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 […]

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 […]

LE MARCHÉ ST. GEORGE, A HIDDEN GEM

Le Marché St. George is a quaint little corner store and cafe hidden in a quiet residential neighbourhood.  At once you are struck by its rustic French charm.  The shop is located on St. George Street and E. 28th Avenue in East Vancouver (between Main and Fraser).   The building is […]