Monthly Archives: February 2013

Yolk's Breakfast Food Cart

Yolks Breakfast Food Cart: OMG SO GOOD

Yolks Breakfast Food Cart is located outside of Stadium Skytrain Station on Thursday and Fridays at 8:30am. Even though it was pouring rain, I really really wanted to try this! M and I went before work to grab a quick [...]

February 27, 2013 Brunch, Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Gastown, Streetcart
Apple Deli

Apple Deli: It’s Like Your Kitchen

Apple Deli is right under Main Skytrain station. They sell simple soups, sandwiches and salads. On my first day of work, people warned me not to come here. Did I listen to them? I don’t think so, it made me [...]

February 25, 2013 Deli, Sandwich, Strathcona, Two Beakers
Kishu River Japanese

Kishu River Japanese: Just Stay Away

I was in the area and my coworkers wanted to grab some lunch close by. We tried going to Congee Noodle King, but they were packed! All the tables were taken, so we settle on Kishu River Japanese. No one [...]

February 24, 2013 Japanese, One Beaker, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney
Foodwares market

Foodwares Market: Inside Granville Skytrain

At the Granville entrance to the Granville Skytrain is a restaurant called Food Wares Market, where they sell fresh paninis, baked goods, desserts, sushi, soup, coffee, premade salads and sandwiches. If you work downtown, its a quick lunch thats around [...]

February 23, 2013 Canadian, Downtown, Sandwich, Three Beakers
Eight and a Half

Eight and a Half Lounge: Dining Package Review

Eight and a Half is a lounge on Main and 8th. I came here a while ago for brunch, but haven’t been here for dinner yet. Right now they are doing a dining package with, where you pay $15 [...]

February 20, 2013 International, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Rajio Japanese Public House: Japanese Izakaya Near UBC

Rajio is owned by the same people who have brought us Suika Izakaya and Kingyo Izakaya. It is located close to the UBC campus. Rajio is Japanese for Radio, so you will notice their logo is a radio. I came [...]

February 19, 2013 Izakaya, Japanese, Kitsilano, Three Beakers
Harvest Community Foods

Harvest Community Foods: Mouth Watering Ramen

Harvest Community Foods is located at the edge of Chinatown. They are a neighbourhood grocery store and eatery. I’ve heard they had a killer ramen from a coworker, so I just had to come here during lunch to check it [...]

February 17, 2013 Chinatown, Ramen, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers
Shanghai Xiao Long Bao Restaurant

Shanghai Xiao Long Bao Restaurant: Downtown Vancouver

Shanghai Xiao Long Bao Restaurant is located on Richards and Pender. I’ve always passed by this restaurant but it seemed a bit sketchy on the outside. We decided to give it a try as we were spending the day across [...]

February 16, 2013 Dim Sum, Downtown, Shanghai, Three Beakers
Dinesty on Robson

Dinesty On Robson: Its Finally in Downtown

Dinesty is finally open on Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver. Dinesty took over the previous location of Jang Mo Jib and completely renovated the location. Their menu is similar but there are a few new additions. The menu now has [...]

February 14, 2013 Robson Street/West End, Shanghai, Three Beakers
Wu Fung Dessert

Wu Fung Dessert: Specializes in Chicken Wings

Wu Fung Dessert doesn’t specialize in dessert, by they are quite famous for their Fried Chicken Wings. I’ve had them about 7 years ago and remembered they were quite tasty. I have a secret addiction to fried chicken, so I [...]

February 13, 2013 Chinese, Richmond, Two Beakers
Lung Kee

Lung Kee Congee Noodles: At the Aberdeen Food Court

Lung Kee Congee Noodles is located in the Aberdeen Food Court. I had no idea where or what to eat for dinner, so I walked around and around the food court. Looking at the menu, the prices seemed good and [...]

February 12, 2013 Chinese, Richmond, Two Beakers
No 1 Chinese Restaurant

No 1 Chinese Restaurant: Deep Fried Tofu is Addictive

Foodology Disclaimer: No 1 Chinese Restaurant invited me to try their dishes. I brought along 5 of my friends to keep the review as unbiased as I could. All dishes you see reflect what you would receive on a regular [...]

February 10, 2013 Chinese, North Burnaby, Three Beakers
Safari Cafe

Safari Cafe: A Hidden Gem

Safari Cafe is a small coffee shop in the Strathcona area outside of Chinatown. I’ve passed by the place a few times and I basically think everything is sketchy in this area. Clearly, I am wrong. One day, my coworkers [...]

February 10, 2013 Cafe, Strathcona, Three Beakers
Mc Donalds Raspberry Pie

McDonalds Canada: Raspberry Pie

McDonalds Canada is always churning out different pies. The past 2 pies introduced were the caramel pie and oreo pie. They never stick around for a long time, so this is also available for a limited amount of time. The Raspberry [...]

February 8, 2013 British Columbia, Fast Food

Terra Breads Cafe: Cookies, Sandwiches, and Hot Chocolate

Terra Breads Cafe is located in the Olympic Village. They have amazing artisan bread, pastries, sandwiches, and drinks. I recently started working near this area and it’s definitely one of our go-to places for lunch. It gets pretty packed during [...]

February 7, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Leonidas: Its Hot Chocolate Time

Foodology Disclaimer: Leonidas invited me to try some of their Hot chocolate to gear up for the Hot Chocolate Festival.  Leonidas is located below Canada Place and serves great hot chocolate to locals and tourists. Besides hot chocolate, they have [...]

February 6, 2013 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown, Three Beakers
The Acorn Vancouver

The Acorn: FeastVan 2013

The Acorn was participating in FeastVan and they were offering a 3 course meal for $30. You start off with the Sunchoke Soup, then you can choose any main and dessert on the menu. FeastVan was happening at the same [...]

February 5, 2013 Riley Park/Little Mountain, Three Beakers, Vegetarian
Peaceful Restaurant

Peaceful Restaurant: Hand Pulled Noodles

Peaceful Restaurant is located on Broadway near Broadway/City Centre Skytrain on the Canada Line. They are best known for their hand pulled noodles! It’s been there for a few years and I remember seeing it when I go to Sha [...]

February 4, 2013 Chinese, Fairview, Three Beakers