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.

Taps and Tacos

One of my grandfather’s more “edgy” sayings was, “if that’s lunch, I’ve had it!” When I was a kid, I’d chuckle at his double entendre. Now I use it! Thanks to the great staff at Port Moody’s Taps and Tacos … Continue reading

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A Dad in the Burbs Attempts to Find the Top Three Foodie Places

During spring break a buddy and I decided to head into Vancouver and try out a few foodie places; the places we visited are places we have heard about but rarely have time to try. Our stated goal was to … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Cooking; Making Bread

Those who follow me on Instagram or my Facebook page know that I’ve been working on my baking skills. I’m still working on my biscuit making technique and I’ve returned to bread making. Typically I do my bread making while … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Eating

We traveled the Fraser Canyon this weekend just gone and of course we ate a few meals along the way. We started with harvest mushroom soup at the Blue Moose Cafe. Excellent soup with a true mushroom taste. We also … Continue reading

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Going to the Sushi Well

I tried Sushi Well in uptown New West for lunch the other day. I’m not sure if is actually new, or maybe it is just a rebranded Okonomi Sushi, the previous tenant in that location. Either way, I was pleased. … Continue reading

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Making Biscuits

I continue to struggle with my biscuit making skills. I just can’t get them to be as light and tender as the biscuits I remember eating when I was a kid. Today I used grated frozen butter instead of oil. … Continue reading

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Making Biscuits

I’ve been working on making biscuits for quite some time now and today I had my best results yet. It was like I heard a voice from my past this morning, “Don’t work them so hard! Just gently introduce the … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Wellness Show 2018

I was invited to attend the Vancouver Wellness Show again this year and I happily accepted the invitation. I always find it interesting to see the latest ideas and trends in healthy lifestyles and healthy foods. The following video is … Continue reading

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Instant Pot French Onion Soup

I tried making French Onion soup yesterday. It went “okay”. The recipe I followed called for a teaspoon of finely ground black pepper and I’ll be honest, it was too much. I also do not have oven proof dishes so … Continue reading

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Family Day Fun 2018

How was your Family Day? I spent the day traipsing around the city with my kids seeking all the spices and flavours that make meals marvellous. We had success finding flavours of rosemary rock salt bagels, elk pepperoni and bison … Continue reading

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