Monthly Archives: March 2012

Palki Indian Restaurant: Mmm….Peacock, Pakora and Paneer

Palki Indian Restaurant is located on Commercial Drive and serves traditional Indian food. It’s a bit hard to find since it’s further up Commercial past the other popular restaurants. I took AdventureTimeGirl and M here since we were way too [...]

March 31, 2012 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Indian

Mui Garden: Curry Beef Brisket

Mui Garden has 4 locations in the Lower Mainland and serve up Chinese food. M and I come here once in a while when we want to just get some cheap eats without traveling far. We like to be lazy [...]

March 29, 2012 Burnaby Cariboo-Lougheed, Cafe, Chinese, Two Beakers

Dinesty Chinese Restaurant: Steamed Pork Dumplings (XLB) Is Addictive

Dinesty is a Chinese restaurant in Richmond best known for the Xiao Long Bao (Steamed Pork Dumplings). They have been know to have amazing food and great prices. Since the last dinner didn’t go so well at Po King with [...]

March 29, 2012 Dim Sum, Four Beakers, Richmond, Taiwanese

Thomas Haas: Macarons, Cakes and Croissants

Thomas Haas Patisserie is known for their decadent pastries and treats. The owner- Thomas Haas has been recognized as one of top 10 chocolatiers in North America and have also won numerous awards. I’ve been here a few times and [...]

March 27, 2012 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, North Vancouver

Bali Thai: Outstanding Service in a Food Court

Under Harbour Center is a food court that looks very outdated, but in the food court is this family-owned Thai/Indonesian place – Bali Thai. MeatLover suggested we go here for lunch since I asked her to take me to some [...]

March 27, 2012 Downtown, Indonesian, Thai, Three Beakers

Lucy’s Eastside Diner: Awesome MilkShakes!

Back to Lucy’s Eastside Diner for late night eats with a few friends! I really like this place since the food is reasonably priced and you know it’s never closed since it’s 24 hours. The food isn’t the best thing [...]

March 26, 2012 24 hours, Diner, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Matsuyama: Late Night Specials After 9

Matsuyama in Richmond has some great late night specials after 9pm. After hearing so much about this place from Wongers, I had to join her, Mini604, GoMunch and Lensflaaare for some late night nom noms. The place was packed at [...]

March 25, 2012 Japanese, Late Night, Richmond, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers

Damso Modern Korean Cuisine: Yuzu Snowman Sorbet

Damso Modern Korean Cuisine is located on Denman street and they serve up some delicious Korean dishes with a modern twist. Jay of Coma Food Truck invited a few of his loyal customers that supported his food truck to Damso [...]

March 24, 2012 BBQ, Four Beakers, Korean, Robson Street/West End, Tapas

Tomahawk Restaurant: Established in North Van Since 1920s

The Tomahawk Restaurant has been around since the 1920’s. It’s been featured on ‘Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives’ and also ‘You Gotta Eat Here’, which are both shows on the Food Network. With so much buzz going on about this place, [...]

March 23, 2012 Aboriginal, BBQ, Canadian, North Vancouver, Three Beakers

La Casita Botanas Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “LA CASITA BOTANAS” 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 [...]

March 22, 2012 Downtown, Four Beakers, Mexican

Rue 909 Sushi: Lunch Time Sushi

Rue 909 Sushi replaced the previous sushi place – Urban Sushi. This place serves sushi and is open for lunch and dinner. MeatLover, HipsterGirl and I decided to stop by for some quick lunch since we were a little pressed [...]

March 21, 2012 Downtown, Japanese, Three Beakers

Fleuri: Worlds Best Chocolate Buffet

Fleuri is inside the Sutton Place Hotel on Burrard Street. According to National Geographic, they have the World’s Best Chocolate Buffet. The buffet is $28 per person and you can reserve for either 6pm -8:30pm or 8:30pm- 10pm. If you [...]

March 20, 2012 Dessert, Downtown, European, French, Three Beakers

A&W: Chubby Chicken Strips and Onion Rings

It was a busy day in the office and I needed something quick to devour for lunch. I just popped downstairs to the A&W and got a 3 piece chubby chicken strip combo with onion rings and a coke. It [...]

March 20, 2012 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Sushiyama: Caterpillar Roll, Sushi Pizza, and Huge Sashimi

Sushiyama is a popular Japanese Restaurant near Kingsway and Broadway. They serve up affordable Japanese dishes. Since we knew they were busy, we decided to make reservations so MedicalGiraffe and I didn’t have to wait in the long line ups. [...]

March 19, 2012 Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood, Three Beakers

Po King Seafood Restaurant: $158 Set Menu of Disappointment

My parents wanted to have a dinner with the whole family and they decided to choose Po King Seafood Restaurant. My parents usually come here for dim sum and love the portions, quality and price. I was always quite skeptical [...]

March 18, 2012 Chinese, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Creme de la Crumb Bakeshop: Cinnamon Bun and Sandwiches

Creme de la Crumb is a bake shop that serves up pastries and sandwiches. Everything is made fresh and brings in a busy crowd during lunch. The interior is quite small and everything is take-out. There are no chairs inside [...]

March 17, 2012 Bakery, Downtown, Three Beakers

Venice Garden Seafood Restaurant: Wonton Noodle Soup

Venice Garden Seafood Restaurant is located in the plaza where T&T is on 1st Ave. They sell the usual HK style food at decent prices. They are open quite late, which is awesome but they are cash only. The prices [...]

March 17, 2012 Cafe, Chinese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Bubble 88: A Great Addition to Surrey

Bubble 88 is a Taiwanese restaurant that serves bubble tea and food. They are located very close to the SFU Surrey Campus, so it does draw a lot of traffic from students in the area. It was a long day [...]

March 15, 2012 Bubble Tea, Surrey, Taiwanese, Three Beakers