gastown

India Bistro (Denman, Vancouver)

I was recently invited to check out India Bistro on Davie Street in Vancouver for a food tasting event with a bunch of other foodies on Instagram. Thank you so much for the invite, India Bistro!

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The Poké Shop (Waterstreet, Vancouver)

It’s not hard to believe that there are so many poké places opening around Vancouver. It has become an ongoing trend that I hope doesn’t die down anytime soon!

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black sesame

UYU Ice-cream

All in for Ice-cream!

If and when there is a new dessert establishment opening up in town, there is always so much excitement on social media. UYU Ice-cream, located in Gastown, is no exception. The interior has a nice modern white design but was quite compact with little standing room and only a small ledge to sit on along the window. This is a Korean owned soft serve ice-cream establishment and UYU means “milk” in Korean. (more…)

Sandwich Place

Just Bao Down

I am not going to lie, the power of social media has got me yet again. This time my boyfriend and I purposely made a trip down to Gastown to visit Bao Down which is located on Powell Street. This place can get super busy throughout the day and I am glad that we went a bit early for lunch to avoid the crowds. If you like Western style sandwiches or burgers, you might like their take on Asian style buns which I thought was a stellar idea! (more…)

Did This Restaurant CATCH Me The Second Time Around?

It was my older sister’s birthday, so my siblings and I decided to go for brunch at Catch 122 Restaurant on a weekday afternoon. My sister wanted to try this place for quite some time. This was my second time coming here and I had quite a different dining experience on a weekday versus on a weekend like last time. This time was definitely less busy as expected, but the service was a lot slower and not as attentive. (more…)