Sakura Cafe

  One of the newer Japanese sweet shops in Vancouver. They also serve sandwiches etc but I came here for the parfaits. I got the matcha parfait and it was pretty good. I ABSOLUTELY LOVED the sesame ice cream. It was creamy and very sesame which I really enjoyed. The red bean and the matcha… Continue reading Sakura Cafe

Updated Tangram Review

UPDATED TANGRAM REVIEW:  https://www.instagram.com/p/BDwb_dxLRdL/?taken-by=iamjust.steph Last time I came to Tangram which was back in January (when they were first opening) and didn't really like it. But my second visit was purposely for their Hojicha flavoured ice cream. I take back everything I said about the texture being icy the first time (the initial review is… Continue reading Updated Tangram Review

Coffee Monday at Porto Coffee

  New coffee shop in Vancouver so I had to check it out. We walked in on a Monday at around 11 and found the place quiet full. All the tables were quiet full but it later emptied out at around 12pm. I had the matcha latte, cappuccino and a breakfast sandwich. I had heard… Continue reading Coffee Monday at Porto Coffee

Coffee Monday at Choco Coo

Coffee Monday at Choco Coo I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on Instagram on Choco coo. Their cakes look so cute and the drinks look cute too so I had to come check them out. Although it is a little far, I was willing to make the trek. From their reviews on Yelp, I… Continue reading Coffee Monday at Choco Coo

Coffee Drank in Hong Kong Part 2

 Here we continue on our caffeinated journey. A newer kid on the block or should I say Kennedy Town district is – Lex Coffee. I passed by this coffee shop a lot when going grocery shopping and finally I decided to go one day. I definitely picked the wrong day. There were so many people… Continue reading Coffee Drank in Hong Kong Part 2

L’opera Patisserie

I came here for a friends birthday and was lucky enough to snag the LAST table at the front of the window. The macaroon options were very scarce, so there weren't many options. So we ordered and sat down for the arrival of the goodies!! The last time I went to Etude L'opera was when… Continue reading L’opera Patisserie

The Bubble Tea Shop

Date Visited: May 29 2015 What I ate: Cookies and Cream Premium egg waffle 7/10 The waffle was a little too sweet for me The egg waffles use a combination of Belgium waffle and egg waffle batter which makes it more cakey than other egg waffles Visually it was really appealing, but the cookies and… Continue reading The Bubble Tea Shop

Earnest Ice Cream

Date Visited: May 22 2015 What I ate: Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream 8/10 Acceptable amount of matcha flavour to satisfy the cravings Very smooth and creamy like most of Earnests Ice Creams Not too sweet, just the right amount of sweetness Address: 1829 Quebec Street, Vancouver Type of Restaurant: dessert, ice cream, café Price… Continue reading Earnest Ice Cream

Little Babycakes

Date Visited: April 4 2015 What I ate: Red Pearl – Red velvet with cream cheese frosting 7/10 The red velvet was not too sweet But lacked chocolate flavour, it had a little bite too much baking powder flavour The cream cheese frosting was just enough to balance off the red velvet cupcake Original –… Continue reading Little Babycakes

Kobiniya

Date Visited: February 20 2015 Address: 1238 Robson Street  Vancouver, BC V6E3Z6 Website: http://konbiniya.com/index.php Type of Restaurant: Dessert, Japanese, sushi Price Range: $ Recommended: triangle sushi (chashu flavour), green tea match ice cream Overall: 7.75/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9:… Continue reading Kobiniya