Hole in the Wall

Follow Me Foodie to Mexico! (Dining in Mexico City & Oaxaca)

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It wasn’t my first time in Mexico, but it was my first time in the non-touristy places. It sounds silly, but I felt like I was visiting “legit” Mexico. Visiting Mexico City and Oaxaca felt like validation, especially for a “foodie”. I went for culinary growth and interior Mexico was the perfect place to start.

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Top 50 Most Memorable/BEST Dishes Internationally/Globally

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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).

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Top 24 Most Memorable/BEST Restaurant Desserts & Baked Goods in Vancouver/BC

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The dessert scene in Vancouver is still young, but it has been growing over the last couple years. I’m hoping for more late night dessert bars in 2014. Here are my top 24 favourite desserts and baked goods from this year. Again, not necessarily “the best”, but very memorable.

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Top 24 Most Memorable/BEST Restaurant SAVOURY Dishes & Food in Vancouver/BC

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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…

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Follow Me Foodie to 2 Days in Seattle!

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In 48 hours I managed to try 10 eateries and restaurants and about 55 dishes, courses, baked goods and desserts. This is a small highlight of how I experienced 2 Days in Seattle from a Follow Me Foodie perspective. Hope you follow along my posts for a detailed account of all 55 things and how it went down.

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Tofino, BC – Wildside Grill (Fish n’ Chips) & The Fish Store

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The Wildside Grill is an affordable eatery for all ages offering a range of casual beachside favourites. The fish n’ chips is most recommended. I also couldn’t leave Tofino without finding The Fish Store. I could have gorged on their smoked tuna belly all day. I didn’t want to be *that* person lining up 2, 3, 6 times for another sample at their booth, but I totally was.

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Tacos in The Mission: El Gallo Giro Taco Truck & La Taqueria – San Francisco, CA

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First off, there is a lot more to Mexican food than tacos and burritos, but I had to narrow my focus. Not having a taco in The Mission would be like skipping a croissant in Paris, so I committed to tacos on this occasion. A taco sounds like a simple thing, equivalent to the American sandwich, but there are things to consider when “judging” them.

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Authentic Tacos in The Mission: El Gallo Giro Taco Truck in San Francisco, CA

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If you’re looking for authentic Mexican tacos with homestyle recipes then this is the spot. They were no-fuss tacos at extremely affordable prices and they make all the marinades in house. It could get better than this, but I was quite satisfied having this as my one experience for authentic Mexican tacos in the Mission. Mission completed… for now.

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