Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pizza Hut Korea

Pizza Hut: Rich Gold Pizza and Crown Pizza in Korea

I thought I knew pizza …  but when I came to South Korea the pizza wasn’t the same. M and I made it a mission to have pizza at Pizza Hut. Their pizzas are quite different and you won’t be [...]

October 31, 2013 Fast Food, Korean, pizza, Pohang, South Korea
Gyeongju City Tour - Bulguksa Temple

Gyeongju City Tour: Day Tour in Historical Korea

We decided to take a day tour to Gyeongju Korea which is in the Southwest part of Korea. As we were staying in Pohang, it was only a 30 minute bus ride to get to the tour. There are buses [...]

October 28, 2013 Buffet, Gyeongju, Korean
BHC Chicken Korea

Delivery Chicken in South Korea: BHC and BBQ

Sometimes in Korea, you want food to come to you instead of you going out for food. Or perhaps cooking is too hard. For a lot of university students, ordering in is quite common and you can almost get every [...]

October 25, 2013 BBQ, Delivery, Late Night, South Korea
taesan chinese restaurant pohang

Taesan Chinese Restaurant: Fusion in Pohang, South Korea

Our first few days staying in Pohang were spent eating at home and enjoying homemade food from M’s mom. As we were out during the afternoon one day, we headed to Taesan Chinese Restaurant for some Chinese Korean fusion food. [...]

October 24, 2013 Chinese, Korean, lunch, Noodles, Pohang, Three Beakers

Lotteria: Wild Shrimp Burger in Korea

Once we landed in Seoul, Korea we needed to take 2 trains and a taxi to get to Pohang, Korea. It was a long commute and took about 3 hours. Once we got to Singyeongju Station near Gyeongju, M and [...]

October 23, 2013 Fast Food, Korean, South Korea
Air Canada Vancouver Korea

Air Canada: Flight from Vancouver to Korea

M and I headed to Seoul, South Korea from Vancouver via Air Canada. It was the cheapest option that required no stopovers. As long as I get to my destination without any issues, I am fine with flying Air Canada. [...]

October 22, 2013 Airplane Meals, British Columbia
Milestones Grill and Bar Photos

Milestone’s: Brunch at YVR Airport

On our way to Seoul, Korea at the YVR Airport, we saw they had a Milstone’s restaurant in the international terminal. We were looking for a place to go for breakfast and thought Milestone’s was a good option since they [...]

October 21, 2013 Brunch, Canadian, Richmond, Two Beakers
Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee

Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee: Waffles in South Burnaby

Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee is located in South Burnaby behind Highgate Mall. It took me a while to find the place. There is parking out front, but if it’s a busy time, it would be best to park at [...]

October 20, 2013 Cafe, Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
Ramen Jinya

Ramen Jinya: Ramen and Green Tea

Ramen Jinya is a chain ramen joint from Los Angeles. It was pretty packed during peak hours and it’s not a surprise since people want to escape the mucky weather outside to enjoy a nice big bowl of ramen. Seeing [...]

October 18, 2013 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers
Grain Tasting Bar

Grain Tasting Bar: Brunch in Downtown Vancouver

Grain Tasting Bar is located inside the Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Vancouver. It is literally a few steps away from the Burrard Skytrain and right above Staples. It was a Sunday morning and my girlfriends all wanted some eggs benedict. [...]

October 17, 2013 Brunch, Canadian, Downtown, lunch, Three Beakers
O Grill Yakiniku

O Grill Yakiniku: Setting Fire to the Grill

O Grill Yakiniku is located on Newton Street close to Kingsway. It’s a bit hidden, so you definitely need to rely on Google Maps to get here. They serve Taiwanese and Japanese food. I came here with the lovely Chinesebites [...]

October 16, 2013 BBQ, Japanese, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers
Pho Don

Pho Don: New Vietnamese Restaurant on Hastings

M dragged me to a new Vietnamese Restaurant he found near the PNE. There’s so many Vietnamese restaurants on this block that there are so many options. We usually go to Bao Chau and their spring rolls are addictive. Pho [...]

October 15, 2013 Hastings-Sunrise, Late Night, Noodles, Three Beakers, Vietnamese
EXP Restaurant + Bar

EXP Restaurant + Bar: Video Game Inspired

Exp Restaurant and Bar is located in Gastown and serves up food and drinks with a video game twist. I came here with my food blogging buddies – Dee and Amy since we are all video game nerds. You will [...]

October 14, 2013 Canadian, Gastown, Three Beakers
MoMa Contemporary Bistro

MoMA Contemporary Bistro: New Restaurant in Richmond

My mom scouted out a restaurant before my radar was on it. Where does my mother get this information? Apparently the Chinese radio station. We decided to dine at MoMa Contemporary Bistro with the family. It’s on Cambie road close [...]

October 13, 2013 Canadian, Richmond, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
Mosaic French Tasting Menu

Mosaic: 5 Course French Tasting Menu

When you think of French cuisine, what do you think of? I just think of escargot since I’ve never really had true French cuisine. I knew I missed something when I went to Paris. Too many crepes and visits to [...]

October 9, 2013 Downtown, Four Beakers, French

WestJet: Chicago to Vancouver

A week in Chicago has come to an end. Amazing architecture and great food was all enjoyed. A good getaway from Vancouver. I’m pretty cheap, so as usual, I take WestJet to travel across North America. There’s nothing special about [...]

October 8, 2013 Airplane Meals
White Castle

White Castle: Little Sliders from the Mid West

After seeing the movie Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, I’ve always wanted to go to White Castle for the sliders. Living on the West Coast, I’ve never seen one before since it’s mostly concentrated in the Mid West [...]

October 7, 2013 Chicago, Fast Food, Illinois
Walker Bros Original Pancake House

Original Pancake House: Dutch Baby and Apple Pancakes

A great thing about going on vacation and visiting relatives and friends is that they know where cool restaurants are. I’ve never heard of the Original Pancake, but they are most famous for their Dutch Baby and Apple Pancake. Ifs [...]

October 6, 2013 American, Brunch, Three Beakers, Wilmette