Monthly Archives: August 2015

Starbucks: Cold Brew Coffee

Starbucks has launched their Small-Batch Cold Brew Coffee this summer. I usually get their regular iced-coffee but the staff suggested I try this as it is stronger and more flavourful than their regular iced coffee. It is cold brewed for [...]

August 31, 2015 British Columbia, Cafe

Nice Vice: Vancouver’s Dairy-Free, Plant-Based Micro Creamery

Nice Vice is Vancouver’s dairy-free, plant-based micro creamery. I first saw them at the Vancouver’s Farmers Market in their Nice Vice Van. They sell premium, dairy-free vice cream to Vancouverites with various flavours. When I was there, they had 4 flavours: Chocoholics [...]

August 30, 2015 British Columbia, Dessert, Farmers Market, Food Carts, Gluten Free Options, Three Beakers

Gain Wah: Hole in the Wall in Chinatown

Deep in the heart of Chinatown, there is a hole in the wall restaurant called Gain Wah. Once I stepped inside, it felt like I was transported back into the 90s, or perhaps even before then. At first I was [...]

August 29, 2015 Cafe, Chinatown, Chinese, lunch, Three Beakers

Culver City Salads Delivered by Foodee

Since it’s a beautiful summer, a few of my coworkers decided to order a group lunch from Foodee, a Vancouver food delivery service for corporate offices. There are lots of restaurants to choose from and it’s pretty hard to choose [...]

August 28, 2015 Delivery, Downtown, Gluten Free Options, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Starbucks Canada: Clover Brewing System

When I was at the Starbucks near my workplace, I saw that they had this big clover brewing machine. There are only a few locations in the Lower Mainland that are using this machine. It was originally created by Coffee Equipment [...]

August 27, 2015 British Columbia, Cafe

Disneyland Bachelorette Party on a Budget

Before getting married, one of the items on my bucket list was to go to Disneyland. What better time to go than with your besties. We planned to be here for 2 days so we could go to both Disneyland and [...]

August 26, 2015 Anaheim, California, travel

McDonalds Canada: Mighty Angus Burger

McDonalds Canada released the Mighty Angus Burger for a limited time. I love trying we things from McDonalds as they do have a lot of limited time offers. At a whopping 790 calories, its better not knowing the nutrition breakdown [...]

August 25, 2015 British Columbia, Fast Food

Little Caesar’s: Bacon Wrapped Deep Deep Dish Pizza

I haven’t been to a Little Caesar’s in over 10 years. I usually go for any pizza place that delivers, since Little Caesar’s doesn’t do delivery, I never eat their pizza. M was intrigued to try Little Caesar’s again since [...]

August 24, 2015 American, British Columbia, Delivery, pizza, Three Beakers

Fat Mao Noodles: New in Chinatown

Fat Mao is the latest addition to Chinatown. Recently, there has been a bunch of new restaurants opening up nearby like Torafuku and Ramen Butcher. Since I work close to this area, I get super excited when something new opens [...]

August 23, 2015 Chinatown, Noodles, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Hardbite: Eat Your Parsnip Chips

Hardbite is a Canadian company that make amazing chips. If you haven’t hard their regular chips, you really have to. They have introduced a line of ‘root’ chips that uses other vegetables besides potatoes. With ‘Eat Your Parsnip’ chips, they [...]

August 22, 2015 product

MELU Juice and Health Bar: Healthy Option in Downtown Vancouver

MELU Juice and Health Bar is a new addition in Downtown Vancouver. They serve up a variety of cold press juices, smoothies, nut mylks, detox water, oatmeal, chia puddings, salads and health bars. They recently opened a few weeks ago. [...]

August 21, 2015 Dessert, Downtown, Gluten Free Options, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Icy Bar: Chinese Dessert

Icy Bar has been around for a long time in the Lower Mainland. I remember the first time I had Icy Bar was in the food court of Crystal Mall. Before there were all the other shaved ice places around [...]

August 20, 2015 Cafe, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Three Beakers, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

Hardbite: 18 Carrot Gold

M was in the grocery store and saw that Hardbite has a new line of chips made out of root vegetables. This one in particular is the 18 Carrot Gold. It’s basically carrot chips that are lightly salted. The other [...]

August 19, 2015 product

The Sardine Can: Spanish Tapas in Gastown

The Sardine Can in Gastown serves up Spanish Tapas. It’s a small restaurant, so they really can’t hold that many people here. We came here after work around 5:30 and it didn’t get busy till around 7pm on a weekday. [...]

August 18, 2015 Gastown, Spanish, Tapas, Three Beakers

Torafuku: Modern-Asian Restaurant on Main Street

Torafuku is located on Main Street right outside Chinatown in Vancouver. The restaurant is opened by Le Tigre food truck owners Clement Chan and Steve Kuan. The 48-seat modern-Asian restaurant delivers bold interpretations on flavours traditionally found in Japanese, Taiwanese, Korean, [...]

August 17, 2015 Ramen, Strathcona, Three Beakers

Cockney Kings Fish & Chips: All You Can Eat

Cockney Kings Fish & Chips in North Burnaby has been here forever! They also have another location in New Westminster. I remember in High School, everyone would come here for cheap all you can eat from Monday to Wednesday and stuff [...]

August 16, 2015 All You Can Eat, Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Seafood, Three Beakers

Angie’s Malaysian Eatery: Hainanese Chicken near Edmonds

Angie’s Malaysian Eatery just opened up last May and they sell a fusion Hawker-style food from Brunei. I am on the search for the best Hainanese Chicken in the Lower Mainland, so I had to make a stop here. They are [...]

August 15, 2015 Burnaby Cariboo-Lougheed, Kid Friendly, Malaysian, Noodles, Three Beakers

Paul’s Sub Shop: That Time I Spent $19 on a Sub

In 5 years of food blogging, I’ve consumed a lot of food and I thought I would start to go to more mom and pop restaurants around town to see if I can find a hidden gem. After browsing the [...]

August 14, 2015 American, Brunch, Cafe, Kid Friendly, lunch, South Burnaby, Two Beakers