Monthly Archives: July 2015

Amoda Tea: Pop Up Matcha Bar

Amoda Tea had a Pop Up Matcha Bar this week at Eastwood Cycle Sanctuary from Monday July 27th till Thursday July 30th 2015. Only 4 short days but they drew a crowd from the Gastown offices and others in the [...]

July 31, 2015 Cafe, Gastown, Pop-Up Shop

Glory Juice: New Location Near Olympic Village

Glory Juice just opened their third location near Olympic Village on 2nd Avenue. Since I work close to this area, I thought I would grab a healthy lunch from this place. I brought along CoquitlamGirl to check this place out. [...]

July 30, 2015 Gluten Free Options, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Golden Garden: Vietnamese Food in Chinatown

Golden Garden Vietnamese Cuisine / Kim Saigon Sandwiches is an affordable restaurant with amazing items like pho, bahn mi sandwiches, spring rolls, and a lot more. I was introduced to Golden Garden by my coworkers a few years ago and this has [...]

July 29, 2015 Cafe, Chinatown, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

#Gastropost100: Celebration of Food and Drink

Have you wondered why people on Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr tag their food pictures with #gastropost? We’re not crazy, there’s a reason behind it. Gastropost brings food lovers together by featuring weekly food missions where anyone with an internet connection to [...]

July 28, 2015 Downtown, Event

Cartems Donuterie: Donuts on Main Street

Have you found the little donut on Main Street? It’s a bit hidden if you don’t look hard enough. Cartems Donuterie opened up their 2nd location here. Their other location is on Pender Street Downtown. They have great creative favours [...]

July 27, 2015 Bakery, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Milano Coffee Roasters: Coffee and Pastries

Milano Coffee Roasters has a hidden location in the Mount Pleasant area. It’s on West 8th near Columbia Street right across from Jonathan Rogers Park. They serve up delicious coffee, pastries and sandwiches in this awesome area. It’s an cool space [...]

July 26, 2015 Cafe, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Scent of a Sandwich: Lunch in Chinatown

Scent of a Sandwich is located close to Main St and Hastings St. This place always catches my eye because it’s one of the only places near my office to send mail. My coworker and I thought we should try [...]

July 25, 2015 Cafe, Chinatown, lunch, Sandwich, Two Beakers

[Giveaway] Menchie’s Summer VIP Pass #MenchiesMyWay

Do you love froyo? I know my husband goes crazy for frozen yogurt. Menchie’s currently has 116 locations across Canada and are planning to have another 9 by the end of the year. They are the largest growing frozen yogurt franchise in Canada. With [...]

July 24, 2015 Contest

Prince Seafood Restaurant: Chinese Dinner

Prince Seafood Restaurant is located right by Renfrew Skytrain and is one of the top Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver. They always draw a crowd for dinner and dim sum. Make sure you have reservations or else you may be out [...]

July 23, 2015 Chinese, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Three Beakers

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Froyo in the Summer

After a hike with the girls and M, we grabbed dinner and then headed off to Menchie’s frozen yogurt in Port Moody for a nice treat to end the day. I like the Port Moody location since it’s fairly new [...]

July 22, 2015 Dessert, Kid Friendly, Port Moody, Three Beakers

Lips Resto: Brunch on Davie Street

Lips Resto is a new restaurant that opened up on Davie Street. Besides lunch and dinner, they also serve brunch on the weekends. The chef and owner Curtis “Lips” Demyon is 17 years into his culinary career, most recently as executive [...]

July 21, 2015 Downtown, Four Beakers

Black Rice Izakaya: Japanese Restaurant near BC Place

Every Friday, my friends and I love to spend time eating and drinking at Japanese Izakayas to unwind after a week of work. Since we’ve managed to hit most Izakayas in Downtown, I had to do some reasearch to see [...]

July 20, 2015 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers

Ramen Danbo: Ramen in Kitsilano

Ramen Danbo is the newest ramen shop to open up in Vancouver. They are known for their Fukuoka-Style Tonkotsu ramen. Ramen Danbo is a chain restaurant from Japan and the first location in North America. What makes them unique is [...]

July 19, 2015 Japanese, Kitsilano, Ramen, Three Beakers

Nu Chinese Bistro: New Owners, New Menu

Nu Chinese Bistro is located on McKim Way inside Cosmo Plaza on the 2nd floor. They were formally known as Nu Shanghainese Bistro, but after a change in ownership the name only slightly changed. The restaurant is quite hard to find [...]

July 18, 2015 Chinese, Richmond, Seafood, Three Beakers

Farmers Apprentice: Farm to Table Brunch

The Farmers Apprentice is located in Fairview and they serve a farm to table style cuisine that uses the best ingredients that our local farmers have to offer. As per weekend tradition, brunch is a must! Farmers Apprentice has been [...]

July 16, 2015 Brunch, Fairview, Farm to Table, Three Beakers, WestCoast

A&W: Sriracha Teen Burger

A few days ago A&W Canada had an amazing promotion where you can get their new Sriracha Teen Burger for FREE! Absolutely free, no strings attached. Just grab your coupon here: There’s only 100,000 coupons available and it’s going quite [...]

July 15, 2015 British Columbia, Fast Food

Proline Trading: My Wedding Florist

I know this post isn’t about food, but I know it will help someone who is in search of flowers for their wedding in Vancouver or Burnaby on a budget. It was a month before my wedding and I still [...]

July 14, 2015 South Burnaby, wedding

Riverway Clubhouse: My Wedding Venue

It’s been a few months after my wedding and a lot of people have been asking me if I would blog about the wedding since I have a blog. At the time I really had no idea if I would [...]

July 13, 2015 South Burnaby, wedding