Monthly Archives: May 2013

Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi: I Had a Feeling

Since Yo Sushi opened up on Hastings, I was always curious to see how their sushi would be. It resides in the old Bombay Behl. It is completely different inside and has lots of booth seating. The first thing I noticed [...]

May 27, 2013 Japanese, North Burnaby, Sushi, Two Beakers
Taser Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Taser Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: Guilty Pleasure

I love when there is great weather since all the food carts and food trucks are open. The hardest part of my day is trying to figure out where to eat. It’s a bad case of #FirstWorldProblems. I know, I [...]

May 26, 2013 Sandwich, Strathcona, Three Beakers
Eat Vancouver

EAT! Vancouver 2013: Food and Cooking Festival

Eat Vancouver is back for its’ 11th year. It’s a food and cooking festival that brings together food lovers in Vancouver with some amazing exhibitors. It’s held at BC Place on May 24th – 26th. Entrance is $14 (online ticket) and [...]

May 25, 2013 British Columbia, Event
Richmond Night Market

Richmond Night Market 2013: SaucyPops, Takoyaki, Chef James, and Mogu

The Richmond Night Market is back and is often confused with the Summer Night Market (the one by IKEA). This one is located right beside the River Rock Casino and Canada Line. There are tons of shops and food stands in the market. [...]

May 24, 2013 Canadian, Japanese, Korean, Richmond, Streetcart

Chicco: Japanese Parfaits

Chicco has been on Robson street for a long time and I remember coming here a long time ago for Parfaits with friends. It’s great that it’s still around serving up their Japanese versions of parfaits. The parfaits have changed [...]

May 23, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers
Reel Mac and Cheese

Reel Mac and Cheese: Comfort Food On Wheels

The list of new food trucks was revealed a few weeks ago and I just had my eyes on the Reel Mac and Cheese Truck. When I saw them open, my coworkers and I just had to go. It was [...]

May 22, 2013 American, Downtown, Kid Friendly, Two Beakers, Vegetarian
Patron Tacos & Cantina

Patron Tacos & Cantina: Lunch Time

Patron Tacos & Cantina is located on Robson street at Cambie Street. The interior is like a Mexican restaurant with a sports bar. There are tons of TVs everywhere, so no matter which seat you have, you can be in [...]

May 21, 2013 lunch, Mexican, Two Beakers, Yaletown
Longs Noodle House

Long’s Noodle House: Long Story Short, It’s Awesome

Long’s Noodle House is located on Main street right beside Au Petit Cafe. Both of these places are very busy and there are line ups during peak hours. I came here for a family lunch as we heard it has [...]

May 20, 2013 Dim Sum, Four Beakers, Noodles, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Shanghai
Burdock & Co.

Burdock & Co : Farm to Table Concept

Burdock & Co has open up in the former location of Cafeteria. This restaurant is headed by Chef Andrea Carlson. Her menu reflects the locavore philosophy with using local organic produce throughout the menu. The interior is quite cozy with [...]

May 19, 2013 Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers, Vegetarian, WestCoast

Spaghetei: Japanese Style Spaghetti

Spaghetei opened on Robson Street a few days ago. They took over the former location of Benkei Ramen. This chain of restaurants has been around since 1975 and it’s finally landed in Vancouver. KoreanGirl and I were wandering around Robson [...]

May 16, 2013 Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers
Marutama Ramen

Marutama Ramen: Newest Ramen Restaurant in Vancouver

Marutama Ramen opened up in Vancouver on May 5th, 2013. They have been around for about 10 years and since then it’s been opening up shops around the world. There are several location in Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and now [...]

May 15, 2013 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End
Suika Izakaya

Suika Snackbar: SupaSUIKA Dining Package

I’ve been to Suika Snackbar several times in the past few years and it’s always been a great experience. They have sister restaurants located around town – Kingyo and Rajio. Suika means watermelon, Kingyo means goldfish and Rajio means radio. [...]

May 13, 2013 Fairview, Izakaya, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers
Chen's Shanghai Kitchen

Chen’s Shanghai Restaurant: XLB and Salty Soy Milk

I don’t go to Richmond that often, so we decided to make Kirsty (Eating with Kirby) take us to the good places in town. She was pretty confident that this place had some good xiao long bao. I am still [...]

May 12, 2013 Kid Friendly, Richmond, Shanghai, Three Beakers
Dark Table Vancouver

Dark Table Vancouver: Spoiler Alert! Photos!

Dark Table dining experience is really an adventure. Blind dining is popular in other larger cities around the world and has finally landed in Vancouver, BC. You’re dining in pitch darkness, so you can definitely feel how it’s like losing one [...]

May 11, 2013 Four Beakers, Kitsilano
Jong Ga

Jong Ga Korean Restaurant: More Restaurants in Korea Town

Jong Ga Korean Restaurant is another newer restaurant that has popped up in North Road AKA Korea Town in the past year. It’s a small restaurant, but its packed during peak hours. We went around 1pm as a group of [...]

May 8, 2013 Burnaby Cariboo-Lougheed, Korean, Three Beakers
Joe Fortes Happy Hour

Joe Fortes: Happy Hour

Joe Fortes has happy hour from 4pm till 6pm daily, where select items are 50% off. InsecureGirl and I decided to come here after work to indulge ourselves in some oysters and other items. They don’t take reservations for this [...]

May 6, 2013 Happy Hour, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
Chef Thomas Heinrich

Chef’s Table: Chef Thomas Heinrich

Chef Thomas Heinrich is the executive chef of the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. He comes from the land down under – Australia, working at several high-end restaurants before making his way to New York. It’s great that his culinary journey has [...]

May 5, 2013 Chef, Downtown

1000th Blog Post: My Favorite Place to Eat

It’s my 1000th blog post! What better way to celebrate by revealing my all time favorite place to eat. When I was younger, I tried to strive to fold 1000 origami cranes and 1000 stars, but I never had the attention span [...]

May 2, 2013 Uncategorized