ELISA Steakhouse’s Executive Sous Chef is doing her First Popup Dinner at HY Tea Lounge

MARK THE DATE! Ivy Yang, the executive sous chef of ELISA Steakhouse, is hosting her first popup dinner on September 27, 2019 at HY Tea Lounge. The dinner includes 4 courses, which is $75 per person. Wine pairing is available for additional $45. I was invited to a media preview and tried all dishes myself. It is my first time dining at HY Tea Lounge. It is surprisingly bright and spacious. A large window hovers half of the restaurant, which brings natural light.

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Black Market Supper Club: A night filled with mystery and suprises

Just before the long weekend ended, I went to an exclusive dining experience at Black Market Supper Club located in South Surrey. It is hosted and prepared by a world class chef with no identity being revealed. They wear black masks during the entire time cooking in the kitchen. Location and time stay as a mystery until 72 hours before the dinner. Each dinner is attached to a unique theme, and our night is to honour 25 years Anniversary of the French Laundry.

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Sunday Brunch Date at Mak N Ming

I was researching on brunch spots in Vancouver, and I found that Mak N Ming is relaunching their annual Summer Sunday Brunch, starting May 19. This is the 3rd season, and I missed the last two. Mak N Ming is located in Kitsilano, just blocks away from the Kitsilano Beach. They highlight Japanese-meets-French cuisine. With limited seatings, I highly recommend to reserve through OpenTable ahead of time.

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BETA 5 x Constellation Inspiration: Cream Puff Collaboration

It was hectic last week because BETA 5 collaborated with Amy from Constellation Inspiration and launched three feature cream puffs. These three new flavors made most Vancouverites go crazy on pre-orders and lineups, just to get their hands on them. But one question always pops up – are they worth the hype? To answer this question, I gave myself an excuse to preorder all three flavors and tried them out.

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Macaron Class at Bon Macaron Patisserie

Macarons are one of the most delicate and difficult desserts to master, and I have failed quite a few times and still wasn’t successful until recently. I got invited to a macaron making class from Bon Macaron Patisserie, and I really enjoyed the overall experience of learning how to make macarons while connecting with other influencers.

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