The Donnelly Group: Brunch at the The New Oxford

We All have a list of brunch spots we’d like to try in town. I’m going to strongly suggest you add the Donnelly Group pubs, and The Tavern at the New Oxford in particular, to that list… pronto! I was recently invited to a tasting of the new brunch menu and I have to say, […]

Acme Cafe

Acme Cafe was the perfect location for my last Celebrunch interview with the fabulous Johannah Newmarch. Acme is a Gastown cafe that focuses on local ingredients crafted with a creative eye to the limitations of the restaurant. You see, they don’t have a grill. The cafe can be found in the historic Paris Block on […]

The Templeton Restaurant

The Templeton is that diner you wish you had in your neighbourhood; a place with a love for nostalgia and a commitment to fresh, organic and local. It’s diner food made healthy, and it’s a delicious slice of a bygone era on the Granville Entertainment Strip. I was meeting a Brunch Buddy who was visiting […]

Old Town Cafe, Bellingham, WA

The last trip on my summer Film Festival circuit took me to the Covellite Film Festival in Butte, Montana, with a stop at Bellingham’s own, Old Town Cafe. This time I was driving to the Festival with a fellow filmmaker and a frequent Brunch Buddy. On her insistence, we stopped at the Old Town Cafe […]

Foxy’s Restaurant, Glendale, CA

or, The Great Chilaquiles Hunt of 2016: Part One Vacation month came later for me than most, as September was made for Film Festivals and the Great Chilaquiles Hunt of 2016. I love chilaquiles so much that I’m going to do two separate blog posts. Today I want to talk about a classic Glendale California […]

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 […]