Tag Archives | macarons

Soirette Macarons & Tea Review

In a French macaron-crazed city like Vancouver, Soirette Macarons & Tea has made a welcomed addition to the current dessert scene. The beautiful shop recently opened its doors in a prime downtown location, perfectly situated on West Pender Street in dazzling Coal Harbour. Stylish and sophisticated, the space is impeccably decorated with calming soft blue […]

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 […]

Bel Cafe Review – Rosewood Hotel Georgia

First opened in 1927, the recently renovated Rosewood Hotel Georgia is the city’s most historic retreat. While walking through this luxury boutique hotel, I marveled at its beautifully designed and gorgeously styled lobby. Located inside the Rosewood Hotel Georgia is the equally sleek and sophisticated Bel Cafe. Situated in the perfect downtown Vancouver location, the […]

Baker’s Market Vancouver Review

Located on Saturdays at Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre, the “sweetest event is Vancouver” is the Baker’s Market! There were quite a few vendors in attendance when we visited on Saturday (October, 29th). We were very impressed with the quality and selection of baked goods — these were serious artisans and professional bakers all showcasing […]

Kawaii Eats Review – Japanese Macarons & Spicy “Spook-a-rons”

Kawaii Eats’ Melany Yeap is a pastry chef and all-around culinary explorer. She founded Kawaii Eats to combine her love of baking with cute and quirky creations from Japan – like her adorable “Hello Kitty” macarons. Kawaii Eats was at the Baker’s Market on Saturday where we sampled some of Melany’s tasty and uniquely flavoured […]

French Made Baking

We had heard of French Made Baking through word-of-mouth and happened upon them at the Baker’s Market Vancouver this past Saturday: French Made Baking is a French-from-France couple, David and Catherine, both passionate about food and even more passionate about sharing it with family, friends, strangers: …anybody really as long as you have a sweet […]

J’adore Les Macarons Review

Vancouver’s J’adore les Macarons offers French macarons — made with secrets from Paris — expertly baked by creator, Connie Mar. After a ten year love affair with Pierre Hermé’s and Laduree’s macarons, she flew to Paris to specifically learn the art of baking French macarons: Madamoiselle Macaron has trained at, an impressive, two schools in […]

Plaisir Sucre Macarons Review

We visit Plaisir Sucre quite often, and we’ve previously written a review about this wonderful little authentic French cafe & bakery (seen here). Since I’ve been on a Vancouver macaron quest recently (Thomas Haas, Kitchening With Carly here and here, and Thierry), I thought I should try some from our local French bakeries. We first […]

Thierry Patisserie Macarons Review

I’ve been eager to try all the varieties of macarons that Vancouver has to offer, so we headed downtown this past weekend to Thierry (on Alberni Street, between Thurlow & Burrard) to taste their signature macarons. Part of the Top Table group of restaurants in Whistler and Vancouver (Araxi, Blue Water Cafe, CinCin, West), Thierry was […]

Le Marché St. George Review

Situated in a quiet residential neighbourhood, Le Marché St. George is a delightfully rustic market and authentically French café on the corner of Saint George Street & East 28th Avenue (between Main & Fraser). With little signage indicating that it is indeed an establishment, you might walk right past this quaint East Vancouver hidden gem. […]

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