Ramen Koika on Robson

As much as I love summer, I love fall even more. And you know what goes great with fall weather? A delicious bowl of ramen. My friend Aaron and I decided to check out the new location of Ramen Koika on lower Robson St. “Koika” means love song in Japanese, so if you’re bold enough…

Fried Chicken Adventure #1: Zabu Chicken

One of my favourite foods in the whole wide world is crispy fried chicken. Unfortunately, growing up I rarely ate chicken because my mother hates it. Therefore, my fried chicken experiences were limited to a local KFC in a mall food court. Since I moved to Vancouver by myself though, I get to eat whatever…

MUJI Opens on Robson Street

The wait is finally over – downtown Vancouver has its very own MUJI, the second to open this year (first being at Metropolis at Metrotown). The largest MUJI to open in Canada, this latest edition on Robson Street is home to over 4500 products, with the store consisting of over 14,500 square feet. Formerly the home…

Welcome to the Vancouver Burger Game, CaliBurger

Downtown Vancouver is about to get a whole lot tastier! Caliburger, the popular California burger joint, is now open on Robson St. Known for their fresh-never-frozen California Style burgers and fries, the location also serves boozy milkshakes and is fully licensed. Reyaz A. Kassamali, CaliBurger’s Vancouver franchisee, is the local man set to bring a “better…

CinCin Ristorante’s 25th Anniversary Menu

CinCin Ristorante is celebrating 25 years in downtown Vancouver, with a special commemorative menu that blends this iconic restaurant true hospitality with classic and contemporary flavours. CinCin’s longevity in a rare thing in Vancouver’s demanding and competitive restaurant market. The Anniversary Menu has been expertly crafted by Executive Chef Andrew Richardson, and it consist of four…

VANEATS.ca and Kingyo Izakaya Present: SIMPLY KINGYO

This one has got to be one of my favourite VANEATS.ca packages of all time. And I’ve sampled quite a few of them! When I got the email to review the Simply Kingyo Dining package at Kingyo Izakaya on Denman, I called up @BillyForce , @JMinter and @JakeSheridan to join me for dinner. Something this delicious has got to be shared…

The Noodle Box

It’s Saturday night and @Billyforce, @Jminter and myself are looking for something good and fast to eat. Enter The Noodle Box. This chain of restaurants was born in Victoria, where a couple named Jodi and Nick  ran the business from a refurbished hot dog cart they had purchased with the last of their savings. After much…

Hon’s Wun Tun House 漢記 (Robson)

I mentioned before that my friends @customersright and @gayvancouver are both vegetarians. I love dining with them, as their suggestions take me to new restaurants that have great vegetarian options. It was @customersright ‘s birthday, and @gayvancouver held his birthday dinner at Hon’s on Robson. I used to live on Robson St. back in the day,…

Kin Resto Bar

Kin Resto Bar is a fairly new restaurant on Robson St. With a menu heavily influenced by Taiwanese and Vietnamese flavours, This small eaterie has been pleasing palates in the West End since July 2011. My favourite dining partner @yvrbcbro and I decided to purchase the VanEats.ca Kindle with Kin dining package. For $25 you can…