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For my birthday weekend in December, I asked Collin to go for brunch. As usual, we left home later than we thought, we looked for a restaurant somewhere close to Waterfront station, as he had to go to work after. I suggested a couple of places, and he agreed to one of them.

It was Tuc Craft Kitchen in Gastown, close to Woodward’s. I have been there with one of my friends for dinner, but for him, it was the first time.

We ordered from their brunch menu.

My choice, Berries & Gaufres
(Fresh Waffles, Blueberry Compote, Cream Cheese)

Berries & Gaufres at Tuc Craft Kitchen in Vancouver

Gaufres are waffles in French. They were thin crispy waffles. If I liked it? Not so much, I mean, it was different. I prefer waffles like crispy outside and fluffy inside.

His choice, Crispy Chicken & Waffles
(Free run Chicken Breast, Savory Waffles, Dijon Mournaise)

Crispy Chicken & Waffles at Tuc Craft Kitchen in Vancouver

Unlike me, he liked his dish. He seemed to like the combination of savory chicken and waffles. According to him, the chicken was crispy outside and moist inside. Plus, he liked the sauce, too. I couldn’t find what the Mournaise is.

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

Tuc Craft Kitchen

Address: 60 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, B.C. (map)
(Between Abbott and Carrall Street)
TEL: 604-559-8999
Facebook: page (Login required to access)
Twitter: @TucRestaurant
Urbanspoon: page

Brunch/Lunch/Dinner
[Mon – Fri] 11:30 – 15:00, 17:00 – late
[Sat] 10:00 – 15:00, 17:00 – late
*Closed: Sundays

Price Note
– Berries & Gaufres $11.00
– Crispy Chicken & Waffles $13.00

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When I attended my friend’s baby shower, I made some new friends. As I go hiking quite a lot, some of them asked me to take them for easy ones. Since then, I planned a couple of times and we had fun. In September, one of them contacted me and asked me if I can go hiking to a trail that I hadn’t been and also to go to this restaurant where I told her I had wanted to go, when I looked at her picture on Facebook.

The place was Cora. When I saw their food on the blog of a friend of a friend, that reminded me of food at Eggsquis in Quebec, and I really wanted to eat. The restaurant is in Coquitlam and Richmond, and they serve huge breakfast meal.

Here are what we ordered.

1990’s Harvest

1990's Harvest at Cora in Coquitlam

This is super huge! Of course, she didn’t finish them. She asked real maple syrup, and these ones came. You get charged for this.

Maple Syrup at Cora in Coquitlam

Egg on Skillet au Gratin Theo’s

Egg on Skillet au Gratin Theo's at Cora in Coquitlam

I believe this was vegetarian choice. She said there were lots of potatoes that made her stomach full.

My choice, Cora’s Special
(2 Eggs, Bacon, Ham, Sausage and Crepe)

Cora's Special at Cora in Coquitlam

The crepe was so small. That was a sad thing, but the dish had a pretty volume. I would like to try waffle next time, maybe? Not before hiking, though. 😉

(All picture taken by iPhone)

Cora

Address: 3025 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam, B.C. (map)
TEL: 778-285-8577
Facebook: page
Twitter: @Cora_Breakfast 
Urbanspoon: page

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch/Dessert
[Mon – Fri] 6:00 – 15:00
[Sat] 6:00 – 16:00
[sun] 7:00 – 16:00

Price Note
– 1990’s Harvest Unknown
– Egg on Skillet au Gratin Theo’s Unknown
– Cora’s Special $11.45
– Maple Syrup $0.65 per package

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Skipping my past food pictures for now, I’m going to up some timely pictures. 😀 There must be Christmas events everywhere in the world, and Vancouver is no exception. For the first time, I went to German Christmas Market here in Vancouver. This event is held at the plaza in Queen Elizabeth Theater until Dec 24, started from the end of November. The theater is close to Stadium Skytrain station, in a walking distance from Vancouver downtown core.

I already have been three times, as I claimed the season pass! Everyone can do so, once you paid at the first time. The staff will explain to you as well as the receipt tells you how to do it.

The pictures today were taken on my first visit.

Santa was along the line up, when Collin and I was there. He looked like giving some candies to children.

Santa at Christmas Market

There are lots of booths for gifts and food in the market. You will need some ID if you want to get some alcohol. We got some food for lunch.

Grill Bratwurst from Black Forest Meat & Sausages

Grill Bratwurst from Black Forest Meat & Sausages at Christmas Market

Collin got this. I asked the staff what the difference between Grill and Schnechen was, and they showed the curling one is Schnechen.

Black Forest Meat & Sausages at Christmas Market

German Schnitzel Wrap from Das Schnitzelhaus (Schnitzel House)
(Stuffed with Coleslaw & Tomatoes)

German Schnitzel Wrap from Das Schnitzelhaus (Schnitzel House) at Christmas Market

I had this. They fried Schnitzel in the deep-fryer first. It was a cold day, so I guess they warmed it up for me.

Das Schnitzelhaus (Schnitzel House) at Christmas Market

After walking on booths for gifts, we decided to have some dessert.

Two German Waffle on a Stick with Chocolate or Maple Syrup from Das Waffelhaus

Two German Waffle on a Stick with Chocolate or Maple Syrup from Das Waffelhaus at Christmas Market

They have two kinds of waffles; one is this German waffle, and the other is Belgian waffle (rounded one). As I haven’t seen the German one before, we chose this. There was also a promotion with $13 for two German waffles.

Das Waffelhaus at Christmas Market

The Day 1 was passed great!

Here is an extra picture. There was a merry-go-round in the market.

Merry-go-round at Christmas Market

(Pictures taken by iPhone)

Christmas Market in Vancouver

Menu

Menu at Black Forest Meat & Sausages Menu at Das Schnitzelhaus Menu at Das Waffelhaus

Price Note
– Grill Bratwurst $8.55 + tax
– German Schnitzel Wrap $11.45 + tax
– German Waffle on a Stick with Chocolate or Maple Syrup single for $9.00 or 2 for $13.00
(No topping $7.14 + tax, and topping pricing was various.)

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