Hamburg – Japanese take on the Hamburger

One of my favourite things to eat and I always wondered how the Japanese made there Hamburgers so soft and tender. I’ve finally found the answer after reading Japanese Soul Cooking by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat. It’s actually much simpler to make than I imagined and the recipe is very effective and delicious. This recipe makes 4 patties Ingredients: 2 tablespoon butter ½ medium … Continue reading Hamburg – Japanese take on the Hamburger

Saint Germain Bakery

Date Visited: January 26 2015 Address: 650 W 41st Ave (Oakridge Centre) Vancouver, BC Website: http://www.saintgermainbakery.com/ Type of Restaurant: Chinese, bakery, cakes, cookies, bread 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 a morsel of this every day!) … Continue reading Saint Germain Bakery

Café Cesura

Date Visited: March 15 2015 Address: 1015 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004 Website: http://www.cafecesura.com/ Type of Restaurant: Coffee, Breakfast, Brunch, Bakery, Sandwiches/subs, dessert Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 5/5 – staff was very informative, design was very warehouse style with cool lights Recommended: Matcha latte Overall: 7.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, … Continue reading Café Cesura

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 morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please … Continue reading Homer St. Café and bar

UBC Food Soc Event – Dessert Tasting

Date Visited: January 19 2015 Terra Breads – 4 locations Kitsilano – 2380 W 4th Ave Website: http://www.terrabreads.com/ Type of Restaurant: Bakery, Soup, Sandwiches/Subs, Coffee, Tea Price Range: $ (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 a morsel of this every day!) … Continue reading UBC Food Soc Event – Dessert Tasting

Valley Bakery

Date Visited: December 13 2014 Address: 4058 Hastings St  Burnaby, BC Website: http://www.valleybakery.com/ Type of Restaurant: Bakery, Dessert, Bread Price Range: $$ Overall: 6.75/10 (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 a morsel of this every day!) Will come back? No What … Continue reading Valley Bakery