Red Ginger Asian Cuisine

Sunday is family day. It's a chance for us to go to Church, have a nice meal together, and then enjoy a family activity with the kids. Each Sunday, we are always on the hunt for a creative restaurant that is kid-friendly! Some of the things we look for are good location, delicious food, reasonable prices, booster seats and high chairs, and of course other families with kids eating there … [Read more...]

Chewy Junior

Our latest YVR Foodies food adventure brought us to the just opened Chewy Junior at the corner of Richards & Cordova in Downtown Vancouver! We had about 10-12 foodies come out to see what the Chewy phenomena was all about! After a round of introductions, the owner Ash shared about the history and vision of Chewy Junior. We then learned about how the cream puffs are made and got a tour of the … [Read more...]

Bali Thai Indonesian Cuisine

The last time I visited Indonesia was in Summer of 2004 and I absolutely loved the food, the culture, and the people during my trip! So, whenever, I get a chance to try out some Indonesian food, I jump at the opportunity. Bali Thai Indonesian Cuisine opened up its' brand new location at Tinseltown only 3 weeks ago. I decided to try out the 3 options meal which comes with coconut rice, beef … [Read more...]

Texx Big Burger

A $23, 2 pound burger? Yes, it is possible to get a burger that big at Texx Big Burger in Surrey! My friend David Dyer does Social Media Management for Texx so when I saw a post from David on Facebook, I had to find out more! This weekend, I was already in Surrey for a "Rock Your Financial Plan" Workshop so I thought I might as well try out this famous Burger Shop on my way home. I had no idea … [Read more...]

Salsa and Agave Mexican Grill

One of my favourite ethnic food in the whole world is Mexican! Since I was in Yaletown and had some time to kill before my evening appointment, I decided to try out Salsa and Agave Mexican Grill near Pacific & Davie. I opted for the delicious 3 deep-fried taco combo with an Horchata drink. Salsa and Agave have 2 locations on the same street. One is only open during the lunch time rush … [Read more...]

Cotto Pizzeria

Every Easter, we love having a nicely family meal together in our neighbourhood. Having just moved to The Heights a few months ago, we have been trying to check off the multitude of restaurants from our must-try list. We have covered about 10-12 restaurants in The Heights on our blog so far. Since it was Easter we had to try out something extra, we wanted to find somewhere that is … [Read more...]


As a meat lover, I am always on the lookout for the best BBQ places in the city! I have been hearing a lot about Re-Up BBQ at the New Westminister Quay so we decided to try it out this weekend since we were in the area! We opted for the Pulled Pork Platter with a side of mashed potatoes and corn (you get a meat option and two sides for $13.95). We also tried the made in-house Southern Iced Tea! … [Read more...]

Indian Wok

My wife and I love FUSION everything! Fusion culture, fusion food, fusion restaurants,...we even made two cute fusion babies together: Rianne and Ryan (an amazing mix of Indian and Filipino)! When we were driving down Kingsway towards New Westminister and saw the sign "Indian Wok" we knew we had to stop there for dinner on our way home! A few hours later, we parked in the back of Indian Wok and … [Read more...]

Wah Lun Chinese Restaurant

You had me at $4.50 lunch!! Yes, you can eat for less than $5 at an actual restaurant in Vancouver! When we saw the sign "$4.50 Lunch Special Weekdays from 3-5 pm" we knew we had to stop for a bite to eat at Wah Lun Chinese Restaurant on East Hastings St in North Burnaby in the Heights (only a few blocks from where we live). Of course, when you walk in, you end up spending more than $4.50 … [Read more...]

So Crab So Good

My wife and I are always looking to try out unique dining experiences. You may have read some of our fun food adventures such as eating in the complete dark at Dark Table or eating a 2 foot hot dog at the PNE or eating at The Waterfall Restaurant in the Philippines! We love all types of dining traditions from around the world including the traditional romantic elegant candlelit meal to the … [Read more...]

Burgers Etc BBQ House

I have had a craving for BBQ ribs for the last few weeks so when we were looking for a restaurant near our place, Burgers Etc BBQ House was the perfect fit for my craving! Burgers Etc is a popular BBQ restaurant on Hastings St in the Heights in North Burnaby. Lunches or dinners are usually packed solid so try to come at an off-peak time. On Tuesdays, they have a $5 Pulled Pork Sandwich Special … [Read more...]