Monthly Archive: September, 2014

The List: Item 66. Picnic (Fagan Park)

Ticked off The List: September 28, 2014 Anh and I were gifted a picnic basket by my lovely sister and her family for my bridal shower and couldn’t wait to tick this item… Continue reading

Date Night: Satang Thai Exclusive & Friday Night Chinatown Night Market

It’s our tradition to have a little date night on Fridays unless we have a jam packed weekend and then we stay in on Friday to relax.  Alas, we had little planned for… Continue reading

Day of Desserts

Completed: December 29, 2012 Technically this was never on the list but it was such an epic day of eating I just had to share. During my first trip to visit Anh during… Continue reading

The List: Item 95. Painting a Room Together & Bedroom Makeover Reveal

Ticked off The List: September 13, 2014 Anh and I have started slowly re-doing our house.  We’ve started with our bedroom for the first big makeover, with painting, and adding new furniture and… Continue reading

Sydney Life : Dumplings in Ashfield

The other day Anh and I went out for dumplings in Ashfield with his younger siblings.  It was an impromptu outing; we all realised we were craving the dunplings and set out to… Continue reading

The List: Item 38. Buy Ugg Boots (for Tam)

Ticked off The List: September 5, 2014 Ugg boots are a bit of a phenomenon in Vancouver, despite not being at all waterproof, they’ve been wildly popular. Surprisingly enough, I’ve actually never a… Continue reading

The List: Item 5. Granville Island & Public Markets

Ticked off The List: August 30, 2012 Perhaps my favourite place in all of Vancouver is Granville Island. A perfect summer day is spent wandering the various shops and the Public Market and… Continue reading

The List: Item 21. Melbourne (Part 2 – Laneways of Graffiti Art)

The List: Item 21. Melbourne (Part 1, Brunches at Hardware Society and Mr. Close)

Ticked off The List: September 6, 2013 Anh took me down to Melbourne for a weekend during my last trip to Australia in September last year.  It was an absolute foodie dream with… Continue reading

The List: Item 78. Thierry Café

Ticked off The List: August 27, 2012 and then countless times after Located in downtown Vancouver, down the street from Tiffany & Co, and between several Glowbal Group restaurants is Thierry. Serving beautiful… Continue reading

The List: Item 37. Fish ‘n Chips – Go Fish, Granville Island

Ticked off The List: August 31, 2012 The best fish ‘n chips in Vancouver (in my opinion) is just off of Granville Island at Go Fish. You can call in your order for… Continue reading

The List: Item 31. Whistler, Peak 2 Peak Gondola

Ticked off The List: September 9, 2012 We’ve been to Whistler twice now, once in the summer and once for a mini getaway in the winter.  When we visited in the summer, we… Continue reading

The List: Item 3. Japadog

Ticked off The List: September 3, 2012 A Vancouver institution that began with a single hot dog stall that expanded into several and a restaurant.  It’s a must visit for a fan of… Continue reading

The List: Item 109. Café Medina

Ticked off The List: August 2012, again February 2014 Café Medina is a Vancouver brunch staple.  The sister restaurant to acclaimed Chambar right next door, it’s a small restaurant that almost always has… Continue reading

The List: Item 146. Chicken ‘n Waffles

Ticked off The List: February 2014 It was a bewildering combination to Anh when I first mentioned my quest for it. It took a bit of explaining to an Aussie that the combination… Continue reading