One morning I made my way down to Swiss Bakery in Vancouver after hearing about their creation in the midst of a Cronut Craze. They named it the Frissant and built a pastry that was donut-shaped but croissant-textured like its well known sister, the Cronut. It was the closest thing to the real thing, and … Continue reading Swiss Bakery: The Frissant a.k.a. The Cronut
L’Abattoir is a restaurant located in the heart of Gastown. Situated between Gaoler’s Mews and Blood Alley, the place is a wonderful additional to the city’s historic realms. It adds a touch of modernity to the area while paying homage to the neighbourhood’s colourful past. The restaurant is set in a refurbished brick and beam … Continue reading L’Abattoir
According to Wikipedia, Mount Pleasant is a neighbourhood that stretches from Cambie Street to Clark Drive and from Great Northern Way and 2nd, to 16th and Kingsway. It’s always been a favourite neighbourhood of mine because there’s always something happening, and because there is always something new to see no matter how many times you’ve … Continue reading In Your Neighbourhood: Main Street and 26th.
What good thing can I say that already hasn’t been said about this little gem of Vancouver? Medina Cafe is a place where those looking for the different, the eclectic, and the innovative can enjoy breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch. With lines out front every day of the week, it demonstrates the stature it holds … Continue reading Medina Cafe