Tag Archives: lunch

Brunching & Lunching in San Francisco

  Tourists and San Franciscans alike congregate at the Ferry Building Farmers Market for its famed food stalls (think food trucks at a farmer’s market) where lunch hour lineups snail on to the Embarcardero. Not only will you get to taste this region’s freshest produce and hottest dishes, you may even bump into a local […]

San Francisco Houses of Kick Starts:

Best place to grab a power meal to go (0r eat in if you have a moment): La Boulange Bakery & Cafe. I was later informed by a San Franciscan that Starbucks had just acquired this locally loved chain and the quality of the goods remains the same thus far (would like to know if […]

The Best of Seattle’s Comfort Foods – Where East Meets West

Two names are worth mentioning, for now, if you’re in the mood for culinary variety on your Pacific Northwest journey. Facing East(東來食府) – Bellevue, WA Given my spoiled Vancouverite taste buds and high expectations of international cuisine, surprisingly I was able to find some of the best Taiwanese food I’ve tasted on this side of […]

Local Comfort Food Hot Spot: Crème de la Crumb

A commuter’s institution, Crème de la Crumb is an excellent pit stop for prêt à manger breakfast and lunch staples. Let the waft of the vanilla bean aroma of sumptuous cream cheese icing atop the soft cinnamon buns lure you into this gourmet boutique. Friendly distractions include butter scones, gourmet sandwiches, artisan soups and toasty beverages.  […]

Bel Cafe – Proper Departure From the Downtown Coffee Standard

It’s nice to know that there is a proper coffee shop at the epicenter of the shopping district of downtown Vancouver. Proper means full service at the Rosewood Georgia Hotel, just at the corner of Howe and Georgia, beside Hawksworth Restaurant (a spinoff of the restaurant). The decor is contemporary and comfortable, but, I’m wondering […]