Review of Uli’s Restaurant

Uli's is a delightful restaurant on waterfront in White Rock. Nals & Missy R went there for brunch in early February for our 16th Friend-a-versary Celebration. As it was wintertime, it was cool. But that usually-shy sun was shining brightly. And I could easily see where the pier was nipped off in the storm a … Continue reading Review of Uli’s Restaurant

N&K Announcement

Attention: To All N&Kers Why hello there you exquisite creatures! Kells & I are keeping the post short for this week as we are heading into our Girl's Weekend Getaway. Tonight, we'll be heading to the Justin Timberlake concert. He was supposed to croon for us a few months ago. But the poor dear had … Continue reading N&K Announcement

Be mine: hot choco

So here in the great YVR a few hot spots got together for the Hot Chocolate Festival.We think end of Jan and into Feb is a great time to warm us up. Today marks the final day of the Hot Chocolate Festival (boo). But we did get out there and try a few (even though … Continue reading Be mine: hot choco

Restaurant Review: Cold Havana Nights

Both Kells & I have been to Havana (Cuban Restaurant on Commercial Drive) several times. And, since we were having out-of-towners join us, we wanted to take them somewheres new! No Reservations Because we were going to a show, we were hoping to make reservations. I checked online 2 weeks before. Son of a buggerball: … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Cold Havana Nights

Sky’s the Limit at SkyCity Hotel in Auckland, NZ!

Nals visited New Zealand this Christmas. She mainly stayed with family. But lucky for SkyCity Hotel... she was able to sneak away one night. General feel SkyCity Hotel has a lofty, brightly lit, sparkly feel with huge chandeliers and a marbly lobby. Our floor was carpeted for reduced noise, but felt expansive. There were a … Continue reading Sky’s the Limit at SkyCity Hotel in Auckland, NZ!

Gabs and Grub at Glowbal Restaurant 

I was invited to a work dinner last month. When the organizer mentioned it was at Glowbal, I was sure I misheard. Never heard of Glowbal. Was it a dinner at Global TV studios? Or...? Apparently, Glowbal has won some awards and is ‘fusion cuisine' that is ‘stripped down to North American' roots. It is … Continue reading Gabs and Grub at Glowbal Restaurant 

Why did the chicken cross the road?

So finding good fried chicken in the Pacific Northwest is like trying to find fresh seafood in the desert. Its hard to find. I'm still searching for an amazing chicken and waffles in Vancouver. But there's this local joint in the heart of gastown that's pumping out some amazing fried chicken and other great bbq'd … Continue reading Why did the chicken cross the road?

Review of: Skagit Valley Casino Resort

A few years ago, our friend DJ Cocoa Smoov decided to celebrate his 50th in Vegas.   K invited me and… history was made as we realized that we travelled well together². So, the following year, K&I decided to start a tradition of celebrating our October birthdays away from home. We Started with Leavenworth (Oktoberfest). … Continue reading Review of: Skagit Valley Casino Resort

Food Truck Review: Manger á Portland

This is a special ed of Food Truck Reviews. We started off with Things to Do in Portland. We will continue today with a summary of our food tour. Farm Boy Drive In A sleepy eatery in an odd duck corner of Olympia. Here the corn dogs are crispy fresh, the official certificate of The … Continue reading Food Truck Review: Manger á Portland