Tag Archives | French

Eat, Drink and Cozy Up to Your Favourite Person This Valentine’s Day at L’Abattoir

Whether Valentine’s Day is something you loathe or love, it still provides a perfect excuse to treat yourself to a great evening out. This year, L’Abattoir, Gastown’s much-loved French-inspired restaurant, will be offering a special set menu in its private dining room. Chef Lee Cooper has designed a three-course menu, which will include classic dishes […]

Sweeten Your Spirits With Faubourg Paris

Winter blues got you down? Sweeten your spirits and warm up for holiday festivities with an assortment of timely treats from Faubourg Paris that are sure to have you falling for the autumn season. Celebrate the arrival of autumn with the Poached Pear & Chocolate Charlotte, the decadent replacement of summer’s Fresh Fruits Charlotte. A […]

East Thirty-Six Launches Inventive New Menu

East Thirty-Six, the resto-bar that brought social dining refinement to the St. Lawrence Market/Financial District areas, is once again infusing sublimity into the storied downtown Toronto neighbourhoods with its brand new Lunch Menu. Replete with haute derivations of classic cuisine and nouveau technical acuity, Executive Chef Brent Maxwell is raising the stakes on the power […]

Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner at Café Boulud Toronto

Café Boulud is giving you every opportunity to enjoy a special meal with mom on Sunday, May 11th. Celebrate your mother or that meaningful lady in your life with a festive three course brunch or dinner in the acclaimed Toronto restaurant. Choose when to take her out: Prix fixe brunch will be available from 10 […]

Heavenly High Tea At Faubourg Paris

Faubourg Paris sets itself apart from cookie-cutter contemporaries with handcrafted, authentic Parisian delicacies created using artisanal techniques passed down through generations of expert pâtissiers. Faubourg’s decadent High Tea is a culinary adventure fit for the most discerning guest, filled with gourmet treats such as delectable macarons, delicate fruit soufflés and savoury canapés. High Tea is […]

Caché Bistro & Lounge Menu Tasting

Late last month, I joined a small group of local food bloggers for a menu tasting at Caché Bistro in Yaletown. This gorgeous restaurant is headlined by Hong Kong born chef Alex Mok who has quickly made a name for himself with his classic French technique accented by Asian flair. To start the meal off, […]

L’Abattoir Earns Four Diamond Rating from AAA

L’Abattoir restaurant has recently been awarded a prestigious Four Diamond Rating by AAA. The new Four Diamond Rating makes L’Abattoir a member of a very elite group, as only 2.6% of the 29,000 restaurants approved by AAA have attained the Four Diamond level. The rating identifies L’Abattoir as one of the few restaurants in North […]

Cafe Campagne Review (Seattle, WA)

Café Campagne is a classic Parisian brasserie in the heart of downtown Seattle’s world renowned Pike Place Market. Located just along the historic Post Alley of Pike Place, the restaurant fosters an authentically French culinary experience in the Pacific Northwest. Since opening its warm and inviting doors in the mid nineteen-nineties, Café Campagne has built […]

French Made Baking Review

We first encountered French Made Baking at the Vancouver Baker’s Market late last year. Initially selling their creations at markets and through their website, French couple David & Catherine opened an official bakery on Kingsway near Main Street at the beginning of this year. We were inviting to French Made Baking’s media event and had the […]

Faubourg Macarons Now Available! [Review]

We stopped by one of our favourite French bakeries in Vancouver last week – Faubourg in Kerrisdale – for some coffee and Viennoiserie. When we walked in, the first thing we noticed is that Faubourg now bakes Parisian macarons! Finally! (They had been selling them for a few weeks when we visited.) If you know […]

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