Fish and chips with views of downtown Vancouver at Go Fish

Cod fish and chips, Go Fish, Vancouver

I first found out about Go Fish Ocean Emporium when Andrew Zimmern visited Vancouver, Canada on his show Bizarre Foods America. It was a rainy day in Vancouver, but that was not going to keep me from making the journey to the restaurant not far from Granville Island Public market. When I say restaurant, I mean more of a charming seafood shack with outdoor seating and stunning views of the harbor. This is why I came to Go Fish. This …

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Brunch at Gastown’s Tuc Craft Kitchen in downtown Vancouver

Irish Stew Skillet with lamb and grass fed beef at Tuc Craft Kitchen, Vancouver

If you are looking for a casual place in downtown Vancouver’s Gastown to have weekend brunch and great drinks, then you should stop by Tuc Craft Kitchen. The restaurant is located on West Cordova Street, just south of Water Street. If you aren’t familiar with Gastown, the neighborhood is one of the oldest and quirkiest in Vancouver. Gastown is home to more restaurants and bars than you can count. Tuc Craft Kitchen has it all from lunch, dinner, brunch on …

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My first poutine at Fritz European Fry House in Vancouver

Medium poutine topped with MTL smoked meat

Vancouver may not be as well known for poutine as Montreal, but places like Fritz European Fry House off Granville Street still know how to make a poutine. If you don’t know what poutine is, take some fries, gravy, and cheese and mix it together. Where I live in California, poutine is the new and cool thing to eat. You can find it on the menu of almost every gastropub. Even with its popularity, I still never tried it. I’ve …

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How to get from Downtown Vancouver to Lynn Canyon Park

Lynn Canyon Park, popular for its suspension bridge, is located minutes north of downtown Vancouver. Here’s how you can get here by public transportation. The journey begins at Waterfront Station in downtown Vancouver. If you are staying in the Vancouver area, you can hop on any of the three SkyTrain lines (Expo, Millennium, Canada) to reach Waterfront Station. Vancouver DayPass Before I get into details about how to get to Lynn Canyon Park, I will recommend why you should purchase …

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Scallops and shredded duck confit at Twisted Fork, Vancouver

This beautiful creation is made up of marinated scallops and bacon, Twisted Fork, Vancouver

Vancouver. Day one. Hungry after a long day of traveling and willing to eat anything that is within walking distance. Next to my hotel was Twisted Fork. The restaurant, which features a fusion of French and Candian dishes, opened in 2008 in the touristy and always interesting Granville Entertainment District of downtown Vancouver. Twisted Fork is a no fuss, non pretentious bistro that prides themselves on making everything in-house from scratch which ensures quality food. As you will notice in …

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