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…

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…

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…

Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

I got a new camera recently. Fujifilm XT1. Here are a few pictures I took today. Anyone else using this camera? Queen Elizabeth park is known for the spectacular floral displays that attracts tourists from all over the world. You can also see the view of downtown.  I didn’t have time to walk all around…

Connaught Park, Vancouver

I have requests from moms again to keep writing about parks and playgrounds and where to go. If you haven’t been to Connaught Park, by the Kits Community Center, go check it out. The playground has a small climbing wall, swings, slides, a train, and a huge field for soccer and running around. There are…

BC Gallery of Ceramics, Vancouver

I went to visit the BC Gallery of Ceramics today at Granville Island. If you are ever at Granville Island, go in and explore our local artists. The term ceramics includes porcelain, clay, stoneware and pottery. What is special about this gallery is it represents the best in BC since the work is chosen by…