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, […]

Zend Conscious Lounge

Zend is the newest offering in Yaletown and the only one that is vegan, with a focus on feeding the body, and feeding the soul. The ingredients are all high-quality organics, sourced from the finest vendors. This is a place that takes your health seriously, even when you don’t. The Brunch Blog Boss, her “Young […]

Provence Marinaside

Steps from the Seawall, Provence Marinaside is a Bright Spot for Brunch   On any given weekend day there is a hustle and bustle among the urban dwellers in Yaletown at the foot of Davie Street and Marinaside Crescent. Young families are out, older couples stroll along the Seawall, and friends gather to share stories […]

The Parlour Yaletown

Brunch Pizza at The Parlour Walk down Hamilton Street any day after work and you’ll notice a robust crowd gathered indoors and out at The Parlour in Yaletown on Hamilton Street. They are known for their amazing happy hour deals and incredible pizza. I had been there a few times after work, and always had […]

The Flying Pig (Yaletown)

Tucked away on Hamilton Street is the warm and inviting, brick-exposed Flying Pig. If you’ve lived in Yaletown long enough, you know that this place used to be half the size. In the past few years, they’ve grown their footprint in Yaletown, and brought the Flying Pig to Gastown and the Olympic Village. Living in the […]

Sciué Yaletown

Sciué: A Little Touch of Early Morning Rome I’ve been a fan of Sciué (say shoe-ey) for several years. Everything is made from scratch, from the dough that creates their incredible sandwich buns, to the delicious Roman-style pizzas that fly out of their ovens during the lunch rush. Sciué uses high quality ingredients and delivers […]

La Pentola at the Opus Hotel

Years ago I had a friend say to me that you can tell the quality of an establishment by one small detail; linen napkins. When I arrived at the airy and bright La Pentola located inside the boutique Opus Hotel on Davie Street, I knew that this had the potential to be a high quality […]

West Oak

Originally published on Vancity Buzz.  Yaletown, that hotbed of culinary delights, has a new option for your weekend brunch: West Oak. One of the newer eateries in Yaletown, located on Mainland close to Nelson, West Oak has been open just about a year, but they only started brunch service a few weeks ago. The space […]