Where to Eat in Charlotte

Over the past nine years, big things have happened to Charlotte, North Carolina’s food scene. When I graduated university and left the city in 2005, there wasn’t one good coffee shop to be found. Brunch was scarce, too, and the … Continued

Victoria’s Best Vegan Cuisine?

You know those restaurants you love so much, you wouldn’t mind eating there for breakfast, lunch and dinner? I recently discovered one in Victoria… Be Love Restaurant is an organic, local, entirely plant-based restaurant run by a brother-sister team and their dad. These … Continued

Sandrine Pastry: A Top Culinary Highlight of Kelowna

One might be skeptical of an “authentic French pastry” located in a Kelowna shopping plaza. Even in a big city like Vancouver, half the French patisseries are a far cry from the real thing. But step into Sandrine Pastry and you’ll feel the difference instantly. … Continued

Kelowna Coffee Beans Rival Vancouver’s Best

This week’s Kelowna culinary series continues with Bean Scene Coffee Works, a local roastery and coffee house whose beans rival Vancouver’s best. Owners Deb and John bought The Bean Scene in 2002 and simultaneously dove into the complex world of coffee … Continued