Dining at the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

As I stayed in Whistler several times during the Winter/Spring ski season, I had the chance to dine in the restaurants at Hilton Whistler. I stayed at the Hilton over 2 separate stays as well and because of my Diamond status, had complimentary breakfast as well when overnighting in the hotel. The Hilton only has one main restaurant which is the Cinnamon Bear Bar & … Continue reading Dining at the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

Yakiniku and Shabu shabu at Tokyo

For beef lovers, travelling to Japan and indulging in a Japanese meal of Yakiniku or Shabu-shabu is a must. Yakiniku (焼肉) means roast meat and diners eat around a charcoal or electric grill while shabu shabu (しゃぶしゃぶ) is a Japanese style hotpot. In both, thin slices of wagyu beef are generally the main star of the meal. For yakiniku, I recommend Ushigoro, which has 3 … Continue reading Yakiniku and Shabu shabu at Tokyo

Breakfast at Diva at the Met Restaurant in Vancouver, BC

During my stay at the Metropolitan Hotel in Vancouver, I was able to enjoy a bit of breakfast in the hotel’s main restaurant – Diva at the Met and I would write about my dining experience in the morning. In lieu of the lounge access that should provide breakfast and evening hour snacks for Marriott Platinum members, there was breakfast vouchers provided for up to … Continue reading Breakfast at Diva at the Met Restaurant in Vancouver, BC

Peking Duck dinner at Jing Wei Zhai Restaurant

Since I had only one night in Beijing, I was craving for Peking duck, and I used the Meituan/Dianping app on my phone to search for recommended restaurants nearby the hotel. I managed to find one such restaurant within walking distance from the hotel located across north of the Tuanjiehu Park. While this restaurant was not as famous as Datong Roast Duck, it was a … Continue reading Peking Duck dinner at Jing Wei Zhai Restaurant