Cotenna: A New York gem!

About 2 months ago, Andrew and I went on a spur of the moment trip to New York – well, it really was a work trip for him, but a proper trip gorge-and-stuff-myself-silly trip for me!  I had only booked my ticket 2 days before heading off, so I didn’t get a chance to do…

Vancouver Edition: Basalt Wine + Salumeria

When I was in Whistler a few months ago for my stagette, one of the places that we thought about going to was Basalt Wine + Salumeria.  Perfect for any cheese lover, this place has a wide variety of wine and cheese, plus a full menu for both lunch and dinner.  I was really looking…

Vancouver Edition: Wo Fung Desserts

I’m always excited whenever Andrew flies into Vancouver – because the drive back from the airport is a great excuse to get some of the best damn chicken wings I’ve ever had!  I first heard about these magical wings from a German girl while I was still living in London.  She frequently flies into Vancouver,…

Vancouver Edition: Au Petit Café, the best banh mi in town!

After living in London for a while, I really had a hankering for a good banh mi and Andrew brought me to a place that was always busy and bustling with people.  The bread was cold, the fillings were skimpy, and it just didn’t hit the spot.  While everyone else seemed to enjoy it, I…

Vancouver Edition: Japanese Parfaits at Bon Crepe

Now that I’m down to my last month in Vancouver, I’m trying to scope out all the eateries that I haven’t tried yet.  I’ve always walked past the Konbinaya Japan Center for the longest time and have never stepped a foot inside.  Located right on Robson Street, this store has a wide range of premade…

Vancouver Edition: Chau VeggiExpress

Now that I’m gearing up to leave Vancouver and heading to England soon, I can’t help but think about all the yummy foods here that I’m already missing!  Vancouver is home to a multicultural variety of foods, and being right by the water, we have fresh seafood right at our doorstep.  However, when I’m thinking…