Category Archives: Canada

Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar (Unsung Heroes 2016)

Every February of each year, Blue Water Cafe will run a special menu using ingredients that normally wouldn’t be use for a main dish, appropriately named the “Unsung Heroes” menu. This is something only chefs or food nerds like me … Continue reading

Maumi Sushi

Going to sushi counter that is Japanese owned is in chapter one, verse one, of any self respecting sushi lover. But when even that just isn’t quite good enough, I come here. Here it is folks, the only sushi counter … Continue reading

Hoshi Sushi

Ever since I came back from my trip to Japan and New York, I missed some good, properly done sushi so I’m always on the look out for an authentic, edomae sushi counter in Vancouver. Hoshi Sushi is exactly what … Continue reading

Big Trouble Chinatown

Historic Chinatown gradually went through subtle changes over the years as old school stores and eateries that our parents took us to are being replaced by hipster restaurants, organic groceries, and even a store that sells skateboards. This was one … Continue reading

Bistro Sakana

After my ultimate foodie trip to New York and Chicago, here I am back on native soil in Vancouver. I am hoping to find something in Vancouver that would remotely match the creativity, diversity, and quality of what I had. … Continue reading

Fat Badger

Fat Badger is a British gastropub that had been making quite a buzz in food circles and several recommended restaurants lists for the last little while. British gastropubs are somewhat uncommon in Vancouver and even rarer for them to win … Continue reading

Ask for Luigi

One of the newer restaurants in Vancouver that’s often seen with a lineup on its doors steps, Ask for Luigi is known for its house made pasta. What it should be known is its Bone Marrow & Escargot starter!


A surprising tasting menu where flavors and finesses were hidden behind simple presentation, this is an underrated restaurant that deserves more attention.