Ayoub’s Dried Fruit and Mixed Nuts

love the chandelier in Ayoub’s If you love nuts and dried fruit, you’ll have to check this place out.  Ayoub’s first of all is beautiful. It’s like walking into another world.  The white shelves, silver urns filled with fragrant spiced nuts and the huge candelier hanging in the centre of […]

Parthenon Greek Supermarket, Vancouver & a GF rant

Spanakopita (Spinach pie)  The best part of living in Vancouver is my proximity to good authentic eats if I’m craving it.  I live within 10 minutes of excellent foods from India, Greece, China, Japan, the Middle East, Italy, France and practically every other major country you can think of.  I’m […]

PNE Foodie Eats

Every kid has to experience those Mini Donuts at the PNE!   This year did not disappoint for all things nostalgic.  I don’t think I’ve missed many PNE fairs over my lifetime.  Growing up on the East side, a stone’s throw from the Pacific National Exhibition, my parents always took […]

Looping Video Food Porn Reviews: The Vine App

Ooh la la! Les macarons! vine.co/v/bpZQ6BziXnv— Linda S. Kwan (@Cakebrain) March 17, 2013 This is my first time using The Vine App: 6 second looping videos.   I’m still not sure whether I like this over still shots. It gets me all dizzy watching the looping videos. Perhaps I need […]

LATE NIGHT NOSHING AT THE RICHMOND SUMMER NIGHT MARKET

Spicy Grilled Squid Tentacles When you arrive at the Richmond Night Market at dusk, vendors are busily readying for the rush.  It doesn’t seem to matter how many years pass by between visits to the night market.  The vendors don’t seem to be selling anything really that different.  There were […]