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La Taqueria Taco Shop (Cambie St.) Review

La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop has been offering authentic Mexican tacos in the heart of downtown Vancouver since 2009. We checked out that particular location a while ago here, and recently stopped by their second shop on the corner of Cambie Street and West Broadway in Fairview. La Taqueria was born through the idea of […]

NOVO Pizzeria & Wine Bar Review

Situated on the border of the Kitsilano and Fairview neighbourhoods of Vancouver, NOVO Pizzeria & Wine Bar is located on Burrard Street and West 5th Avenue, right next door to Fifth Avenue Cinemas. NOVO serves rustic, Italian comfort food featuring an array of antipasti, pastas, salads, and of course their specialty, Neapolitan pizza. Their vino menu […]

Peaceful Restaurant Review

Peaceful restaurant has gained some accolades over the years, with recently winning a Chinese Restaurant Award for their ‘Peaceful Beef Rolls’, and also appearing in the first international episode of the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (click here to watch the Vancouver round up), hosted by the awesome Guy Fieri. Obviously, appearing in ‘Triple […]

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Vancouver Review [First Look]

Menchie’s, the popular self-serve frozen yogurt chain, was founded in California back in 2007, and has since exploded in popularity with over 150 locations in the US and Canada. Menchie’s 10th Canadian location has landed on Cambie Street in Vancouver between West 7th and 8th (the second BC location is in Surrey). Tomorrow, Menchie’s in […]

Max’s Burgers Review

Max’s Burgers recently popped up across the street from Whole Foods on West 8th & Cambie Street back in January (the former location of Max’s Deli). We were excited to try out this new burger joint because of their premise of using fresh local ingredients (just like everybody else!). When we visited it was in […]

Tim Hortons – A Canadian Cultural Icon

Founded in Ontario almost fifty years ago by Canadian hockey player Tim Horton, the first Tim Hortons restaurant offered only two products: Coffee n’ Donuts. To this day, the chain’s biggest drawing card remains its legendary Tim Hortons coffee, with their doughnuts and Timbits coming in a close second. Tim Hortons is now considered a Canadian […]

Parisian Macarons On Granville Island

Canada’s largest culinary tourism and locavore retail company is undoubtedly Edible Canada. “Sightseeing for your taste buds”, Edible Canada is dedicated to sourcing the highest quality culinary products from coast to coast for their loyal customers. Formerly called Edible British Columbia, Edible Canada is a six year-old business headquartered at Vancouver’s famous Granville Island Public […]

Vij’s Rangoli Restaurant Review

Whenever there’s a long lineup outside world renowned Vij’s Restaurant (which seems to be all the time!) its sister restaurant Rangoli, right next door, is the perfect alternative. Located on West 11th Avenue in the South Granville area of Vancouver, Vij’s Rangoli is great for lunch, casual dinners and take-out, and uniquely doubles as a restaurant and […]

Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine Fairview Review

The award-winning Banana Leaf (and Tropika) restaurants pretty much have a monopoly on Vancouver when it comes to Malaysian food. Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine has four locations in Vancouver, and their colourful decor and good prices attract many customers. The restaurants are so popular that they have been voted “Best Malaysian/ Best South East Asian” […]

Patisserie Lebeau – Desserts & Sandwiches

Patisserie Lebeau is famous in Vancouver for their delectably authentic Belgian waffles. However, they offer pastries, breads and desserts that are equally as good as their multiple sweet and savory waffle varieties. We’ve been quite a few times over the past few years to this patisserie and Belgium specialty store – read our first review […]

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