October 2015 – The Oakwood Canadian Bistro – Modern Canadian Brunch in Kits

This was a last minute chaOakwood_Cdn_1Rnge to a previously scheduled brunch at another venue which became off-limits due to one of Vancouver’s many marathons. We didn’t know what to expect, but were pleasantly surprised. The Oakwood is a very modern and stylish bistro,  very welcoming and cozy. It’s also fully licensed, so you may indulge on mimosas or an Okanagan Coffee with your brunch. Continue reading

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September 2015 – Rocky Mountain Flatbread – Brunch can have Many Interpretations … Including Flat!

RockyMtn_FlatBread_1RTwo of our members had visited the Rocky Mountain Flatbread in Kits, and really liked their food.  An interesting selection of flatbreads for brunch caught their attention, so we decided to check them out. This is a very casual and family friendly establishment, excellent for folks with kids.  Continue reading

July 2015 – Jethro’s Fine Grub – Home of Jaw-dropping Banana Pancakes

Jethros_1Jethro’s Fine Grub on Fraser Street, is a small place with an ambitious proposition of breaking all the rules and going full-out on the menu .. It is not for folks with culinary scruples or convictions. Their menu is totally over the top, so forget your diet, bring a good apetite, and be prepared to fully indulge on a lot of good food.  Continue reading

March 2015 – Slickity Jim’s – People Line-up and Brave Storms for a Creative Brunch

SlickityJim_1RWe went to Slickity Jim’s on Main Street on a day when it was pouring by the buckets … And yet, despite the miserable weather, people were lining-up and patiently waiting for their turn to get in for brunch.  Turns out, they knew it was worth the wait!

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January 2015 – Chicha Restaurant – Brunch with a Peruvian Twist

Chicha_1We really didn’t know what to expect from Chicha. According to their website, they mix Peruvian and North American cuisine. The result was surprisingly tasty and unique…

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October 2014 – The Twisted Fork Bistro – Brunch Haven for Urbanites in Downtown Vancouver

1_TwistedFork2_TwistedForkIf you are in a hurry, you will most likely miss The Twisted Fork Bistro, as it’s a tiny eatery on bustling Granville Street. But you will be surprised how well known it is in the neighbourhood …  Continue reading

May 2014 – Adesso Bistro – Italian Brunch in a Little Oasis of Tranquility in Vancouver’s West End

Adesso in Haro Street

Adesso in Haro Street

Adesso was a pleasant experience for all of us. This cozy bistro is nested in West End’s  picturesque Haro Street. It’s hard to believe that you can find such tranquility in the heart of  Vancouver. Continue reading

April 2014 – Yolks! – Gourmet Brunch in Strathcona, Real Orange Juice … Be Prepared to Wait in Line or… Visit their Food Truck.

Yolks Line-up on Weekends

Yolks Line-up on Weekends

Yolks! is the ultimate modern Vancouverite brunch experience … And it seems the whole of Vancouver is discovering it … The line-ups at their doors on weekends are impressive.  Temporarily located at the corner of East Hastings and Clark, as the building is slated for demolition, this eatery is the concept of  a well-known local chef, and the menu offers a creative and refined version of  breakfast. Continue reading

January 2014 – Trafalgars Bistro – Brunch a la Française in the Heart of Kits

Trafalgars Bistro

Trafalgars Bistro

The Trafalgars Bistro is a gem hidden in plain sight on 16th Avenue, near MacDonald Street. This very stylish and understated bistro offers a very selective menu based on French cuisine, and follows sustainable principles of using locally produced seasonal organic ingredients.    Continue reading

November 2013 – Joe Fortes – Brunching at an Iconic Restaurant in Downtown Vancouver

Joe Fortes

Joe Fortes

 Joe Fortes is a major landmark in downtown Vancouver,  best known for great Seafood and happy hours. We were delighted to discover that they offered brunch as well, and decided to check it out… We are happy to inform that brunch at Joe Fortes honors their tradition of excellent food and service.


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