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.

National Sandwich Day

Basically every day there is a “day” for some food item or another. Today was National Sandwich Day. Here’s my nod to the Sandwich; a smoked turkey with Swiss cheese on multi grain bread from my friends at the Blue … Continue reading

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National Bison Day

The first Saturday in November is National Bison Day. The day is meant to commemorate the economic, cultural, and historical significance of the Bison to North America.  I’m not sure if eating Bison is an appropriate way to commemorate the … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Bread; Cabin Cooking

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Another Vitamix Win

Another Vitamix soup win. I got home from work, steamed up a half bag of frozen veggies and then poured them and the half cup or so of boiling water into the Vitamix container. I added a half cube of … Continue reading

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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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