Bakery · Beer · Restaurants

Sweet Relief

Last Friday I attended a Yelp Elite party. The event was called 'Local Love' because it was a partnership between Freehold Brewing Co.,  Sweet Relief, Dandy Brewery, Ol' Beautiful and Outside the Shape. After browsing through the pretty merchandise at Outside the Shape, L and I walked upstairs to meet Matt, the one of the owners of… Continue reading Sweet Relief

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Bakery · Restaurants

YYC Hot Chocolate Festival

I was contacted by the event coordinator from Calgary Meals on Wheels. Every year they organize the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest, a friendly competition that invites local businesses to compete for the title of Calgary’s Best Hot Chocolate and Calgary’s Best Spirited Hot Chocolate. For this post, let's listen to Vianne Sets up Shop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paimTyp83_8… Continue reading YYC Hot Chocolate Festival

17th Ave · Bakery · Cheap Eats · Restaurants

A Taste of Beirut Bakery

On Sunday, L and I were running errands all day. We wanted to grab something quick for lunch and we heard that new managers have taken over Green Cilantro. We both had a craving for a Vietnamese sub, but unfortunately, Green Cilantro isn't open on Sundays. I haven't had a good shawarma in ages, so we checked out… Continue reading A Taste of Beirut Bakery

Bakery · Vancouver/Richmond

Vancouver – Beaucoup Bakery

I don't know how my friends in Vancouver stay so slim. Whenever I go back, there are so many great places to eat. Sushi, Indian, Chinese and a whole whack of sweet places like Bon Ton, Chocolate Arts, Ganache, and my new favourite, Beaucoup Bakery. This tiny bakery is busy. Despite the steady line-up, staff were friendly and… Continue reading Vancouver – Beaucoup Bakery

Bakery · Sandwiches

Sidewalk Citizen – Fei Po gives two fat thumbs up

At lunch, M and I went to check out the Simmons building in East Village. Charbar was packed so we went over to Sidewalk Citizen. I really like the soups and pizzas at Sidewalk Citizen's Kensington location, so I was confident that food at this location would be good as well. M picked up a… Continue reading Sidewalk Citizen – Fei Po gives two fat thumbs up