Tag Results

Saltlik Licks

Last night, a group of us descended on Saltlik on Alberni Street. I normally have an iron stomach, but last night, it didn’t stand the test of Saltlik. I was up all night with my insides in a knot and taking trip…

Read More

Posted by: on Monday, November 26th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Would you write a good review for a free meal?

Apparently the Wall Street Journal is onto us folks. They’ve discovered food bloggers! In a recent article title The Price of a Four-Star Rating, they question the validity of food bloggers restaurant reviews,…

Read More

Posted by: on Wednesday, October 10th, 2007
Categories: Meditations, Worship | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Posh Sukiyaki = Japanese Hot Pot

A few nights back, I had the pleasure of being treated to dinner at a new place called “Posh.” I’ll admit, I had no idea what to expect, Steph walked me through glass doors in what is simply explained as a strip…

Read More

Posted by: on Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

From Ca Phe to Che

A rainy Sunday evening in a Saigon district known as Dong Khoi, I wandered through a wooden doorframe, past some rusty bicycles, past a cat, and up about thirty worn steps; I found myself face to face with a young…

Read More

Posted by: on Monday, June 18th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Taco Quest: Vallarta’s

I had read that Vallarta’s (2891 East Broadway @ Renfrew, Vancouver) was quite authentic, so I was surprised to be handed a menu that looked rather on the gringo side of Mexican. Ground beef tacos, combination…

Read More

Posted by: on Thursday, June 14th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Taco Quest: Dona Cata’s

Postings about the taco quest have dwindled as of late, but the quest continues. In fact, the quest has grown in size as Mexican restaurants seem to multiplying like rabbits around this city. I guess I’m not the…

Read More

Posted by: on Sunday, May 6th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Now I Know What Gimmick Tastes Like

My brother Keith told us about this cool restaurant in Chicago, so when we planned a trip to the windy city, I was excited to make a reservation at Moto. Keith had a great experience here and said that the chef “had…

Read More

Posted by: on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Overcome with Joie: the 2006 Release

I’ve enjoyed Michael Dinn and Heidi Noble’s Joie wines from their first vintage, and I was happy to have the opportunity to try the 2006 lineup last Saturday night, with the exception of the Muscat. For…

Read More

Posted by: on Friday, April 20th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

A litte taste of France

I discovered Coco et Olive last spring. It’s a small French-style cafe, with minimalist but country-esque decor. I remember sharing a panini and a plate of goodies which included baguette, hummous, tapenade, cheese…

Read More

Posted by: on Tuesday, March 27th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Ajisai…Hai!

The best way to eat in a Japanese restaurant is to sidle right up to the bar so you can watch the magic. See if the sushi chefs make eye contact with you. Although, as I sit here in Ajisai, I believe the chefs think I’m…

Read More

Posted by: on Monday, March 12th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

El Taco

Yet another stop on the continuing taco quest. El Taco (738 Davie St., Vancouver) opened its doors a few months back, as an off-shoot of a successful restaurant of the same name in Nelson, B.C. While the menu claims…

Read More

Posted by: on Friday, February 16th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

When Tigers Fly

I don’t know why it’s taken so much time for me to discover The Flying Tiger, but last night was a great chance to take advice offered where else, but here by Mark and Andrea. As the end of Dine Out Vancouver…

Read More

Posted by: on Saturday, February 3rd, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

These Tacos Aren’t Loco

On my continuing quest for the best taco in Vancouver, I scored my first miss. A recent visit to Taco Loco (2651 Commercial Dr., Vancouver) proved to be a rather disappointing experience.

Read More

Posted by: on Monday, January 22nd, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Vij’s Cookbook

Today is my sister in law Rebekka’s birthday, and to start it off right Kristil and I had her over for breakfast this morning. Honest, tasty fare, whipped up by Kristil before I could even drag my butt out of bed:…

Read More

Posted by: on Thursday, January 18th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Hot Bread

Imagine you are working away in your office on a cold January morning and in walks a nice lady loaded with warm fresh bread for you to eat, no strings attached. Yes, this really happened to us. Now, just because you give…

Read More

Posted by: on Friday, January 12th, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

??