Tom Sushi: A Hidden Gem on Davie Street

Tom Sushi is a hidden gem on Davie Street, and it was initially discovered by my friend, Andrew. After seeing him going almost every day, I decided to try it with Mr. I asked for some recommendations prior to going because I often order the wrong items in new restaurants! Tom Sushi has a clean and modern interior. It is spacious and bright, especially with the large front window. I went there twice now, and they are always packed even on weekdays. With the extensive menu, it may be hard to decide what to order here. So I included a few tips to order at Tom Sushi in this post.

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Northern Vietnamese Cuisine at Viet Mama Cafe

There are many new Vietnamese restaurants popping up on Victoria Drive, and I am planning to visit a new one every time until I try every single Vietnamese restaurant there! So you might see me blogging about Vietnamese restaurants more for the new little while. Last weekend, Mr. and I went to Viet Mama Cafe, which specializes in Northern Vietnamese cuisine. It is a family-owned business, and you can tell from their service that they really care about customers’ thoughts and hope to offer the best to them. All the dishes here have no MSG and use fresh ingredients.

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Saturday Breakfast at the Dirty Apron

Weekend is all about brunch and almost all popular locations in Vancouver is filled with long line ups. But I am about to introduce you one with the minimal lineup and affordable, delicious breakfast/brunch. The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Delicatessen & Catering locates just right next to Jam Cafe on Beatty Street. They are known for cooking classes, but do you know they also serve amazing breakfast on weekdays and Saturdays?

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Lumiere Patisserie: Affordable, Unique Tea-Infused Pastries

Recently, I have been trying some tea infused pastries from a new local online shop – Lumiere Patisserie. The founder of Lumiere Patisserie, Amy Chen, is a passionate pastry chef and has ongoing passion and interest in the baking industry. She wants to incorporate Asian culture and tea into classic French pastries. She also wants her guests to enjoy her treats without hesitate, so her pastries uses high-quality ingredients, with minimal sugar and fat.

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Valentine’s Day Date Idea: Cake Decorating Night at Sugar Sugar Studios

Are you still looking for date ideas for Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, I got one for you! Sugar Sugar Studios provided affordable cake decorating classes, which you can be hands on into decorating a lovely cake into different shapes, such as cactus, unicorn, pineapple, or even sloth. I was invited to one that held in Café Artigiano on Main Street during the Christmas season, and it was so much fun. For all non-bakers out there, all components (from cake to buttercream) is prepared for you in advance. All you have to do is to put all your love and attention in decorating the cake. I also provided A DISCOUNT CODE in the end of the post!

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