Glowbal – the “newest” addition to the Glowbal Collection. It’s situated in the Telus building on Georgia and it’s quiet nice. The location, although on a busy street, did not sound loud or super busy. It had a nice atmosphere and the service was prompt and friendly. We came for happy hour because happy hour is my favourite meal of the day. It’s an excuse … Continue reading Glowbal Grill – Happy Hour!
Date Visited: May 28 2015 What I ate: To be honest, I forgot which cuts of meat I got but after a while they all tasted similar. I know that they were mostly beef cuts. They were all pretty tender and flavourful. – 7/10 Tuna 6.5/10 There was a bit too much rice for my liking It was piled very high so it was slightly … Continue reading Gyu Kaku
Date Visited: May 8 2015 What I ate: Buck a Shuck Oyster (served icy cold on the half shell with classic cocktail sauce) 8/10 No sand, no shell, no extra salty water It was fresh and plump I like their oysters – cheap (during happy hour) and good quality Jumbo Tiger Prawn Cocktail (fresh horseradish, cocktail sauce) 7/10 The prawns were quite large but I … Continue reading Joe Fortes
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 and not enough smoky baconess Jeyuk spicy pulled pork poutine … Continue reading Taboo – Happy hour
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: $$ Recommended: Negitoro Overall: 6/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a morsel of this every day!) Will come … Continue reading Hapa Izakaya
Date Visited: November 25 2015 Address: 1032 Alberni Street Vancouver, BC V6E1A3 Website: http://www.glowbalgroup.com/blackblue/ Type of Restaurant: Steakhouse, seafood, cocktail hour, happy hour Price Range: $$$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – Not too stuffy, the setting was comfortable and relaxed, the service was friendly and attentive Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: … Continue reading Black and Blue – The Roof
Date Visited: November 19 2014 Address: 1054 Alberni Street Vancouver, BC, V6E 1A3 Website: http://www.glowbalgroup.com/coast/ Type of Restaurant: Seafood, International, Wine Bar, Sushi Price Range: $$$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4.5/5 – comfortable, clean, warm, classy, chic Recommended: The Lobster Poutine 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 … Continue reading Coast