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

My Daughter, who I am visiting in Kimberley B.C., and I took the 30 km drive into Cranbrook to go to a Baby Expo (she is expecting!) ,and after went to SoulFood Co. , a place opened by a chef friend of hers and who she had worked with at St Jeans Mission Resort in…

The old Bauernhaus

Traveling to Kimberley located in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia to visit my daughter, we went to The Old Bauernhaus,  voted the best restaurant in the Kootenays in 2014 and a member of the Slow Food Movement,  for dinner.  The unique bit of history about this restaurant lies with its original owners  immigrating…

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…