Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nuba: Amazing for Lunch

Since another one of my coworkers was leaving, it was another lunch outing at the office. We chose Nuba since it was a decent walk from the office and has a reputation for delicious food. They did not take reservations, [...]

May 31, 2011 Downtown, Four Beakers, lunch, Middle Eastern

Tim Hortons: BLT Bagel Disappointment

I’m always in a rush to actually eat breakfast, so there are days when I resort to eating Tim Hortons because it’s so close. Today, I wanted to try something a bit different on their menu, go I got the [...]

May 30, 2011 Fast Food

Bao Chau: Good Pho & Meh Spring Rolls

ConsultingGirl was craving for some pho, but wanted to avoid a few of the horrible places in Burnaby, so we drove a bit further to go to Bao Chau. Since it was another game day, everyone was out Downtown or [...]

May 29, 2011 Hastings-Sunrise, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Triple O’s: Missing Pickles

Up at SFU, there really isn’t too many to places to eat at. One of the more convenient and popular places is Triple O’s in the Academic Quadrangle. Since it was Tuesday, They have a deal called “Triple O’s Tuesday”, [...]

May 29, 2011 Fast Food, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

The Diamond: Drinks and Appetizers

Flo has always wanted to try out The Diamond, but they were always too full. We were having a little SFU get together and when she asked if they had space. Flo jumped at the chance to go. The Diamond [...]

May 27, 2011 Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

2011 Chinatown Night Market Food Vendors

When I was driving to Yaletown to meet up with Flo and hikingman, I noticed these orange tents near Chinatown. This meant the night market was on! After a light dinner, we decided we would have dinner #2 at the [...]

May 26, 2011 Event

Higher Grounds: Tea & Coffee Place

I’m usually pressed for time when I move from the SFU Burnaby Campus to the SFU Harbour Center Campus. Time does not really permit me to have a big snack or even a lunch when there is 1 hour between [...]

May 26, 2011 Cafe, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Qoola: Do It Yourself Frozen Yogurt

I was just at Metrotown and I had a little sweet tooth craving. I really didn’t want anything unhealthy or anything super sweet and chocolately. As I strolled around, I decided to go to Qoola. They have ‘do it yourself’ [...]

May 24, 2011 Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

BonChaz: Things Do Change…But Not For The Better

Did I ever tell you I love deals? As a student I love to save a bit here and there. Since BonChaz had their ‘back to school’ promotions, they were giving away free coffee for the first 3 days of [...]

May 23, 2011 Bakery, Downtown, Two Beakers

The One: Good Alternative to Bubble World

SkinnyBones was back in town after 1.5 years of exchange to Korea. Flo and I decided to meet up with her to catch up over some food near Kingsway. Since The One on Kingsway looks super cool, we decided to [...]

May 23, 2011 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

M’s Food Court Corner: Thai Express

Welcome to the first article of many of M’s Food Court Corner. I will be reviewing the different food court restaurants in Vancouver and the tri-city area specifically for young bachelor’s with no money like me! I won’t be going [...]

May 22, 2011 M's Food Court Corner, Thai, Three Beakers

Hog Shack: Burnt Ends Adventure

One day, I was in class and I get a message on Twitter from @Kathygko about an EatUp at Hogshack. She heard they had the burnt ends available, so she grouped a bunch of people together to chowdown on the [...]

May 22, 2011 BBQ, Richmond, Three Beakers

Toshi Sushi: Amazing Sushi

I ventured out to eat since the Canucks were playing. This is prime opportunity to go to the popular restaurants without waiting! I always wanted to try Toshi Sushi but was always turned off by the long long waits. ScienceNerd [...]

May 20, 2011 Four Beakers, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood

Belgian Fries: Poutine, Poutine, Chili Dog

M and I were getting a bit hungry, so we decided to try Belgium Fries. I have heard a lot about their popular poutines.  I’ve never been to Montreal, so I’ve never been close to real authentic poutine. We lined [...]

May 19, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Cold Stone Creamery: Invading Vancouver

I have a lot of Korean friends and they were raving about how Coldstone was finally in Vancouver. Apparently it’s really big in Korea. Fabo took CubedTee, M, ScarFace, TanGuy and myself to the Coquitlam location. When we got there, [...]

May 18, 2011 Coquitlam, Dessert, Three Beakers

Pho Hoa: All the Way to Coquitlam

Meeting up with Cubedtee and Fabo for dessert but, M, ScarFace, TanGuy and I didn’t eat dinner. Clearly, we were not very smart that day since usually dinner comes before dessert. Since we were starving, we went across the street [...]

May 17, 2011 Coquitlam, Two Beakers, Vietnamese

Beard Papa’s: Cream Puffs and More Cream Puffs

I was having a stressful day at work, so during my lunch break; I headed over to Beard Papa’s for some cream puffs. That’s the usual thing that cheers me up, sweets! I’m actually not a big fan of sweets, [...]

May 16, 2011 Bakery, Dessert, Downtown, Three Beakers

Amelia: Cheap & Affordable Breakfast

PedoGirl and I went off to Amelia in New Westminster to FINALLY check out their breakfast. They are known for their affordable breakfasts and Chinese food. You could say Amelia is a hole in the wall restaurant with outdated décor [...]

May 16, 2011 Brunch, Chinese, New Westminster, Three Beakers