Vietnamese Lunch at Bánh Mì Très Bon

Sorry for disappearing, things have been a little hectic lately! But, I did find a new lunch spot in Richmond called Bánh Mì Très Bon. It’s a small but very cozy and beautiful cafe that specializes in banh mi, which are Vietnamese sandwiches from Central Vietnam. But they also make great pho. Originally, Momma and I…

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…