Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bao Chau Vietnamese: Cheap and Delicious

Bao Chau Vietnamese is located on Hastings near Playland, they sell the usual dishes like pho, rice and vermicelli noodle dishes. They are best known for their cheap prices and good eats. Simple Vietnamese food. After my last final exam [...]

April 30, 2012 Hastings-Sunrise, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Guu Garlic: Garlic Chips are Addictive

Guu Garlic is one of my favorite Guu locations as they serve tapas with a theme of garlic. Since there are so many Guus in Vancouver now, there are only 2 that I adore going to … Guu Garden and [...]

April 29, 2012 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Joyeaux Cafe & Restaurant: Avocado Smoothie & Banh Mi

Joyeaux Cafe is a very popular Vietnamese Restaurant in Downtown. They are always busy for lunch and most people make a reservation to ensure they get a spot to sit. Their portions are large and their prices are cheap, so [...]

April 29, 2012 Cafe, Downtown, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Mahony & Sons (Burrard Landing): A Pub By The Water

Mahony & Sons is a pub outside the Vancouver Convention Center. They have a wide variety of beers and cocktails, plus they sell some pretty delicious lunch! The interior is very large and can host small to large groups. Since [...]

April 28, 2012 Downtown, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen: Lamb Shank and Saag Paneer

Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen is a new restaurant that opened up on commercial drive and specializes in healthy, sustainable, and delicious Indian food. Chef Siddharth Choudhary took over the former restaurant – Corner Tandoori in 2011 and reopened in early 2012. [...]

April 26, 2012 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Indian

King Mahal Restaurant: Looks Ugly but Tastes Great

King Mahal Restaurant is an Indian restaurant on Hastings Street in North Burnaby serving authentic Northern Indian cuisine. The Heights Merchant Association is holding this 3-day event (April 24 – April 26, 2012) called “Crave” to showcase some of the [...]

April 25, 2012 Indian, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria: Pizza, Pizza, Pizza

Foodology Disclaimer: I was invited to their media event to try out their food and hear more about the restaurant. I tried not to be biased and focused more on the taste of the food. All items are the same [...]

April 25, 2012 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Pacific Buffet: A Buffet on a Boat

Pacific Buffet is on the BC Ferries during the sailings between Vancouver and Victoria. Instead of being bored on the ferry, you can stuff your face for 1.5 hrs and have a great view of the ocean. They have breakfast, [...]

April 23, 2012 Buffet, Three Beakers, Tsawwassen

Catch 122: Newest Brunch Spot Near Woodwards

Catch 122 is a new restaurant across from Woodwards and they are currently serving, breakfast, brunch, and lunch. They are known for their simple food that is not over the top. Basically comfort food done right with no surprises. You [...]

April 22, 2012 Brunch, Four Beakers, Gastown

Fat Dragon BBQ: Dining on Pig head

A new restaurant has popped up on the Downtown East Side called Fat Dragon BBQ. The location is quite remote and nothing very pretty is around this place.Even though it is a Chinese restaurant, its more of Chinese x Southern [...]

April 22, 2012 Bar and Grill, BBQ, Three Beakers

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver: Afternoon Tea

A year ago, I purchased a Dealfind coupon for Afternoon Tea for 2 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for $38. It seemed like a good deal, but I forgot to redeem it. Apparently, they extended the deadline until the end [...]

April 21, 2012 Downtown, Three Beakers

Indulge n Dance: Up and Coming Pastry Makers

Foodology Disclaimer: I was invited as media to attend this event, but was not required to write about it. I decided to write about it to showcase the amazing bakers in Vancouver. Indulge n Dance is an after dinner event [...]

April 19, 2012 Event

Subeez Cafe: Brunch Time

Subeez Cafe is located in Yaletown and they serve up brunch on the weekends. CanuckGirl and I went a few years ago and loved their brunch, so we decided to go back to have some more. They are open for [...]

April 19, 2012 Two Beakers, Yaletown

VANEATs Latest Dining Package: “Oh My SalaThai”

Foodology Disclaimer: approached DJ Roman J and I to try out the “Oh My SalaThai” dining package and write a review about it. The review does not guarantee 100% similar service you might normally get from the restaurant. Roman J [...]

April 18, 2012 Downtown, Four Beakers, Thai

Purdy’s Chocolate: Extreme Milk Bar

I took a break from work and decided to roam around for a fruit smoothie. Somewhere along this break, I ended up getting some ice cream from Purdy’s Chocolates. When it comes to their milk ice cream bars, I have [...]

April 18, 2012 Dessert, Downtown, Three Beakers

Sherlock’s Cafe: The Case of the Pot Pie

Sherlock’s Cafe is located in New Westminster and serves British style food. They are best known for their pot pies, but thats not why they are so special. We’ve all heard of Chinese Grocery stores or Korean grocery stores in [...]

April 17, 2012 New Westminster, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Nook: Prosciutto, Gnocchi and Affogato

Nook is a traditional Italian restaurant on the West End that is known for the pizza and pasta. They do not take any reservations at all, so sometimes you will need to avoid the peak dining hours. FoodPunk took me here to [...]

April 16, 2012 Italian, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Bay Sushi Cafe: Quick and Fast Lunch

Another lunch with TaiwaneseGirl and we are slowly running out of Sushi restaurants downtown. Flo recommended Bay Sushi Cafe. Since it is super close to my office, I headed down for some lunch. Bay Sushi Cafe sells rolls, bento boxes [...]

April 15, 2012 Downtown, Japanese, Two Beakers