Monthly Archives: January 2016

Real Canadian Superstore and No Frills Make Chinese New Year Shopping Easier

Chinese New Year is almost upon us and it’s a great time for families to gather for the annual feast. It is also traditional for families to cleanse the house to sweep away any bad fortune and to make way for good incoming luck. Depending [...]

January 31, 2016 Event

The Keg: Dine Out Vancouver

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar is a Canadian chain of steakhouse restaurants and bars located in Canada and the United States. M really was craving steak and I had a $50 gift card to use from my work, so we decided to [...]

January 30, 2016 American, Burnaby Central, Kid Friendly, Steakhouse, Three Beakers

Kimbab Cheonguk: Casual Korean Restaurant in Korea Town

It’s been 3.5 years since my last review of Kimbab Cheonguk and I’ve missed their delicious and cheap Korean food. Oh where has the time gone? The girls and I decided to come here for lunch on the weekend. It’s [...]

January 29, 2016 Coquitlam, Korean, lunch, Three Beakers

Phnom Penh: Lunch Time Essentials

Phnom Penh is a Vancouver staple and if you haven’t been here, you’re missing out on some amazing Vietnamese/Cambodian dishes. It’s crazy busy everyday for lunch and dinner. Try to get reservations or avoid peak times. They only take resos [...]

January 28, 2016 Cambodian, Chinatown, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Vietnamese

Whole Foods Market Burnaby: Sneak Peek

Whole Foods Market will open their newest BC store in Burnaby on Thursday January 28th, 2016 at 8:30am with a bread-breaking ceremony with Mayor Derek Corrigan. The new market is located in the Solo District right at Brentwood Town Centre. [...]

January 27, 2016 North Burnaby, Specialty Shop

Buckstop: Classic American BBQ Feast

Buckstop is a classic BBQ and small plates saloon on Denman Street. I bought a Social Shopper deal for their classic American barbecue feast for two people, including fried dill pickles, pulled pork sandwich, smoked chicken leg, St. Louis pork [...]

January 26, 2016 American, BBQ, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Tangram Creamery: New Ice Cream Shop in Kitsilano

Driving around Kitsilano, M and I stopped by Tangram Creamery for some delicious ice cream after dinner to end the night. I’ve seen so many picture of this new shop on instagram that we had to check it out. The [...]

January 25, 2016 Dessert, Kid Friendly, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Bodega on Main: Spanish Tapas and Drinks

Bodega on Main opened in 2015 and is a fresh new take on Vancouver’s Spanish restaurants. La Bodega closed down a few years ago and the son of one of the original partners has opened this restaurant up to bring back a [...]

January 24, 2016 Late Night, Spanish, Strathcona, Tapas, Three Beakers

The Oakwood: Dine Out Vancouver

The Oakwood Canadian Bistro is located in Kitsilano. I’ve been here before for brunch and dinner but I thought it would be great to take a few friends to Oakwood for Dine Out Vancouver. A 3-course meal for $29 is [...]

January 23, 2016 Canadian, Dineout, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Starbucks Canada: Mobile Order and Pay

One thing that I hate in the mornings is a long wait to get a coffee right before a 9am meeting. Lines almost out the door just wastes my time. Starbucks Canada finally introduce their Mobile Order and Pay right [...]

January 22, 2016 British Columbia

KitKat Baked Sweet Potato: Review

I was at T&T Supermarket and saw this bag of KitKat’s Baked Sweet Potato version of the classic candy. It’s more unique than other other KitKat’s because it requires baking in the oven to enhance the flavour and to brown [...]

January 21, 2016 product

White Spot: New Comfort Foods Menu

Once in a while, I will let M choose a restaurant he wants to go for dinner and I’m not allowed to veto his decision. He wanted to go to White Spot to try their Macaroni & Cheese Bigger Burger. I [...]

January 20, 2016 Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Hardbite: Drop’n Mad Beets

Hardbite is a Canadian company that make amazing chips. If you haven’t hard their regular chips, you really have to. They have released another new bag of veggie chips but this time it’s beets -Drop’n Mad Beets as they call them. Unlike [...]

January 19, 2016 product

EnRoot Meals: Quick Delivery Meals in Vancouver

Enroot is a local Vancouver company providing meals on demand in a few minutes. Their lunch and dinner menus are prepared locally and are delivered within minutes. No prep, clean up or hassle on your part. Instead of ordering pizza or Chinese [...]

January 18, 2016 British Columbia, Delivery

Chez Cora: Breakfast in Richmond

Where do you find breakfast in Richmond that’s not Dim Sum? Cora, a Canadian chain of casual restaurants serves breakfast and lunch and they have a location in Richmond on Steveston Highway. We came on a weekend in the morning [...]

January 17, 2016 Brunch, Canadian, Richmond, Three Beakers

Belgard Kitchen: Brunch

Belgard Kitchen is inside the Settlement Building in the Downtown Eastside close to Ask for Luigi. My friends and I came here for brunch on the weekend to reconnect and enjoy some good food. Their brunches are on Saturday and [...]

January 16, 2016 Brunch, Canadian, Gastown, Three Beakers

Donnelly Group: Dine Out Vancouver

Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival begins today! It will run from January 15th till January 31st, 2016. The festival takes over the city with 17 days of culinary events, prix fixe, three-course menus at 288 restaurants (at $20, $30 [...]

January 15, 2016 British Columbia, Dineout

Starbucks: Latte Macchiato

Starbucks Canada has been promoting more espresso-based drinks lately. Last time it was the introduction of the Flat White, which is an Australian favourite. Since the closest Starbucks is a few steps from my office, I alway end up coming [...]

January 14, 2016 British Columbia