Vancouver Restaurant: The Flying Pig


The main reason I love Vancouver so much (besides its temperate climate and beautiful coastlines) is the bustling food scene and higher restaurant standards. To find a decent, affordable restaurant is like shooting fish in a barrel. Even on a day when you feel spontaneous, you can’t go too wrong for just picking a random restaurant off the street.

This summer, when I wandered through Gastown, my friend suggested to check out The Flying Pig, which categories itself as a “nouveau Canadian Bistro” that offers a seasonally inspired menu with fresh, local ingredients.

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Vancouver Restaurant: Italian Kitchen


Italian Kitchen on Alberni Street is one of my friend’s most bragged about eateries in Vancouver. With a reservation on short notice, we were able to visit this modern sophisticated Italian restaurant on a Monday evening to beat the crowd at peak dinner hours.  Click to read more!

Vancouver Restaurant: Marutama Ra-men

After being disappointed by every single ramen shops in Calgary, Kev and I reached the conclusion that Vancouver is the ultimate place for ramen enjoyment in western Canada. On our trip to Vancouver this summer, we stopped by Marutama Ra-men to satiate our ramen craving and keep up with the noodle trend.


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Vancouver Restaurant: Hapa Izakaya Yaletown


Hapa Izakaya is a modern Japanese restaurant chain in Vancouver. We went to the Yaletown location for their “hapa hour” that started from 5:00pm. It was a great way to try some of their tapas for half price! Click to read more!

Vancouver Restaurant: Rodney’s Oyster House


Seafood is definitely one thing that you can’t miss in Vancouver. On our last trip to Vancouver, we visited Rodney’s Oyster House in Yaletown with our friends during the happy hour on a weekday. Click to read more!