Monthly Archives: June 2013

June Snack Box Foodee

June Snackbox by Foodee: 50% Discount Code

The June Snackbox by Foodee arrived at the office and it’s filled with yummy goodies. Every time it gets delivered, I get really excited to see what new treasures lay inside. The snackboxes contain healthy, delicious snacks that are ethically produced by small to large companies. The [...]

June 27, 2013 product

Mosaic Bar & Grille: Chefs Tasting Menu

Mosaic Bar & Grille is located in the Hyatt Vancouver on Burrard and Georgia Street. They specialize in locally sourced produce, sustainable seafood and choice ingredients with careful and creative preparation. Related Links: Mosaic: Spot Prawn Tasting Menu Chef’s Table: Chef Thomas [...]

June 26, 2013 Canadian, Downtown, Four Beakers, Seafood, WestCoast

Swiss Bakery: Cronut or Frissant in Vancouver

The latest craze hitting New York is the Cronut, a hybrid between a croissant and a donut. The trademarked item was the brain child of Chef Dominique Ansel, a French pastry chef at Ansel’s bakery shop in New York. These [...]

June 25, 2013 Bakery, French, Mount Pleasant/Main Street
Ze Bite

Ze Bite: Savory Crepes on Wheels

Ze Bite is located on Cordova and Burrard close to Waterfront Skytrain. The truck is bright and teal, so you won’t be able to miss it. My coworker and I came here for lunch since we needed some quick shots [...]

June 24, 2013 Downtown, Food Carts, French, Streetcart, Three Beakers
Fat Duck Truck

Fat Duck Truck: Amazing Sandwiches For Lunch

Fat Duck Truck is one of the new food trucks to hit the streets this Summer in Vancouver. What drew us to this truck was the name and it’s delectable menu. Their menu is quite simple, all items are $10 and comes with [...]

June 22, 2013 Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Sandwich, Streetcart
Lays Lobster Hot plate

Lays: Lobster Hot Plate Flavoured Chips

My friend brought me back a few cool snacks from Thailand. It’s so cool to see that they have Lays in Thailand with unique flavours. The flavour that I got was the Lobster Hot Plate. It’s not a flavour you [...]

June 20, 2013 product
Marutama Ramen

Marutama Ramen: Ramen with Chicken Broth

It’s been a few weeks since Marutama Ramen opened and I’ve been there at least 4 or 5 times. Some may think I’m a little bit addicted, but I am just in love with the yummy seaweed and their gooey [...]

June 19, 2013 Four Beakers, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Kingyo: Best Japanese Bento Box in Vancouver

Kingyo has always been a great place to go at night, but I’ve never been here for lunch. Plus, working so far from Denman street, it would be a bit of a trek to go there, eat, and return to [...]

June 18, 2013 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch, Robson Street/West End, Seafood
Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar: Amazing Waffles

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar has been on my list of places to eat for a while. I even got 4 emails from readers telling me about this amazing place. If you wrote me an email, trust me, I have never [...]

June 17, 2013 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, Late Night, Robson Street/West End

Strike Taiwanese Restaurant: Near UBC

My friend told me I had to go check out Strike on Broadway closer to UBC. There’s a lot of Taiwanese Restaurants in town, but only a handful of them are really good. TaiwaneseGirl kept telling me I had to come [...]

June 16, 2013 Cafe, Kitsilano, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

PHAT: Smoked Meat Sandwiches in Yaletown

PHAT is a sports bar and restaurant that is located in Yaletown and specializes in Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwiches. PHAT stands for Pretty Hot and Tasty. It’s a very strange name for a restaurant, but we were very curious about this [...]

June 15, 2013 Canadian, Pub/Bar, Sandwich, Two Beakers, Yaletown
Fable Kitchen

Fable Kitchen: Farm to Table

Fable Kitchen is owned by Canada’s Top Chef contestant Trevor Bird. The idea of the restaurant came about from the episode ‘Restaurant Wars’, where Trevor named his farm to table concept – Fable. When returning from the show, he began [...]

June 11, 2013 Brunch, Canadian, Four Beakers, Kitsilano
Zakkushi Charcoal Grill

Zakkushi Charcoal Grill: Delicious Japanese Skewers

Zakkushi Charcoal Grill serves a bunch of tapa dishes and specializes in skewers. They have a few locations in Vancouver and one in Toronto. M really wanted a good dinner, so I suggested Zakkushi. After all these years, I have [...]

June 10, 2013 BBQ, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Seafood, Sushi
McDonalds Canada New Signature McWrap

McDonalds Canada: New Signature McWrap

McDonalds Canada launched their New Signature McWraps with 3 different varieties – Chicken & Bacon, Sweet Chili, and Fiesta. A few weeks ago, a lot of the locations were doing 50% promotional deals to tell people about the new product. [...]

June 9, 2013 Fast Food
Sal Y Limon

Sal y Limon: Marinated Perfection

My coworker told me about a fantastic place in Vancouver called Sal y Limon. They sell authentic mexican cuisine such as burritos, tacos, tortas, and other things too. They are located in a small plaza on Kingsway and Fraser close to [...]

June 8, 2013 Four Beakers, Mexican, Mount Pleasant/Main Street
Painted Boat Resort

The Painted Boat Resort: Exploring the Sunshine Coast

It has taken me a long time to explore the Sunshine Coast. I’ve always assumed it was very far away from Vancouver, but it’s only about 2 hours and 30 minutes away from Downtown Vancouver. When I got the invitation [...]

June 7, 2013 Resort, Sunshine Coast, travel, WestCoast
Smitty's Oyster House

Smitty’s Oyster House: Seafood Galore in Gibsons, BC

Smitty’s Oyster House is located in Gibson’s Wharf. It’s tucked away and hidden, so you need to walk closer to the wharf to be able to see the restaurant. Smitty’s Oyster House was opened by the same owner as Rodney’s [...]

June 4, 2013 Gibson, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
The Waterfront

The Waterfront: Breakfast in Gibsons, BC

We were heading to the Sunshine Coast and as we left the Langdale Ferry terminal, we decided to make a stop at Gibson for a few hours before continuing on our journey. I’ve never been outside of the Lower Mainland [...]

June 3, 2013 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Gibson, Two Beakers