Monthly Archives: April 2014

Grand Canyon Tours: National Park South Rim and Hoover Dam

When we were in Vegas for 5 days, it just seemed right to take a tour of the Grand Canyon for the day. I’ve never been, so we were really eager to go. The downside is that it would be [...]

April 30, 2014 Arizona, Buffet, Las Vegas, travel, Williams

The Coffee Bun: Yummy Snacks in Coquitlam

The Coffee Bun is located in Coquitlam in Henderson Mall. This is their second location as their original one is in North Vancouver. KoreanGirl and I drove past it and were curious about this place, so after we had lunch [...]

April 29, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Pink Sugar Cafe: Japanese Lunch Set

Pink Sugar Cafe is located in Coquitlam close to the mall. KoreanGirl and I came here for their signature lunch sets. There’s a few parking spots and if you come early enough, there will be plenty of parking spots and [...]

April 28, 2014 Cafe, Coquitlam, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Taqueria Playa Tropical: Mexican Cuisine in New Westminster

Taqueria Playa Tropical has been a staple in the New Westminster neighbourhood. I hear people raving about the Mexican food all the time. While I was in the neighbourhood, M and I stopped here for lunch. I really like Mexican [...]

April 27, 2014 lunch, Mexican, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Coffee Mail: Coffee Subscription From Vancouver, BC

It’s coffee time. The Sweet Smelling Coffee Mail was sent to my dwelling by local entrepreneurs – Jonny and Tessa Hughes. They created Coffee Mail to make good coffee accessible to busy Vancouverites, plus they are huge passion for good [...]

April 26, 2014 British Columbia, product

Cafe Zen on Yew: Eggs Benny In Kitsilano

If you’ve been following my blog, you will know I’m on the hunt for some good eggs benny in town. A fellow reader – Joey sent in a recommendation and told me to check out Cafe Zen on Yew. Cafe [...]

April 26, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Tokyo Thyme: Time for Japanese Food

Tokyo Thyme has been on my “to-eat” list for a very long time, but it’s always out of the way for me as I live and work far away from Kerrisdale. M was very skeptical like he usually is. We [...]

April 25, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Kerrisdale, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Sushi

Itadakimasu Izakaya: Japanese Food on Main

Itadakimasu Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant on Main street. They are only open for dinner and they have some good drink specials at night. We came here for a triple birthday party as they had great drink specials and good [...]

April 24, 2014 Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Bacchanal Buffet: Awesome Buffet in Las Vegas

Bacchanal Buffet in Caesars Palace is The Strip’s newest buffet. It was named Best Buffet in Las Vegas by USA Today, Las Vegas Review Journal and Las Vegas Weekly. They are heavily advertising all over The Strip and it’s very hard [...]

April 23, 2014 All You Can Eat, Buffet, Four Beakers, International, Las Vegas

Mimibuloveme: Parfaits in Vancouver

Mimibuloveme is a Japanese cafe specializing in parfait. It’s packed during peak hour…it’s really busy at night. One time I went at 1opm and we had no luck with a table because there were so many groups waiting. The next [...]

April 22, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Japanese, Late Night, South Cambie Street, Three Beakers

Earls: Brunch Time

Everyone loves brunch! I love brunch and I am still looking for some good eggs benny in town. I was very surprised Earls had brunch on the weekends. Apparently its something new they are offering. I was invited by Earls [...]

April 21, 2014 Brunch, North Vancouver, Three Beakers

Anny’s Dairy Bar: Maple Twist Ice Cream

The weather is getting better in Vancouver and what better way to celebrate than going to get some ice cream. We were in New Westminster and we came across Anny’s. There were lots of people sitting inside and we saw [...]

April 20, 2014 Canadian, Dessert, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Jean-Philippe Patisserie: Crepes, Gelato and Pastries in Vegas

Jean Philippe is the Executive Pastry Chef at ARIA Resort & Casino, has brought his expertise and passion for French gourmet to Jean-Philippe Pattisserie. The pattisserie is located next to the elevators to the hotel rooms. There is also another location inside [...]

April 19, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, French, Las Vegas, Sandwich, Three Beakers

The Wynn Buffet: Crab Legs, Prime Ribs, and Desserts

We went to the Wynn Buffet on a Sunday evening and we were hungry for some food. It is one of the popular buffets in town an costs $38.99 for dinner. It is moderately priced compared to some others out there. [...]

April 18, 2014 All You Can Eat, Buffet, Las Vegas, Three Beakers

To Dine For Eatery: Delicious Burgers in Vancouver

To Dine For Eatery is located on Terminal Avenue a few blocks away from Main Street Skytrain. I came here with a few coworkers as we were in a meeting close by. Surprisingly, its Korean-owned and they have a few [...]

April 17, 2014 Kid Friendly, lunch, Sandwich, Strathcona, Three Beakers

Donair Dude: Huge Delicious Donairs on Granville Street

Donair Dude on Granville Street is cranking out some amazing donairs. I can’t believe it took me so long to come here. KoreanGirl and I were looking for some cheap lunch to fill our bellies and stumbled upon Donair Dude. [...]

April 16, 2014 Downtown, Four Beakers, Late Night, lunch, Middle Eastern

Hash House A Go Go: Huge Portions for Breakfast in Vegas

Hash House A Go Go is a 24 hour restaurant in The Quad. They are known for their breakfast in amazing large portions. It’s been featured a lot on Food Network and it was recently featured on Man vs Food [...]

April 15, 2014 24 hours, American, Brunch, Kid Friendly, Las Vegas, Three Beakers

Tacos el Gordo: Amazing Tacos in Vegas

Tacos el Gordo is located at the North end of the Strip. We took a taxi here as we didn’t want to walk from our Hotel. It’s kinda close to Encore and Wynn. They are known for some good tacos. [...]

April 14, 2014 Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Las Vegas, Late Night, Mexican