Cream Puffs and Chocolate

When heading home from Kimberley to Vancouver Island Bob and I stopped in Vancouver to spend the day with our son J. He moved to the city not long after he moved out of the house at nineteen and loves it. But what’s not to love, it’s a gorgeous city! J -a foodie aficionado himself-has…

Eating in Kimberley

I am visiting my daughter in Kimberley B.C., and today she and  I took the 30 km drive into Cranbrook to go to a Baby Expo because – she is expecting! After a couple of hours of browsing at so many cute and creative baby things we were nearly overwhelmed and nearly famished.  So before…

The old Bauernhaus

The tiny town of Kimberley in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia has, nestled at the base of the ski hill, a gem of a restaurant. The Old Bauernhaus has been voted the best restaurant in the Kootenays in 2014 and is also a member of the Slow Food Movement. The unique bit of…

Random Rant

I am so disappointed too many times when eating out. Usually lunch and seldom, but occasionally dinner. When it’s a BURGER for crying’ out loud, c’mon! How can a restaurant F%$k up a BURGER? Then the sting of the stupidly overpriced check. Ok , I’m done. Thanks for listening.

A bit of Italian in British Victoria

I was in Victoria for the Valentines weekend and my partner and I decided to find a place for dinner close to the concert venue we would be attending that evening, and luckily Zambri’s was the one closest. A beautiful, urban/traditional Italian restaurant imbued with an open, bright, vibrant casual elegance. A  wall of  windows…