All the awesome drinks and dishes we come across over the course of our professional and private lives.
Don't worry, you only have to travel to Yaletown in order to taste this Manhattan-inspired cocktail.
Carlino's Bar Manager Luigi Bosco had long wanted to combine a shot of rum and pear juice, and found his opportunity with this most recent cocktail menu.
It's currently on the menu at the Chickadee Room and makes for a lovely sipper on these cold December evenings.
Easy-as-it-gets one-stop feast ideas to make 'down time' a more feasible reality this holiday season.
While we didn't stay long enough to work our way through the full menu, we tasted enough to know we are heading back as soon as we can to finish the job. So far, standout dishes include...
Served from the new Burdy food truck, these 'chicken parm' sandwiches will make homesick Torontonians happy.
Bartender Felipe Torres of La Mezcaleria has created a line-up of drinks with one that stands out for its street food inspiration.
We recently popped in for our first taste of the new shop on our way up to one of our usual camps. We were not disappointed.
Gastown's Nelson The Seagull makes a lot of wholesome, delicious stuff, but this one stands out for its summery subtlety.
A double cheeseburger is certainly big deal, but this one is prepared in a different way than most Vancouverites are used to...
The uncomplicated, many layered Honey Cake (aka 'Medovic') is one of the more popular desserts in Slavic countries.
This delicious pleasure was not as jarringly sweet as I half expected, and not at all reminiscent of a morning bowl of cereal.
The classic is a harmonious thing of grilled chicken, lettuce, chewy bacon, tomato, boiled egg, corn, blue cheese and avocado.
The meatloaf in this Livia potato bunned beauty is classically glazed and smeared with a sauce reminiscent of Triple-O's.
If this pandemic has taught me anything it's that takeout doesn't have to be lukewarm ugliness devoured in the shadows.
This picnic-worthy sharable sees fennel, radish, cabbage, and ambrosia apple all dressed in a gentle pumpkin seed vinaigrette.
We're usually down for their little cream-filled doughnut rounds but these cookies are just the right thing on a cloudy day.
These beautiful things come loaded with melted American cheese, housemade pickles and a quindilla-spiced Big Mac sauce.
Ordering a simple dish in a high end restaurant might feel basic, but it's always fun to see how talented chefs tackle the ordinary.
Good katsu sandwiches are humble doses of comforting deliciousness that are worth seeking out, and they do 'em right in Chinatown.
The Japanese style of poached egg is served on a slice of toast and topped with a revelatory yuzu miso hollandaise sauce.
Johnny Guang has been hustling ramen from his own kitchen since October, with delicious at-home results.
This gorgeous, bright green gimlet is full of fresh forest flavours, perfect for celebrating the advance of Spring.
The thing is positively loaded with the stuff (really the volume of a cream puff), thus warming the palate without mercy.
Japanese curry can come in many guises and as both a side and main event, and we love the stuff every which way.
A star on the regular menu at Livia, this little bowl packs big punches of flavour and warmth on cold winter days.
The edge-of-Kits bakery and cafe is better known for its pastries, which is why the impact of this stuff feels so great.
For fail-proof deliciousness, we suggest using this guide when embarking on your next bread-seeking mission...