Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hello Kitty Cafe Korea

Hello Kitty Cafe in Seoul, South Korea

Hongdae is filled with a variety of speciality cafes and independent shops. There was one place that sparked an interest and that place was the Hello Kitty Cafe. It’s big, pink and has a huge bow. It’s very popular among [...]

November 30, 2013 Hongdae, Japanese, Korean, Seoul, Two Beakers
Montana's Ribs

Montana’s Cookhouse: Wednesday All You Can Eat Ribs

It was M’s Birthday, so he chose to go to Montana’s Cookhouse. As it is a Wednesday, they have all you can eat ribs! I made sure to prepare and wore sweat pants to prepare for this occasion. Trying to [...]

November 29, 2013 All You Can Eat, American, BBQ, Coquitlam, Three Beakers
JJ Bean

JJ Bean: Now open in False Creek

JJ Bean has open their latest location in False Creek on 1st Avenue.  It’s spacious and has a good amount of seats to just chill and have some coffee or even set up your laptop and study. There’s lots of [...]

November 28, 2013 Cafe, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

The Coquitlam Grill: Breakfast on the Weekends

Heading to Coquitlam early in the morning, what better way to have breakfast than to go to Coquitlam Grill. It has been here for a very long time and is a local favourite. They serve up breakfast, lunch and dinner. [...]

November 27, 2013 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Coquitlam, lunch, Three Beakers
Chengdu Szechuan Bistro

Chengdu Szechuan Bistro 成都美食: Drool For Peking Duck

Chengdu Szechuan Bistro is located close to the corner of Robson and Denman street and have been around for a little bit over a year now. They specialize in fusion Chinese Szechuan cuisine. It’s a family run restaurant and Executive Chef [...]

November 26, 2013 BBQ, Chinese, Dim Sum, Noodles, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Three Beakers
Adorabelle Tea Room

Adorabelle Tea Room: Afternoon Tea in Steveston

Adorabelle Tea Room is a little cozy tea room in Steveston that serves up Afternoon tea. I rarely come to Steveston, but had I know there was such a cute little restaurant here, I would make more trips down here. [...]

November 25, 2013 Dessert, European, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Richmond, Sandwich
Paris Baguette

Paris Baguette Cafe: Bakery in South Korea

Paris Baguette can be found all over South Korea. You are 100% guaranteed to bump into this place somewhere on the street as there are over 2,900 locations. They have sandwiches, cakes, buns, drinks, and pastries. While I was in [...]

November 24, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, French, Korean, South Korea
Sashimi House

Big Room Sushi House 대방횟집: Sashimi Feast in Seoul

When we arrived in Seoul for the last few days of our trip in South Korea, M’s relatives took us to Big Room Sushi House (대방횟집 dae bang hwe jip). I clearly had no idea where I was going, so having [...]

November 22, 2013 Japanese, Korean, Seafood, Seoul, Three Beakers
SnackBox Delivery

November Snackbox: Mysterious Box of Snacks

The November Snackbox has now shipped and one delicious box landed at my desk at work. It’s always a treat to receive mail If you aren’t familiar with Snackbox, it is a local Vancouver company created to simplify the task of [...]

November 21, 2013 British Columbia, Delivery, product

Hotel Commodore in Busan

When we took a weekend trip to Busan, we stayed at the Hotel Commodore for one night. It is rated as a five star hotel with 312 rooms. The hotel has been around since 1979 and is 17 storeys high. [...]

November 20, 2013 Busan, Hotel Review

The Onigiri: Delicious Rice Balls in Pohang

The Onigiri is a chain restaurant in South Korea that specializes in Japanese rice balls. We came here to grab a bunch of onigiri to go. My last onigiri was a few years ago from T&T  and I’ve never really had [...]

November 19, 2013 Japanese, Korean, lunch, Pohang, Three Beakers
Bossam Delivery Pohang

Flower Pig: Bossam Delivery in Pohang

While in Pohang, we decided to order in some bossam. Bossam, is steamed pork wrapped in leaves and other ingredients. Imagine it like the Korean version of peking duck. We found Flower Pig in a directory and decided to try [...]

November 18, 2013 BBQ, Delivery, Korean, One Beaker, Pohang
White Spot

White Spot: New Location in North Burnaby

The old ABC Country Restaurant in Kensington Plaza finally closed down after years of horrible service and food. When we passed by and saw White Spot opening up, we were ecstatic. Anything was better than ABC. M and I decided [...]

November 17, 2013 American, Canadian, North Burnaby, Sandwich, Three Beakers
Storm Crow Tavern

Storm Crow Tavern: Board Games, Beer, and Burgers

M told me about Storm Crow Tavern and now it is the nerdiest bar in Vancouver. I totally had to tell my nerdy blogging buddies – Gastrofork, FoodQueen, and EatingWithKirby. We are secretly really big geeks inside. The tavern is [...]

November 16, 2013 Bar and Grill, Canadian, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Sandwich, Two Beakers
Sweet India

Sweet India: Korean and Indian Fusion Food in Pohang

Along Bukbu Beach  in Pohang, South Korea, there are tons of things to see and eat. On a Sunday, we wanted to go grab some Indian food, but Namaskar was closed, so we headed to Sweet India. They don’t serve authentic Indian [...]

November 15, 2013 Indian, Korean, Pohang

Gajokjung: Ramen in Pohang

Apparently, there is a ramen restaurant in Pohang, South Korea. M’s family was just craving a bowl of ramen and raved about this place. Gajokjung means Family Restaurant. There’s parking in the front, but we just took a taxi here. The [...]

November 14, 2013 Japanese, Korean, Pohang, Ramen, Two Beakers
Pizza Hut Crunchy Cheesy Bites

Pizza Hut Canada: Crunchy Cheesy Bites Pizza

M and I were watching TV one day and we saw that Pizza Hut Canada just introduced the Crunchy Cheesy Bites Pizza. A large 2 topping pizza is $17. Crunchy Cheesy Bites Pizza is different from a regular pizza. It has [...]

November 13, 2013 British Columbia, Canadian, Delivery, Fast Food, pizza
Angel In Us Coffee

Angel In Us Coffee: South Korean Cafe

Angel In Us Coffee is a strong domestic brand in South Korea. You can basically find it in any city. It took me a long time to figure out why this coffee shop is named Angel In Us. Apparently it’s [...]

November 12, 2013 Busan, Cafe, Dessert, Korean