Tag Archives | Local

Bin 4 Burger Lounge Review (Victoria, BC)

Located on the corner of  Yates & Vancouver Street in downtown Victoria, Bin 4 Burger Lounge is the city’s only locally owned and operated burger lounge. Similar in concept to Vancouver restaurants such as Romer’s Burger Bar and Stackhouse Burger Bar, Bin 4 Burger Lounge is a gourmet burger joint. The establishment specializes in local […]

Vista 18 Restaurant Review – Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites (Victoria, BC)

During our lovely two night stay at Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites (review here), we were kindly hosted at Vista 18 restaurant for dinner one evening to experience delicious delights from Executive Chef Garrett Schack and his culinary team. Located on the 18th floor of this renowned hotel, Vista 18 is Victoria, British Columbia’s only rooftop […]

Seagrille Restaurant Review – Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa

We stayed one night at the beautiful Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa on Vancouver Island (review to come on 9to5Travel.com) and also dined at the hotel’s renowned fine dining restaurant. Specializing in seafood and sushi, Seagrille is Victoria’s most spectacular oceanfront restaurant. It’s nestled in picturesque Brentwood Bay and has spectacular views of the peaceful Saanich Inlet. […]

Ultimate Burger Review – Hawaii’s Best Burger Restaurant

Located in the same complex, Kona Commons, as Panda Express and Taco Del Mar, Ultimate Burger is a welcomed departure from the typical American chain restaurants in Kona, Hawaii. Ultimate Burger–Hawaii’s Best Burger Restaurant–is a local hamburger joint serving fresh, Hawaii-grown ingredients. Executive Chef, Windy Gerardi, created Ultimate Burger’s simple menu that is made from […]

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 […]

Little Nest Review – Local, Organic & Kid-Friendly Café

I had read a lot of positive reviews about Little Nest, and had been eager to try it. My only apprehension was that it seems as though many high-rated restaurants often fall short. Take Jethro’s Fine Grub for example – raw pancakes, terrible service – a total letdown. However, Little Nest did not disappoint! Yesterday, […]

Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop Review

Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop prides itself on serving the finest local, organic, in season, sustainable food available in and around Vancouver. They work directly with local organic farms to ensure that their menu has the smallest ecological footprint possible. They happily cater to any dietary concerns and are able to substitute items for customers […]

La Taqueria Taco Shop Review

La Taqueria is a little taco shop serving authentic Mexican tacos — this ain’t no Tex-Mex joint! Their tacos are created with locally-made soft corn tortillas, and they use traditional Mexican recipes with local, organic and sustainable ingredients whenever possible. Located on West Hastings & Hamilton, in downtown Vancouver, this taco shop is long and […]

Bella Gelateria Review

Bella Gelateria is truly an authentic gelato & sorbetto shop located in the Fairmont Pacific Rim, in downtown Vancouver. Canadian owner, James, attended the Italian Culinary Institute and then went on to obtain his advanced masters training at Carpigiani’s Gelato University. Therefore, he is incredibly passionate and highly experienced in the art of creating the […]

Gaia Bistro Kerrisdale Review

Gaia Bistro is a little Mediterranean restaurant on West 41st, in the heart of Kerrisdale. Craving Middle Eastern flavors, we had heard great things about Gaia from friends and other food bloggers. We had attempted to dine at Gaia on two previous occasions but unluckily for us, both days were holidays. Their menu highlights dishes […]

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