Monthly Archives: June 2014

Minami: Minami Zen Lunch Set

Mags and I wandered to Yaletown to get a sandwich, but ended up going to Minami, which was the best idea ever. We just needed a taste of their delicious Salmon Oshi Sushi. If you’ve had it before, you know [...]

June 30, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch, Seafood, Sushi, Yaletown

Mamie Taylors: Food and Taxidermy

Mamie Taylor’s is one of the newer restaurants to open up in Chinatown across from Phnom Penh. It’s usually busy in the evenings and there is pay parking in the streets. They serve up modern American food on their menu [...]

June 29, 2014 American, Chinatown, Four Beakers, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Tapas

Maji Restaurant: Taiwanese Restaurant in Richmond

Maji Restaurant is located in Richmond on Alexander Road with all the other delicious restaurants on that strip. I came here for dinner with a few friends and I was excited to try this place. Maji serves Taiwanese food and [...]

June 28, 2014 Late Night, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Shang Noodle House 尚麵館: Snack and Ramen

Shang Noodle House is a restaurant of the Kirin Group. We actually wanted to go to Kirin in the Starlight Casino location, but sadly their last call ended for Dim Sum, so our only option was to try Shang Noodle [...]

June 27, 2014 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, Japanese, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Noodles, Three Beakers

Main Street Brewing Company: Beer and Snacks

Main Street Brewing Company is located on 7th and Scotia street, just off Main Street. It’s close to the residential areas and it’s a pretty awesome place to hangout after work. I came with a bunch of my coworkers to just [...]

June 26, 2014 Brewery, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Manna Sushi: New Sushi Restaurant near Olympic Village

Working near Science World means very limited food choices. There are some great choices near the Olympic Village, but my coworkers and I have been to all of them. When we heard Manna Sushi opened on 2nd and Ontario Street, [...]

June 25, 2014 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Two Beakers

Bellaggio Cafe: Happy Hour

My coworkers and I came to Bellaggio Cafe in the Convention Centre for a few drinks and snacks after work. I’ve always walked past this place when I’m near the convention centre, but I never really noticed this place. When [...]

June 24, 2014 Downtown, Happy Hour, Three Beakers

Novo Pizzeria and Wine Bar: Burrata and Creme Brulee

Novo Pizzeria is located in Kitsilano near Burrard and West 5th Avenue. There is street parking and underground parking as well. Novo Pizzeria serves up Neapolitan pizza created in their wood burning oven. Owner Carmine Paradiso opened Novo in 2011 because he [...]

June 23, 2014 Italian, Kid Friendly, Kitsilano, pizza, Three Beakers

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria: Pizzetta Lunch Special

I never take many trips to South Surrey, but while I was in the area, my coworker took us to Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria in Morgan Crossing for lunch. I’ve been to the Commercial Drive location a few years ago and I [...]

June 22, 2014 Italian, Kid Friendly, lunch, pizza, Surrey, Three Beakers

Turk’s Coffee Bar: Iced Americano and Banana Bread

Turk’s Coffee Bar is located to Commercial Drive and has been serving coffee since 1997. They serve Milano coffee since that is their parent company. It’s not a bad things since they have good tasting espresso beans. Milano Coffee has [...]

June 21, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Dolce Amore Gelateria: Artisan Gelato on The Drive

The Drive has a lot of amazing shops and most importantly delicious treats. Dolce Amore Gelateria is a family run business and is now run by the fourth generation of the Grippo family. They also sell pies, sorbetto and cakes. [...]

June 20, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Italian, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Häagen-Dazs: Gelato Edition

Häagen-Dazs has released a new line of Gelato. It is now in sleek black packaging rather than it’s regular red and gold colours. I saw this at Safeway in their single serve portions. I didn’t feel like committing to their [...]

June 19, 2014 product

McDonalds Canada: Value Picks Menu

Sometimes I have craving for McDonalds and I can’t help but get a taste. It a quick and cheap meal. I work right across the street, so it is quite convenient. This time, instead of getting a regular meal, I [...]

June 18, 2014 British Columbia

Fliptop Filipino Fusion Food Truck: Flippin Fantastic

Mags and I were finding a place on Main street to eat lunch and then we stumbled upon Fliptop Filipino Fusion Food Truck. It’s one of the newer food trucks to hit the town and we just had to try [...]

June 17, 2014 Filipino, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich

Kessel & March: So Damn Good

Kessel & March is one of the newest restaurants on Powell Street. It’s right beside Odd Society Spirits. They offer private events here as well, which worked out for us because my coworker decided to book out the entire place [...]

June 16, 2014 East Village, European, Four Beakers

Odd Society Spirits: Tasting and Tours

After work, my amazing coworker took us on an adventure in the East Village. We stopped at Odd Society Spirits for a few drinks and a tour of their distillery. On a Friday evening, this place was lively with people [...]

June 15, 2014 Canadian, Distillery, East Village, Four Beakers

Clancy’s Meat Co: Easy Dinner

Clancy’s Meat Co. is located in the Kensington Plaza in North Burnaby. M and I are always disappointed when going to Safeway a few doors down for meat. So, we decided to go see what Clancy’s Meat Co had to [...]

June 14, 2014 North Burnaby, product, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Calabash Bistro: Brunch Bash with Booze

Did you know Calabash Caribbean Bistro serves brunch? Every Saturday and Sunday, you can get a taste of their brunch menu from 10am – 3pm. I was invited to a preview of their new brunch menu to see what they [...]

June 13, 2014 Brunch, Caribbean, Gastown, Three Beakers