Monthly Archives: May 2015

Okanagan Spring Brewmasters Dinner at Mamie Taylor’s

I had the pleasure of being invited to the Okanagan Spring Brewmaster’s Dinner at Mamie Taylors a few days ago. The event celebrates the start of Vancouver Craft Beer Week and the launch of Okanagan Spring’s new Sonder Hefeweizen. As a beer [...]

May 31, 2015 Chinatown, Event, International

Propaganda Coffee: Cafe in Chinatown

Propaganda Coffee is located in Chinatown on East Pender and Main Street. They opened up earlier this year. They use beans from local companies like Timbertrain and Elysian. Their bar is pretty neat so you can see what they are [...]

May 30, 2015 Bakery, Cafe, Chinatown, Three Beakers

Earnest Ice Cream: Dessert near Olympic Village

Earnest Ice Cream‘s second location is on 2nd and Quebec St, which is close to Olympic Village. They create small batches of artisan ice cream with seasonal ingredients that will surely knock your socks off. You can get their ice [...]

May 29, 2015 Dessert, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Bella Gelateria: Gelato in Yaletown

Bella Gelateria has opened their second location right in Yaletown by Marinaside. Bella Gelateria is best known for the award-winning gelato. Maestro James makes sure all the gelato is made to the finest quality. They have the usual gelato, plus they [...]

May 28, 2015 Dessert, Italian, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers, Yaletown

VanVan Izakaya: Japanese Sakaba on Robson Street

VanVan Izakaya is a relatively new restaurant on Robson Street. You won’t be able to find any sushi here except for the lunch hour. You will still find sashimi on the dinner menu. They call themselves a Sakaba, which translated [...]

May 27, 2015 Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Chatime: Bubble Tea in Downtown Vancouver

Chatime is a bubble tea cafe located all over the world. I remember seeing it in Asia when I was travelling a few years ago. They currently have 3 locations in Vancouver, and a few more across Canada. They differentiate themselves [...]

May 25, 2015 Bubble Tea, Downtown, Three Beakers

White Spot: Burger Guest Stars

Having a White Spot so close to our place is awesome when I need a quick and no-frills type of meal. For a chain restaurant, it’s not bad and I always find something I want on the menu. One item [...]

May 24, 2015 Canadian, Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Mosaic Grille: Spring 2015 Menu

It’s Spring time and slowly going into the Summer season. With the amazing weather we are having in Vancouver, I needed a chance to catch up with Wongers and enjoy the new menu from Mosaic. Their menu constantly changes and [...]

May 23, 2015 Downtown, International, Three Beakers

BC Tree Fruits Cider: Broken Ladder

After almost 80 years in fruit production, BC Tree Fruits is launching their BC Tree Fruits Cider Company. What better way to use up all the apples by making cider. Plus, BC does produce some amazing apples. Their first cider is called [...]

May 21, 2015 British Columbia, product

The Nosherie: Soup, Salads and Sandwiches in Downtown

The Nosherie is located in Downtown Vancouver serving up healthy options to the office crowd during the week. They are only open for breakfast and dinner. It was during the lunch hour that me and Jess would come here to [...]

May 20, 2015 Cafe, Downtown, Gluten Free Options, Kid Friendly, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar: Brunch Time in Downtown

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster bar is open for brunch on the weekends. This place took over Fleuri, which was best known for the World’s Best Chocolate Buffet. You won’t be seeing that any time soon. Boulevard Kitchen provides a distinctive [...]

May 18, 2015 Brunch, Downtown, Three Beakers

Starbucks Canada: Frappuccino Cookie Straws

It’s almost Summer and it’s time for Frappuccinos at Starbucks. The cookie Straw was introduced last month to go with their new Smores Frappuccino. I was a rebel and went with the Java Chip Frappuccino and bought the cookie straw [...]

May 17, 2015 British Columbia

[Giveaway] Win 12 Boxes of Minute Rice ($60 value)

Win 12 boxes of Minute Rice. a Rafflecopter giveaway Rice is an awesome part of a meal, I would have so much of it as a child that I had a phase where I was so over rice. As an [...]

May 16, 2015 Airplane Meals, British Columbia, Contest

Platform 7: Coffee Shop like a Train Station

Platform 7 is located in the heart of the East Village on Hastings Street near Nanaimo. When you step in, you will be magically transported to a Victorian London Train Station to experience beautiful hand-crafted espresso and coffee brew bar drinks. [...]

May 15, 2015 Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers

Saul Good Gift Company: The Confectionist Gift Basket

Saul Good Gift Company created memorable gift baskets featuring artisan products from Vancouver, British Columbia. The local companies that they choose to be part of their gift baskets create amazing food and products. It’s a great way to experience the plethora [...]

May 4, 2015 British Columbia, product

Wendy’s Canada: Jalapeño Fresco Spicy Chicken

Wendy’s Canada just released the Jalapeño Fresco Spicy Chicken Sandwich. It has five layers of spice with diced jalapeños, ghost pepper sauce, Colby pepper jack cheese, and spicy chicken breast on a jalapeño bun. While we were there, we thought [...]

May 3, 2015 Coquitlam, Fast Food

O Sushi: Sushi on Granville Street

O Sushi is located right by Vancouver City Centre Skytrain. I’ve always walked by in the past never thinking much about this restaurant. A few days ago when my coworker suggested this place for lunch and I thought I should [...]

May 2, 2015 Downtown, Japanese, Sushi, Two Beakers