The Boulevard used to be my go to hang out during my university days. It’s been ages since I’ve been back, but since I was on campus for work, I decided to drop by during my walk down memory lane. W What I drank: Mocha ($4.25) This is not usually my drink of choice, but I was really craving chocolate that day so I ordered … Continue reading The Boulevard Coffee Roasting Co.
The best part of my job is the amazing friends I have made. Although we don’t all work together anymore, we try to get together as often as possible to catch up. This get together was months in the making and it was a perfectly relaxed night of wine and good food. What we ate: Bread and Butter – matchstick sourdough, house cultured butter ($4.00) … Continue reading Merchant’s Workshop
Aburi sushi is one of my favourite things to eat in the whole world. If I had to choose one thing to eat for the rest of my life… aburi sushi would be it. When M suggested this Yaletown establishment for our dinner, I was more than down to check it out. We sat outside on the patio (because natural light), but I would probably … Continue reading Bistro Sakana
Peanut’s Bubble Tea is an old school bubble tea joint hidden in the Richmond Public Market. I’ve been going here since I was a little kid, and it never fails to fill me up with nostalgia when I walk by. The number one thing to get here is their Taiwanese Wheel Cakes. My favourite flavour is Radish. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but there’s … Continue reading Peanut’s Bubble Tea
What we ate: Matcha Chocolate Fondue – Double ($18.75) This was alright. It’s a pretty basic fondue and honestly it wasn’t anything special. There was four little dishes of fruit (banana, apple, strawberry and pineapple), a cut up waffle and one brownie. Would I come back? No. I didn’t find the fondue to be anything special and there is no ventilation in the restaurant whatsoever. … Continue reading Cacao 70
Brix and Mortar has been on my wish list for the longest time. I’ve only heard good things about their menu so I was so glad I finally got to check this off my list! Unfortunately the courtyard space was closed that evening, but their interior dining space was just as beautiful. What we ate: Bread with Hummus The bread was standard, I personally like … Continue reading Brix and Mortar
In my many years of working The Fair I’ve tried pretty much ever restaurant in the vicinity, but somehow I managed to miss this place! Although it has been a years since I’ve left, I always go back at least once a year for fun. This year, M and I decided to go here before heading over for some end of summer fun. We came … Continue reading Bai Bua Thai Cuisine