Food, Vancouver

Hidden Tasting Bar and Social Lounge

Once again, another great night and dinner at Hidden Tasting Lounge – This time it was for my 23rd Birthday! They even gave me a complimentary glass of champagne! Great service and a comfortable and unpretentious atmosphere for a hotel lobby/restaurant. I used to love their Brie grilled cheese sandwiches but I’m so sad that they had to change the bread from toasted white bread to toasted Rye bread… Continue reading

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Food, Vancouver

Coast – looks aren’t everything

 

Coast is what you would expect from the Global group: Crowded, dark, pretentious and full of middle aged business men and women. To my left was a table with two middle aged men taking shots and drinking whiskey with two young Russian blondes. Behind me was a large group of 40 year old women dressed in bustiers with sparkles in their hair which was probably their idea of a girls night out. In fact, I was able to notice so clearly because you could barely squeeze by the gap between the tables. You could hear every word spoken by the groups left and right of you. Of course this was typical of the Global group vibe (e.g. Italian Kitchen or Society) so you were paying for the ambiance and not so much for the food. Continue reading

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