M8 Bistro & Bar Tasting Menu

Taking a small break from my Toronto trip, I want to introduce you to an Asian fusion restaurant that has been always on my to-go list since day 1. A few days ago, I finally went and tried its 5-course tasting menu. M8 Bistro & Bar has an amazing waterfront view, and it is hidden under the Burrard Bridge, along the Yaletown Seawall. Not only it was my first time visiting the restaurant, but also my first time in this quaint neighborhood. M8 showcases dishes with a fusion of Chinese and Italian culinary technique.

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The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Canada’s largest annual dining celebration, Dine Out Vancouver, officially starts for the 18th year. From January 17, 2020 to February 2, 2020, this festival features hundred of restaurants, each offerings menus priced at $15, $25, $35, or $45 per person, not including beverages, taxes, and gratuity. With a wide selection of cuisine, diners can be adventurous to visit the new restaurants. However, with hundreds options, it is difficult and expensive to try every one of them. So, I compiled a list of restaurants that I think it is worth to go based on my regular dining experience and quality-price of the menu.

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An Authentic Bowl of Taiwanese Beef Noodles at Torafuku

Though Vancouver has many Taiwanese restaurants, I haven’t found a place with a good bowl of Taiwanese beef noodles. I noticed that Torafuku launches a new lunch menu, featuring Taiwanese beef noodles. At first, I thought it was just another hyped item, but not until I tried it myself, I am impressed by its flavor and how similar it is to the ones in Taiwan.

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Mixx Bao: Taiwanese Bao Eatery arrives Vancouver

Mixx Bao, a Taiwanese fusion snack bar, is launching a grand opening event today. The first 30 customers will get a VIP card that they can redeem one free bao per month for 10 months. Other customers can enjoy a selected items for 25% off. Mixx Bao offers some authentic Taiwanese snacks that you can’t find in Vancouver. The chefs are moms from Taiwan that can create delicate, delicious dishes from scratch. I was invited to a media event few weeks ago, and I got to try a bit of everything on the menu.

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Celebrating BETA 5 8th Birthday

Do you still remember the cream puff collaboration with Amy from Constellation Inspiration at BETA 5 few months ago? To celebrate BETA 5’s 8th birthday, they decided to bring them back as part of the 8th Birthday Pack. I didn’t buy the birthday pack, but instead I went lineup on Saturday to purchase some treats for Mr. and myself. The first 100 customers who purchase $25 or more can get a box of 12 pcs birthday-edition chocolate for free, and that’s the main reason for me to line up!

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