CATEGORY: Healthy Foodie Reviews
The Namahata ($3.75): quinoa, shredded bean curd, yams, potato, green leaf lettuce, cucumber and crispy wheat centre. The flavour of these were in stark contrast to the Non La’s. They were vibrant and light.
I ordered the Sliding Down the Sand Dunes ($8.5), which was rice noodles served with a lemongrass and ginger broth. On top, there’s pineapple, peanut sate, assorted tofu, mushrooms, lotus root and greens. The
What’s a sandwich without a soup? It’s like a world with salt, but no pepper; one cannot exist without the other. Thus, we ordered the Tomato & Fennel Soup ($6). In spite of its sheer simplicity,
Famoso is ranked one of Canada’s fastest growing franchises. They’ve introduced us to “Fast Casual” dining – meaning – you order at the table and then enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and added at-table service.
UNA PIZZA! From their website: “A neighbourhood restaurant serving Mediterranean influenced cusines with an emphasis on thin-crust, fresh topped pizzas & wine.” Usually there is about a 30-60 minute wait to sit and eat
The Boxwood Café was a great choice for tasty local seasonal and sustainable food dishes. I had the pleasure of dining with my parents, a rare occasion when you get older, it seems. I
Have you been to Bluestar Diner, it’s a must! I decided to order the BSD Veggie Burger for $15, and upgraded my side of fries to a house salad for an extra$1, well worth it.
For my lunch, I picked the Lamb Kibbeh: grilled grain-fed halal lamb patties made with vegetables, pine nuts, burghul and aromatic spices. It was also served with hummus, salad, pickled cabbage, olives, pita and organic
Have you been to National on 17th? While out at this busy Eatery, or National Beer Hall, I had a delightful salad, and thought I’d share it with you! I opted for the Roasted
Shifting toward bigger and bolder flavours, we had the Zuni! If you boil down the culinary jargon on the menu, it’s essentially a bean stew with apple, fennel and carrots. This was definitely my favourite dish since it
Only 3 months young, Krokodile Pear is a new cold-pressed organic juice bar in Kitsilano. For those who are unfamiliar with the cold-pressed method, it’s where produce is shredded into little bits and pieces and then…
The Porcini definitely had its Asian influences, because it looked like it belonged in a Japanese restaurant. It had braised porcini mushrooms, daikon, edamame, buckwheat noodles, sesame and kombu dash. I found the broth to be