Monthly Archives: August 2016

Deep Roots Winery: Wine Tasting on the Naramata Bench

Deep Roots Winery is located on the popular Naramata Bench. Their tasting room has amazing views on the vineyard over looking Okanagan Lake. We made this our 4th stop on our winery tour. The tasting room was outdoors on the [...]

August 31, 2016 Naramata Bench, Penticton, winery

McTasters: Mexican Chipotle and Thai Sweet Chili

McDonald’s Canada has brought back their McTasters in Mexican Chipotle and Thai Chili.  They previously had McTasters earlier in the year in two varieties – Greek and Italian. I completely missed it when they offered that, but at least this time [...]

August 30, 2016 British Columbia, Fast Food

Van Westen Winery: Wine Tasting on the Naramata bench

Van Westen Vineyard is located in the Naramata Bench. There has been 3 generations and 50 years of family tradition in this vineyard. This was our 3rd stop on our winery tour and probably one of the best wineries we [...]

August 30, 2016 Naramata Bench, Penticton, winery

Therapy Vineyard: Wine Tasting on the Naramata bench

Therapy Vineyard is located on the Naramata Bench near Penticton. This was our second winery top of the day and I was pretty excited to come here as I’ve always seen their cool Freud inspired wines at the liquor stores. [...]

August 29, 2016 Naramata Bench, Penticton, winery

Nat Bailey Stadium: 3-Foot-Long Yard Hot Dog and More

Nat Bailey Stadium has cranked up some cool menu items for the 2016 Vancouver Canadians baseball games. From baseball game classics like burgers and nachos to sushi and the new 3-foot-long Yard Dog, the Nat has something for all fans. When at the [...]

August 28, 2016 American, Event, Riley Park/Little Mountain

Lang Vineyards: Wine Tasting on the Naramata bench

Lang Vineyard was our first stop in Penticton. They opened their doors in the Naramata bench in 1990 and has grown to be one of the Okanagan’s most popular boutique wineries in the area. There’s a little picnic area with [...]

August 28, 2016 Naramata Bench, Penticton, winery

PappaRoti: Coffee Buns in Vancouver

PappaRoti in Vancouver and they are a popular spot to grab a bun and drink, the chill with friends here. I’ve been here are a few times coming here to grab a coffee and kill time before meeting up with [...]

August 27, 2016 Cafe, Dessert, lunch, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Chuan Chu Ren Jia: Szechuan Cuisine in Burnaby

Chuan Chu Ren Jia is a Szechuan restaurant in South Burnaby on Kingsway. I’ve passed by this place so many times, but have never made a visit until now. I was invited by the Chopstick Fest, a Chinese Cuisine Festival [...]

August 26, 2016 Chinese, Four Beakers, Seafood, South Burnaby

The Captain’s Boil: Seafood in Richmond

The Captain’s Boil is a new seafood boil restaurant in Richmond. They have a few locations in Toronto, but now has opened their first location in Metro Vancouver. They take the seafood boil and toss it with their blend of secret, Asian [...]

August 25, 2016 Kid Friendly, Richmond, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Faculty Brewing Co: Tasting Room in Mount Pleasant

Faculty Brewing Co is the newest brewery to pop up in the Mount Pleasant area. The craft beer scene is growing quickly in the area and I love seeing all the little hidden places where they pop up. They took [...]

August 24, 2016 Brewery, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

IcePik Shavery: Dessert in Vancouver

IcePik Shavery serves snow cream which is a hybrid between traditional Hawaiian shaved ice and ice cream, creating a new dessert which is lighter, with a fluffy snow-like texture.  I’ve been here a few times already and it’s a great place [...]

August 23, 2016 Cafe, Dessert, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

33 Acres Brewing Co: Tasting Room in Mount Pleasant

33 Acres Brewing Co is another brewery in the Mount Pleasant area. We went in the afternoon to their tasting room and it was packed. We wanted to grab some waffles, but we just missed their brunch menu. Since we [...]

August 22, 2016 Brewery, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

The Keg: Lobster Summer in Yaletown

The Keg has their awesome Yaletown location with rooftop patio. I’ve been to their other location in the suburbs, but this was my first time here. Currently, they have their Lobster Summer promotion until the end of August. Lobster and [...]

August 21, 2016 Seafood, Steakhouse, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Medina: Brunch in Downtown Vancouver

Medina has their new location for quite some time now, but I finally came for a visit. I arrived 15 minutes before opening and there were already tons of people lining up. I missed the first seating, but I was [...]

August 20, 2016 Brunch, Cafe, Downtown, Four Beakers

Maji: Taiwanese Cuisine in Richmond

Maji is a Taiwanese Stir Fry restaurant in Richmond. I’ve been here before and I remember liking it for their dishes and beer. We came her for dinner and it was pretty packed with people waiting outside. I was invited [...]

August 19, 2016 Late Night, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Bubble Queen: Bubble Tea and Bubble Waffles

Bubble Queen has their second location on Oak Street. The Richmond location is always packed, so my friends and I wanted to check out their Oak Street location and also they were having major bubble waffle cravings. Bubble Queen is [...]

August 18, 2016 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, Kid Friendly, Late Night, South Cambie Street, Three Beakers

Tractor Foods: Healthy Options in Mount Pleasant

Tractor Foods is finally open in Mount Pleasant close on 2nd and Quebec. They serve up healthy food for everyday. I’ve been waiting for this location to open for a very long time. I work close to this area and [...]

August 17, 2016 Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Pokemon Themed Treats in Metro Vancouver

Pokemon Go mania has hit Vancouver weeks ago and we are now seeing more and more Pokemon themed treats around town. I am a huge Pokemon fan since I was a little kid, so as you can imagine, I was [...]

August 16, 2016 British Columbia