Monthly Archives: February 2016

Masayoshi Sushi Bar: Omakase Set

For Valentines Day, M took me to Masayoshi sushi bar to indulge in their Omakase set for $120 per person. Usually its $100, so not sure why it was a bite more expensive than normal. Even on their regular menu, [...]

February 29, 2016 Japanese, Kensington, Seafood, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

Bai Bua Thai Cuisine: Dinner Time

Bai Bua Thai Cuisine is a family owned business in the Hastings-Sunrise area and has authentic Thai cuisine. Since I’ve never been to Thailand, I can’t really comment on the authenticity, but a few friends have said its pretty close. There [...]

February 28, 2016 Hastings-Sunrise, Kid Friendly, Noodles, Thai, Three Beakers

Shaughnessy Restaurant: Drink and Dessert

Shaughnessy Restaurant is located right outside VanDusen Botanical Garden. I was invited to attend dinner with the Bite BC blogging team, but silly me arrived an hour later. I was super embarrassed since I’m usually pretty early or on time when [...]

February 27, 2016 Dessert, Shaughnessy, Three Beakers, WestCoast

The Flying Pig: Olympic Village Appy Hour

The Flying Pig located on 2nd Ave near Olympic Village has appy hour between 4pm and 6pm every day. It’s great that they open a location closer to my workplace since my coworkers and I love a good appy hour. The [...]

February 25, 2016 Canadian, Happy Hour, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Claypot Hot pot and BBQ: Richmond 3 Tier Hotpot

After work, a few of my coworkers and I went to Claypot Hot pot in Richmond on Alexandra Road. It was a busy Friday on this strip, but since it’s in a plaza, there is no need to fight over [...]

February 24, 2016 Chinese, Hot Pot, Richmond, Three Beakers

IMAGINE 2016: Pair of Tickets Giveaway

SHARE Family & Community Service’s annual fundraising event, IMAGINE 2016 is right around the corner. The event takes place at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre in Coquitlam on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 with doors opening at 7pm. The night features a signature [...]

February 23, 2016 British Columbia, Contest

Ketchup Doritos: Review

Doritos has launched their limited edition Ketchup flavoured Doritos. They come around once in a while, but isn’t part of their permanent line up of Doritos flavours. It’s going to stick around for only 4 months in it’s retro Doritos [...]

February 22, 2016 product

Fraser Park Restaurant: German Breakfast in Burnaby

It’s been years since my last visit to Fraser Park Restaurant in South Burnaby. M comes all the time without me, but it was time to take my food buddies here to the subburbs to enjoy this hole in the [...]

February 21, 2016 Brunch, German, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Swiss Bakery: Lunch Time

Swiss Bakery has been around since 1993 baking up a storm in Mount Pleasant. They made headlines years ago for creating the Frissant – fritter + croissant combo in Vancouver similar to a Cronut. Since the shop is so close to [...]

February 17, 2016 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Craft Beer Market: Weekend Brunch

Craft Beer Market is open for brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10am till 2pm. It’s a huge space inside and can easily fit a few hundred people. Great for large groups. They have at least 140 taps available, which [...]

February 16, 2016 Brunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers, WestCoast

The Capilano Teahouse: Tea and Coffee in Gastown

The Capilano Teahouse finally has a permanent location after having their pop-up shop at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in Richmond. Their new location is on Abbott St right in Gastown. They serve Indigenous teas and botanical tea sodas, foraged right here in [...]

February 15, 2016 Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers

Salt Tasting Room: Italian Gas Station Experiment

Salt Tasting Room introduced the Italian Gas Station Experiment, in partnership with Port Moody-based Urbani Foods. Those who order wine, by the glass, flight or bottle, will get complimentary Italian tapas for the month of February. The experiment is offered Mondays through Sundays from [...]

February 14, 2016 Gastown, Tapas, Three Beakers

Vancouver Magazine’s 10th Annual Big Night: Recap

Vancouver Magazine’s 10th Annual Big Night is Vancouver’s most exciting and exclusive culinary event. Every year, Vancouver Magazine unleashes a team of food and wine judges on the city’s culinary scene in order to determine the best bites and bottles consumers can [...]

February 13, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Taste BC: Celebration of Local Food and Drink

Taste BC is in it’s 22nd year letting Vancouverites experience BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty treats from local BC restaurants and artisans. This year it was located in the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel inside the Crystal Pavilion. It started [...]

February 12, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Doritos Ketchup Roses for Valentines Day

Imagine if men received roses, it would be Doritos Ketchup Roses. Earlier this week, Doritos announced that they were giving away FREE Doritos Ketchup Roses to select addresses in Toronto, Vancouver & Montreal on They ran out of stock [...]

February 11, 2016 British Columbia, product, Promotion

Fresh Prep: Valentine’s Dinner at Home

Fresh Prep Vancouver has you covered for Valentines Day this Sunday for a romantic night in. Instead of going to a busy restaurant with all the other love birds, a night in is a great alternative. Perhaps there will be Netflix [...]

February 10, 2016 British Columbia

Tacofino: Taco Bar in Gastown

Tucked away in Gastown is Tacofino’s Taco Bar near Army and Navy. The area around it is still slightly sketchy, but has gotten a lot better over the years. With this new location, people who work in the area don’t [...]

February 9, 2016 Gastown, lunch, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Fine Choice Foods: Sum-m! Prize Pack Giveaway

Fine Choice Foods is a family-run business operating out of Richmond, BC. The Lui Family started the business in 1986 in a small retail store on Cambie Street in Vancouver selling frozen Dim Sum and sauces. Back then, their specialties were dumpling and spring [...]

February 8, 2016 British Columbia, Contest