Cabana Lounge

My good friend and long-time Blitzgear client, Jens Marquardt has been in the entertainment industry in Vancouver for over 7 years. His company CanThrill, has been hosting incredible parties on land and at time on the water. He even hosts the famous St. Tropez Brunch at the Reflections Patio in Hotel Georgia. We aren’t really…

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Souvenir from Per Se

One of my most memorable dining experiences in my life was the amazing tasting menu at French Laundry a few years ago. It blew my mind on everything I had known about food until then. From creating a menu that changes almost daily to accommodate the use of the freshest ingredients, to their imaginative combination…

DIY Sandwich

A short and funny video from Dempster’s. Watch as DIY Sandwich Expert, Butch turns an amateur’s sorry sandwich into an unapologetic masterpiece. You can build your own epic masterpiece with the right bread, quality ingredients and a little inspiration.

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…

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

One of the places that my kids love to eat at is Lui’s Taiwanese Restaurant. Why? Simply for one dish, the Deep Fried Chicken Legs with Rice. Yes, it does come with a side of blanched vegetables, but they always try to give those away. First they take three drumsticks, slice them open to increase…