Adventure, Food

Hawksworth

Chef David Hawksworth is a big name in the culinary world of Vancouver. His signature restaurant, Hawksworth, housed inside the Rosewood Hotel Georgia with a view of the Vancouver Art Gallery across West Georgia St., is widely considered the best restaurant in the city. We haven't had a burning urge to try it because it… Continue reading Hawksworth

Adventure, Food

Dine Out Vancouver Part III: Edible Canada

We used to walk right past Edible Canada when we were on Granville Island, thinking it was a tourist stop that wouldn't hold anything interesting for us. But this store selling Canadian foodstuffs is attached to a restaurant that surprised us with an inventive menu for Dine Out Vancouver. Seal was on the list, from… Continue reading Dine Out Vancouver Part III: Edible Canada

Food

Dine Out Vancouver Part II: Gyoza Bar, Ritual, Afghan Horsemen

For the second week of Dine Out Vancouver, we tried Gyoza Bar (Pender St. branch), Ritual and The Afghan Horsemen Restaurant. Gyzoa Bar was the best one of the three by far in terms of the food. For $20, I got an appetizer of pork gyoza, their bao board as an entree, and a little… Continue reading Dine Out Vancouver Part II: Gyoza Bar, Ritual, Afghan Horsemen

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Dine Out Vancouver 2017 Part I: Forage and YEW

I'm all for Dine Out Vancouver. It entices you to restaurants you wouldn't otherwise go to, so you can broaden your culinary horizons at lesser price points than a typical meal at high-end restaurants. Set menus are priced at $20, $30 or $40 per person for a complete meal: starter, main and dessert. At last… Continue reading Dine Out Vancouver 2017 Part I: Forage and YEW

Adventure, Art, Food

Crave Fishbar in NYC

My husband and I spent a few days over the Christmas break back in NYC, where we used to live when we were single. We still love the city. Once a New Yorker, always a New Yorker. One of the things that excites me about returning is the chance to explore restaurants and eat great… Continue reading Crave Fishbar in NYC