Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sai Kung Cafe & Bakery: Cookies, Pineapple Buns, and Poo-shaped Cakes

Sai Kung Cafe and Bakery (西貢咖啡餅店) is known for their fresh egg tarts and pineapple buns. During the busy season, they can sell up to 1,000 egg tarts a day. There are lots of hungry people on the weekend that [...]

November 30, 2012 Chinese, Sai Kung

Prawn Noodle Shop: Getting Laksa in Hong Kong

Prawn Noodle Shop in Wan Chai is where my Grandpa took us for lunch when we were strolling through the Wan Chai area. They serve Malaysian and Singaporean dishes, but mostly just noodle dishes. The interior was small and the [...]

November 29, 2012 Four Beakers, Wan Chai

Sushi K Kamizato: A Hidden Gem in Coquitlam

Sushi K Kamizato is run by Chef Keith and his wife Chika in Port Coquitlam. It is Japanese owned and they serve awesome sushi and its very different from Sushi Town or California Sushi. The owners stay true to their [...]

November 28, 2012 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese

Meat & Bread: New Location in Downtown Vancouver

Meat & Bread opened a second location in Downtown Vancouver near Burrard Skytrain earlier this year. It’s definitely needed since it gives people in the Downtown core a taste of their yummy sandwiches. I came with a few friends to [...]

November 27, 2012 Downtown, Four Beakers, Sandwich

Campbell’s Soup Flavours in Hong Kong

When I was in Hong Kong, I was so amazed by the different soup flavours they have there compared to North America. They were actually good! My grandpa would secretly serve us some of these soups and we didn’t notice [...]

November 26, 2012 Hong Kong, product

Food Network Canada’s Recipe to Riches: Triple Nut Toffee

In episode 6 of Recipe to Riches on Food Network Canada, they feature Don Harquail of Burnaby, British Columbia! He battles a few others in the Candies and Chocolate Category. My mom was pretty excited about going to Superstore to [...]

November 25, 2012 Food for Thought, product

Max’s Restaurant: Filipino Food on Kingsway

Max’s Restaurant is a Filipino chain restaurant that has recently opened on Kingsway. M, Scarface and I were curious about the food, so we decided to check it out. There are a ton of seats inside, so its great for [...]

November 24, 2012 Filipino, Two Beakers, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

Din Tai Fung: Michelin Star Restaurant in Hong Kong

Din Tai Fung is an award winning restaurant from Taiwan. There are branches all over the world. Din Tai Fung has been around since 1958 and then in the 1980s they began selling Xiao Long Bao, which made them very [...]

November 23, 2012 Dim Sum, Four Beakers, Taiwanese, Tsim Sha Tsui

Kee Tsui Cake Shop 奇趣餅家: Traditional Chinese Bakery

Kee Tsui Cake Shop is located on Fa Yuen Street. They are not any regular cake shop, they specialize in traditional Chinese pastries and cakes. It is family owned and has stayed that way that way. They have gotten rave [...]

November 22, 2012 Bakery, Chinese, Four Beakers, Mong Kok

The Hastings Warehouse: $4.95 for All Food on the Menu

The Hastings Warehouse has ALL their food for $4.95. Drink are of course more costly than $4.95. This place is always packed and you will always see groups of people drinking. Even though it is on Hastings, it’s not sketchy [...]

November 21, 2012 Gastown, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Two Beakers

McDonalds Canada: Introduces McBites

McDonalds Canada finally comes out with the Chicken McBites. A few months ago, it was only available in the United States and a few friends and I actually drove to the states to try it. The McBites are quite different [...]

November 20, 2012 Fast Food

Guu Otokomae: Guutine, so Canadian Eh?

Guu Otokomae is located in Gastown and is very close to Waterfront Skytrain. M and I came here very late at night, so we were able to get a table effortlessly. It’s usually best to have reservations, but we just [...]

November 19, 2012 Four Beakers, Gastown, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night

Denny’s Canada: New ‘The Hobbit’ Menu Items

To celebrate the release of The Hobbit on December 14th, Dennys and Warner Brothers teamed up to create this amazing new menu. All of the items in the menu makes a reference to characters or items in the movie. M, [...]

November 18, 2012 Coquitlam, Fast Food, Late Night, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Kingyo: ‘Simply Kingyo’ Dining Package Review

Kingyo is a Japanese Izakaya restaurant that is located on Denman Street. It’s a great place to chill at night over some drinks and dishes. The environment is lively and they have a variety of different of dishes. Vaneats is [...]

November 17, 2012 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Burger Heaven: Burgers in New Westminster

Burger Heaven in New Westminster has monsterous burgers! They even have a sign inside that says “Best Burgers in Town”. M and I come here once in a while when we feel super hungry…and when we want to pick up [...]

November 16, 2012 New Westminster, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Yokozuna 橫綱 : Long Lineup For Ramen in Hong Kong

Yokozuna may be a name of a famous wrestler, but in Hong Kong, it’s a place where everyone goes for ramen. It’s located in Yau Ma Tei. It has long line ups during lunch and dinner. The interior is quite [...]

November 15, 2012 Four Beakers, Japanese, Yau Ma Tei

Wildebeest: Eating Beef Tongue, Sweetbreads, Skin, and Foie Gras

Wildebeest opened up in Gastown earlier in the Summer and has a very darling menu with unusual ingredients. When coming here, you can’t be squeamish of the items you are eating! Have an open mind and enjoy the intricate flavours. [...]

November 14, 2012 Gastown, Three Beakers

Mogu Japanese Street Eats: Japanese Inspired Sandwiches

Mogu Japanese Street Eat is one of the new food trucks that debuted in Vancouver. They are on the corner of Howe and Dunamuir and sells Japanese inspired burgers. I came with @smoovegroove to grab lunch and see how their [...]

November 13, 2012 Downtown, Food Carts, Japanese, Streetcart, Three Beakers