House Special: Son-in-Law (egg) Available for Eats

House Special is a new Vietnamese restaurant that recently opened this summer in Yaletown. They offer contemporary, up-scale Vietnamese dishes plus pho. The restaurant is tucked at the end of Hamilton street near the Yaletown-Roundhouse station, and the space is beautiful. Very relaxing and airy. I went with Nafiza after getting some burritos and nachos(more…

Mr. Red Cafe 2 x 2

Though I don’t claim to be an expert in Vietnamese food, I do love it. Pho, especially with lots of basil, rare beef, tripe and quail eggs, is the best cold remedy. Seriously. Having said that, I was quite happy to hear Mr. Red Cafe was opening a Kitsilano location. I have heard great things…

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…

Putting the Ch in Che-Licious

It has been a busy week so apologies for the late post continuing our 1st (of hopefully many) foodie trip. After Banana Leaf, we went to Che-licious which is right next door (almost) for dessert. If you don’t know what Che is (I’m missing an accent), Che-Licious prettily handily defines it: “Chè” refers to Vietnamese…

Straight out of the Airport to Phnom Penh

Hello, it’s me… The other half of this two-women team! Like Nafiza, I also have an intense love for food, and I am always eager to try new food and find new places to drag Nafiza with me to try. If not, I will go on my own. Heehee I am a proud #foodie, though…