Monthly Archives: September 2015

Quails’ Gate Winery: Vineyard + Tasting in Kelowna

Quails’ Gate in West Kelowna was our first stop on our BC road trip across the Okanagan. It was highly recommended by friends as they have beautiful views, complimentary tastings and their Old Vines Restaurant. It is located minutes away from [...]

September 30, 2015 Kelowna, winery

Old Vines Restaurant: Dining at Quails’ Gate Winery

Quails’ Gate Winery is located in West Kelowna and is a beautiful vineyard right by Okanagan Lake. Their wine ship is the centrepiece at the estate, which houses their tasting bar and gift shop. Complimentary tastings are available daily, year round. They also [...]

September 29, 2015 Kelowna, lunch, winery

A&W Canada: Maple Chipotle Burger

A&W Canada just released their Maple Chipotle Burger available as a Papa Burger, Mama Burger and Grandpa Burger. It is made of pure beef patties, sesame seed bun, processed cheddar cheese, A&W seasoning, bacon, chipotle mayonnaise, maple barbeque sauce, pickles, [...]

September 28, 2015 British Columbia, Fast Food

The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant: Dining on Granville Island

The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant is located on Granville Island right by the public market. They are best known for their selection of fresh Oceanwise seafood, which is sustainable and ethically caught. They can seat up to 300 people in their [...]

September 27, 2015 Granville Island, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Lay’s Taiwan: Roasted Garlic Chips Review

When my parents went to Taiwan this year, they brought me back a bunch of Lay’s chips that we didn’t have here in Canada. It’s pretty funny how this Summer I got the most amount of chips from friends and [...]

September 26, 2015 product

[Giveaway] $100 Presidents Choice Gift Card

To celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday September 27th, we will be giving away a $100 Presidents Choice Gift Card. You can use that to buy stretchy pants from Joe Fresh after eating ALL the mooncakes or groceries to cook up [...]

September 25, 2015 Contest

Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with Mooncakes

It’s that time of year again – Mid-Autumn Festival, but in my case, it’s an excuse to eat a lot of food especially mooncakes. For those unfamiliar with the Mid-Autumn Festival, it’s a traditional harvest festival celebrated annually by Chinese [...]

September 24, 2015 British Columbia

Lay’s Taiwan: Thai Spicy Crab Chips Review

When my parents went to Taiwan this year, they brought me back a bunch of Lay’s chips that we didn’t have here in Canada. It’s pretty funny how this Summer I got the most amount of chips from friends and [...]

September 23, 2015 product

reLiSH Gourmet Burgers on Commercial Drive

reLiSH Gourmet Burgers on Commercial Drive opened in the Summer serving the community with yummy burgers. The restaurant comes from the East Coast of Canada – New Brunswick. They also have another location on Davie street and will soon open another in North [...]

September 22, 2015 American, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers

Kirin Starlight: Dim Sum near New Westminster

Kirin Starlight is our families go to place for Dim Sum. Since we live in Burnaby, it’s convenient for us to drive to on the weekend. They have several other locations throughout the Lower Mainland. It gets pretty packed around noon, [...]

September 21, 2015 Chinese, Dim Sum, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Chatime: Best Bubble Tea in Richmond

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 differentiate themselves from competition by using fresh tea. They don’t use pre-made teas or [...]

September 20, 2015 Bubble Tea, Four Beakers, Richmond

Riverfest: Inspired by the Fraser

Celebrating BC and World Rivers Day The 13th annual RiverFest will deck out the boardwalk with art; historical, environmental and conservation exhibits; engaging activities in the Westminster Savings Credit Union Family Fun Zone; tours of the Fraser River aboard the MV Native; [...]

September 19, 2015 Upcoming Events

Dubh Linn Gate: Irish Pub in Vancouver

Dubh Linn Gate is an Irish pub that recently opened in Vancouver close on Main and Terminal. They also have their original location in Whistler. I was pretty excited when it opened because it’s only a few minutes from my [...]

September 19, 2015 irish, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar

Zeitoon: Persian Cuisine in Vancouver

Zeitoon is a Persian restaurant located in North Vancouver on Lonsdale Ave across the street from Loblaws City Market. They also have another location in Downtown Vancouver. When I got the invitation to dine here with M, I got quite excited [...]

September 18, 2015 North Vancouver, Persian, Three Beakers

Wesbrook Village Festival 2015

The 5th annual Wesbrook Village Festival is a day full of fun for everyone – from students to seniors and residents to visitors. Saturday, September 19, 2015 11:00am – 4:00pm Wesbrook Village (3378 Wesbrook Mall, UBC, Vancouver) Cost: Free! There will [...]

September 18, 2015 Upcoming Events

BC Ferries Offers 50% Discount this Fall

Planning to take the ferry during the next few weeks? Don’t forget to take advantage of BC Ferries ‘50% Off The Coast’ promotion. This is very beneficial to those who walk on the ferry instead of driving. I usually drive [...]

September 18, 2015 travel

Fresh St. Market Grilled Cheese Competition

Make your weekend “grater” with The Annual Grilled Cheese Competition at Fresh St. Market. Five chefs will be competing for your vote for the best grilled cheese sandwich. A $5 ticket will include a drink and pass to taste and [...]

September 17, 2015 Upcoming Events

Hearthstone Pizza: Build Your Own Pizza with Unlimited Toppings

Hearthstone Pizza is located in Port Coquitlam close to Michaels. They serve up thin crust pizza where you have the choice to build your own with unlimited amounts of toppings for a flat rate. There are lots of seats in [...]

September 17, 2015 Coquitlam, Italian, pizza, Three Beakers