The Perfect Date

One of the best date places that I recommend to my friends both single and married is cooking at the Dirty Apron. Remember, just because you are married doesn’t meant that you stop dating your spouse! Why does it make a perfect date? Unlike sitting in a movie theatre simply watching a movie, it is…

Parts Unknown – Lotus of Siam

We have had a memorable food adventure in Las Vegas, but alas it had to draw to a close. We were flying back to Vancouver that evening and were looking for a quick place to eat. We have made no reservations that evening, so we began to poll our friends for recommendations. One place that…

Jaleo by José Andrés

One would figure that after an experience of 19 courses at é by José Andrés, that we would have had enough food to last us for the evening. If you thought that you would be… ummm, wrong. When we exited the intimate private room of é, Jaleo was filled to capacity with people; it was…

Back to Bouchon

Last week I went on a pilgrimage to SEMA, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, held in sunny Las Vegas. Once I figured out what SEMA events we needed to attend, I began planning my dining adventure. One place that I knew I had to visit was Bouchon Bistro, a Thomas…

Foraging on a Friday Night

The Forage Restaurant, located in the Listel Hotel on Robson Street has been on my radar for quite some time now. But with a name like Forage, I guess my brain kept ignoring it as it simply sounded vegetarian. Visions of people roaming the forest searching for wild berries, vegetables, and wild mushrooms come to…