Weekend Brunch Series – Cafe Zen (1631 Yew Street )

By Carolyn Fung, Modern Mix Vancouver writer An unexpected find this Sunday in Kitsilano was a cozy little brunch spot called Café Zen.  This restaurant is almost hidden on the street – so much so that you might walk past a few times before realizing its there but when you finally do discover it, you […]

CocoaNymph – a Sweet Find Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Thick and creamy I had the pleasure of being one of the first to taste CocoaNymph’s newest creation for the hot chocolate festival: Maple Cinnamon drinking chocolate with a caramelized apple ring. This flavorful combination is just one of 15 flavors available at CocoaNymph throughout the year.

Modern Mix Mascara Picks for Eye-Opening Lashes in 2012

By Carolyn Fung, Modern Mix Vancouver writer As someone who likes to pride herself on a simple makeup routine there is one thing I rarely ever leave the house without and that is mascara. Having stick straight lashes that point downwards, finding the rights brand that gives me volume, length, and definition seems too good […]

Burgoo in Kitsilano (2274 West 4th Ave)

By Carolyn Fung, Modern Mix Vancouver writer The arrival of Burgoo has been a much-anticipated addition to the restaurant scene on West 4th since renovations started in the fall. Still in its first few weeks of opening, Burgoo brings to Kitsilano an affordable, comfortable eating environment that already has people lining up out the door. […]

Revlon & Almay – 2012 Beauty Preview

For those of you who loved playing with your mother’s makeup when you were little, last Tuesday’s Revlon and Almay 2012 Beauty Preview event was a dream come true. Held at the swanky Sugar Studios this one night event was a major treat for beauty junkies. The night began with a cooking demonstration by Food […]

(212) Fall/Winter Collection

The debut of their 2011/2012 winter collection included classic winter grays, rich navy blues, hints of beige and bright cobalt blue. This year, the focus was on staying true to clean cuts, solid colors and form fitting styles. Small details like asymmetrical cuts and exposed zippers were also included to add a contemporary feel to the classic designs.