#TurnontheRajio VANEATS Package – Just $20!

Rockin Rajio VANEATS

VANEATS dining packages are back (insert a gazillion exclamation marks here!!!!!!), and this one is priced at just $20 for a four course meal. Last year Rajio Public House offered a great package called #RockinRajio, where we also invited Adrian’s mom along with us. Now nearly a year later I (Jeremy) returned to check out their all… 

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Roasted Egglpant, Tomato + Walnut Pasta

Eggplant and Tomato Pasta-6

One of our fave ways to prepare vegetables is by roasting them. It’s a fool-proof way of cooking, really. Throw them on a pan, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with some herbs, and let your oven do the heavy lifting. And honestly, we came up with this recipe out of necessity more than anything else…. 

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Mushroom Orzo with “Perfect” Roast Chicken

Mushroom Rosmarino

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Are you wondering what to make for dinner tonight? If so, we’ve got an awesome idea for you – this super easy and delish Mushroom Orzo from Stephanie Le’s gorgeous new book, Easy Gourmet: 100 Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook. Stephanie is the creative wonder woman behind I Am A Food Blog,… 

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Cuisinart SPB-600C SmartPower Deluxe Die-Cast Blender Review + Giveaway

Cusinart SmartPower Deluxe Blender

It’s no big secret that we’re big fans of Cuisinart appliances. We adore our stand mixer, and really loved test-driving their Steam Convection Oven earlier this year. So naturally when it came time for a new blender, we wanted to give their SPB-600C SmartPower Deluxe a whirl and see how it would perform in our… 

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Paleo Ice Cream Book by Ben Hirshberg Review + Recipe

Paleo Ice Cream Book

Le sigh… summer might be over, but that does NOT mean that ice cream season has to be! And we’ve got one more reason for you to keep it goin’ strong, with the release of Ben Hirshberg‘s brilliant Paleo Ice Cream: 75 Recipes for Rich and Creamy Homemade Scoops and Treats from Ulysses Press. We… 

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Pulo Philippine Cuisine Review + Recipe

Pulo Cuisine

Do you like Filipino food? To be completely honest with you, we don’t eat it too often and probably wouldn’t know an Adobo from a hole in the wall. So when the kind folks at Pulo Philippine Cuisine asked us to sample their new line of sauces and marinades, we were pretty excited to experiment… 

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Gyoza Bar + Ramen Launch Party

Gyoza Bar + Ramen

Last week we were lucky enough to be invited to Aburi Restaurants launch party for their newest restaurant, Gyoza Bar, located at 622 West Pender Street. Simply put, this is owner Seigo Nakamura’s dream restaurant, and the concept took about 4 years to come up with – involving not just gyoza and ramen – but something… 

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Blogging Income Report: Month 4

Blogging Income Report

Aaaaand, we’re back. After a much needed break, it’s Adrian here with Month 4 of our Blogging Income Report project. Apologies for the delay on this one, but I really needed some time off. To be completely honest with you I was feeling a little burned out, and needed to just take time off and… 

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Gluten Free Living Show Returns + A Giveaway

Gluten Free Show

According to the Canadian Celiac Association, 1 in 133 persons in Canada are affected by celiac disease. I have close family members who deal with the reality of having to eat gluten free due this disorder, so I know it’s a real issue and not something “imagined” as some would like to believe. The 7th… 

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Bella Gelateria Now Open In Yaletown

Bella Gelateria Yaletown

Gelato fans, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The much anticipated new home for Bella Gelateria is now open in Vancouver’s Yaletown neighborhood, and judging by the packed opening night we attended last week – it’s sure to be a hit with the masses. The gorgeous 80-seat restaurant boasts views of the waters of… 

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