Paliotti’s

Paliotti’s is an Italian restaurant with two locations in the Lower Mainland in Abbotsford and Maple Ridge. I had the pleasure of visiting the Maple Ridge location for dinner recently. Paliotti’s are family owned. The wife works at one location and her husband manages the other, how cute! We got some Caesars to start our…

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Golden Ears Cheesecrafters

Maple Ridge is full of incredible food made by artisans. Golden Ears Cheesecrafters is nationally renowned for their handcrafted products. It is owned and fully operated by two young sisters. One that handles the business end and the other is the senior cheesemaker. The sister’s uncle has a dairy farm right next door and they…

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Bruce’s Country Market

Bruce’s Country Market is located in scenic Maple Ridge, just off the Fraser River. It has a grocery store, fish market, smoke house, bakery and eatery. Bruce’s opened in 1948 and is still owned by the original family. A retired fish boat on the grounds. Here is their bakery. They have an abundance of fresh…

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Hansel & Gretel Bakery

Hansel & Gretel bakery has been open for a few months in Maple Ridge. They are making baked goods (sweet & savoury). I noticed in the menu at Big Feast Bistro that they use buns from this bakery for some of their sandwiches and burgers. The staff at Big Feast told us they were located…

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Big Feast Bistro

Big Feast Bistro is one of Maple Ridge’s hottest restaurants. They were featured on one of my favourite TV shows, You Gotta Eat Here.I have been meaning to get here for a while and I finally had a chance to visit this popular spot. The atmosphere is so homey and rustic. I had to try…

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