Great Food Prevails Over Poor Service at Au Pied de Cochon
36hrs (or so) of eating / Food Travel

Great Food Prevails Over Poor Service at Au Pied de Cochon

Under normal circumstances, service as poor as we experienced would have ruined the meal. But gosh darn, the food was so good it overshadowed the bad. Au Pied de Cochon (APDC) was my # 1 choice on my dining agenda for Montreal. Although I was equally focussed on getting a reservation for Joe Beef/Liverpool House, … Continue reading

Food Travel / Not YVR / NYC

Anticipating NYC – A re-cap of 36 hours(or so)

I have a wonderful life, I know it and I’m grateful for it. 13 months after my first trip to NYC, I’m fortunate enough to return this week. My first New York experience was filled with Michelin star restaurants, speakeasies and certain touristy must-do’s. When I left, I felt that I got a great taste of the city and longed to return, quickly. Continue reading

When experience far exceeds high expectations – TFL
Food Travel / Food Truckin' / Not YVR / Peak Experience / SFO

When experience far exceeds high expectations – TFL

“When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, that is what cooking is all about.” – Thomas Keller The famous blue door that takes you in to one of … Continue reading