Joe Fortes (Happy Hour)

Restaurant: Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse Area: Robson Street/West End Address: 777 Thurlow St. Parking: Street Parking/Valet Parking Phone: (604) 669-1940 Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday 11:00am -11:00pm (Happy Hour: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Spring is here! What does...

Black Rice Izakaya

Restaurant: Black Rice Izakaya Cuisine: Japanese Area: Yaletown Address: 782 Cambie Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (778)379-0416 Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Fri 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am, Sat-Sun 3:00 pm –...

KimBab CheonGuk

Restaurant: KimBab CheonGuk Cuisine: Korean Area: Coquitlam- Lougheed Address: Unit A-341 North Road Parking: Mall Parking Phone: (604) 936-0222 Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 9:00am – 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 9:00pm; Sun 9:00am – 4:00pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent It has been about a year and half since...

Mean Poutine

Restaurant: Mean Poutine Cuisine: Poutine/Hot Dog/Fast Food Area: Downtown Address: 718 Nelson Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)568-4351 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 11:00am – 4:00am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Have you ever slept for 20 hours straight? Well, I just did! When I finally woke up, my hubby was...

Rajio

Restaurant: Rajio Cuisine: Japanese Izakaya Area: Kitslano Address: 3763 10th Avenue Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)558-1679 Hours of Operation: Sun-Thurs 5:30pm – 11:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm – 12:00am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Getting older is no longer fun….I wish this would be my last birthday so that I can stay...

La Pentola della Quercia

Restaurant: La Pentola Cuisine: Italian Area: Yaletown Address: 350 Davie Street (OPUS Hotel) Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)642-0557 Hours of Operation: Sun-Thurs 7:00am – 3:00pm & 5:00pm to 10:30pm Fri-Sat 7:00am – 3:00pm & 5:00pm to 12:30am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent I’m really bad with gift cards. They usually...

Octopus’ Garden

Restaurant: Octopus’ Garden Cuisine: Japanese Area: Kitsilano Address: 1995 Cornwall Avenue Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)734-8971 Hours of Operation: Mon-Tues & Thurs-Sun 5:00pm – 10:30pm  (closed on Wednesdays) 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent As a sushi addict, I feel like it is my mission to try all the Japanese...

Pink Sugar Cafe

Restaurant: Pink Sugar Cafe Cuisine: Japanese Style Cafe Area: Coquitlam Address:#115-3030 Lincoln Avenue Parking: Parking Available Phone: (778)838-9205 Hours of Operation: Mon 10:00am – 2:00 pm, Tues-Fri 10:00am – 4:30pm, Sat 10:00am – 2:00pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent My mom loves hanging out with me. Why? Mostly because I...

Grand Dynasty

Restaurant: Grand Dynasty Cuisine: Chinese Area: North Burnaby Address: 4331 Dominion Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)432-6002 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00pm – 10:30 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Statutory holidays for a foodie is just another full day of food exploration! I haven’t...