When I visited Vancouver a few weeks ago it was a bit chillier than I anticipated, so I wore this star jacket every. single. day. I am not exaggerating! We found this cute little car near where we were staying off of Jervis Street, and I thought it was the perfect opportunity for a little outfit shoot. Also, I’m adding on to my last Vancouver City Guide by sharing with you some more of my favorite things to do in Vancouver, as well as some new restaurants we found.
PS: This cars’ license plate was actually “Herbie.” He was the real deal.
This is the second time I had visited to Vancouver and it still amazed me. This has to be one of my favorite cities I have ever been to! I love the culture, people, melting pot of every nationality, the majestic nature and delicious food. You can check out the Vancouver City Guide that I made for you all last year when I visited her, but I thought it would be fun to share more places we visited this trip also! I will recap some more delicious food options and fun things to do below.
Ask For Luigi – The most AMAZING Italian food I have probably ever had! And that should mean a lot coming from me because I L O V E Italian food! I was with a person that is not a huge fan of Italian food and they even loved it. It’s a tiny hole in the wall in a pretty random location, but oh-so-worth the wait. Just go! It’s incredible.
Saj and Co. – THIS PLACE! Best lunch spot in Vancouver and very casual/ affordable. There is not a tourist in sight and everyone is a local. If you are a vegetarian (I’m not but I still love it) – this place is a must-try. The style is Lebanese-Middle Eastern and the owner Malik is the most wonderful person and cook! Everything is fresh and handmade with love by him. I have the Hallumi sandwich and Hummus ( he has different hummus flavors also) every time I go no matter what and always try something different. Also, if you like strong coffee, order the Turkish Coffee.
Meat and Bread – This place is pretty self explanatory. Sandwiches. But SO DELICIOUS. I’m not a huge fan of pork – actually, I never eat it (I know, worst Cuban ever over here) – but I had the Porchetta and I can’t wait to have it again!
The Birds and The Beets – Delicious coffee and their avocado toast is magnificent! Also, I love yogurt and I have the most tasty homemade, Icelandic-style granola/fruit yogurt cup there.
Prohibition – If you love cocktails, want to see a little nightlife and dance – this place is it! It’s a bit of a secret speakeasy kind of place that has no sign on the outside. All they have is a green lit light to let you know where it is! They had a live band that was incredible and a “Great Gatsby” kind of vibe to the whole place. It looks like you have been transported in time, yet everyone is wearing modern clothes! One of the BEST cocktails I have ever had is here and called L’Air de Panache (If you’ve seen one of my favorite movies Grand Budapest Hotel you will probably know that this is the man characters favorite luxury perfume). The bartender that tended to us was actually the mixologist and mastermind behind all of the cocktails! I asked him if that’s where the inspiration came from for the drink, and sure enough we found out that most of the drinks on the menu were inspired by his favorite films. So. Cool!
things to do
Hike – We hiked every day but our favorite one this trip was Mount Seymour Provincial Park because there are a few options there. Plus we found “Fairy Doors” – if you saw my Instagram story during this time, you know what these are!
Walk the Sea Wall – A beautiful spot to watch the sunset or take an afternoon walk/run!
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Hope you all have a beautiful week! I will be in Miami this week so follow along on my Instagram Story to see all the fun.
With Love Always,