AnnaLena, a review

AnnaLena, at 1809 West 1st Avenue in Vancouver, is Chef Michael Robbins baby. Named after his two grandmothers, it’s an intimate 60+ seat space with a cooking style he describes on his website as, “Modern Canadian cooking, heavily influenced by the Pacific Northwest”. Recently listed as one of Canada’s Top 100 Restaurants in 2016 and one of Vancouver’s best new restaurants in …

Spring in Vancouver

Spring is (very) slowly making us forget the great Vancouver snowfall(s) of this past winter, so I decided to show some of the spring sights in Vancouver. It’s my favourite season: time to break out the bocce balls, start planting, pruning, and dreaming of sunny days spent in the backyard. We use the BBQ and smoker all year round, it’s just …