Pandan and Duck Confit at Kyirisan

Michelin recently released DC’s first Michelin Guide and 19 restaurants made the Bib Gourmand list. Bib Gourmand means Michelin thinks the restaurant is good value, where you can get 2 courses and a dessert or a glass of wine for $40 or less. Basically, it means gourmet cheap eats, Michelin approved. Naturally,…naturally, I had to…

A Parisian moment at Ladurée

Nafiza can attest to this — I have been quietly keeping a careful watch on Ladurée’s construction progress, as soon as I heard that they will be setting up shop on Robson. Fine, I had a couple of freak out sessions with Nafiza, because I was afraid that Ladurée will not be open before I…

Feeling pampered at au comptoir

After our wonderful brunch at Linh Cafe, we thought it would be just wasteful of the car’s gas if we just left Kitsilano without doing anything else. Plus we had to have dessert, so we made the short trip to Au Comptoir for sweets. Au Comptoir is gorgeous. The decor is a mix of a…

Brunchin’ at Linh Cafe

As a firm believer that breakfast food, particularly eggs in any way, shape, or form, is appropriate at any time of the day, I love brunch. I think brunch is the best part of the day and I sincerely wish restaurants will offer brunch 7 days a week, rather than during weekends. I recently got…