Monthly Archives: April 2016

Yellow Dog Brewing Co: Beer in Port Moody

Yellow Dog Brewing Co is a craft brewery located in Port Moody. This family-run brewery focuses on producing high quality locally crafted beer for everyone to enjoy. On a nice sunny day, you’ll see a lot of people handing out here [...]

April 30, 2016 Brewery, Four Beakers, Port Moody

Tacofino Tofino: The Original Cantina on the West Coast

Tacofino has made waves in Vancouver with amazing fresh tacos and burritos. I’ve been to all of the Tacofino locations in Vancouver, but since I was in Tofino, I had to see where it all started. West Coast tacos and [...]

April 28, 2016 Food Carts, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Streetcart, Tofino, WestCoast

Top 5 Restaurants for Late Night Eats in Whalley

When the sun goes down, Whalley has a lot of restaurants that are open late into the evening. I remember pulling all-nighters at SFU Surrey wishing there were some places that would be open past 8pm that were not fast food [...]

April 27, 2016 Surrey, travel

Wolf in the Fog: Essential Eats in Tofino

Wolf in the Fog is one of the best restaurants in Tofino and has dishes inspired by the oceans, forests and shoreline of our beautiful Tofino. They were Canada’s Best New Restaurant in 2014 from enRoute Air Canada. Everyone passing through Tofino [...]

April 26, 2016 Four Beakers, Tofino, WestCoast

Wildside Grill: Local, Fresh, and Wild

Wildside Grill in Tofino gets their fish straight from the boat. Commercial fisherman Jeff Mikus and chef Jesse Blake are the minds behind Wildside Grill. Like many of the restaurants in Tofino, they source their ingredients locally, so you get high [...]

April 25, 2016 Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Sandwich, Tofino, WestCoast

Chocolate Tofino: Gelato and Chocolates

Chocolate Tofino cranks out handcrafted chocolates and homemade gelato right in their cozy little shop. My friend told me that we needed to make a stop here during our long weekend out here. They have been making chocolate here since 2003. [...]

April 24, 2016 Kid Friendly, Three Beakers, Tofino

Green Leaf Sushi: Aburi Sushi and Sashimi

Green Leaf Sushi in Kitsilano has been generating quite a buzz lately for their Aburi Sushi Platter. They have their version of Miku’s Salmon Oshi Sushi, which is driving people crazy on instagram. We came here for dinner with the family [...]

April 23, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Kitsilano, Noodles, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Rosé Revival Tasting: Pair of Tickets Giveaway

Liberty Merchant Company & Bridges Restaurant proudly present the 8th Annual Rosé Revival Tasting on Monday May 2nd 2016 from 7:00 – 9:00pm at Bridges Restaurant on Granville Island to celebrate pink wine and support pink ribbons. All proceeds benefit the [...]

April 22, 2016 British Columbia, Contest

Tofino Coffee Company: Coffee on the Beach

When in Tofino, head to Tofino Coffee Company to get your caffeine fix. My friends and I were heading to go out for an early morning hike and then stroll around a few beaches. Caffeine is always a must. The cafe was [...]

April 22, 2016 Cafe, Four Beakers, Tofino

Chachi’s: Sandwiches at Metrotown

Chachi’s is the newest addition to the Metropolis food court in South Burnaby. They are originally from Calgary and now they have their first location in BC. There are plans to open 2 more locations at Crossiron Mills and Tsawwassen Mills. Their [...]

April 21, 2016 Canadian, Fast Food, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Sandwich, South Burnaby

Top 5 Delicious Eats in Whalley

Whalley is located in Surrey City Centre and home to SFU’s Surrey Campus. I spent a chunk of my early 20’s completing my undergrad degree and it was also around the same time I started Foodology 6 years ago. The neighbourhood [...]

April 20, 2016 Surrey, travel

Bubble Waffle Cafe in Kerrisdale

Bubble Waffle Cafe has their newest location in Kerrisdale. They serve popular street food snacks such as curry fish balls, egg waffles, stinky tofu, and fish soup noodles. I was invited by ChineseBites to check out a few items on the menu. [...]

April 19, 2016 Bubble Tea, Kerrisdale, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Carp: Sushi and Bento Boxes

Carp Sushi and Bento is a little Japanese take out restaurant located near Kingsgate Mall. A friend of ours highly recommended this place for their sashimi and rolls. M and I decided to come here after work for a quick [...]

April 18, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Three Beakers

Subway Canada: Butter Chicken Sandwich

Subway Canada has introduced their new Butter Chicken Sandwich for a limited time. Canadian’s have been asking for more unique flavours in their neighbourhoods, so they are starting to roll out limited edition flavours. In the West Coast, I don’t think [...]

April 17, 2016 Fast Food, North Burnaby

Pink Elephant Thai: Open at Marine Gateway

Pink Elephant Thai opened their second location at Marine Gateway serving up modern Thai food to hungry shoppers in this complex and the movie-goers at the Cineplex Theatres. They also have happy hour on the weekday from 3 -6pm. The items [...]

April 16, 2016 Happy Hour, Kid Friendly, Marpole, Thai, Three Beakers

Boiling Point Surrey: Personal-Sized Hot Pot

Boiling Point opened their newest location in Surrey, BC close to Guildford Town Centre. Their specialty is Taiwanese hot pot and they have with a few locations in BC and more in the US. They are best known for their personalized hot pots [...]

April 15, 2016 Bubble Tea, Chinese, Hot Pot, Noodles, Surrey, Three Beakers

Matterson House: Cozy Dinner in Ucluelet

Matterson House Restaurant is a cozy eatery in the village of Ucluelet. The house was built in 1931, so you will see a lot of rustic charm dining here. It was originally known as Glendale, built by Basil and Mary [...]

April 14, 2016 Canadian, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Three Beakers, Ucluelet, WestCoast

Cathedral Grove: Old Growth Forest on Vancouver Island

Cathedral Grove in an old growth forest on Vancouver Island located inside the MacMillan Provincial Park. On the way to Tofino, we took Hwy 4 past Port Alberni and it leads us right to the forest. There are parking stalls [...]

April 13, 2016 British Columbia, travel