Category Archives: Mount Pleasant


Every year during Dine Out season, I automatically ignored the uninspired $18/$28 menus that often didn’t offer any value. That trend was about to change after a visit to Chicha, a Peruvian inspired tapas bar near Main and Broadway. These … Continue reading

The Acorn

The Acorn caught my attention when its owner-chef, Brian Skinner, has done a stage at Noma and its sous chef, Joel Panlilio, worked at Eleven Madison Park. And they’re a vegetarian restaurant. On Main street. Such an unlikely combo just … Continue reading

Burdock & Co.

One of the hot new restaurants that opened last year, it already pocketed a silver for Best New Restaurant from Vancouver Magazine.

Les Faux Bourgeois

One of the restaurants that was consistently on my foodar was Les Faux Bourgeois. Serving up simple and rustic French fare at rock bottom prices, Les Faux Bourgeois was consistently rated as one of the top restaurant in Vancouver and … Continue reading

Zakkushi Charcoal Grill on Main

We can count ourselves to be lucky if we wanted some¬†phenomenal¬†Japanese food in Vancouver. The Vancouver Japanese food scene is pretty much an umbrella term that covers everything from entry level sushi places to high end establishments like Tojo’s, from … Continue reading


Cafeteria. That word sends shrills down my spine. We all have our cafeteria nightmares, and for the record, I’m done with cafeterias. However, a restaurant with the same name on Main, just off the side of Broadway, is the exact … Continue reading