Vancouver BC

Local Bar: Biercraft. Another place you won’t find unless you have local knowledge. There are 3 locations in Vancouver; this one is on Commercial Drive (“The Drive”) and is obviously...

Vancouver BC

Local knowledge: Via Tevere. Visiting with our daughter who is a Vancouver “local” and she recommended we give this place a try…it did not disappoint. The pizzas are cooked in...

Whistler BC

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:46 pmYou gotta try this place: Peaked Pies. This is the original…the other location is on Denman in Vancouver..so that’s an option if...

Vancouver

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:47 pmItalian: Centro. Located in the West End on Denman Street, it opened a couple of months ago. Described as modern Italian, the...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:46 pmBrunch on the way home: Seasons In The Park. Drop dead views of the Vancouver skyline with Grouse and Cypress mountains in...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:46 pmAll things Canadian: Edible Canada. Everything…including the dishes you eat on…..is locally sourced. Can be a busy place on weekends so reservations...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:47 pmComfort food: Burgoo. One of almost a half dozen locations in the greater Vancouver area this one is located in the Point...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:48 pmLooking for breakfast on Granville Island: Terra Breads. Located in the northern part of The Market, this is one of four locations...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:48 pmAnother great spot downtown: Nightingale. Brought to you by the same chef at Hawksworth……voted best restaurant in Vancouver several times in the...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:48 pmGelato fix that opened this summer: Umaluma. Local knowledge wins again……you’d not know of this place unless you happened upon it while...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:49 pmQuick trip north with lunch in the West End: Kingyo Izakaya. I love the announcement of your arrival and departure in izakayas...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:49 pmCarbo loading: Lupo. Close to my hotel and on the edge of Yaletown. I wanted some Italian pasta before my ride to...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:49 pmQuick lunch: Bistro Verde. In the Pacific Center Nordstrom and close to my daughter’s office so we decided to give it a...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:57 pmLast stop on our way back to Seattle: Darby’s Public House. Just had drinks before dropping our son off at the airport...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:10 pmSitting on an airplane and catching up from the weekend: Ayoub’s. Ok it’s not a restaurant but you have to try this...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:16 pmSon visiting daughter in Vancouver = quick trip north: The Oakwood. Great spot in the Kits area for brunch or dinner…our daughter...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:26 pmA bit of a tourist place but the: Granville Public Market is worth a visit Like the Pike Place Market in Seattle...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:28 pmHave wanted to try this place for a few years: Ask for Luigi. It was really a hot ticket a few years...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:32 pmThis is really about the hotel which is a must if you are in Vancouver: Granville Island Hotel. However there is a...

Vancouver

Last updated on May 24th, 2019 at 05:08 pmHave been here before and will be back: Beaucoup. I have to admit I have a very weak spot for French pastries...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:38 pmLocal knowledge wins again: Grapes and Soda. Got to Vancouver a bit late and this spot was recommended by our daughter who...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:45 pmBeen trying to visit here for a few years: Motomachi Shokudo. Whatever you do don’t visit on a Wednesday…..they’re closed….ouch! Also note...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:48 pmA place for coffee: Elysian Coffee Roasters. This is one of 4 locations in Vancouver and came highly recommended by locals. It...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:41 pmDined here about a year ago: Homer St Cafe and Bar Housed in a Victorian styled building in a corner location the...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:53 pmTried to visit the ramen shop nearby but closed on Wednesday: Banana Leaf. This is a chain of Malaysian restaurants and this...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:56 pmTerrible weather out so made a quick dash to this well known Japanese Izakaya: Guu Garden. Very close to the Sheraton Wall...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:58 pmTerrible weather outside so had a quick lunch at: Cafe One. Inside the north tower of the Sheraton Wall Center it’s your...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:59 pmComfort food in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver: Burgoo Bistro One of four by the same name in Vancouver that cater...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 11:02 pmA place known only to locals: Heirloom Vegetarian Nice brunch sharing avocado toast then a potpourri of choices: huevos rancheros, eggs Benedict, kale...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 11:05 pmHaving someone local is always a treat for new places to eat: Farmer’s Apprentice A small out place out of the downtown...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 11:11 pmItalian/Japanese fusion and a place to share food: Kissa Tanto. Open only a few months but it is a real star….see the...