I noticed a new bakery was going in at 1911 Queen Street East, which was very exciting. What I did not realize at the time was that it was going to be the famous The Sweet Oven bakery. A bakery that makes the audacious claim to have the best butter tarts in Canada! I of course had […]
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Restaurant Review: Hogtown Smoke
Farewell Melanie’s Bistro… Sort Of!
Way back in February my family got together to celebrate a belated birthday brunch for me at Melanie’s Bistro at 1870 Danforth Avenue. Almost our entire family clan came out (we missed you Jay!) for some absolutely stunning food and family fun. I ordered the pecan crusted French toast served with berries and crème Anglaise and […]
Restaurant Review: Five, Berkeley, CA
The Restaurant The final super special foodie event (next to the wedding of course) was going to Five restaurant, located in Hotel Shattuck Plaza, for brunch. We had quite a lot of people coming and this seemed to be the only venue that could handle that much of our family at once. In fact, most places in […]
Restaurant Review: Eureka in Berkeley, CA
The Restaurant I am in the midst of travelling back from a family wedding, sitting at the San Fransisco Airport with three hours to kill before my flight (long story) so I thought I would get right to updating you on the food from our trip. Starting with Eureka located at 2068 Centre Street in Berkeley. One […]
Farewell Trafalgars Bistro
The Location Father’s Day 2017 is the last day Trafalgars Bistro will be serving food to its customers. The restaurant at 2603 West 16th Avenue will be closing its doors forever. The restaurant opened in 1997 and my friend Pepper wanted me to visit it before it disappeared. The Service She told me that not only did it […]
Restaurant Review of Mensch Jewish Delicatessen in Gastown
Mensch Jewish Delicatessen is a restaurant I have wanted to check out forever! I found out from their Facebook page that they moved to Gastown in the new year which was a bit of a disappointment because they used to be much closer to us. The Restaurant Now located at 212 Carrall Street in Vancouver, they are […]
National Waffle Day: Off the Grid Waffles
I first heard about Off The Grid Waffles in the article “Best Waffles in Vancouver” by Vancity Buzz and thought to myself, there is a waffle restaurant at 2665 Kingsway? I am so there! Featured Post I trekked the very long walk to get there from my place. I wanted to try one of their milkshakes that comes with […]