Trafiq

I had seen so many Vancouver foodies & Instagram accounts post about the spectacular handmade cakes at Trafiq that I couldn’t take it anymore. I made a visit to this French inspired cafe with cake in mind. There are many other delicious looking things at Trafiq too like their sandwiches, quiches, cookies and brownies. I…

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Cartems Donuterie

Cartems Donuterie helped to fuel the artisan donut trend in Vancouver. They have come a long way from their humble location on Hastings Street. That location has since been shut down and they now have 3 store fronts throughout Vancouver (downtown, Kits & Main Street). This post is about the downtown Vancouver location on West…

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Purebread (Whistler Village)

Purebread is easily one of my favourite bakeries. Even with 2 locations in Whistler, they are usually both quite busy. I have written about the Function Junction¬†location before but this post is about their Whistler Village location. There are so many great choices you can make as Purebread as you can see from the above…

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Thomas Haas (Kitsilano)

Desserts are my weakness. I always want them. The endless selection at Thomas Haas was mesmerizing. Making a choice here was difficult to say the least. This post is about the Kitsilano location but there is another location in North Vancouver. There will probably be a line up when you walk in. Don’t be discouraged,…

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Bella Gelateria (Yaletown location)

Bella Gelateria is Vancouver’s ever popular spot for gelato. Their gelato has won them international accolades. That’s a pretty big deal. That means they are making gelato that is on par and better than gelato in Italy, where gelato comes from. They have 2 locations in downtown Vancouver in Coal Harbour and Yaletown. The Coal…

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Chocolats Favoris

Chocolats Favoris has been making handcrafted chocolate creations in Quebec since 1979. They recently¬†opened their first shop on the West Coast of Canada a few weeks ago in downtown Victoria, BC (1010-Government Street). I unfortunately had to decline my invitation to their grand opening event but they were kind enough to send me a basket…

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Earnest Ice Cream (Mount Pleasant location)

Earnest Ice Cream, in my opinion, started the small batch artisanal ice cream trend in Vancouver. They have 2 shops in Vancouver. One in the Kensington area and the other in the Mount Pleasant area. This post is about the newer shop in the latter location. Earnest Ice Cream started out as a modified bicycle…

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Swiss Bakery

Swiss Bakery became very popular a few years ago when they started making frissants, their version of cronuts. A cronut is a cross between a croissant and a doughnut. The original creators of the cronut is the Dominique Ansel bakery in New York. You end up with a tall and fluffy doughnut with a memorable…

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Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionery

I finally went to Glenburn Soda in Burnaby. I have been following them for a couple years on their social media accounts. Whenever they would post pictures of current specials I would have to stop and admire for a while. This retro pop shop is everything I was hoping it would be and more. I…

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Lee’s Donuts

Donuts are one of my most loved treats. I am always interested in trying new places or going back to my favourite spots. This post is about Lee’s Donuts on Granville Island. Lee’s has a large variety of donuts including honey dipped, fruit filled, cake donuts and fritters. I got a half dozen to indulge…

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