Category Archives: Food and Drink

Thoughts and observations on the places we go to eat, and the foods we eat, crave and see during our daily adventures.

Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend and Life’s Intersections

When Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend asked me to think about what role coffee has played in the important “intersections” in my life, I went on a very pleasant trip down memory lane. The fact is, coffee has been a constant and supporting … Continue reading

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Grilling Season Has Begun

I’m a little late to join the grilling season this year but what the hey, I’m doing it now. The fact that I’m eating more of a plant-based diet isn’t going to keep me from grilling this summer. So last … Continue reading

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Food Pics From the Victoria Day Weekend 

Just a selection of food pics from my Victoria Day long weekend. To begin, a little ribeye steak from Romer’s Burgers in Port Moody. Very good. And you can’t have a steak without dessert. Drunken Donuts and a very lovely, … Continue reading

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The Soft Opening of Pepper Lunch Canada

I saw a note on Instagram about a new location of the Pepper Lunch restaurant having a “soft opening” event on Saturday and knowing that I was going to be dropping my family off at YVR that morning, I added … Continue reading

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Port Moody’s Sushi & Roll

We needed a quick snack to tide us over until we got home for dinner so we stopped at Sushi & Roll. Yep. A sushi joint sandwiched between a hookah shop and a McDonald’s and right across the road from … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at Vancouver Fish Company

I was in Vancouver near Granville Island the other day for a meeting so I took the opportunity to drive down onto Granville Island and … gasp … I got A PARKING SPOT!! After my meeting, my daughter and I … Continue reading

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Hakkaku Ramen; Comfort Food

Sometimes when the load we are carrying becomes unusually heavy we need to hit the pause button in life and have a bowl of soup. Vietnamese pho has been my go-to for comfort in a bowl. However, yesterday I found … Continue reading

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Lunch; Steak and Potatoes

Good old lunch of steak and potatoes with a little sautéed broccolini to make it even more healthy. The potatoes are fingerlings. Steamed. Best eaten dipped in a creamy dip. The broccolini is cooked by adding it to a large … Continue reading

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Vlog #6 – The Smoked Meat Expedition

My sixth vlog – this time I am outstanding in my field while discussing where to get a great smoked meat sandwich while you are in Vancouver.

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Meatless Monday With Thug Kitchen 101

Meatless Monday today in the Test Kitchen and I kicked up the flavour meter on my Skillet Beer Chili Mac by adding some STR8 Flexin Imperial Stout from my local craft brewery, Twin Sails. The ultra deep flavour profile of … Continue reading

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