Lining up for a table has become the norm amongst new trendy spots and Bells and Whistles is no exception, luckily you could shoot some hoops or play ski ball while you wait. Located in Fraserhood, Bells and Whistles have quickly become the go-to spot with a menu consisting of great comfort food and rare beer. We had the opportunity to chat with Chef Alessandro Vianello, also known for Wildebeest and Bufala where he talks inspiration behind Bells and Whistles, their vast beer offerings, and secret menu items…(did I mention
Feeling lucky? This holiday season, we wanted to get festive with some good ol’ fashioned dunkers from one of the biggest names in town: Lucky’s Doughnuts (out of 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters). As you may know, we at TEAMCHOMP are not shy about being some of the nosiest Joe’s around, and we wanted to find out the WHAT, HOW and WHY behind the new menu at 49th Parallel, including a holiday selection that dropped this season from Lucky’s Doughnuts. What better way to see what’s up than to hit up
This has been a (delicious, calorie-laden) project in the making for quite some time now. The talk of creating a Vancouver cookie guide on TEAMCHOMP started quite a while back but it wasn’t until I had a cookie-induced meltdown that the idea of creating a joint project of Building A Cookie Box 101 and Vancouver Christmas Cookie Guide came into fruition. I created a cookie box last year and posted it with recipes for my favourite Christmas cookie. Coming into the holiday season this year, an overwhelming amount of emails
Kobob means “Korean Rice” in Korean, and in Korean food rice is definitely a must. Connie and Colin, the co-owners of Kobob, wanted to put traditional Korean food and flavours into a unique form that would also entice Canadians to try. With that simple idea in mind, Kobob Burger became the first of its kind to sell Korean burgers with rice buns as their staple item. The Kobob burger, has buns made of compressed Korean rice, and filled with a traditional Korean protein filling, like bulgolgi pork/beef, or spicy pork/chicken,
Picture this: it’s 1993 and you’re chilling on the couch, flipping through the newspaper while the TV drones on in the background. A distinctly tacky 90’s-style piano jingle hits your ear and you look up to see Michael Jordan and Larry Bird playing a game of HORSE – first one to miss has to watch the winner eat a Big Mac meal. They’re huckin’ baby hooks from the rafters and suddenly, you’re suddenly overcome with an urge to run (or, you know, casually jaunt) over to your nearest Mickey Ds.