Gochujang/Pepper Paste Pasta

One of my favourite fusion foods to make is this Korean- inspired pasta dish. Whenever I’m craving a spicy pasta this is my go to recipe. It’s sweet, spicy and very cheesy. Everything you want in a dish essentially. Should I call this dish Gochunese Pasta? Or Bolojang Pasta? What sounds better to you?   … Continue reading Gochujang/Pepper Paste Pasta

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Poke Time on Robson

Poke time Poke shops have been popping up and around Vancouver for the past month or some. Some far from the city center and some like Poke time in downtown. I was really excited for the Poke burrito and I wasn’t disappointed. There are so many choices that come with the Poke burrito. The type … Continue reading Poke Time on Robson

Comfort food at Cafe de l’Orangerie

I was looking for somewhere to have lunch in the Marpole area and after must deliberation of whether we should eat Japanese, Chinese, West coast food and in the end we settled on a fusion of Japanese and Italian at Café de l’orangerie. There were so many things we wanted to order on the menu. … Continue reading Comfort food at Cafe de l’Orangerie

An… interesting experience at The Eatery

The Eatery Oh, the Eatery. What is there to say about this pink and whacky establishment that hasn’t been already been said. To be honest, the food was not all that memorable. I don’t even remember exactly what we had because it all just tasted the same after a while. A summary of the flavours … Continue reading An… interesting experience at The Eatery

Ramen Koika

Date Visited: May 19 2015 What I ate: King’s Ramen (chicken broth) – carrot, cabbage, mushroom, green onion, bean sprouts, shredded pork, seaweed, bamboo shoot, soft boiled egg 6.5/10 The broth lacked depth The vast amount of toppings was overwhelming The shredded pork was very dry and lacked flavour Koika ramen burger – fresh homemade … Continue reading Ramen Koika

Taboo – Happy hour

Date Visited: April 24 2015 What I ate: Complimentary bread Was nice and crunchy I thought the vinegar was unnecessary, the sauce would have been enough Kimchi and bacon aranchini balls 7/10 Not enough kimchi The aranchini balls were well made though Nice and crispy outside Soft and cheesy inside but just not enough kimchi … Continue reading Taboo – Happy hour

Hapa Izakaya

Date Visited: January 2 2015 Address: 1193 Hamilton Street  Vancouver, BC V6B5P6 Website: http://www.hapaizakaya.com/ Type of Restaurant: Japanese, Tapas, Fusion Price Range: $$ Recommended: Negitoro Overall: 6/10 (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 … Continue reading Hapa Izakaya