Capstone Tea & Fondue!

March 23rd, 2013. Capstone Tea & Fondue            Since we couldn't sit down for teas and treats at Soirette we headed over to Capstone Tea & Fondue on Robson instead.  Nab just started working here as the manager and I wanted to be supportive of his new job.         … Continue reading Capstone Tea & Fondue!

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Soirette Macarons & Tea

March 23rd, 2013. Soirette     A girls' day with Anita calls for something special... Soirette!  On the West End at towards the end of Pender before you hit Stanley Park territory, this newish macaron and high tea place is tiny, but perfect for girly girls who love macarons!             … Continue reading Soirette Macarons & Tea

Miura Waffle + Milk Bar (featured on “You Gotta Eat Here!”)

March 16th, 2013. Miura Waffle Milk Bar   Reunion brunch with Joyce! Since leaving Sylvan I haven't seen Joyce, but we've been able to keep in touch through Facebook and judging by each others' posts we both love food! What better way to reconnect than over Vancouver's newest fad....Waffle sandwiches!         Miura … Continue reading Miura Waffle + Milk Bar (featured on “You Gotta Eat Here!”)

Chicco Coffee & Dessert Bar

March 2nd, 2013. Chicco Coffee & Dessert Bar    After our delightful izakaya dinner we were in a bit of a daze...but ever determined to make the most of the night I steered us to Chicco Coffee & Dessert Bar just a few blocks up on Robson for some dessert!  May as well go full on and make … Continue reading Chicco Coffee & Dessert Bar

Indian Summer Afternoon

September 1st, 2012. Indian Summer          In light of the fact that I didn't get a summer...or a spring, for that matter, I treated myself to a full day of sun, solitude, girlfriends, food and city 😀       Kicking off the day was a day sunning at English Bay.  Of course … Continue reading Indian Summer Afternoon

Tea Shop 168 – Willowdale (North York, ON)

August 19th, 2012. Tea Shop 168 - Willowdale (North York, ON)          Finally able to take a little time to ourselves, Yire and I ventured out of our nice hotel room at Novotel and took a walk down Yonge Street.  We saw Tea Shop 168 and looked at each other...Bubble tea??  Yes, please! … Continue reading Tea Shop 168 – Willowdale (North York, ON)

Cache Bistro & Lounge

July 14th, 2012. Welcome to Vancouver, Krista & Tristan~     Krista and Tristan chose the perfect weekend to come out to Vancouver! Sunny weather+happy people+fun activities=A good time!  I was able to make it out on Saturday to spend the day and help Nabil show Krista and Tristan around town.  First up was brunch … Continue reading Cache Bistro & Lounge

Starbucks Thirst-Quenching Refreshers!

July 12th, 2012. Starbucks Refreshers!   Starbucks has come out with these thirst-quenching refreshers that are made with fresh fruit and green coffee extract, giving you that caffine boost in a juice form. Cool Lime & Very Berry Hibiscus.  I enjoyed the flavors of Cool Lime more, but I found both to be sweet, very … Continue reading Starbucks Thirst-Quenching Refreshers!

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer

May 21st, 2012. Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer           So, not only did Rachel heap me with Asian goodies the other day, she also bought me a case of farmers' market strawberries!  Now, I knew there'd be no way I could finish the whole batch by just eating it straight, so I … Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer