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Papi’ Seafood & Oyster Bar Vancouver | English Bay

Papi’ Seafood & Oyster Bar Vancouver | English Bay

Casual seafood-focused favourites with bold, delicious flavours. Papi’s Seafood and Oyster Bar replaced Raincity Grill (and formerly Beach Bay Cafe) at Denman Street. The 2200 sqft space is refreshing, bright and airy. A good match for its playful seafood fare. To start our 5 Year […]

Baroness Bubble Tea  Vancouver 小黑糖 – Brown Sugar Bubble Tea

Baroness Bubble Tea Vancouver 小黑糖 – Brown Sugar Bubble Tea

Baroness Bubble Tea 小黑糖 from Taipei specializing in brown sugar bubble tea has finally opened in Vancouver (near UBC at MacDonald and Trafalgar). It is their first location outside of Asia. The other location includes Hong Kong, and soon to open Vietnam and Malaysia. During […]

Catoro Cafe | Cat Cafe in Vancouver

Catoro Cafe | Cat Cafe in Vancouver

Calling all feline lovers! Catoro Cafe is the newest Cat Cafe to open in Vancouver at 666 East Broadway / Fraser. They have partnered with Cat Therapy & Rescue Society to take in stray cats and prepare them for adoption! For those are not yet ready to host a forever home to these cats, have no time but still want to seek some cuddle time, their Cat Forest is an excellent choice!

Cat Forest

All the cats at the cat cafe are vetted and in healthy conditions. You can either watch the cat while sipping your bubble tea or hang out inside the Cat Forest up to 2 hours! There is no obligation to adopt!

Cat time without commitment!

Cat Forest Admission Prices

  • 15 min – $6
  • 30 min – $8
  • 2 hours – $20

Catoro Cafe Menu

Foggycat Bubble Tea: Thie iced earl grey milk tea was decent and had a nice tea to milk balance. The pearls were soft and chewy.

Stevie was a blind cat but that didn’t stop him from being an incredibly sweet and affectionate cat – getting around the play area, on to tables, and falling asleep on our palms!

Catoro Merch

What’s your favourite Bubble Tea Flavour? Let me know in the comments below or tag me on Instagram @instanomss if you’ve tried this menu. I’d love to see your food photos!~

Catoro Cafe
URL: https://catorocafe.com/
Cuisine: Bubble Tea


666 East Broadway St, Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6

(604) 423-2987

more: Blueberry Coconut Lemon Ice Cream | Blueberry Smoothie |Raw Bars | BARONESS BUBBLE TEA VANCOUVER 小黑糖


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Coast Restaurant 15 Year Anniversary Menu | $15 Seafood Tasting Plates

Coast Restaurant 15 Year Anniversary Menu | $15 Seafood Tasting Plates

In celebration of this fifteen-year milestone, Coast is offering $15 seafood tasting plates for 15 days between September 3rd to 18th at 12pm to 6pm. Coast Restaraunt located on Alberni Street is celebrating their 15th Year Anniversary with a special menu between September 3rd to […]

BC Blueberry “Go Blue” on South Granville Wrap Up Dinner @ The Rise Eatery

BC Blueberry “Go Blue” on South Granville Wrap Up Dinner @ The Rise Eatery

The 10 day long ‘Go Blue on South Granville’ culinary event quickly wrapped up July 28 at The Rise Eastery. For this year’s fresh blueberry season, the British Columbia Blueberry Council (BCBC) teamed up with the South Granville Business Improvement Association (SGBIA) to celebrate all […]

Glowbal’s Super Secret Chef’s Table Menu

Glowbal’s Super Secret Chef’s Table Menu

Last night I ate in the prep kitchen at Glowbal with Emad Yacoub, owner of the Glowbal Group with a few selected OG food bloggers – Sherman, Diana, Dennis. Catch our Instagram, in our IG Stories to see us being led down the restaurant downstairs to their prep kitchen for Glowbal’s Secret Chef’s Table. We didn’t know what to expect. Just like a blind date!

This new dinner series is just launching and gives you a super exclusive taste unlike any other you’ve experienced. It’s almost surreal – like a scene out of the movie Chef or For Grace. Spoiler alert below!

The prep kitchen is sectioned off. 10 seater round table, floral backdrop, fresh blooms and ambient music. The air is clear and minimal noise.

The tasting menu includes 8 courses with wine pairing.

Course one – Scallops and Smoked Sable Fish Crudo: This bright and favourable appetizer was perfect to kick off our taste buds. Lime caviar, ginger emulsion, watercress foam.

Wine Pairing: Vanessa Vineyard Viognier 2018 – Okanagan, BC

Course two – Cure Arctic Char: Mandarin pudding, shiso bavarois, cucumber gelee

Wine Pairing: Black Hills Rose 2017 – Okanagan, BC

Course three – Lobster Ravioli with lobster tail, seared foie gras, peas, fava beans and zucchini blossoms. Pair this with a glass of Petit Guiraud Sauternes for a long-balanced and luscious lingering finish.

Wine Pairing: Tantalus Blanc de Blanc – Okanagan, BC

Course four – Plum & Champagne: This smooth and silky granite with lemon Balm was a great palate cleanser.

Wine Pairing: Beringer Vineyards Chardonnay 2016 – Napa Valley, California

Course five – Seared Japanese A5 Wagyu served with honeydew, smoked purple potato, and a black truffle croquette explosion.

Wine Pairing: Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite ‘Legend R’ 2015 – Medoc, France

Course six – Smoked Pancetta wrapped lamb loin, lamb cheeks, wild mushrooms and bell peppers

Wine Pairing: Arinzano ‘Hacienda de Arinzano’ 2014 – Rioja, Spain

Course seven – Tender venison loin served with beef and blueberry crumbs, fennel purée, roasted date, and red current foam

Wine Pairing: Treana 2015 – Paso Robles, California

Course eight – Jivara Chocolate Mousse: feuilletine, caramel, gold flakes. Open up the circular sphere to a pleasant surprise! I won’t ruin it for you!

Wine Pairing: Burrowing Owl ‘Coruja’ – Oliver, BC

For more information on reservations Glowbal’s Secret Chef’s Table visit www.glowbalgroup.com/glowbal/

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Glowbal by Glowbal
URL:  https://www.glowbalgroup.com/glowbal/
Cuisine: Pacific North West

590 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3
(604) 602-0835

I was invited by the Glowbal Group for a menu tasting.

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TurF Vancouver Spring Menu | Kitsilano

TurF Vancouver Spring Menu | Kitsilano

TurF Vancouver is a fitness studio, restaurant & cafe and shop in the Kitsilano neighbourhood on West 4th. I love the healthy choices and wholesome food that makes you feel alive – no refined sugar, non-processed. Just a lot of organic ingredients, mostly plants and […]

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar at EXchange Hotel Vancouver

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar at EXchange Hotel Vancouver

Hydra Vancouver is an estiatorio Mediterranean restaurant & bar that just opened at the newly renovated luxury EXchange Hotel on 475 Howe Street (between Pender and Hastings.) The 180-seat Greek restaurant itself is a stunning bi-level, washed with natural light from its six-story atrium lobby. […]

Autostrada Osteria Vancouver | Main Street

Autostrada Osteria Vancouver | Main Street

AUTOSTRADA OSTERIA VANCOUVER MAIN Nomss.com food wellness blog canada

Autostrada Osteria is a casual osterie on Main Street, Vancouver between East 32nd and 33rd. The Co-Owner and Head Chef come from La Quercia, founder of La Pentola and co-owner of Cinara. The menu focuses on quality ingredients, fresh handmade pasta and few regional wines. The 30 seater room is tiny and you will often feel like you are “sharing” a table with the people to the left and right of you. I recommend making a reservation and requesting for the booth seat by the aisle.

The name “Autostrada” – is an expressway in Italy.

I came here with my University BFF to celebrate my birthday. To start, the creamiest and fluffiest burrata from Italy (MP) and house-baked daily Focaccia 6.

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AUTOSTRADA OSTERIA VANCOUVER MAIN Nomss.com food wellness blog canada

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Caesar 13: To add a bit of green to our carbo-loaded evening, we opt for a Caesar salad with anchovies. Heavy on the salt.

 

AUTOSTRADA OSTERIA VANCOUVER MAIN Nomss.com food wellness blog canada

Strozzapreti 21: duck and anchovy ragu.

AUTOSTRADA OSTERIA VANCOUVER MAIN Nomss.com food wellness blog canada

Garganelli Con Salsiccia 22: Fennel sausage, peas and pecorino.

AUTOSTRADA OSTERIA VANCOUVER MAIN Nomss.com food wellness blog canada

There is nothing more indulgent and comforting than fresh pasta over wine and good company! The portions are perfect without leaving you feeling stuffed and bloated.

AUTOSTRADA OSTERIA VANCOUVER MAIN Nomss.com food wellness blog canada

Next time, order the classic cacio e pepe, consisting of Pecorino, black pepper and butter. You’re welcome!

 

 

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Autostrada Osteria
URL: https://www.autostradahospitality.ca
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

 

Hours:

Mon 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tue 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wed 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

4811 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3R9
(604) 428-6820

 

 

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WHERE TO EAT FOR MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND VANCOUVER

WHERE TO EAT FOR MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND VANCOUVER

Where to eat for Mother’s Day Weekend? Are you wondering where to take Mom out for Brunch, Lunch or Dinner in Vancouver this year? Here are a few places in Metro Vancouver that are hosting special events for Mother’s Day May 11 and 12, 2019. […]

Healthy Family Expo 2019

Healthy Family Expo 2019

Just like that the 6th annual Healthy Family Expo took place last weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre on March 24th, 2019. This was a fun-filled day for with over 200 exhibitors showcasing healthy, active, eco-friendly products and services for Metro Vancouver families. We enjoyed all the healthy & […]

WHERE TO EAT FOR EASTER WEEKEND BRUNCH IN VANCOUVER

WHERE TO EAT FOR EASTER WEEKEND BRUNCH IN VANCOUVER

WHERE TO DINE OUT FOR EASTER BRUNCH, LUNCH & DINNER IN VANCOUVER 2019

Where to eat for Easter Weekend Brunch, Lunch or Dinner in Vancouver this year?

Here are a few places in Metro Vancouver that are hosting special events for Easter Weekend April 19-21 2019. To avoid lengthy wait times, reservations are highly recommended.

 

RestaurantTypePrice*WhenCity
HawksworthBrunch: Prix-Fixe Menu & A La CarterBC Journey Tasting Menu & A La CartevariesApril 21: Brunch 10:30 am to 2 pm; Dinner 5:00 pm to 9:30 pmVancouver
Notch 8 @ Fairmont Hotel VancouverBrunch BuffetvariesApril 21: 11 am or 1 pmVancouver
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster BarBrunch Buffet$88 Adultn$40 Child 12 and UnderApril 21Vancouver
Arc Restaurant @ Fairmont Hotel WaterfrontBrunch Buffet$55 AdultApril 21: 10 am or 12 pmVancouver
Bacchus @ Wedgewood HotelPrix-Fixe Menu$65 Adult n$40 Child 12 and UnderApril 21: 11 am to 2 pmVancouver
p2b @ Pinnacle Harbourfront HotelBrunch Buffet$55 Adult n$26 Child 12 and UnderApril 21North Vancouver
Pier 7 @ Pinnacle Hotel at the PierSpecial MenuvariesApril 19to22: 10:30 am to 2 pmVancouver
The Lobby Restaurant @ Pinnacle Hotel at the PierBrunch Buffet$79 Adultn$7 Child Under 6n$39 Child 6 - 12April 21: 11 am, 11:30 am or 12 pmNorth Vancouver
Oceans 999 @ Pan Pacific HotelBrunch Buffet$89 Adultn$85 SeniornApril 21: 10:30 am to 2:30 pmVancouver
Dockside RestaurantBrunch Buffet$60 Adultn$33 ChildApril 21: 10 am or 1 pmVancouver
Hilton MetrotownBrunch Buffet$60 Adult n$25 Child 6 - 12April 21: 10:30 am to 2 pmBurnaby
Sea to Sky GondolaBrunch$50 Adult Membern$50 Child Member n$78 Adult Non-Member include Lift Ticketn$32 Child Child Non-Member include Lift TicketFeb 14: 5 pm or 7 pmSquamish
MIXT Lobby Lounge @ Sheraton Vancouver Guildford HotelBrunch Buffet$53 Adult n$27 Child 5 - 12April 21: 10:30 am to 2:30 pmSurrey

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WHERE TO CELEBRATE EARTH HOUR IN VANCOUVER

WHERE TO CELEBRATE EARTH HOUR IN VANCOUVER

Where are you celebrating Earth Hour? Show your care for the Earth this Saturday, March 30, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm. Now in its 12th year, the annual global initiative — recognized as “the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment” — sees millions of […]

20th Annual BCPMA Healthy Chef Competition

20th Annual BCPMA Healthy Chef Competition

The 20th Annual BCPMA Healthy Chef Competition took place March 20th at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Vancouver. It is co-hosted by BC Produce Marketing Association and BC Chefs’ Association (BCCA). There were over 500 guests in attendance and 10 restaurants showcasing their use of […]