Two weeks ago, my family embarked on a major adventure. We flew from New York City to Vancouver, Canada. Then got on a cruise ship to go up to Alaska for 7 nights. The intention for this post was to write about Alaska and all of it’s wonderful cuisine but it would be a shame to leave out the wonderful meals and places we discovered in Vancouver. So here is it, my list of where to eat if/when you find yourself in Vancouver. Most of these places were in walking distance from the Westin Grand, our hotel, but they are all really delicious none the less.
Tim Hortons : A trip to Canada isn’t complete without a trip to this donut empire. We shared a box of Timbits (their version of donut holes) and were completely happy. My two-year-old loved them so much that he carried the box onto the cruise ship, not wanting to let any of the glazed deliciousness go to waste.
Per Se Social Corner: We stumbled upon this gem on our way back to the hotel one day and had to return for lunch. The pasta was freshly made and their salmon salad was out of this world. There were a lot of dining options and also a coffee and gelato bar. We will return on our next visit to Vancouver.
The Farmers Apprentice: My sisters gave my husband and me a gift certificate to this locavore restaurant and also offered to watch the kids. Obviously, I am going to love any date night but this restaurant was really special. We chose the carnivore menu and ate beets, salmon, lamb and a pretty amazing crème puff to finish it all off.
While the visit to Vancouver was quick, I was very satisfied with our dining choices and I can definitely say, I’ll be back for more of what this fun city has to offer.