La Forêt Bakery and Café

located between Metrotown and Royal Oak Station (close to skytrain) 6864 jubilee Avenue, Burnaby BC cafelaforet.com Korean warehouse style coffee shop The recent talk of the town, La Foret Bakery and Café was on my lists of to-try after the first week of its opening. It’s beautiful décor and marble aesthetics had social media crazies alike going senseless to take a “Instagram-worthy” picture. Before visiting, … Continue reading La Forêt Bakery and Café

Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Vegan Pudding Co.

I dropped by the Vegan Pudding Co. window on Richards the other day and saw they had Hojicha flavoured vegan pudding so I had to give it a try. I thought the pudding itself was not as smooth as I would have liked. It was just a tad grainy. The hojicha flavour came through slightly but I didn’t like the caramel sauce on top because … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Vegan Pudding Co.

Desserts Sweetened in Hong Kong Part 1

I’m giving you fair warning right now, the Desserts Sweets portion of Hong Kong contains 3 parts. Yes, that’s the amount of dessert I had. It was crazy and I realized after looking at all these pictures that I went a little mental with desserts. But hey, it was worth it. There are so many different kinds of desserts and so many places that offer … Continue reading Desserts Sweetened in Hong Kong Part 1

MELU Juice and Health Bar

Date Visited: Jul 30 2015 What I ate: *I was invited to come and try out the products but all thoughts are of my own* I was invited by Angela (co-owner of MELU) to come and test out their products. It’s only been a week since their opening but they already have a steady flow of regular customers and a huge Instagram following. Melissa and Angela … Continue reading MELU Juice and Health Bar

Chef Tony 頤東大酒樓

Date Visited: March 8 2015 Address: 101-4600 No.3 Road Richmond, BC V6X Website: http://cheftonycanada.com/en/ Type of Restaurant: Chinese, dimsum, Seafood Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – design is very bright and classy, service was somewhat slow but very detailed Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! … Continue reading Chef Tony 頤東大酒樓

Soirette

Date Visited: February 13 2015 Address: 1433 West Pender Street Vancouver, BC V6E4S9 Website: http://shop.soirette.com/default.asp Type of Restaurant: Dessert, tea, high tea, bakery Price Range: $ Recommended: Matcha macaron, Caffe Mocha Macaron Overall: 7.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a … Continue reading Soirette