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.

New Westminster’s Old Crow Coffee Co

Do you know why the hipster burned his lip while drinking coffee? Because he drank it before it was cool.  Speaking of hipsters, the Old Crow Coffee Company looks like an atypical hipster enterprise.  After all, who, other than some … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Burquitlam Safeway; Price Check On Aisle One

Seeing as I needed a loaf of bread, I decided to make another visit to the Burquitlam Safeway. While I was there I also checked out the layout of the store and the prices in the new store. After leaving … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Dinner With Dad

One of the best ways to get kids who are reluctant eaters (how is it that I end up with a reluctant ester?) to eat is to make bizarre things out of the food.  Last night I decided to make … Continue reading

Posted in In the Kitchen | Tagged , | Comments Off on Dinner With Dad

Burquitlam Safeway Grand Opening

Friday was the grand opening of the Burquitlam location of the newest Safeway in Metro Vancouver and I have to admit, I was quite impressed with the design and layout of the new store. You enter the new store at … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

French Fries Without the Fryer

My kids love French fries. But I don’t want to give them deep fried food, plus I don’t like using a deep fryer at home! So rather than deep frying potatoes, I have been experimenting with oven baking potatoes. Today … Continue reading

Posted in In the Kitchen | Tagged , | Comments Off on French Fries Without the Fryer

Cabin-Cooking; Bone-in Prime Rib Steak

On the long weekend just passed, I decided to head out of town to the cabin. As well as making bread at the cabin, I also needed something substantial for my dinner so of course I visited Meat Craft, my … Continue reading

Posted in In the Kitchen | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Cabin-Cooking; Bone-in Prime Rib Steak

Cabin Cooking; the Bread Making Edition 

Family Day is the newest stat holiday in BC so I did my usual routine and got out of the city. I headed up the Fraser Canyon to the cabin. And as I usually do at the cabin, I got … Continue reading

Posted in In the Kitchen | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Cabin Cooking; the Bread Making Edition 

Red Wagon Cafe Fails to Meet Expectations 

After waiting for months and months and months to get into the Red Wagon Cafe on East Hastings Street, we finally found a moment when there wasn’t a line-up of hipsters out front of the place. And what a total … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

At Home With Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups

If there’s one thing that I really enjoy, it is the total premium steakhouse experience. I love the feeling of a steakhouse. I love the food served in a steakhouse and I love the professionalism of the servers, the dark … Continue reading

Posted in In the Kitchen | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Peanut Allergies; Big Changes

Did you know that there have been serious changes to the recommendations from the medical community about how parents should treat their very young kids around peanuts and products with peanuts in them? The guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, … Continue reading

Posted in Foodie News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Peanut Allergies; Big Changes