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

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

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?

Wake Up Before You Go Go

October is Women’s Health month here on N&K. Today, nals will be discussing self esteem. When I was heavier, I felt bombarded with images of thin, smooth-skinned, tall ladies as ‘beautiful’. If it was North American media, then tanned vixens. And if Bollywood media, then fair-skinned maidens. No one looked like me: pear-shaped, bespectacled, with … Continue reading Wake Up Before You Go Go

Divine Trinity of Coffee, Chocolate & Chinwags: a review of Cafe Divano

We've been to the Coquitlam & Port Moody locations of Cafe Divano. The place has a large open airy feel to it despite the rich dark wood furniture. Terrace is large, especially the Coquitlam location.  You can sit comfortably and have your coffee alone while reading the paper... or have a good long chinwag with … Continue reading Divine Trinity of Coffee, Chocolate & Chinwags: a review of Cafe Divano

Explicit Expose on Vancity Womens Expo 2018

Kells & I checked out the Womens Expo in Cloverdale this weekend. The $8 admission gets you into 170 exhibits, workshops & presentations. (FOLKs Were eligible to enter the door prize after geTting 8 vendor stamps.) Some vendors were assertive but no one was pushy. Everyone was super friendly. There were the usual suspects: clothing, … Continue reading Explicit Expose on Vancity Womens Expo 2018

Vancouver Food Truck Issue 2

Here is the next installment of the N&K Vancouver Food Truck reviews...  with a bonus Festival section. This post is based on the Carnaval del Sol, which is a spicy festival for the Latin Americas. .   .  . L  a s t   year we tried La Taqueria We ordered a trio of tacos: asada (tender grilled … Continue reading Vancouver Food Truck Issue 2

Muscle Development Quarterly

from glamour gals to funny gals In March, our lil friend and personal trainer Koach got both N & K into a muscle development regime.  This is a good way to transform your workout from mundane back to great. In honour of Koach's birthday today, we are writing this post to update y'all on our … Continue reading Muscle Development Quarterly