ULU Ocean Grill Big Island Experience – Review

ULU Ocean Grill restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort Hualālai sits on one of the most beautiful oceanfront beach settings on the Big Island of Hawaii. They had me at inspired cuisine composed of 75% local ingredients from Hawaii Island. The whale show and breathtaking sunset were a magical bonus. Jump to review. Check out […]

Oyster Season in Vancouver. How I Learned to Shuck Some B.C. Beauties!

Oyster Shucking Novice – How I Learned to Shuck Some B.C. Beauties! Learning to Shuck Oysters to me is a basic necessary skill, like being able to properly open a bottle of Champagne. I’m in it to capture every drop, and not waste. Finesse is what its about. But finding those fresh and savoury, in-season […]

Pajo’s Tasty Fish and Chips in Steveston Village, Richmond

In Steveston Village, there are a number of places to get tasty in-season local Halibut or Salmon Fish and Chips freshly deep fried, on a mound of chips. A local favourite in Vancouver is Pajo’s Fish & Chips stands! In fact they came in #3 for the Best Fish and Chips in Canada according to Canadian Living! […]

Steveston Village : Fresh Local Red Sea Urchin – Uni – Yes you can

I love Steveston Village in Richmond. Not only is it a  fine TV location for ‘Once Upon A Time’, it’s a better place to buy fresh and local seafood, year round. I am a fan of uni (ウニ), or sea urchin, prepared in japanese and italian food. Usually I get mine in a beautiful presentation […]

Miku – Amazingly Fresh Sushi and Innovative Presentation

Miku…This was my second visit in 6 months. I love the food at Miku. I love the vibe and energy and intentions. It’s hard not to gush about Miku’s food, pretty much everything I’ve ever ordered was spectacular in freshness, quality and presentation. Miku has got it going, whether the salads, the Carpaccios, the Sashimi […]

Lonsdale Quay Market – Vancouver’s Other Great Food Market

Lonsdale Quay Market is a thriving market and a good excuse for a day trip to North Vancouver. I admit, I am a Sunday morning regular to Granville Island Public Market, but not just for the food, it’s close to my home, so walking there is routine. A trip to Lonsdale Quay Market is always […]