Takeout review: King Chicken

During my daily commute, I pass by this unassuming little fried chicken joint on East Broadway and Rupert called King Chicken. So on a lazy Friday evening, I decided to grab some takeout, rather than go home to cook. It’s a small family run place, apparently only open for a few months.  It’s a curios place, because besides the obvious fried chicken and french fries on … Continue reading Takeout review: King Chicken

Restaurant review: The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

I love visiting Granville Island, it’s only of my favorite places in the city. But it’s so rare for me to visit the restaurants on the island. I’d never been to Sandbar, so today we’d address that by stopping in for a weekend lunch. Located under the Granville Street Bridge, on the pier over looking the water, Sandbar is kinda hidden, behind all the galleries. … Continue reading Restaurant review: The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant review: The Bibo (Kitsilano)

For a Sunday night family dinner, we met a The Bibo in Kitsilano (they also have a location in the McArthur Glen Outlet Center in Richmond). This is Neapolitan pizza and pasta place. We started with complimentary bread with olive oil and balsamic vinegar It’s nice bread, with a good chewy crumb on the inside, and a hearty crust on the outside.  I would have appreciated it … Continue reading Restaurant review: The Bibo (Kitsilano)

Street Food review: Fat Duck Mobile Eatery

The area where I’m currently working gets the occasional food truck. On this occasion, the Fat Duck Mobile Eatery came by. I ordered the “Philly” Style sandwich. This is a split toasted crusty roll, filled with shredded confit duck and shredded chicken, with marinated mushroom slices, swiss cheese, pickled onions and threaded scallions.  It’s served with crunchy potato chips and a chili mayo. This is a … Continue reading Street Food review: Fat Duck Mobile Eatery

Takeout review: Straight outta Brooklyn Pizzeria

While downtown on a rainy weekend, I decided to grab a slice of Pizza from Brooklyn. This New York style pizzeria is on the south end of Robson street, across from the entrance to the Public Library. There were four varieties of pizza pie available, and I went with the classic Pepperoni. This is a thin crust pizza, with fresh crusted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, … Continue reading Takeout review: Straight outta Brooklyn Pizzeria