Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hawksworth: Brunch Time

In the past few months, I’ve come here several times for brunch. Usually on long weekends, they have a promotion where if you follow their social media accounts and mention #BrunchClub, your dining companion gets their brunch for free. It’s [...]

March 31, 2014 Brunch, Downtown, Four Beakers, WestCoast

The Jade Seafood Restaurant 玉庭軒海鮮酒家: Alaskan King Crab

Every year, I look forward to eating Alaskan King Crab. When Tourism Richmond invited me to come down to join them and some food bloggers and media, I couldn’t say no. We headed to Jade Seafood Restaurant in Richmond. This [...]

March 30, 2014 Chinese, Richmond, Seafood, Three Beakers

The Boss Restaurant 大班餐廳餅店: Lunch in Chinatown

Magz and I went to The Boss Restaurant in Chinatown for lunch. It was packed and quite busy. We had to wait in line for a seat. Usually the turnaround is quite quick, so we didn’t have to wait too [...]

March 29, 2014 Bakery, Chinatown, Chinese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Two Beakers

Burgoo: Amazing Comfort Food

I’m so glad I work so close to Burgoo. Burgoo is the ultimate place for addictive comfort food. Sometimes, we have to put diets aside and just indulge in delicious food. Their location is on Main street and have others [...]

March 28, 2014 American, Canadian, European, Four Beakers, French, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Seafood

Salsa & Agave: Mexican Cuisine in Yaletown

I headed to Salsa and Agave Mexican Grill to meet up with fellow blogger – Sharon M Fung. I always pass by this restaurant and never stopped by to try their food until now. Their menu looked good for lunch [...]

March 27, 2014 lunch, Mexican, Two Beakers, Yaletown

Fatty Cow Hot Pot: All You Can Eat Hot Pot in Vancouver

Fatty Cow Hot Pot on Victoria Drive is known for their amazing hot pot. Best part is that you don’t need to go to Richmond for some goood all you can eat hot pot. My friends and I come here [...]

March 26, 2014 All You Can Eat, Chinese, Kensington, Late Night, Three Beakers

Tea Sparrow Tea Box: 60% off Tea Subscriptions

A little brown box arrived in the mail from Tea Sparrow Tea Box. All the teas inside are free of artificial ingredients and are sent from tea blenders around the world. Each month, a particular box will have a specific theme. There [...]

March 25, 2014 product

KOBOB Burger: Korean Rice Burgers

A new restaurant has opened up a few blocks from my office. I was really excited because I’ve never had a Korean rice burger before. Rice Burgers have been popping around Vancouver for a while, but there was never a [...]

March 24, 2014 Korean, lunch, Noodles, Sandwich, Strathcona, Three Beakers

Faubourg: Delectable Pastries in Downtown Vancouver

Faubourg opened their new location last year in August 2013. It is located right beside the Vancouver Art Gallery and has indoor and patio seating. They also have a location in Kerrisdale and Park Royal in West Vancouver. KoreanGirl and [...]

March 23, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Downtown, French, Three Beakers

Blenz: Hot Chocolate on a Rainy Day

What do I do on rainy days? I have hot chocolate! I was really bored after work, so I had myself a hot chocolate treat. Besides the coffee, they are known for their hot chocolate too. Belgian Hot Chocolate is [...]

March 20, 2014 Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers

Pie on Pi Day in Vancouver

It’s been a while since my last dose of pie. Since it was Pi Day (March 14), I just had to indulge in some pie. A few blocks away from my work is The Pie Shoppe. They are a cute [...]

March 19, 2014 Canadian, Chinatown, Dessert, Four Beakers

$2.85 Hamburger Cart: Amazing Deal in Downtown Vancouver

The mysterious $2.85 Hamburger cart has been making news in Vancouver. This is probably the best deal out of any food cart out there. It’s even cheaper than McDonalds. If you’re looking for a cheap, delicious and quick lunch, this [...]

March 18, 2014 Downtown, Food Carts, Japanese, lunch, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Joe Fortes: Weekend Brunch

Joe Fortes was the place where TaiwaneseGirl highly recommended we come here for eggs benny. There are open 11am till 11pm daily. We are continuing our hunt for delicious eggs benny in town. We came here a bit past 11am [...]

March 17, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Downtown, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Deer Garden Signatures 鹿園魚湯米線: DIY Noodle Combos

KoreanGirl had major cravings for laksa so we all went to Deer Garden Signatures on Fraser street. It was a far drive for us, but it was worth it to give this place a try. Too bad there isn’t one [...]

March 16, 2014 Cafe, Chinese, Noodles, Sunset/Punjabi Market, Three Beakers

Ask for Luigi: Yummy Pasta in Gastown

Ask for Luigi is a casual Italian-inspired restaurant serving up fresh handmade pasta. It is located in Railtown where the old 2 Chefs a Table until they closed the location. There is some free parking in the area. The way you [...]

March 15, 2014 Four Beakers, Gastown, Italian, Noodles, Vegetarian

2014 Vancouver International Wine Festival Recap

If you’re not a seasoned wine enthusiast, going to the Vancouver International Wine Festival can feel like an overwhelming thing. Thinking back, intimidated would be a good word to describe my experience in 2013. Eek! While the set up was [...]

March 14, 2014 British Columbia, Event

McDonalds Canada: Steak Steak Steak

Currently, McDonalds Canada is having their Steak on Demand promotion from February 18 – March 31, 2014. The Steak n’ Egg Bagel and their Steak n’ Caesar Signature Wraps are two items they are featuring throughout the campaign. I came [...]

March 13, 2014 British Columbia, Canadian, Fast Food

Market by Jean Georges: Breakfast with Eggs Benny

The Market by Jean Georges is open for breakfast daily from 6:30am to 11:00am. The girls and I decided to give it a try as we are eager to eat all the egg bennys in town. We made reservations for [...]

March 12, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Downtown, Kid Friendly, Two Beakers, WestCoast