Medina Breakfast, Library District Vancouver

“Sustenance.” I love the sign that leads to Medina. Appearing on “Vancouver’s Best Breakfast” and Top Restaurants lists, Medina Cafe serves “Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, connoisseur-savvy coffee and sweet sustenance via the city’s best Belgian waffles.” [Shhh!🤫 You have to try Le Petit Belge’s waffles before you come here which is exactly what we did because the queuing…

Le Petit Belge

While walking around Yaletown, we saw this waffle brunch place, Le Petit Belge. “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A fusion between true authentic Belgian Brussel style waffles and breakfast in a cozy atmosphere. We make people happy” – Le Petit Belge They had savory and dessert waffles along with a selection…

Cactus Club Robson Street, Vancouver

Cactus Club is one of my favorite places to get something to eat. When I’m not monotonously ordering my super favorite Tuna Stack (created by chef rob feenie. ocean wise™ ahi, citrus tamari vinaigrette, nori, sesame, avocado, micro cilantro, wonton chips), I love this fresh Tuna Poke Bowl (sesame ginger ocean wise™ ahi, jasmine rice, mango,…

g (Giovane) Cafe + Eatery + Market

G Cafe + Eatery + Market is located at the ground floor of the Fairmont Waterfront/ Pacific Rim (heart heart Cory Monteith 😢💔). The yellow letter “g” stands for Giovane and everything gourmet. “g celebrates la dolce vita from morning until night.”  They serve pastries, paninis, pizzas, pasta, and prepared meals. Wait, shouldn’t this cafe…

Jericho Tennis Club, Vancouver

We had the blessed opportunity to have a family get-together at the 102-year old Jericho Tennis Club right along the waters of Jericho Beach. (Cover and the two photos below from Jericho Tennis Club FB Page) Above is summer view. Our visit was instead on a cold and rainy winter night! 🙂 Barney starts us…

Chef of the Year, Best Seafood, Best Upscale Awardee: Boulevard

2018 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Award’s “Chef of the Year,” Chef Alex Chen, is behind this “Best Seafood” and “Best Upscale” restaurant at Sutton Place Hotel, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar. Big deal, huh!!! No wonder the spectacular meal was satisfying in every way. Service was also impeccable. There was a lounge next door for us…

Forty-Ninth Parallel Coffee Roasters Ltd.

This is one of the Beloved’s approved coffees so we came here for breakfast, first at the Thurlow and West Georgia branch downtown. The Avo: Avocado, Cheese, Tomato, Arugula, Chili Hot Chocolate (foreground) and Coffee (back) Then to the branch on West 4th and Yew Streets in Kitsilano. This branch has coffee, tea, hot chocolate,…

More Raisu

A simple meal together with people you love is a sweet grace. Sharing is caring not just with food but with hearts and lives. The Truffle Corn and Brussels sprouts Karate, Snow Crab and Uni Cream Udon, AAA Canadian Tenderloin Roast Beef with Uni and Ikura, Grilled Fish, Hamburg were all delicious.  I ordered another…

Joe Fortes, Vancouver: Night and Day

The beloved and I enjoy walking and browsing as our form of exercise, aiming if possible for 20k steps per day. On our way to and fro, we kept passing by this restaurant, Joe Fortes, named after the legendary citizen of English Bay. Day or night, it was always lively. Multiple awards are hung on…

Raisu, Vancouver

You might miss the entrance if you weren’t looking for the address because the frontage Noren (Japanese curtain) is understated. (It’s beside the Apple Farm Market across Safeway). From the same food group that gives you Suika, Raisu (Japanese word for “rice”) serves delicious Japanese food in the reliable authentic flavors but in tapas style…