Coconut macaroons with chocolate drizzle

I can’t believe that Christmas is just around the corner! Time really does fly by doesn’t it? Christmas feels strange to me this year though because I’m away from home and Christmas just isn’t as big of a holiday in Asia as it is in North America so it doesn’t feel the same. Not to… Read More »

Gyo-o Japanese restaurant

I swear I say that every Japanese restaurant around is my favorite but Gyo-O is hands down my favorite Japanese restaurant of all time. Gyo-O is one of those restaurants that we go to when someone comes back to Vancouver from a long flight because it’s on the way home. This fine afternoon was one… Read More »

Bai bui thai again

Bai bui thai has got to be one of my favorite Thai places in town. Not only is it cheap with generous portions but it’s absolutely delicious too! They’re lunch specials are all $10.99 and come with an appetizer. The appetizer changes day to day but it’s usually either a side of fruit with crispy… Read More »

Nao sushi Japanese restaurant

I still remember how when Nao sushi first opened, it was the go to Japanese place in Burnaby because it was one of the first Japanese owned restaurants around. I hadn’t been back for a few years because so many places have been popping up around Burnaby since then but Grayson and I decided to… Read More »

Hitoe sushi

A sushi restaurant that’s new to me? I know, I’m just as surprised as you are. Hitoe sushi was a restaurant that Grayson introduced to me and it has been a favorite of ours ever since. It’s Japanese owned so if you are more interested in fusion style rolls and eats, this probably isn’t the… Read More »

Pocha Korea

In between the border between Burquitlam and Coquitlam lies Pocha Korea. If you don’t look closely you’re bound to miss it because it’s nestled in  a little complex just off of Blue Mountain. The interior is spacious with high ceilings but the bamboo decor and seat covers help give the place a homey feel. The… Read More »

Beyond Bread Artisan Bakery

Bread is my food vice. I am head over heels in love with bread. The process of making it, watching it bake in the oven, and of course eating it. Beyond Bread has become one of my favorite recipes after trying a loaf of their bread at a potluck I went to. What makes Beyond… Read More »

Midam rice cake house revisitied

Oh how I miss Korean food….why do I continue to torture myself by looking through food photos? I mean there are Korean restaurants here but they just aren’t as good so looking at these dishes from Midam rice cake house

Easy gingerbread cookie house

The best gingerbread house cookies you’ll ever make. With a perfect blend of warm spices and molasses to create the perfect holiday treat, what else could you possibly ask for?

Oyama sushi (coquitlam)

The sushi cravings are so real right now that I’ve been away for two months! I have been eating Japanese food here but it’s always been teishoku style instead of sushi since the sushi here is totally not good. Well to be honest I’ve never tried it so I can’t say for sure if it’s… Read More »

Thai cafe

Mother deer didn’t want to cook one evening because we were out and didn’t get home until around dinner time so we decided to just go out for dinner. We ended up going to Thai Cafe because we wanted Thai food but we already tried Chad Thai a little further down Hastings a while back… Read More »

Top gun: Richmond

It was that time again…time for a family dinner and this time it was at Top Gun in Richmond. Appetizer platter: It had baby chili octopus,wood ear mushrooms, pork belly, tofu skin stuffed with shiitake mushrooms, imitation jelly fish and beef.

Damso korean

I have been missing Korean food so much so why not write a post about it and just miss it some more right? Damso was one of the restaurants that I always wanted to try and I was finally able to go try it out! As always, banchan is always a must.

Ki Sushi

After a nice relaxing walk along the Quay, we decided to grab some Japanese food at Ki Sushi which is right around the corner from New Westminister skytrain station.

Must eats in Taiwan (part 3)

I’m back again with more Taiwanese food! I got these little fish for my mom the last time I was here and they are commonly used to mix with rice to flavor it and add a little bit of protein

Must eats in Taiwan (part 2)

So, as I have mentioned, I have recently moved to Taiwan for work and goodness the food culture here is different and I have made a complete 180 on what I’ve been eating! I used to only eat sprouted bread, mostly veggies, loads of fruit and just anything wholesome but that’s not exactly the most… Read More »

Snickerdoodle muffins

 This snickerdoodle muffin recipe is the perfect blend of cinnamony sugary goodness that is perfect whether you have a cup of coffee with it or not!


Nom nom nom Korean is on the menu again! This time we decided to go to Haroo Tofu House because we were shopping at Richmond Centre and didn’t want to go too far. I guess we could of gone to Samsoonie but we wanted to try somewhere new.