Monthly Archives: April 2013

Vij's Railway Express

Vij’s Railway Express: Indian Food On Wheels

It’s great working downtown since there is always good restaurants and food trucks around. On a nice sunny day, my coworkers and I took a little adventure to Vij’s Railway express to have a taste of their indian food on [...]

April 30, 2013 Downtown, Food Carts, Indian, Streetcart, Three Beakers
Rodneys Gastown

Rodney’s Oyster House: Gastown

Rodney’s Oyster House has opened a new location in Gastown. The have taken up the space of Cobre that used to be there. They have the same items like their Yaletown location. My coworkers and I came here for their [...]

April 29, 2013 Gastown, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
Nuba Yaletown

Nuba Yaletown: Najibs Special and Beef Brochette

Nuba Yaletown is located on Seymour and Davie Street. If you are a fan of the Nuba chain of restaurants, this location is equally as good. Since Flo moved in across the street,  we wanted to search for some dinner [...]

April 28, 2013 Four Beakers, Gluten Free Options, Lebanese, Vegetarian, Yaletown
Street Meet

Street Meet Food Truck: Mushroom Soup and Risotto Balls

Street Meet Food Truck is located on Pender and Burrard. It’s quite close to Burrard Skytrain.  The chefs are very focused in providing great food while being as sustainable as possible in everything they do. They try to use local [...]

April 27, 2013 Downtown, Food Carts, Streetcart, Three Beakers
Tim Hortons Thick Cut Bacon

Tim Hortons: New Thick Cut Bacon?

Tim Hortons recently introduced their new Thick Cut Hickory Smoked Bacon on March 12, 2013. They have really made a large push to show their customers that their bacon has changed. They even created a bacon mascot called ‘Evan‘ to [...]

April 26, 2013 British Columbia, Fast Food
Green Lettuce

Green Lettuce: Indian Style Chinese Food

Taiwanesegirl sometimes takes me to the strangest places I’ve never heard of. She took a bunch of us out to Green Lettuce Restaurant saying how amazing their food is. When I heard ‘Indian Style Chinese food’, I wasn’t sure what [...]

April 24, 2013 Chinese, Four Beakers, Indian, Kensington
Hakkaku Ramen

Hakkaku Ramen: Ramen in North Burnaby

I’ve passed by this place for about a year and a half, so I thought it was about time I try this place out. A friend of ours told us it had great ramen, so M really wanted to try [...]

April 18, 2013 Japanese, North Burnaby, Three Beakers
Finch's Market

Finch’s Market: This Place Be Hipster

If you have ever heard of Finch’s in Downtown Vancouver, you will love their sister restaurant – Finch’s Market. They have been open since December 2012 serving up their delicious sandwiches and salads. It’s located on East Georgia and Jackson [...]

April 17, 2013 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Sandwich, Strathcona
Au Petite Cafe

Au Petit Cafe: Pho and Banh Mi

My friends love food and a cheap meal is what they love the most. We went to Au Petit Cafe on a weekend to get a taste of their spring rolls and banh mi sandwiches. All of their items are [...]

April 16, 2013 Riley Park/Little Mountain, Three Beakers, Vietnamese
Arby's Loaded Curly Fries

Arby’s: Loaded Curly Fries

Whenever we’re at the food court, we kinda like to see what new products are being created by fast food chains. It’s kind of a weird obsession of mine. Also, Arby‘s is one of my favorite fast food chains. Seriously, [...]

April 15, 2013 Fast Food, South Burnaby

Mosaic Bar & Grille: Local, Sustainable, Creative, and Delicious.

I was invited to Mosaic Bar and Grille by Chef Thomas Heinrich to explore their amazing cuisine. They specialize in locally sourced produce, sustainable seafood and choice ingredients with careful and creative preparation. When you look at their dishes, you’ll know [...]

April 14, 2013 Canadian, Downtown, Four Beakers, Seafood, WestCoast
Tacofino Commissary

Tacofino Commissary: Hello Churros

We went to Tacofino Commissary on a weekend to catch their brunch. Tacofino has come a long way since their days of running a food truck in Tofino, BC. I can remember having my first bite of Tacofino Cantina and [...]

April 13, 2013 Hastings-Sunrise, Mexican, Three Beakers
Friend's BBQ Restaurant

Friend’s BBQ Restaurant: Just Stay Away

Friend’s BBQ Restaurant is a new restaurant in the former location of Mui Garden on North Road. We came here thinking it would be a BBQ place where we could grill our own meats. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. They [...]

April 12, 2013 BBQ, Chinese, Coquitlam, One Beaker
Chui Restaurant

Chui Restaurant: Korean Fusion Restaurant

I’ve never heard of Chui Restaurant until my friend decided to have dinner here. It’s a relatively new restaurant on Robson across from Whole Foods. They serve Korean fusion food. The space is pretty cool. It’s divided up so there [...]

April 10, 2013 Korean, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers
Snackbox by Foodee

Snackbox by Foodee: 50% Discount Code

A lovely package arrived at work from Vancouver-based company – They have recently revamped their monthly Snackbox subscription service. Whats different about their new snackboxes is that they contain healthy, delicious snacks that are ethically produced by small to large companies. [...]

April 8, 2013 British Columbia, product
Guu Garlic

Guu Garlic: Lunch Time

Guu Garlic is open for lunch from Tuesday to Sunday 11:30am till 2:30pm. It’s a nice place to go for lunch if you want to spend about $10 and have a good Japanese meal. I was never able to make [...]

April 7, 2013 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Falconetti’s East Side Grill: Dining Package Review

Falconetti’s is located on Commercial Drive near 1st Avenue. They are famous due to their sausage. Even Guy Fieri came here to film Diners Drive-ins and Dives. They make all their sausages in-house on the right side of the restaurant [...]

April 5, 2013 Bar and Grill, Canadian, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers
Nuba on Main

Nuba on Main: Munching on Lunch

Whats awesome about my new job is that I’m so close to some pretty yummy food. When I discovered Nuba is close by on 3rd and Main…I just had to have a taste of their food. I come here at [...]

April 4, 2013 Four Beakers, Lebanese, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street