Tag Archives: Dineout


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 Fish House in Stanley Park

Here we go again, another year, another Dine Out Vancouver Festival. I always wanted to try a “nice”, $38 menu restaurant that had always been around but never got around to try. The picturesque Fish House in Stanley Park was … Continue reading

Oakwood Canadian Bistro

My back-to-back Dine Out expedition continued. We drove down the mountain after our classy dinner at Fraiche and decided to try a casual restaurant. It was a surprisingly tough decision, as more and more casual restaurants in Vancouver are starting … Continue reading


It was the last day of Dine Out Vancouver 2013 and we finished the event off with a bang by visiting two restaurants in one night! I looked down the list of restaurants that was participating – pathetic layout for … Continue reading

Five Sails

I’m clearing out my backlog posts and most of them are meals I’ve had during the annual Vancouver Dine Out 2013 festival. Having already tried most of restaurants that have a tier 3 menus, I returned to Five Sails after … Continue reading

Q4 al Centro

It was Day One of this year’s Dine Out Vancouver event and we started the festivities at Q4 al Centro, a notable Italian restaurant in Downtown Vancouver. Q4 is the younger, more formal cousin of the original, iconic Q4 in … Continue reading

Broken Rice

I’m back. I was quite busy lately. Still, a busy man got to eat, which meant I have a bunch of posts backlogged. There was one particular restaurant in my travels that made me compelled to return to FinestDish. A … Continue reading

Smoking Dog Bistro

Planning a Dineout event among friends is always difficult. On one extreme, there’s the “go big or go home”, no nonsense, no reservations type. Just order the most unique and best tasting things on the menu with no regard for … Continue reading