Horizons (Mother’s Day Edition)

Location: 100 Centennial Way, Burnaby, BC V5A 1G9 (On Burnaby Mountain/ SFU) Phone: (604) 299-1155 Hours:  Lunch: Monday to Saturday, 11:30 AM – 2 PM Sunday Brunch, 11AM – 2 PM Dinner: Monday to Saturday, from 5 PM, Sunday, from 5 PM (Closed on December 24 & 25) Website: http://www.horizonsrestaurant.com | Facebook Hints:  Great view of the city (AMBIANCE!!!) Fine West Coast Dining Limited parking on […]

Meat & Bread (West Pender Location)

Location: 1033 West Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2X6 (@ Oceanic Plaza/ West Pender and Burrard) Phone: (604) 566-9003 | Hours: Mon – Fri (Lunch time) Website: http://meatandbread.ca/ | Twitter | Facebook Hints:  Lineups!!!! (Especially, during prime lunch time) Simple, Fast Sandwich lunch Specials everyday I had the opportunity to visit this new establishment right underneath the Oceanic Plaza just on the corner of Burrard […]

Phoenix Garden Chinese Restaurant 鳳凰城 (Dinner Edition)

Location: 2425 Nanaimo St, Vancouver, BC V5N 5E5 Phone: (604) 568-8268 | Hours: N/A Hints:  Small parking in back Street parking in fromt Air Con/Air flow is bad Push Cart style Dim Sum LCD TV’s equipped Free dessert if booked one day ahead of time (dinner only) Phoenix Garden is a renewed restaurant. It was where Golden Phoenix Seafood restaurant used […]

Las Margaritas Mexican (Voted #1 Mexican Restaurant in Vancouver)

Location: 1999 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M7 Phone: (604) 734-7117 Hours:  Mon-Thu, Sun 11:30 am – 10 pm Fri-Sat 11:30 am – 11 pm Website: http://www.lasmargaritas.com/ Hints:  Small parking in back Street parking on side Patio Cantinas style (but not really) Las Margaritas is a true Mexican restaurant, with that name it claimed to have Vancouver’s best salsa […]

Gyoza King (餃王)

Location: 1508 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C3 Phone: (604) 669-8278 | Hours: N/A Website: http://www.gyokingroup.com/ Hints:  Street parking Izakaya/ Tapas It was our (my girlfriend and I)  two years anniversary this past weekend and  to carry our tradition of having Japanese food to celebrate I had made early reservations at Kingyo! Yes, you’ve heard it right, Kingyo!! So the story […]

Jimmy’s Place Restaurant

Location: 435 N Rd, Coquitlam, BC Phone: (604) 936-0779 Hours:  Mon-Sat, 7AM – 5PM Sun, CLOSED Holidays, 7AM – 4PM Hints:  Hidden corner cafe Diner food, serving mostly brunch style food Cash and debit only Order cafeteria style This is my first time at Jimmy’s place. Yes, it’s really hidden in the corner like Foodology had mentioned in […]

Sweet Obsession Cakes & Pastries

Location: 2611 W 16th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 3X5 Phone: (604) 739-0555 | Hours:  Mon-Thu, Sun 8 am – 10 pm Fri-Sat 8 am – 11 pm Website: http://www.sweetobsession.ca/ Hints:  Small cafe Variety of pastries and cakes Very little parking, some in the front or else the side streets offer free parking too Packed on a Saturday evening My girlfriend […]

Mistral French Bistro

Location: 2585 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 733-0046 | Hours: Dinner only Tuesday to Saturday, 5:30pm – 9:30pm Website: http://mistralbistro.ca/ Hints:  Make reservations ahead of time, dinner is packed (on Saturday) Pay meter parking in front, Free parking about  two blocks down side street Go early to avoid the dinner rush Not opened for lunch in the summer For my birthday, […]