Category Archives: North American

Food Truck: Eat Chicken Wraps

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You see something enough times and your mind starts getting its own ideas. You don’t want your mind to take over. You want your brain to stay firmly planted in the present, in reality; you hate it when it wanders … Continue reading

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Chain: Joey Burrard

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Is this place called Joey Burrard or Joey on Burrard or just Joey? My daughter asked me before we arrived at the restaurant if the restaurant had pictures of kangaroos on their walls and I told her that I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Burger Chronicles: Definitely Better Than The Last Installment

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Raglan’s Bistro- The partial shots of the interior of the restaurants from the online reviews gave me the impression that Raglan’s had an interior that was similar in size to an average branch of Earls or Cactus Club – but … Continue reading

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Should’ve Waited For The Table At The Other Place

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Prestons – Prestons wasn’t my first choice for lunch today. I actually planned on dining at Tableau, but was surprised to find it booked solid until 1:30 P.M. Having my energy-so-spent-that-hunger-had-turned-to-anger 4-year-old son as a dining companion meant that waiting … Continue reading

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With such extraordinary views at such ordinary prices, the quality of the food really didn’t matter

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Altitudes Bistro – Traditionally, the first day of school for public school systems across North America is scheduled for one of the two days after the labor day long weekend. For the two school years that my daughter has been … Continue reading

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North American Food with North American Portions

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After spending around eight weeks constantly going hungry between meals as a result of the tiny local portion sizes in Taiwan (and Japan), I was really looking forward to the larger, more satisfying portion sizes of North America. ┬áStrangely, after … Continue reading

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A Flavour Disappointment

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L’abattoir – I have been looking forward to my dinner tonight at L’abattoir. The restaurant looked and sounded promising on paper (LCD). It was an informal restaurant set in the city’s first jail and had a short and focused menu … Continue reading

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