Long Beach Lodge Resort

I love it when I know people. It makes me want to wear sunglasses inside & well after dark! A long day on the beach, playing Bocce and eating Moonshine Cherries, makes you… Continue reading

Gabriel’s Cafe & Gourmet Take Out

Gabriel is so sweet and his food is delicious, too! This is one of the best lunch spots in Nanaimo! AND you get your to-go orders in Chinese Take Out boxes. That pretty… Continue reading

Italian Christmas Cocktail Party

Being pretty gluttonous throughout the year, we really go all out at over the holidays. We’ve got a pretty tight operation, but somehow manage to pull of a Christmas Cocktail Party in the… Continue reading

Food Koma – The Global Grill

The new kid on the block! It’s always exciting when a new restaurant comes to town. Food Koma is nestled between Gabriel’s Cafe and Cherub Chocolate on Commercial Street. A welcome addition for… Continue reading

The Thirsty Camel Cafe

Great little spot perched on the China Steps–perfect for people watching. Very community orientated. Fresh Middle Eastern foods focused on vegetarian and vegan options. We stopped in for a quick lunch. Pitas are… Continue reading

Amuse on the Vineyard

After a fun-filled day of Cowichan Valley adventuring, into the Village of Cowichan Bay, and then out to the mighty Kinsol Trestle with the dogs, we blissfully glided into Unsworth Vineyard. It was… Continue reading

The Nest Bistro

The Nest Bistro suits it’s name. Warm and cozy (a.k.a. small), there is always a great atmosphere. The room buzzes with happy people chatting, offering bites of their dish to their companions:  “You… Continue reading

More Extraordinary Organics

Cakes has declared Extraordinary Organics her “go to” place. The view at night is very urban. Through the rain drops the city lights look like sparkles. We had the Gyozas. They were the… Continue reading

Corner Bistro

This is the bar I have been waiting for in Nanaimo. I’ve become too “mature” for certain establishments…those kids, they just keep getting younger and younger! Corner Bistro, brought to us by Phil,… Continue reading

Extraordinary Organics

We walk by this place at least 3 times every day and I have to tell you, it felt like an extraordinarily long time before the doors opened! However, it was worth the… Continue reading

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