Dine Out 2016 – Ancora Restaurant

My first and only dine out of 2016 (yes I’m cutting back from last year) is Ancora Restaurant. My original intention was to go to Anna Lena but unfortunately I did not reserve it in time.   I started off with the lobster bisque as my appetizer and I need to say the presentation was … Continue reading Dine Out 2016 – Ancora Restaurant



Headed to Gastown for lunch because I really wanted to try the new soft serve place UYU  Decided on this restaurant because I've seen lots of great review on it Moonshine beer Milder Not as strong and easy to down Lunch special - pulled pork burger with fries The pulled pork was too dry - … Continue reading Pourhouse

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)

Tuc Craft Kitchen

Date Visited: February 5 2015 Address:  60 West Cordova St  Vancouver, BC Website: http://www.tuccraftkitchen.com/ Type of Restaurant: European, Pacific Northwest, Bistro Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – Server was informative, design was rustic (lots of wood) Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: … Continue reading Tuc Craft Kitchen

Nordstrom Grill

Date Visited: March 14 2015 Address: Bellevue Square 100 Bellevue Way SE Bellevue, WA 98004 Website: http://restaurants.nordstrom.com/ Type of Restaurant: American, burgers, fish and chips Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 3/5 – service was somewhat slow but really nice, the design was very American old style feel but unfortunately felt very dirty Recommended: … Continue reading Nordstrom Grill

Homer St. Café and bar

Date Visited: January 10 2015 Address: 898 Homer Street Website: homerstreetcafebar.com Type of Restaurant: Chicken, pacific northwest, coffee, rotisserie Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – service was quick and attentive, design was old school and rustic (somewhat French) Overall: 6.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier … Continue reading Homer St. Café and bar

Cactus Club

Date Visited: January 1 2015 Address: Coal Harbour 1085 Canada Place Vancouver, BC V6C0C3 Website: http://www.cactusclubcafe.com/ Type of Restaurant: International, steakhouse, Pacific Northwest Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 5/5 – service was attentive, the amazing view of Stanley Park was what really made me give it a 5/5 (complaint – the bathrooms kind … Continue reading Cactus Club