Chef David Hawksworth, Nightingale, Vancouver

Only opened for a couple weeks, we decided to go on a whim. People slowly started to trickle in after we sat down at 11am. The 7400 square foot restaurant has 2 levels with an open concept kitchen upstairs. We love the vibe upstairs. We can hear the sounds of chefs cooking and the aroma…

Napa Valley, California

The flowers of Napa Valley. I got a little obsessed after the first shot. I didn’t post everything… We ate at so many restaurants in Napa but since it is not from this year and the menu has changed, I won’t post all the photos. I will just post the Morimoto omakase since Japanese food…

Exclusive Interview Simon Rosbottom, Clipper Round the World Race

“Night time sees bodies sleeping all over the boat, attempting to find a cooler spot. A result of this temperature is that it is comfortable to spend all night on deck without a shirt but this isn’t without it’s hidden dangers. Girls if you only knew the trials and tribulation of being a man, the…

Exclusive Interview: Connor Meakin, Pure Bone Broth, Vancouver

If you don’t find this Vancouverite in his commercial kitchen cooking broth, he is probably in back-to-back meetings or delivering the goods to his clients. I snuck in a half hour photoshoot during our meeting. I captured him just the way I wanted in a relaxing environment. Every Vancouverite I meet has a story to…

Culinary Class, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Continuation of my previous post, here are SOME of the dishes I learnt to cook! I am not a chef by trade and this course was for beginners with no experience necessary! As long as you listen to the chef and follow instructions, you should be fine!  I will also include some pictures of some…

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

I visited Quebec City for a 2 week Culinary class and want to share some photos with you.  I will post about what I cooked in another post and include some other photos as well. It was a travel culinary class through the University of British Columbia with Chef Eric Arrouzé. The travel culinary series…

Chef Stefan Hartmann, Bauhaus, Vancouver

We spent Mother’s Day at Bauhaus with my family. I love the changing menu at Bauhaus. I am the type to always seek something different. Michelin star Chef Stefan Hartmann has a way to impress with his transformation of traditional dishes to something unique and creative. We love the Chef’s tasting menu. We tried it…

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, Vancouver

We went for Mother’s Day brunch weekend. Yes, it’s usually a weekend celebration for our family. Louie salad oregon pink shrimp, local dungeness crab, avocado, soft boiled egg, iceberg lettuce. The salad is so refreshing and healthy. I love seafood so it’s a perfect combination for a light salad. It is the right balance of…

Must eats: Honolulu, Hawaii

We had a huge list of must eats but only got around to some. We stayed a total of 9 days at the Aulani Disney Resort in Ko Olina. Will discuss the resort in another post. Let’s focus on some of our meals! It was my first time to Honolulu so if you go often,…