Monthly Archives: October 2015

Grande Rockies: Hotel in Canmore, Alberta

After passing the Banff Lake Louise area, we made a stop for the day at Canmore, Alberta before continuing our trip to Calgary. We stayed at the Grande Rockies Resort located right by the Bow Valley of the Canadian Rockies. We checked-in [...]

October 31, 2015 Canmore, Hotel Review, travel

Mamalee Malaysian Delight: Hainanese Chicken in Vancouver

Mamalee Malaysia Delight was Cafe D’Lite but underwent rebranding in 2013 as a tribute to the owner – Betty for her spirit and heritage. It represents Betty’s continuing commitment to an authentic Malaysian dining experience that is second to none. I [...]

October 30, 2015 Cafe, Four Beakers, Kitsilano, Malaysian

Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue: Dining in Canmore, AB

Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue is located in Downtown Canmore and they serve up an all you can eat Rodizio dinner for $42 per person. You get access to their sides and salad bar. The servers will come to your table with [...]

October 29, 2015 All You Can Eat, BBQ, Brazilian, Canmore, Three Beakers

Truffle Pigs Bistro: Dining in Field, BC

Field, BC is a small town of about 169 people. M and I decided to stop in this town to go to Truffle Pig Bistro right after exploring Yoho National Park. Truffle Pigs Bistro and Lodge uses fresh local and [...]

October 28, 2015 Canadian, Field, lunch, Three Beakers

The Ramenman: New Ramen Shop in Vancouver

The Ramenman is the newest Japanese ramen joint to open up on the West End of Downtown Vancouver. After seeing Sean’s beautiful pictures on instagram of The Ramenman, I had to check it out. Surprisingly, when I came here to [...]

October 27, 2015 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

[Giveaway] $100 Surprise with Edo Japan #Reach4It Moments

Edo Japan recently launched its Reach For It campaign to encourage customers not only to reach for Edo, but also to reach out to their friends, families, neighbours and even strangers in an effort to create simply better moments. How do [...]

October 26, 2015 Contest

[Giveaway] 12 boxes of Catelli Gluten Free Lasagne

Catelli Gluten Free Lasagne was the latest addition to their gluten-free line up of dry pastas. My little sister is celiac and any gluten she eats, her face will get itchy and she will feel very tired. She’s eaten a bunch [...]

October 25, 2015 Contest

Sanuki Udon: Udon Bar on Robson Street

Sanuki Udon is another new udon bar to pop up in Vancouver. Located right on Robson street in Downtown Vancouver, they serve up fresh handmade udon with different broths and toppings. No MSG or preservatives are used. The restaurant is [...]

October 24, 2015 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles, Two Beakers

Sekai Udon Bar: Udon at Metrotown

Sekai Udon Bar is located near The Bay at Metropolis at Metrotown. It opened last year, so it is still fairly new. Sui Sha Ya, an all you can eat Japanese restaurant used to be in this spot.  It’s good [...]

October 23, 2015 Kid Friendly, lunch, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Moraine Lake: Most Photographed Location in Canada

Moraine Lake is about 14 kms away from the Town of Lake Louise. During busy times it’s a bit hard to find parking here. It’s a great spot to go hiking and some even say it has better views than Lake [...]

October 22, 2015 Lake Louise, travel

IKEA Canada: Twist Cone

For the longest time, IKEA only sold vanilla frozen yogurt for $1 in their cafe past the checkout. Recently, I saw on Instagram that some people were able to  get twist cones. So, on the weekend I was in IKEA [...]

October 21, 2015 Coquitlam, Kid Friendly

Lake Louise: Glaciers, Trails and Teahouses

Lake Louise is located in Alberta’s Banff National Park. The emerald green colour of the water comes from rock flour carried into the lake by melt-water from the glaciers that overlook the lake. It’s very easy to drive to and theres [...]

October 20, 2015 Lake Louise, travel

24th Annual Port and Chocolate Vancouver: Recap

The 24th annual Port and Chocolate Tasting in Vancouver hosted by Liberty Wine Merchants at Vancouver Rowing Club featured an array of ports and local chocolatiers from Vancouver. Tickets cost $29.99 and all proceeds went to the Vancouver Rowing Club [...]

October 19, 2015 British Columbia, Event

Lake Louise Gondola: Scenery in the Canadian Rockies

Lake Louise Gondola is located at the Lake Louise Ski Resort in Banff National Park. It is a 5 minute drive off Highway 1. It was a beautiful day in September, so we came here to get a good view [...]

October 18, 2015 Lake Louise, travel

McDonalds Canada: Build Your Own Burger

McDonalds Canada is doing a soft launch of their new restaurant concept to evolve into a more casual dining experience. Their restaurants have slowly been shifting in the last few years by introducing the McCafe concept. Now, more changes are coming. In Metro [...]

October 17, 2015 British Columbia, Fast Food

Yoho National Park: Emerald Lake

When going through Yoho National Park right before Banff National Park, make sure you stop at Emerald Lake. Once you get there, you will be mesmerized by the vivid emerald-coloured waters. It’s very easy to drive here from the highway and [...]

October 16, 2015 Field, travel

Yoho National Park: The Natural Bridge

The first stop at Yoho National Park on the way to Emerald Lake is the Natural Bridge. It’s an easy drive here and with lots of parking. The Natural Bridge is a natural rock formation that spans the flow of [...]

October 15, 2015 Field, travel

Kicking Horse Lodging: Glacier Mountaineer Lodge Review

Glacier Mountaineer Lodge was where we stayed in Golden, BC. It’s located in the heart of the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort alpine village – at the base of the Golden Eagle Express Gondola. The mountain is around 10 minutes away from [...]

October 14, 2015 Golden, Hotel Review, travel