Clough Club

When it comes to brunch, Gastown is lousy with choices, most of which I’m pretty familiar with. Which is why I was surprised that I’d never been to Clough Club before. It’s one of Gastown’s smaller, and more hidden restaurants, perhaps a bit overshadowed by its next-door neighbor, the much larger Lamplighter. This gal loves […]

Rustique Bistro–Bowen Island

Rustic is Refreshing on Bowen Island Bowen Island is not the place I expected to find a French Bistro serving a classic French breakfast staple and a killer mango mimosa, but that’s exactly what happened when I took a Saturday morning ferry to celebrate a friend’s birthday with a gal-pal hang-out away from the rat […]

The Truffle House and Cafe

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I love my neighbourhood. Dundarave may not be the hippest neighbourhood in Vancouver (most lights go dark by 8pm during the week), but it is certainly one of the prettiest. And the friendliest. When I moved to Dundarave from North Vancouver 4 years ago following my divorce, my boys […]

Left Bank

I eagerly anticipated the day Left Bank opened their doors in the West End (on Denman, just below Robson) last summer. I live nearby, and I love having good food a short walk away. I’ve eaten at Bistro Pastis on 4th, and I’d eaten at Left Bank’s predecessor, Cafe De Paris. Pastis, is, of course, a legend […]