Monthly Archives: January 2014

La Mezcaleria: Mezcal, Tacos and Enchiladas

La Mezcaleria was created by the same people as La Taqueria. They are the first mexican restaurant offering the finest small batch mezcal, tequila and cocktails from different regions of Mexico. You will find it as a good drinking place with some Mexican [...]

January 31, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Late Night, Mexican, Tapas, Three Beakers

Tap and Barrel Coal Harbour: Burger and Beer

Tap and Barrel has a new location in Coal Harbour. After an event, Foodobyte, Eating with Kirby, Gastrofork, FoodQueen and I headed over to grab some dinner. It was close by and there is always room food some beer and [...]

January 30, 2014 Canadian, Downtown, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Sandwich, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Hot Chocolate Festival: Terra Breads

Terra breads is participating in the 4th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival put on by City Food Magazine. From January 18th till February 14th. The event is a fundraiser that supports the Downtown Eastside Women’s Job Training Centre program of PHS Community [...]

January 29, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Event, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Dine Out Vancouver: Bistro 101

My second dine out of the year was at Bistro 101 at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. I tried making reservations last year, but I lucked out as the reservations fill up very quickly! I woke up and put [...]

January 26, 2014 Canadian, Culinary School, Dineout, Four Beakers, Granville Island, WestCoast

Dine Out Vancouver: Chicha

Chicha is a fun and casual restaurant serving up Peruvian inspired cuisine. They opened up in May 2013 and located on Broadway near Main. My coworkers have said amazing things about this eatery and I was very excited to come [...]

January 24, 2014 Dineout, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Peruvian, Tapas, Three Beakers

Dine Out Vancouver: Street Food City III

Street Food City is back for the third time brings together a plethora of Vancouver Food truck in one convenient location. It’s been very successful in the past years and keep coming back. I remember my first time here in 2012 [...]

January 23, 2014 British Columbia, Dineout, Event, Filipino, Food Carts, lunch, Streetcart
Waves Latte

Waves: $2 Lattes for January

Waves $2 latte deal is back! Now I don’t need to have a Starbucks Treat receipt to wait for a coffee after 2pm. The deal is pretty good and its a medium sized latte. I always drink lattes, so as [...]

January 22, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Event
TeaLicious Taiwanese Cuisine

Tealicious Richmond: Taiwanese Cuisine

Tealicious Taiwanese Cuisine is located in Richmond in a plaza near Cambie Road and Sexsmith Road. M and I were with CoffeeLover and he took us here to have some good noodles. They were open since August 2013 and serves [...]

January 21, 2014 lunch, Noodles, Richmond, Taiwanese, Two Beakers
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Air Canada: From Beijing to Vancouver

So close to home, yet so far. After a 2 hour layover in Beijing (PEK), we boarded Air Canada. It took about 11 hours to get back. I definitely packed enough music and TV shows to last me through those [...]

January 20, 2014 Airplane Meals

Air China: Flight from Seoul to Beijing

Before we could get back to Canada, we needed to stop at Beijing for a connecting flight. From Incheon Airport in South Korea, the only available flight was through Air China. The reviews seemed ok, but I was a bit [...]

January 19, 2014 Airplane Meals, Chinese
Incheon airport

How to kill time at Incheon Airport

When M and I arrived at Incheon Airport in South Korea to head back to Vancouver, we had a lot of time on our hands after we checked in and dropped out bags off. A few hours to be exact. [...]

January 18, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Incheon, Korean, South Korea, Specialty Shop
KFC Korea

KFC Korea: Tower Burger and Fried Chicken

Every time, I have a flight out of Incheon, I have to stop by KFC for a quick snack. 2 years ago when I was here, I discovered that KFC is pretty awesome in Korea. As I was here again, [...]

January 17, 2014 Fast Food, Incheon

Kulinarya: Filipino Food in Coquitlam

KoreanGirl and I had a lazy Saturday filled with food and shopping. Thats how we girls roll. We came at 11am and it wasn’t busy at all. Kulinarya is a Filipino restaurant located near the Coquitlam Mall. It’s quite a [...]

January 16, 2014 Brunch, Coquitlam, Filipino, Three Beakers
Lily Mae's

Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe: Brunch in Gastown

Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe is located in the heart of Gastown. I came here with coworkers on the weekend to have some brunch. If you are looking for some comfort food, its a nice place to go to. They serve brunch [...]

January 15, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, European, Gastown, Three Beakers
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Zac Zac Japanese Curry House: Hidden Gem in Downtown Vancouver

Hidden at the back of the H-Mart food court is Zac Zac Japanese Curry. A lot of people don’t realize that there is a mini food court here. Quick and cheap lunch can be found here. I came here before [...]

January 14, 2014 Downtown, Japanese, lunch, Three Beakers
Hapa Izakaya

Hapa Izakaya: Japanese Tapas on Robson Street

Earlier last month a few of my friends and I were dining at the Hapa Izakaya in Coal Harbour. I’ve been to Hapa several times and had no issues, but that particular dining experience was horrible and I felt bad [...]

January 13, 2014 Dessert, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers

Starbucks New Caramel Flan Latte

Starbucks has turned the traditional custard dessert – Caramel flan into a new drink at all their locations. As the weather is still chilly sometimes we need to huddle inside with a coffee and enjoy the rainy Vancouver weather. Thats [...]

January 12, 2014 Fast Food
McDonald’s Grilled Chicken Spicy Buffalo Snack Wrap

McDonald’s Spicy Buffalo Chicken Snack Wrap

I needed a quick lunch and what better way to be lazy than go to McDonalds across the street. The weather was also terrible, so I didn’t want to go far for food. It’s been raining non-stop in Vancouver for [...]

January 11, 2014 Fast Food, Mount Pleasant/Main Street