Monthly Archives: January 2011

A & W (Chubby Chicken)

They other day I had a huge craving for their chicken strips, so I headed over to the A&W for their chicken strips. While looking at their menu, I accidentally ordered the 3 piece chubby chicken meal. I found it super strange [...]

January 31, 2011 Downtown, Fast Food

Eli’s Serious Sausage

After hearing much about Eli’s Serious Sausage, I wondered, why are the sausages so good? What makes people coming back for more? Since it was a nice day outside, I decided to walk all the way to the cart with the [...]

January 31, 2011 Downtown, Streetcart

JJ’s Restaurant

After looking at There’s Always Room Food Blog, it looked like a great place to go for dinner. It’s cheap affordable and best of all it’s a restaurant run by VCC culinary students. I’ve always heard great things about dining [...]

January 30, 2011 Culinary School, Downtown, Four Beakers

Well Tea House

Since I am on co-op, I’m basically using any lunch time that I have to go out to eat food downtown. Since I am usually in Burnaby during regular semesters…I obviously had to go eat as much as I could. [...]

January 28, 2011 Cafe, Chinese, Downtown, Three Beakers

Yume Japanese Restaurant

I work close to Yume Japanese Restaurant, so I decided to give it a try for lunch. It was one of the better looking Japanese Restaurants on the block. The interior had lots of tables and a very high ceiling [...]

January 27, 2011 Downtown, Japanese, Seafood, Two Beakers

The thing with Tim Horton’s Ice Caps

I am on my 15 minute break and went downstairs to get an Ice Cap at Tim Hortons. Like most  Canadians, we do love our Ice Caps. Did you know, there is a Tim Horton’s in every Simon Fraser University [...]

January 26, 2011 Food for Thought

Kimura Japanese Restaurant (Visit #3)

Clearly I go to the restaurant a bit too often. Check out our past posts : Visit #1 & Visit #2. This time I brought PinappleBun and ConsultingGirl to visit Kimura Japanese Restaurant. PinappleBun ordered the saba and amaebi nigiri. [...]

January 25, 2011 Four Beakers, Japanese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Tapas

Starbucks offers Peppermint Mocha’s all year round!

THIS IS THE BEST INFORMATION I HAVE EVEN GIVEN YOU. This may be interesting to some … or maybe not. I went to Starbucks a few steps away from work and started talking to the cashier about holiday drinks. Since [...]

January 24, 2011 Dessert, Downtown

Olive Garden (Bellingham)

On our way to Bellis Fair Mall in Bellingham, we got quite hungry and decided to find some American food. CanuckGIrl, TaiwaneseGirl and I wanted to check it out, so on our way we went. One thing I couldn’t help [...]

January 24, 2011 Bellingham, Italian, Two Beakers

Yogu San

On the way to Blaine to pick up some parcel (Yes I’m Canadian and Im cheap). TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl and I stopped at Bellis Fair Mall to look around. This mall is about 1 hour away from Vancouver and you know [...]

January 23, 2011 Lynnwood, Three Beakers

Kimura Japanese Restaurant (Visit #2)

Back at KImura’s again one week after the first post. I know the timelines of the posts don’t match up, but I’m behind on posting since I eat so much and school/work gets in the way sometimes. I fell in [...]

January 23, 2011 Four Beakers, Japanese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Tapas

Kimura Japanese Restaurant

InsecureGirl and FragileBoy visited this place before and told M and I we must try it. So, one day after class, they dragged us here. I think this was the best idea yet. M and I were kinda skeptical about [...]

January 22, 2011 Four Beakers, Japanese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Tapas

Kimbob E Ramyun

Since I go to SFU, this is essentially a few steps away from the Downtown campus. It’s cheap, it’s fast, it’s Korean. This restaurants has mostly students that come to eat since SFU, BCIT, and a lot of international schools [...]

January 21, 2011 Downtown, Korean, Three Beakers

Meat & Bread (Visit #2)

First day at work Downtown, so I decided to have my first lunch at Meat & Bread. I’ve been here before and I really loved their Porchetta sandwich. This time I was eager for their grilled cheese. It was an [...]

January 20, 2011 Cafe, Downtown

Cafe Artigiano Latte Art

ConsultingGirl and I went here to catch up and have some coffees. Cafe Artigiano is a great place to get lattes and a great place to really enjoy it. I never like taking their lattes to go. Plus, why would [...]

January 19, 2011 Cafe, Food for Thought, North Burnaby

Purdy’s Milk Chocolate Bar

I was surprising M at work and well… I went too early so I stopped off at Purdy’s to take a look. 2 things I love from Purdy’s: HedgeHogs Ice Cream Bar Since I love nuts ( no pun intended), [...]

January 19, 2011 Dessert, North Burnaby, Uncategorized

Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

My parents wanted to go out to eat with my grandfather, so they looked at a Chinese newspaper to see where they should go. They found Grand Dynasty and wanted to try it out. They have never been to a [...]

January 19, 2011 Chinese, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Red Star Seafood

The family went to Red Star Seafood Restaurant in Richmond. They are another large Chinese restaurant specializing in Dim Sum for Lunch and large dinners at night. When we asked if Red Star was affiliated with the Red Star in [...]

January 19, 2011 Chinese, Richmond, Seafood, Three Beakers