Centre location!

For as long as I can remember, Cactus Club Cafe was at the corner of No 3 and Lansdowne Rd, right across from Lansdowne Centre. Back then, they were known for their eclectic mix of artwork, including quirky items like cow displays, a giant moose head, and a rabbit in a hat painting. This year,…

Sushi Boss

I came across Sushi Boss while I was looking up a new sushi restaurant to try in Coquitlam. Rated highly on Urbanspoon with rave reviews from diners, I needed to go try this out for myself to find out how good this was. Sushi Boss is located in a small plaza at the corner of Robson Drive…

Boiling Point – 沸點臭臭鍋

Boiling Point is a chain of Taiwanese hot pot restaurants that originally started in the United States and has over 10 locations in the US, and two locations locally in Burnaby and Richmond. My cousin introduced me to this restaurant in Richmond for its famous stinky fermented tofu hot pot (臭臭鍋). I was curious about…

Eat Fest at Toyotomi Richmond

Since my cousin was moving back to Asia, my fiance, sister and I decided to take him out for dinner. What he wanted to enjoy was food that he rarely can have back home – in this instance it was sashimi! He introduced to us a favorite restaurant of his, Toyotomi, located in Richmond near…