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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Mad Hatter High Tea Set from Neverland Tea Salon

After hosting a Holiday-themed afternoon tea in December, Neverland Tea Salon decided to continue the path of themed high tea sets. And this time, it is one that suits its decor and interior perfectly – Mad Hatter High Tea Set. Mr. and I were the very first customers to try this high tea set, and I am in love with the theme because Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite cartoons since I was little.

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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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