Monthly Archives: September 2011

Suika: Suika Me Silly Dining Package

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “Suika Me Silly” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and bought an additional one for a friend to keep the review [...]

September 29, 2011 Japanese, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers

The Ladle: Grilled Cheese + Soup

The Ladle is one of the few places on at the SFU Burnaby campus that will really cater to vegetarians. It’s close by since I’m always at the West Mall Center. It’s cheap and won’t run you out of all [...]

September 28, 2011 North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Philippine Branded Drinks: What I Came Out of the Store Buying

After I went to yoga, I stopped by the store for some groceries and well…I always come out buying more than I anticipated to buy. Ever since I went to Kulinarya, I could not stop thinking about the Philippine Brand [...]

September 27, 2011 Food for Thought, product

Ddoo Gau Bee (The Toad): Average Food, Mediocre Service

Ddoo Gau Bee is a Korean Restaurant on North Road that serves up traditional Korean food. They also make sushi, but I actually have never ordered it here. A long time ago, I use to come to Ddoo Gau Bee [...]

September 26, 2011 Coquitlam, Korean, Three Beakers

Nuba Waldorf: Worst Dining Experience Ever

Nuba Cafe opened up at the renovated Waldorf Hotel on Hastings. They serve up delicious Lebanese food. When we arrived, the place was packed. The hostess greeted us and we had to wait a 5 minutes for a table, so [...]

September 25, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Lebanese, One Beaker

Yamato Sushi: $5.95 Sushi Special Combos

After a night of 2 back to back yoga sessions, CanuckGirl and I went to Yamato Sushi for some cheap eats. They are known for their cheap affordable sushi combos and bento boxes. They have very limited seating, so take-out [...]

September 24, 2011 Japanese, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Frenchies 50s Diner: Montreal Smoked Meat of Disappointment

I always by this place when  I walk to Stadium Skytrain. I always look inside and drool at the montreal smoked meat, but never had a chance to go inside. This week, I thought I would go since I was [...]

September 23, 2011 Downtown, Sandwich, Two Beakers

A&W: Whistle Dog (Yes, they serve hot dogs)

M was on the hunt for the famous Whistle Dog from A&W. It was popularized by the  ‘All She Wrote’ song by T.I. and Eminem. In the lyrics, Eminem raps “they say McDonalds isn’t a restaurant well I guess I’m wrong but [...]

September 21, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Cafe Medina: Lineups + Delicious Lunch

CanuckGirl gets off early sometimes, so I take advantage of it and eat delicious lunches without feeling lonely! I have to admit, I do quite often eat lunch alone and it can be mighty depressing. CanuckGirl loves Cafe Medina and [...]

September 20, 2011 Four Beakers, Gastown, lunch

Phnom Penh: Coffee, Butter Beef, Wings and Luc Lac

Back to Phnom Penh to try more of their delicious food! @etodac grabbed a few of us here because he just needed to try their famous chicken wings. I wanted to come here for more butter beef…if you’ve tried Phnom [...]

September 19, 2011 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Vietnamese

Sushiyama: Cheap + Amazing Bento Boxes

InsecureGirl and I were itching to eat before we had to go to a friends party Downtown, so we decided to check out Sushiyama, I’ve heard their ebi sunomono was huge and people keep telling me to go. The owners [...]

September 17, 2011 Four Beakers, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese: “World’s Best” Mac & Cheese

I came here a while ago with a few of my friends. I’ve been to Pike Place in Seattle before, but I never knew it was home to the “World’s Best” Mac & Cheese. The next time I visited, I [...]

September 16, 2011 Four Beakers, Sandwich, Seattle

Kulinarya: Delicious Heart Attack

Back to Kulinarya to have the last supper with Fabo before she heads off to Western to finish off her degree. We wanted something good in the Coquitlam area, so we decided to eat here. It wasn’t very busy in [...]

September 16, 2011 Coquitlam, Filipino, Three Beakers

Costco: Hot Dog, Pop, Twist Ice Cream, Churros For Under $3

CanuckGirl and I took an impromptu trip to the states. We shopped till we dropped, but we didn’t want to over indulge on food too. Soo…what we did was go to Costco for lunch. I always wanted to go to Costco in [...]

September 14, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Guu Gastown: Guu’d Food

My goal in life is to go to every single Guu in the world! Hopefully that can be achieved in my lifetime….which may be hard since locations keep popping up around the world. Today, my adventures brought me to Guu [...]

September 13, 2011 Gastown, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Sushi California: Cheap & Affordable

After a long day, Monster, ConsultingGirl and I headed to Sushi California to grab some cheap sushi. I’ve been here before, but its still one of those go to places for decent cheap food. The lines were starting to pile [...]

September 11, 2011 Coquitlam, Japanese, Seafood, Three Beakers

Cozmos Cappuccino Bar & Grill: Decent Food, Cold Service

MedicalGiraffe was back in town and she really does love brunch! The closest brunch place near our hood is Cozmos Cappuccino Bar & Grill. It’s quite popular in the Burnaby North area. If you are a student from Burnaby North Secondary School, [...]

September 8, 2011 Brunch, Cafe, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant: Burrito Packed Full of Shrimp

  I came to Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant a while ago and it’s a really great hole in the wall restaurant with huge delicious portions. They serve up authentic Mexican food which will tingle your taste buds. Last time they ran [...]

September 7, 2011 Mexican, Renfrew-Collingwood