Lotus Seed Vegan

Lotus Seed Vegan

A few years back, Richard, aka @vanfoodster, asked me to judge a vegan bowl competition he was hosting. My job, and I will no doubt have your full sympathy here, was to go around to a bunch of restaurants and try their bowls and then 

Mila Plant Based

Mila Plant Based

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I’m grateful to live in a city that is bursting with an abundance of plant-based restaurants (click to see my favourite vegan dishes in the city). Not just restaurants in a traditional vegan way. Don’t get 

Commercial Drive Bakeries

Commercial Drive Bakeries

I am a girl who likes her sweets. I love a good bakery. And a cluster of them together??!? Pure gold. You can walk from one to the next, and that, my friends, burns calories so you can have an extra cookie or a slice 

Best Vegan Dishes in Vancouver

Best Vegan Dishes in Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver. We are one of the best cities to live in and visit if you are a vegan or a vegetarian. In fact, nearly 40% of BC residents under the age of 35 say they eat no meat, and 6.4 Million Canadians say 

Kouign Amann in Vancouver

Kouign Amann in Vancouver

Gentle readers, meet my newest obsession, the Kouign Amann (say “queen aman”). If you’ve never heard of this deliciousness, two things: I am sad for you, and go remedy the situation and get some now! The Kouign Amann hails from the Brittnay region of France, 

@Flourist Chocolate Chip Cookies

@Flourist Chocolate Chip Cookies

Things I think a lot about: sustainability, the environment, and how we can save the planet. Well that’s a bright and cheery intro, hey? Okay. But seriously. The main reason I gave up eating meat all those years ago is because of the environment. And 

Vancouver’s Best Croissant

Vancouver’s Best Croissant

Last summer, I was in Paris. Le sigh. Sadly, I cannot go to Paris every summer. This seems wrong, but nevertheless…. While I was there, my goal was obviously to do the cool Paris things that one does; museums, architecture, food. You can read all 

Vancouver’s Best Donuts

Vancouver’s Best Donuts

Before we get to the business at hand, let’s have a moment to discuss donut versus doughnut. The proper, real, official word is doughnut, but modern lexicon writes donut more often than not. It’s a word that’s been heavily influenced by America, Homer Simpson, and 

Butter Bakery’s Ginger Cookies

Butter Bakery’s Ginger Cookies

I have no idea what is wrong with me. I have lived in Vancouver for most of my life, and for some reason, I only got to Butter Baked Goods and Cafe for the first time just a little while ago. I guess maybe part of 

Scones à la Forage

Scones à la Forage

I live in the West End, and I have walked past Forage a tonne of times. I even tried to eat there once or twice, but I ended up there at times when they were closed. I was really happy to finally make it there