The place where nothing changes and it doesn’t have to. When “same old” has a soft spot. Not reinventing anything, just perfecting the classics and keeping it consistent.Read More
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).
What’s happening in Gastown? More like what’s not happening in Gastown! These are not necessarily “the best dishes” or in any particular order, but to get you started, here are 10 things you should try in Gastown.Read More
It’s that time of the year when warming up to a meal starts with soup, and over the last couple months I’ve come across some real winners. I wasn’t even on a search for them, but they just came up and each one was more impressive than the next. Here are my five soups to try this season!Read More
Host Mijune Pak of Follow Me Foodie takes in the seasonal delights at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar at Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver, BC with Executive Chef Alex Chen. What was her favourite dish? Watch it now!Read More
I actually grew up with soup at the table almost every day. It was a staple and it was as common as rice. It was more important to finish than rice too because of the nutritional benefits. See, it wasn’t just any soup, it was mom’s soup. It was made with thought, care, and as cheesy as it sounds, love.Read More
I often take food over ambiance, but when it comes to events, I go with a different mind-set. After all it’s an event, not just a dinner. I look forward to meeting new people, making new friends, enjoying the company I’m with, and of course eating some good food. I always want good food. Who doesn’t?Read More