Category Archives: Featured Contributor

American Whiskey – Ambrosia of the Common Wo/Man.

by Lauren Mote The hallmark of contemporary spirit distillation in the United States is arguably the most delicious – American Whiskey. Its history has not been extremely well documented, but nonetheless a significant timeline, coinciding with a rich American history, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Breakfast Experiment.

By Jessica Grajczyk The premise: 1. Breakfast is my favourite meal. 2.  Nuba is my favourite restaurant in Vancouver.  I’m sure everyone is sick of my Nuba leg humping. 3.  I haven’t eaten eggs in over a month due to … Continue reading

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La Brasserie – Franco-German Fantastic.

by George Froehlich Great bistro. The food is hearty, wholesome and packs a mean flavour. Prices are reasonable. La Brasserie in Vancouver’s West End is in the “must eat there” category. The food at La Brasserie gears towards the Alsace … Continue reading

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Bon’s off Broadway – Enough HP Sauce to drown Steven Seagal.

By Jessica Grajczyk I had low expectations of Bon’s off Broadway’s breakfast, having heard the legends of the $2.95 all day breakfast special, which is great if economics are more important to you than extravagances such as nutrients or flavour.  … Continue reading

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Checking up on Feenie.

By George Froehlich Time for a recheck on Rob Feenie’s new menu items at the Cactus Club. Last summer we tasted some of his creations at the restaurant chain’s corporate test kitchen in Vancouver on West Broadway and Ash, the … Continue reading

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Kirin – Richmond’s finest!

by George Froehlich Richmond – the place for some seriously good Chinese food. In this case it turns out to be the Kirin Restaurant, a friend recommended it. The first thing we notice is that we are one of a … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me – Piato Estiatorio on 4th.

by George Froehlich Greek food has been the same old for eons in Vancouver. But now Piato Estiatorio, located on West Fourth Avenue’s bustling restaurant row in Vancouver, has hit a home run with its approach and techniques. This modern … Continue reading

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The King of Avocado: Don Guacamole

by George Froehlich At last a great restaurant that serves authentic Mexican food . It’s a small taqueria, Don Guacamole’s, in Vancouver’s West End on Robson. The owner is from Morelia a United Nations protected heritage site and a lot … Continue reading

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The Refinery Taking Ordinary To Extraordinary

by George Froehlich It’s a trend. A trend that is evident in some of Vancouver’s finest restaurants – young Turks are the new chefs on the block and the fruits of their labour are pretty amazing. Two come to mind … Continue reading

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Casual Italian hits 4th: Trattoria Italian Kitchen

by George Froehlich Trattoria Italian Kitchen, in the heart of Kitsilano, is sleek, sexy, and stylish and serves some of the best Italian food in town. This is the place where you can have a great meal,  be served by … Continue reading

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