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I was invited to my friend’s birthday dinner. While organizing the dinner, her friends talked about gifts in Facebook event page, and we decided to bring a birthday cake as a part of it. Her husband requested some light dessert, so I suggested Pavlova. Pavlova is a meringue dessert.

The idea was agreed. Pavlova from Sweet Carrie’s Dessert Shop in North Vancouver is quite famous. It is a bakery store in Lonsdale Quay Market and sells other bakery stuff as well. When my office was close to Lonsdale Quay, we used to buy this Pavlova for staff’s birthday.

Pavlova

Pavlova at Sweet Carrie's Dessert Shop in North Vancouver

These are the pictures of the showcase for Pavlova, taken in another occasion.

Pavlova at Sweet Carrie's Dessert Shop in North Vancouver Pavlova at Sweet Carrie's Dessert Shop in North Vancouver

The guy on the phone, who has Asian accent was a funny person due to the listening skill between him and me. I enjoyed the conversation with him pretty much. 🙂

(Picture taken by iPhone)

Sweet Carrie’s Dessert Shop

Address: 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver, B.C. (map)
(In the Lonsdale Quay Market)
TEL: 604-987-7843
Urbanspoon: page

Store Hour
9:30 – 18:30 daily

Price Note
– Pavlova 1o” $28.75 plus tax

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In early November, it was a clear autumn day. It seemed cold outside, but there was no reason not to go hiking. I went to Quarry Rock in Deep Cove, because I was ready to leave in the afternoon. Skipping lunch, I had some energy bar at the top of the rock, and when I came down, I was starving.

I quickly ran into Honey Doughnuts & Goodies. It was packed by people, maybe because it was off-season and not many places were open till the late afternoon, and also the temperature dropped dramatically and it was super cold. The famous honey doughnuts were out-of-order, and people were waiting for 15 min or more to have doughnuts ready.

I ordered from the homemade soup.

Soup & Bread
(Beef & Vegetable)

Soup & Bread at Honey Doughnuts & Goodies in North Vancouver

The hot homemade soup made my body warm up, and the bread helped my stomach filling. Besides, the soup was tasty and enough amount as snack.

An extra picture, evening view at Deep Cove.

evening view at Deep Cove

(All pictures taken by iPhone)

Want to see more pictures for this cafe? click here.

Honey Doughnuts & Goodies

Address: 4373 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver, B.C. (map)
TEL: 604-929-4988
Facebook: page
Urbanspoon: page

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch
6:00 – 17:00 daily

All Day Lunch Menu

All Dy Lunch Menu at Honey Doughnuts & Goodies in North Vancouver

Price Note
– Soup & Bread $5.50

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As I mentioned in the previous post, I went to Friday Night Market in North Vancouver on the second week of Friday in October. That day was probably the last day for that event.

I got some food at the other food truck, but of course, it wasn’t enough for dinner. The second food truck I chose was Vij’s Railway Express. The restaurant of his is well-known in Vancouver, but I have never been, so it was a great opportunity to try out their food. They serve Indian and/or Pakistani food.

I asked each of size and ordered two things.

Butter Chicken Schnitzel
(Panko Crusted Free Range Chicken, topped with a rich Tomato and Fenugreek cream Curry, served with cumin-infused Basmati and Nann)

Butter Chicken Schnitzel at Vij's Railway Express at Friday Night Market in North Vancouver

As I worried, the curry was really spicy for me, but it tasted so good! Schnitzel was tender, and when I ate altogether, I felt the curry’s spiciness was getting mild. 🙂

Lamb Kebab
(Lucknow Lamb Kebab, wrapped in Nann with Basmati Onions, Pea Shoots, and Mint-Mango Chutney, served with Side Rice Puff and Chickpea Salad)

Lamb Kebab at Vij's Railway Express at Friday Night Market in North Vancouver

I liked this one, too. Sometimes, lamb smells strongly, yet I didn’t mind this kebab’s smell at all. I have to tell you, this chickpea salad was phenomenal! I love this. I even asked Collin if he can make at home.

Vij's Railway Express at Friday Night Market in North Vancouver

You can check where they are or when they open for special events at the app.

Currently, Dine Out Vancouver is held. As part of this, so is Street Food City. They also seem to attend to this event. If you haven’t tried their food, you have an opportunity here.

(All pictures taken by iPhone)

Vij’s Railway Express

Address: 1075 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. (map)
TEL: 604-639-3334
Facebook: page
Twitter: @vijsrailway
Urbanspoon: page

Lunch/Dinner
Event schedule: check on the app

Menu

Menu at Vij's Railway Express at Friday Night Market in North Vancouver

Price Note
– Butter Chicken Schnitzel $12.50
– Lamb Kebab $12.50

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