The American Express exclusive dining experience took place at three of Canada’s Best New Restaurants as determined by Air Canada enRoute Magazine. In Vancouver it was at AnnaLena, and here’s how the 5 course dinner went down.Read More
Dinner at Lüke’s is just like the hotel in style, a balance of historic and modern. They have all the Louisiana Creole specialties and “tourist staples”, but refined versions of them. It’s updated comfort food and recipes that still pay tribute to original dishes and culture.Read More
The first-ever Feast on the Fraser takes place September 25 – October 4 in New Westminster, BC. The 10-day culinary event showcases a signature experience every day by a restauant in the area.Read More
Even if you have to taxi, LC’s Bar-B-Q is a must-do in Kansas City. This is worth flying for, or at the very least it was worth the 3-3.5 hour road trip from St. Louis… which is what I did. I seriously have meat dreams about this place and I long for the day I can go back and stuff my face in this smoky delicious saucy Kansas City barbeque. Come to mama!Read More
First stop: St. Louis! I pretty much had 24 hours to eat and see as much as I could, so needless to say, I need to revisit; however I didn’t do too bad with the limited time given. From barbeque to fine dining, there’s so much more to St. Louis than the Gateway Arch, The Cardinals… and Nelly.Read More
It’s one of the few places in Vancouver serving banitza – a traditional Bulgarian pastry filled with a whisked mixture of eggs, sirene cheese (sheep milk feta), and other fillings like spinach, in between sheets of fillo.Read More
In Vancouver happy hours don’t seem to be promoted, and the extent of advertising is usually a sidewalk sandwich board or the random tweet or post on social media. So here are a few happy hours that offer either good value or good food, or are simply off the radar.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).