Monthly Archives: January 2015

Good Life Cleanse: Classic Detox Cleanse

It’s a New Year and 2015 is looking like it’s going to be a great year. I’ve done juice cleanses in the past but I found none of them really tasted great plus I always feel like I’m slowly getting [...]

January 29, 2015 product

f’real: Milkshakes and Smoothies at the Gas Station

Where do my food adventures take me? Apparently to a convenience store at Shell Gas Station in Burnaby. Our friend told us about these amazing milkshakes he found at the gas station. At first we didn’t believe him. There’s no [...]

January 28, 2015 product

TacoTime: Mexi-Fries Poutine

I love going to food courts and having a quick meal. I love it even more when a fast food joint is offering up limited time offer menu items. When I was at TacoTime, I saw they were selling the [...]

January 26, 2015 Fast Food, Mexican, North Burnaby

Costco Meat Lasagna: Lazy Dinners

We’ve all been tired after work and have little energy to cook when we get home. I just want to stick something in the oven and let it do it’s thing. My go-to lazy meal is Costco’s Meat Lasagna from [...]

January 25, 2015 British Columbia, product

Turkey Congee: Recipe for Leftover Turkey

After Thanksgiving, most Chinese families look forward to turning the scraps into Turkey Congee. Anytime we have the opportunity to make turkey, I make it just so we can make turkey congee! Seriously, it’s so damn good! My mom wanted [...]

January 24, 2015 chicken, Recipes

Black Frog Eatery: Pub in Gastown

Black Frog Eatery is located in Gastown right by the Steam Clock. M and his coworkers came here for lunch and I tagged along. I can’t say no to trying out new places. I’ve never noticed this place till now. [...]

January 23, 2015 American, Gastown, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Middlegate Aroma Bake House: Bakery in South Burnaby

Middlegate Aroma Bake House is located in South Burnaby close to the Edmonds area. The newest owners have been here for the past 1.5 years serving up a variety of baked goods from all over the world. Throughout the year, they have [...]

January 22, 2015 Bakery, European, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Left Bank: Dine Out Vancouver

Left Bank is a French Bistro located on Denman Street close to Stanley Park. They participated in Dine Out Vancouver and had both a $28 and $38 menu to choose from. Their $38 menu wasn’t advertised anywhere, so we didn’t [...]

January 21, 2015 Dineout, French, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

New Mitzie’s Restaurant 美斯餐廳: HK Cafe in Chinatown

New Mitzie’s Restaurant is located in the heart of Chinatown in Vancouver. I feel like I’ve been to Mitzie’s when I was a kid as my parents would come to this area all the time. The interior seemed like it [...]

January 20, 2015 Cafe, Chinatown, Chinese, Three Beakers

Pirate Joes: Legally Smuggling Trader Joe’s into Canada

Pirate Joe’s is a local store reselling Trader Joe’s items from the States so Canadian’s can have a taste of their yummy groceries without making a trip to the states. I know I certainly hate taking the highway to Bellingham just [...]

January 18, 2015 Kitsilano, Specialty Shop

Baru Latino: Dine Out Vancouver

Baru Latino is located in the Point Grey area close to UBC. They serve up Latin cuisine and use responsibly caught seafood and local ingredients in their dishes.  They also have classic and original drinks. My friends and I decided to [...]

January 17, 2015 Kitsilano, Late Night, Latin American, Three Beakers

The Spud Shack Fry Co: Burgers and Poutine in New Westminster

The Spud Shack Fry Co is located inside the New Westminster Skytrain station. They open up everyday at noon and serve up twice cooked Belgian Frites and artisan draught beers. They have $5 happy hour on the weekdays from 2pm – [...]

January 15, 2015 European, Four Beakers, Happy Hour, Kid Friendly, New Westminster

House of Tofu Soup: Korean Comfort Food

House of Tofu Soup is located on North Road in KoreaTown. It gets quite busy during dinner time with tons of people wanting to get a taste of their tofu soup and other dishes. The parking is a little bit [...]

January 13, 2015 Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Coffee Monster: New Coffee Shop in Coquitlam

Coffee Monster is a new cafe on North Road in Coquitlam that just opened up last December. They are located in the same plaza as HSBC. It’s definitely needed in this area since there are no other independent coffee shops [...]

January 12, 2015 Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Korean, Three Beakers

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ: Late Night Happy Hour

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ on Broadway is their second location in Vancouver. The other location is in Downtown. They offer their Happy Hour special on these days and times: Monday All Day Lunch: Everyday 11:30AM–6PM Dinner: Sun–Thu 9PM–10:30PM Fri & Sat 9:30PM–11:30PM [...]

January 11, 2015 Fairview, Happy Hour, Japanese, Three Beakers

Kazu Japanese Restaurant: New Japanese Restaurant in Burnaby

Kazu Japanese Restaurant opened in 2014 and they are serving delicious sushi in North Burnaby. It’s on Madison and Hastings to be exact. M and I were looking for dinner after work and decided to pop in here. There have [...]

January 10, 2015 Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Seafood, Sushi

Rehanah’s Roti: Trinidadian Wraps in Port Coquitlam

Rehanah’s Roti is located in Port Moody and they specialize in Trinidadian wraps made of roti. I pass by this restaurant all the time, but I thought it was about time I stopped here for a bite to eat. KoreanGirl [...]

January 8, 2015 Coquitlam, Two Beakers

Starbucks: Flat White comes to Canada

Flat White is an Aussie-style latte made with two shots of espresso, steamed whole milk and a dot for latte art. Starbucks in Canada and the United States just launched this drink and Starbucks uses their 2 bold ristretto shots matched [...]

January 7, 2015 Cafe, Downtown