Well first off, let’s start pronouncing it correctly. In Vietnamese it is pronounced f-uh not foe, just like Canadians say “about” not “a-boot”. Many of us are in love with phở already, and hopefully see it as more than a cheap eat or late night meal. Actually, what I really hope, is that we don’t understand phở as “Vietnamese beef noodle soup”, because it’s not.Read More
There are actually a handful of hidden gems and some of my favourite dishes in downtown Vancouver are found in the West End.
Here are a few “must try” spots mixed with a few local secrets (in no particular order).
5 Vancouver chefs share their love for coconut milk + a Thai Kitchen Prize Pack Giveaway! For the love of coconut milk. It’s a staple in any Southeast Asian kitchen. Just ask these chefs, or I’ll do it for you!Read More
Whoa! Looks cool huh? Currently you can only find the “IceCane” at the Richmond Night Market, but don’t let this be the only thing to convince you to check it out. The annual Richmond Night Market (8351 River Rd.) is back every Friday-to-Sunday until Oct. 13.Read More
The city’s massive Asian population makes our Asian food scene well known in North America, and some of my favourite Asian dishes are found on Main Street. Here are a few of my favourite Asian restaurants and their “must try” dishes.Read More
This year Follow Me Foodie included Follow Me Foodie to Toronto, Lummi Island (twice), San Francisco (twice), Tofino, Seattle, Whistler, Calgary, Yukon Territories, Hong Kong (Round 3), Japan (Tokyo and Kyoto), and Mexico (Mexico City and Oaxaca).Read More
This “Follow Me Foodie” adventure is addicting and often delicious, however it’s gone beyond finding the so-called “best dish” in every city, it’s the learning experience and journey getting there I’ve enjoyed most. Of course, there are still those epic moments when I come across a dish I can’t forget…Read More
I’m not keen on “top 10” or “best of” lists, but as the BC blogger and ambassador for BC Pork and Passion for Pork, I had to sum up the year in pork and this only made sense. They are not necessarily “the best”, but they are 10 dishes I would recommend to any pork lover.Read More