I heard about PappaRoti last year and wondered, “What makes these buns different from typical Chinese bakery buns like pineapple buns and mexico buns?” So naturally, I found out. Continue reading Let’s Talk About Asian Buns (Not Mine): PappaRoti on Robson St.
We were so happy with brunch at Ask for Luigi that we went back for dinner. Followed by ice cream at Earnest Ice Cream! It was a salty and sweet affair… Continue reading Salty & Sweet: Ask for Luigi and Earnest Ice Cream
Can a restaurant be considered good even if not everything they do is good? Can the strong dishes make up for the crappy ones? I really wanted to have a good time at Zipang Provisions, but things didn’t quite gel. Continue reading Bit of a rocky dinner at Zipang Provisions
I’ve talked about the miracle of food trucks at Brassneck before, and this time I tried Guanaco, the Salvadorean food truck. Continue reading Guanaco Truck at Brassneck: Awesome Cassava Fries
Wandered into The Portside Pub while waiting for Alibi Room to open on a Thursday afternoon and saw that they changed their menu to a more Nova Scotia-focused one. Before they had fun snacky stuff like dim sum, hot dogs (“red hots”) and popcorn. Now, sadly, that’s all gone. Continue reading Taste of Nova Scotia at Portside Pub (With Bonus Round at Alibi Room)
I’ve been to Marutama Ramen a few times since they first opened in May 2013. It’s a nice change from all the pork-based tonkotsu ramen in town. Continue reading Still Nuts About Nut Ramen: Marutama Ramen
My dad’s birthday was coming up so, inspired by this thread on Chowhound, I bought the Black Forest Cake from Thierry downtown. I saw the medium sized one in the display case and the lady there said it would feed about 10-12 people. I had to feed 20, so I ordered the large ($48.95+tax). Continue reading The Cake that Broke my Arm: Black Forest Cake from Thierry