Monthly Archives: December 2012

Chef Boyardee

Chef Boyarbee, Spaghettios, and Campbell’s GO Soups

A trip to Seattle isn’t complete without going to Wal-Mart to stock up on prepackaged foods not available in Canada. I probably spent more at Wal-Mart than I do at the Seattle Premium Outlet. Pretty sad, I know! Most of [...]

December 30, 2012 Food for Thought, product
Golden Ocean Seafood Restaurant

Golden Ocean Seafood Restaurant: Signature Dishes

Foodology Disclaimer: I was invited by ChineseBites to try Golden Ocean Seafood Restaurant’s signature dishes with a few other bloggers. The service is not representative of their usual service since they knew we were coming. Golden Ocean Seafood Restaurant is located in Kerrisdale [...]

December 29, 2012 Chinese, Dim Sum, Kerrisdale, Three Beakers
Jenny's Bakery Hong Kong

Jenny’s Bakery: A True Hong Kong Treat

A visit to Hong Kong is incomplete without a visit to Jenny’s Bakery. It is very famous among locals and tourists. Their original location is in the Stanley Market, but have since open many more locations throughout Hong Kong. They [...]

December 26, 2012 Bakery, Four Beakers, Specialty Shop, Stanley
The Last Crumb

The Last Crumb Bakery & Cafe: Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows

The Last Crumb Bakery & Cafe recently opened on Main Street. My sister was trying to get me out of the house, so she suggested we have lunch here. Since I love trying new places, I couldn’t say no. It [...]

December 25, 2012 Bakery, Cafe, Gluten-Free, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Three Beakers
I Love Cake Store

I Love Cake Store: Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, there are a bunch of hidden specialty shops that cater to a particular niche. There are so many that are hard to find  since they aren’t that easy to search on Google. People mostly depend on ‘word [...]

December 24, 2012 Specialty Shop, Yau Ma Tei
Siddhartha's Indian Kitchen

Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen: It’s SO Good

Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen is a restaurant on commercial drive and specializes in healthy, sustainable, and delicious Indian food. I’ve been here a few times and I love the food. I came this time with KoreanGirl since she wanted to try [...]

December 23, 2012 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Indian
Warheads Sour Chewy Cubes

Warheads Sour Chewy Cubes: A Review

When I was a kid, I always adored Warheads for creating their sour warhead candy. It was a pleasure to see people putting the candy in their mouth and seeing them squirm from the sour taste. I was an evil [...]

December 22, 2012 Food for Thought, product
Grand Dynasty

Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant: Signature Dishes

Foodology Disclaimer: I was invited by ChineseBites to try Grand Dynasty’s signature dishes with a few other bloggers. The service is not representative of their usual service since they knew we were coming. Grand Dynasty is located at the Grand Villa Casino in [...]

December 22, 2012 Chinese, North Burnaby, Three Beakers
Broken Rice

Broken Rice: New Vietnamese Restaurant in North Burnaby

One day I was passing by Hastings and I saw Broken Rice. It’s great that a good amount of new restaurants are popping up in the area, it makes me really excited because this area his my “hood”. Not in [...]

December 20, 2012 North Burnaby, Three Beakers, Vietnamese
Western Lake Chinese Restaurant

Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant: Signature Dishes

Foodology Disclaimer: I was invited by ChineseBites to try Western Lake’s signature dishes with a few other bloggers. The service is not representative of their usual service since the dishes are overly garnished compared to usual visits. Western lake Chinese [...]

December 19, 2012 Chinese, Kensington, Three Beakers
Maria's Taverna

Maria’s Taverna: Saganaki and Kelftiko is a Must Order

I’ve always found Greek cuisine to be quite hard to please my appetite since it is always a bit expensive and not sure what to order except for the usual Chicken Souvlaki. We asked TractorDean to take us to his [...]

December 18, 2012 Greek, Kitsilano, Three Beakers
La Casita Vancouver

La Casita: $5 Burritos and $3 Margaritas in Vancouver

La Casita is a Mexican Restaurant in Gastown. One day, M, cruzpresso and I were looking for a place to eat and stumbled upon La Casita and was curious how the food would be. If you come for the specials, [...]

December 17, 2012 Four Beakers, Gastown, Mexican
McDonalds USA

McDonalds Seattle: CBO Sandwich, Peppermint Mocha, and McFlurry

When CanuckGirl and I go to Seattle, we usually stop by a McDonalds. She loves her cheap McNuggets and I love reviewing items that are different the McDonalds Canada. Since it is the holidays, McDonalds released a few holiday items [...]

December 16, 2012 Fast Food, Food for Thought, Washington State

Hubbub Sandwiches: Eat-in or Take Out

Hubbub Sandwiches is located close to the Vancouver Art Gallery and they serve up Sandwiches and salads. It’s quite popular during the lunch hour for people working in the area. I myself have gone a few times with friends and [...]

December 15, 2012 Downtown, Sandwich, Three Beakers
Lee's Donuts

Lee’s Donuts: A Treat on Granville Island

KoreanGirl raved about how her parents love Lee’s Donuts on Granville Island. Lee’s Donuts is located inside the Granville Island Public Market and has stayed a family business for a very very long time. The place is very busy during [...]

December 14, 2012 Bakery, Granville Island, Three Beakers
Chipotle Vancouver

Chipotle Vancouver: It’s Finally Open and We Ate Everything

My last taste of Chipotle Mexican Grill was the past Summer in New York. I have been left Chipotle-less for 6 months and when I got word that Chipotle was coming to Vancouver, I jumped for joy and so did [...]

December 13, 2012 Downtown, Fast Food, Mexican, Three Beakers

Japadog Restaurant: New Ume Japadog

The Japadog Restaurant on Robson and Seymour is always coming up with new flavours of Japadogs. Japadogs are Japanese-inspired Hot Dogs with unique toppings. Since it’s Winter now, I didn’t want to go to their carts to grab a quick [...]

December 13, 2012 Downtown, Japanese, lunch, Three Beakers

Pizza Hut Canada: New Hot Dog Stuffed Crust

Pizza Hut Canada finally introduced the Hot Dog Stuffed Crust after a successful launch in the UK and US. When the Vancouver Social Media Awards committee got together for a whole day meeting, we decided to order some pizza. We [...]

December 12, 2012 British Columbia, Delivery, Fast Food, Food for Thought