Elbow Room Cafe

Attending Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical made me realize that it has been too long since I’ve enjoyed brunch at the actual Elbow Room Cafe. It was a film festival weekend and that meant spending most of my time at the Vancity Theatre. It made perfect sense to take the time to walk down the […]

Roundel Cafe

I made the trek across town one Sunday morning this summer to hang out with some friends and try a place I’d heard a lot about, Roundel Cafe on Hastings St.  The little neighbourhood diner had a reputation for fresh food in a funky and family friendly environment. If there was a place that I […]

Nice Cafe

Sometimes all you want is a comforting breakfast in a neighbourhood joint that doesn’t stand on pretense, isn’t more concerned about decor, and has staff that gets good service can be as simple as being yourself. Welcome to Nice Cafe. You want to know what’s nice about Nice Cafe? Pretty much everything. I love this […]

Tangent Cafe

We tend to categorize the places we eat; diners, upscale, exotic, creative, classic. The list goes on. If I were to describe the Tangent Cafe, it would be neighbourhood hangout, and I’m not sure there’s a better class of brunch spot on a grey Saturday morning. I don’t know what I was thinking but I […]

Bao Down Gastropub and Raw Bar

Bao Down isn’t just another weekend brunch sandwiched in a city filled with great weekend brunches. This one is original and familiar, comforting and exotic; the kind of place you can’t wait to share the pictures you’ve taken on your phone. Oh, wait, that might just be me. We chose to make this one a […]