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.

Chicken Cordon Bleu from Farm Town Meats

We took a quick family trip to the cabin a couple of weeks ago and of course before we left I took my kids over to Farm Town Meats in Burnaby to let them choose the meat entree that we … Continue reading

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Baked Potatoes on Almost Wordless Wednesday 

Dinner last night was in the Burnaby test kitchen where we were playing around with the toaster oven to see how quickly and effectively we could bake a couple of potatoes. Once the potatoes were baked, we added butter, fresh … Continue reading

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The Vita-Mix; My Favourite Appliance

One of my all time favourite kitchen appliances is my Vita-Mix. The Vita-Mix is so much more than a blender! I believe it has a 2 horsepower motor that drives the blade inside the container at something like 20,000 rpm. … Continue reading

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New Pizza Joint; Doppio Zero Pizza

I am really looking forward to seeing this new pizza joint called Doppio Zero Puzza open in Coquitlam. I have started to follow their social media – Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter feed and I have to say, their pizza and … Continue reading

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Chicken Holic in Coquitlam 

I recently tried a funky new chicken place on Austin Ave in Coquitlam. It truly is a cultural mash-up. Chicken Holic is run by a Korean family and while there, I had a Butter Chicken Poutine. French Canadian food with … Continue reading

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New Westminster’s Wild Thyme

I had heard great things about Wild Thyme, the New Westminster restaurant that serves Lebanese food so this week for a lunch meeting a colleague and I popped in to give Wild Thyme on 12th Street in New Westminster a … Continue reading

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Farm Town Meats; Steak for Dinner

I have been crazy busy this week with work and making plans to head off to Whistler for the Beer Festival so I haven’t had a chance to sit down and tickle the keyboard. I have to admit, I have … Continue reading

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Just Some Hot Lunches

A few pictures from some of the lunches I enjoyed this past summer. First, a bowl of ramen from Kamamarui on Royal Oak Ave in Burnaby. Good. Not the flavour punch to the taste buds that I was hoping for. … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs Gordon Ramsay Style

Here is a “shot-by-shot” breakdown of my video of the Gordon Ramsay style eggs that I cooked a few weeks ago. I start with eggs – I like free range, farm fresh eggs bought from a farmer. I refuse to … Continue reading

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Coming Home Cafe New Westminster

Catching up on a couple blog posts that were left as drafts before I took off with my kids for an 8 day trip to the interior of BC. This one is really simple, great Eggs Benedict with good pan … Continue reading

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