Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Jam Cafe

Jam Café has been making a lot of noise this week. Especially with their opening on Beatty street and the long lines on the weekends. Jam Café is originally from Victoria and now they finally have a location here. I arrived around 11:30am on a Monday and there were a few people outside but we… Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Jam Cafe

Wednesday Foodie Getaways: At Medina Cafe and Mimibulove

Today marks the start of a new segment which I call, Wednesday Foodie Getaways. This will be the day I give you a weekly glimpse of what I had the previous week (cough if you didn’t already check Instagram). Last week, and coincidentally it was Wednesday when I visited these two restaurants. I visited, Medina… Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaways: At Medina Cafe and Mimibulove

Catch 122

  Date Visited: July 30th 2015 What I ate: The Gastown classic two eggs any style, house-made maple beans, toast, yukon nugget potato hash, with smoked ham 6.5/10 There were a lot of yukon nugget potato hash The house made maple beans - lacked smokiness The toast was way too dry for my liking and… Continue reading Catch 122

ORU Breakfast Buffet

  Date Visited: August 2 2015 I went to ORU for their breakfast buffet because, well, it's been awhile since I've been to a buffet and it was my sisters birthday. We decided to treat her and go for brunch. We originally wanted to go to Ebo in the Delta hotel but unfortunately I don't… Continue reading ORU Breakfast Buffet

Willows Café at Mandeville

Date Visited: May 3 2015 What I ate: Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict 6/10 the hashbrowns were the best part of this dish – well seasoned and crispy on the top the smoked salmon tasted somewhat stale only one of the two eggs were runny and the other one was almost fully cooked the egg white… Continue reading Willows Café at Mandeville

Fable – For Brunch!

Date Visited: March 28 2015 What I ate: Daily Special – Duck Confit Salad with egg on top 6/10 This was a disappointing dish for the standard that I had hoped for Fable The duck was very dry – probably because it was over heated on the stove top And the sauce was too sour… Continue reading Fable – For Brunch!

Wishes and Luck (CLOSED)

Date Visited: June 20 2015 What I ate: Cappuccino 6/10 Had too much milk in it Foam was not stiff enough There was no depth to the cappuccino, tasted bland, more like a latte Egg mac – bacon, scrambled eggs, processed cheese, lots of butter 6.5/10 This dish was… interesting. It reminded me somewhat of… Continue reading Wishes and Luck (CLOSED)

Fat Badger

Date Visited: March 8 2015 Address: 1616 Alberni St  Vancouver, BC V6G1A6 Website: http://www.fatbadger.ca/ Type of Restaurant: British, pub food, brunch Price Range: $$$ Background: Came here for the new brunch service they started on Saturdays and Sundays Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4.5/5 – very pub style (different from the usual generic modern looking places)… Continue reading Fat Badger

Merchants Oyster Bar

Date Visited: December 20 2014 Address: 1590 Commercial Dr Vancouver Website: http://www.merchantsoysterbar.ca/ Type of Restaurant: Seafood, wine bar, European, brunch Price Range: $$$ Overall: 5.75/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat… Continue reading Merchants Oyster Bar

Yolks Restaurant

Date Visited: December 9 2014 Address: 1298 East Hastings Vancouver BC V6A 1S6 Website: http://www.yolks.ca/restaurant/ Type of Restaurant: Breakfast, organic, coffee Price Range: $$ Recommended: Anything with eggs Overall: 8/10  (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel.… Continue reading Yolks Restaurant