Char 631 – A Modern Steakhouse

#EWRL Disclaimer: I was invited by Della Casa Restaurant Group for a tasting dinner at one of their newest establishments, Char 631! Opinions are my own. Char 631 is one of the newest restaurants owned by Della Casa Restaurant Groups, located on 631 Lougheed Hwy right next to the Ramada Hotel. I don’t drive by that way very much, hence, […]

#Gatropost100 Party

Gastropost was celebrating their 100th mission last night and they invited fellow gastroposters to a sumptuous party at YEW Seafood  & Bar at the Four Seasons Vancouver hotel. The space was small, hence, it was packed with people of all walks. (Mostly foodies all in one room.) The service was phenomenal and so was the […]

Hakkasan Bistro Cafe

#EWRL Disclaimer: I was invited by ChineseBites for a tasting in some of Hakkasan Bistro’s Signature items! Opinions are my own. Hakkasan Bistro is a family-run restaurant in the outskirts of Richmond, BC. It’s very close to the International Summer Night Market, which is also out of Central Richmond. However, many good restaurants are hidden in the middle of […]

Araxi @ Whistler (Happy Hour Edition)

Location: 4222 Village Square Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Phone: (604) 932-4540 Hours:  dinner 5pm–11pm bar til midnight oyster specials 3–5pm weekday lunch 11am-2:30pm weekend brunch 10am–2pm Hints:  Buck a shuck (sorta… 12 for $12) Inside Whistler Village Web: http://www.araxi.com/ Came to Whistler a few months ago and totally forgot about the experience here. Anyway, Araxi is the name. One of […]

Coast by Glowbal Group – Happy Hour Edition

Location: 1054 Alberni St Vancouver, BC V6Z 2V6 Phone: (604) 685-5010 Hours:  Monday – Thursday 11:30am-1:00am Friday: 11:30am-2:00am Saturday 3:00pm-2:00am Sunday 3:00pm-1:00am Hints:  Buck a shuck Pay street parking / Valet Parking Happy Hour Everyday from 3-6 Web: http://www.glowbalgroup.com/coast/   Coast is another restaurant owned by the huge Global Group in Vancouver. It is where British Columbia fresh seafood is highlighted. […]

The Fish Counter

Location: 3825 Main St Vancouver, BC V5V 3P2 Phone: (604) 876-3474 | Web: http://thefishcounter.com/ Hours:  Daily 10am – 8pm Now open Mondays (Fish & chip counter opens at 11am) Hints/Remarks: Fish & Chips! Street Parking Very limited seating space Take-out available Another busy week gone by, so sorry for not keeping my blog posts consistent this past months. I’ve been really busy and […]

Rodney’s Oyster House

Location: 1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6L2 (Yaletown location) Phone: 604-609-0080 Hours: Mondays to Saturdays – 11:30am til 11pm Sundays – 4:30pm til 10pm Happy Hours: Everyday except Sunday 3pm – 6pm Website: http://www.rohvan.com/ Hints: Low tide edition (Happy Hour) Street paid parking Reservations accepted   My girlfriend and I celebrated our anniversary at Rodney’s Oyster House this […]

The Boathouse (Birthday Edition)

Location: 2770 Esplanade Ave. Port Moody, BC V3H 0C8 (Rocky Point) Phone: (604) 931-5300 Hours: Mon-Thurs 11AM-10PM, Fri 11AM-11PM, Sat 9AM-11PM, Sun 9AM-10PM Website: http://www.boathouserestaurants.ca/ The Boathouse has always been one of my favourite places for brunch. Not only do they have a spectacular view but also because I love their Caesar salad. I was joined by my long-time buddy (@anothersamchan) […]

Feastro the Rolling Bistro

Location: Thurlow & West Cordova, Vancouver, BC Phone: 604-868-9339 Hours: Open 7 days a week for lunch! Web: http://www.feastro.ca/ Hints: Food Truck Featured on Eat St. Famous for tacos, seafood, etc.   It’s that time of year again for food trucks season. The bright and sunny days are back in town! Today, we are visiting Feastro the Rolling Bistro. A […]

Portland Seafood Company

Location: 9699 SW Washington Square Rd, Tigard, OR 97223 (Washington Square Mall) Phone: (503) 620-3474 Hours:  Mon-Sun: 11am-3pm Mon-Sat: 3pm-9pm Sun: 3pm-7pm Happy Hour Mon-Sat: 3-6pm & 8pm-close Sundays 3pm-Close Hints:  Takeout available Happy Hour Web: http://www.portlandseafoodcompany.com   We stumbled upon this restaurant as we entered the mall, and decided to dine here for dinner tonight after some tax-free shopping, of […]