Category Archives: Resto Rants

Toren’s Resto Rants: El Santo

“A Rip off” – Mom El Santo (Mexican Restaurant) Their blurb:  Contemporary. Social. Fresh. A restaurant experience that’s uniquely New West. This is a place for you to unwind. … And most importantly, to leave satisfied and happy. MENU Address: … Continue reading

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Toren’s Resto Rants: Sal y Limon

A sauce for each life of your gato Sal Y Limon Their blurb: Sal y Limon is a gathering place for sharing food and ideas in an organic way that is significant. Yes, it’s casual dining but we feel the … Continue reading

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Resto-Rants: Seasons In The Park

If you didn’t enter this restaurant with a reservation, you’ll have plenty of them by the time your meal is served. Seasons In the Park Their blurb: none, thankfully. MENU Address: West 33rd Avenue and Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC Open … Continue reading

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Resto Rants: Red Wagon

They say the signature dish is the pulled pork pancakes with Jack Daniels syrup, so naturally I ordered something else. Red Wagon Their blurb: “A neighborhood joint” MENU Address: 2296 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 568-4565 HOURS: All … Continue reading

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Resto Rants: Old Spaghetti Factory

A place where white people go. Old Spaghetti Factory Their blurb: “Fresh Food, Refreshing Prices” MENU Address: 53 Water St, Vancouver Phone: (604) 684-1288 HOURS 11am-10pm, except on weekends. Booths? Yes When I dined: Weekday lunch Noisy? Only when it’s busy. Candies … Continue reading

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Resto Rants: Incendio Pizzeria

I went to a pizzeria and ordered anything but pizza. Incendio Pizzeria Their blurb: “Specializing in brick oven-fired thin-crust pizzas and pastas, Incendio is Gastown’s original pizzeria, having served the neighbourhood since 1996″ MENU Address: 103 Columbia St, Vancouver, BC V6A … Continue reading

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Toren’s Resto Rants 12: Mein Mao

At least they’re open late? Mein Mao Their blurb: “Discover authentic Chinese cuisine in the heart of Vancouver!” ONLINE MENU NOT FOUND Address: 1578 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C2 Phone: (604) 558-1981 Open 11am to midnight, later on weekends … Continue reading

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Toren’s Resto Rants 11: Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen

A white guy who can’t handle spice finds even this Indian fare to be on the bland side Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen Their blurb: “Give a Flavours to Your Taste Buds” (their words, not mine) MENU Address: 2066 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, … Continue reading

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Toren’s Resto Rants 10: Volcano Sushi

Yes! It’s not just a phase! Or if it is a phase, here’s an extension to the phase!” Volcano Sushi (Commercial Drive) Their blurb: “Volcano Sushi is a cornerstone in the Vancouver community and has been recognized for its outstanding Japanese … Continue reading

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Resto Rants Volume 9: Miura Waffle Milk Bar

Sando me? Sando YOU! Miura Waffle Milk Bar Their blurb: “We offer fresh, made-to-order savory and sweet waffle sandos with flavoured yoggy milks and milkshakes for drinks. If you are an adventurous foodie just like us, you will enjoy our signature … Continue reading

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