Rosemary Rocksalt

Originally published on Vancity Buzz. Amongst my circle of friends, we lovingly refer to the Rosemary Rocksalt bagels at Siegel’s as “crack.” They are deliciously addictive, the earthy rosemary embedded in a chewy bagel, studded with rock salt that pings on your tongue like pop rocks. I grab one, usually toasted and smeared with Siegel’s […]


Originally published on Vancity Buzz. PappaRoti is a very popular cafe franchise that started in Malaysia. First opened in 2003, they currently have more than 400 cafes world-wide, including London, Dubai, Singapore and in many locations in Australia. And now Vancouver can experience “the father of all” buns. The cafe concept centres around the PappaRoti […]

Chewie’s Oyster and Steam Bar

Originally published on Vancity Buzz.  Brunch is my favourite meal of the week. I love meeting up with a group of friends over coffee (and possibly something a little stronger) and eggs. For me, the key to a good brunch is to keep it simple, but to have everything prepared perfectly so that there is […]