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Dining 101 [New York]: AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar

Restaurant: AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar Location: 11 W 31st Street, New York City, NY Cuisine: Lounge/ Bar/ Dessert/ Mediterranean/ French Menu: http://www.ayzanyc.com/menus.html Price: $25 & Up Can’t waste a night in New York no matter how long the day’s been! The city never sleeps, so apparently I shouldn’t either! AYZA is a small wine and chocolate bar just near the Empire … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: The Urban Tea Merchant

Restaurant: The Urban Tea Merchant Location: 1070 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Afternoon Tea/ French/ Pacific Northwest Menu: http://www.urbantea.com/pages/afternoon-tea Price: $15-25 I’ve been waiting to come here for a long time. Afternoon Tea is something I truly enjoy. I mean it’s like the perfect time to catch up with your girlfriends over tea and some lovely bites. Unlike other Tearooms I’ve … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Twisted Fork Bistro

Restaurant: Twisted Fork Bistro Location: 1147 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: French/ Breakfast/ Brunch/ Bar Menu: http://www.twistedforkbistro.ca/index2.php Price: $15-25 I don’t think I’ve ever waited for seats as long as I’ve waited here! 10 minutes and another 10 minutes and another 10 minutes. Let’s just say you will have way better luck with seats if you come in a pair rather than … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Meloty

Restaurant: Meloty Fine Tea Location: #1161-8328 Capstan Way, Richmond, BC Cuisine: Afternoon Tea/ Dessert/ French Menu: http://www.meloty.com/menu.html Price: $15-25 I was extra excited to visit Meloty when I heard that their High Tea Set was All-You-Can-Eat! I’ve heard in the past that some people have had great experiences here. When I walked into the Tea house, I was surprised by the delicate … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: L’Abattoir

Restaurant: L’Abattoir Location: 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Afternoon Tea/ Dessert/ French Menu: http://www.labattoir.ca/menu.html Price: $25 and Up Prior to searching through UrbanSpoon to compile my Foodie Adventures on my short vacation back to Vancouver, Adam (another Vancity Foodie) insisted a I had to try L’Abattoir. I obviously trusted his innate sense of taste, but of course consulted the Urbanspoon page to … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Sydney]: 360 Bar & Dining

Restaurant: 360 Bar & Dining Location: 100 Market Street, Sydney, NSW Cuisine: Modern Australian/ French/ European Menu: http://www.trippaswhitegroup.com.au/our-venues/360-Bar-and-Dining/menu/1 Price: $35 and Up An amazing view to go with a delightful meal. No doubt a tourist spot in Sydney, so I definitely had to pay a visit before my flight. On my last day, I got out bright and early … Continue reading

Baking 101: #1 – Matcha French Macarons

The Martha Stewart way… I made some of these for Valentines Day, but those turned out like flat piles of XXXX. So I was determined to get it right; I was so determined I even bought a new mixer. I actually tried a variety of recipes even though I’m sure the people who posted those … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Montreal]: Juliette et Chocolat

Restaurant: Juliette et Chocolat Location: 1615 Rue Saint Denis, Montréal, QC Cuisine: French/ Desserts Menu: http://www.julietteetchocolat.com/mmm.php Price: $10-15 My first visit to Montreal, so I just decided to go with what other tourists recommended. For desserts, I heard Juliette et Chocolat was a MUST! Luckily, it wasn’t extremely cold (for East Coast standards, that is) because I had to wait … Continue reading