Monthly Archives: February 2012

First ImPrestons Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “First ImPreston’s” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and I brought along Abbytizer to keep the review as unbiased as I [...]

February 29, 2012 Downtown, WestCoast

Fray: Restaurant on Fraser

Hello Internet! Abbytizer and I checked out a fun, new restaurant on Fraser Street called Fray. The restaurant prides itself on having its dishes made from locally sourced and fresh ingredients. The inside of the restaurant is dimly lit, has [...]

February 28, 2012 Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Cartems Donuterie: Pop-up Shop of Donuts

Cartems Donuterie opened up a pop-up shop in Gastown and another near Commercial. A pop-up shop means its only temporary. They sell unique donuts with very unique flavours and cater to people who are gluten-free and vegan. My coworkers and [...]

February 27, 2012 Bakery, Gastown, Gluten-Free, Pop-Up Shop, Three Beakers

Ensemble Tap: To Tap or Not To Tap

Ensemble Tap is opened by Top Chef Canada’s winner – Dale MacKay. They sell pub-style food with a large array of beer on tap, thus the name. It’s a spin off of his other restaurant – Ensemble, which is a [...]

February 27, 2012 Downtown, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

McDonalds: New McBistro Sandwiches

I was walking at Metrotown and I saw that McDonalds has new sandwiches called the ‘McBistro’. They are a new line of chicken sandwiches, which are for people who are a bit health conscious. You can have the option of having [...]

February 26, 2012 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Twix Peanut Butter Bar Review

I find the strangest things while waiting in line at the checkout in Walmart. I was looking at all the candy and the Twix Peanut Butter bar caught my eye. I love the original Twix and I was so curious [...]

February 24, 2012 Food for Thought, product

Chronic Tacos Cantina: Taco, Taco, Taco

Chronic Tacos opened up their third location in Gastown! Since I saw a Social Shopper deal, I quickly got it! I’ve been to another location and the food was good. This Chronic Taco location is much larger and has 2 [...]

February 23, 2012 Gastown, Mexican, Three Beakers

Konbinya: DragonBall Z Coffee, Kirby Candy & Noodles

Konbinya is this specialty store on Robson Street that sells a bunch of Japanese products. They have lots of drinks, candy, and other stuff. I love this place to find some unique snacks. Since M was feeling a bit sick, [...]

February 22, 2012 Food for Thought, product

Verace Amore Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “Verace Amore” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and I brought along CandiedZen to keep the review as unbiased as I [...]

February 21, 2012 Downtown, Italian, Three Beakers

Bons Off Broadway: Grease-tacular Breakfast

Bon’s Off Broadway is known for their super cheap $2.95 breakfasts and has been a popular place for University students to eat ridiculously cheap food. The interior has lots of space. They have been around for a long time and [...]

February 21, 2012 Brunch, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Leonidas: Waffles, Hot Chocolate and Chocolates

Leonidas is a Belgian Chocolate shop inside the Convention Center near Waterfront Station. They sell lots of signature chocolates, macarons, waffles, drinks, and other chocolate goodies. The interior is quite small, but can fit a few small groups. M and [...]

February 20, 2012 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown, Three Beakers

Verace Pizzeria: Calzones, Pizza, and Pasta

For Valentines Day, TaiwaneseGirl, M and I decided to Verace Pizzeria for dinner. Very romantic – 2 girls and M…I think M was a happy man and thought he looked pimp. I honestly just wanted pizza. Verace Pizzeria serves up [...]

February 19, 2012 Downtown, Italian, Three Beakers

McDonalds $1 off Coffee Feb 20 – 26th

After Tim Hortons offered their $1 lattes for a limited time, McDonalds joins the promotional race by offering $1 off Coffee from February 20th – 26th, 2012. I saw several advertisements around Downtown Vancouver, so it is legit. It’s applicable [...]

February 17, 2012 Food for Thought

Himalayan Peak: Restaurant on a Hill

The Himalayan Peak at SFU sells Indian food. You can either do takeout or eat in. They are best known for their all-you-can-eat buffet since its the best bang for your buck if you eat a lot. Since a few [...]

February 16, 2012 Indian, SFU, Three Beakers

Yutaka: New Sushi Restaurant on Main Street

Hello Internet! Today Abbytizer and I checked out a new restaurant on Main Street called Yutaka. This restaurant opened late of last year and it hasn’t had a grand opening yet, just a “soft” opening. This restaurant is slowly becoming [...]

February 15, 2012 Four Beakers, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Red Lobster: 4 course meal for $15

It has taken me two trips to Lynnwood to figure out where Red Lobster is located. The first time, my GPS led me to a residential area and I gave up. I didn’t want to use data on my phone [...]

February 15, 2012 Lynnwood, Seafood, Two Beakers, WestCoast

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Delicious Food Beyond the Border

Chipotle is a chain fast food restaurant in the United States, they have a few on the eastern side of Canada too. Since TaiwaneseGirl was raving about how she wanted it SO badly, we went to grab some lunch. We [...]

February 14, 2012 Fast Food, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Lynnwood, Mexican

Tim Hortons $1 Lattes and Honey Crullers

Tim Hortons has been advertising their $1 lattes until February 19th, 2012. They are trying hard to promote these drinks. They are definitely trying to rival other companies like Starbucks and McDonalds by creating more types of coffee. Since I needed [...]

February 13, 2012 Fast Food, Food for Thought