Foodology

Monthly Archives: January 2017

La Mezcaleria: Mexican Cuisine in Gastown

La Mezcaleria has their second location in Gastown and I was quite excited to come here with a few friends to have some cocktails and a few bites. It was busy here on a Saturday evening. Most of the tables [...]

January 31, 2017 Four Beakers, Gastown, Late Night, Mexican

Fable Diner: Brunchfast in Vancouver

Fable Diner opened last year and they took over the space of Reno’s, which was previously a diner. It is located at the Lee Building at the corner of Main and Broadway. I enjoyed their first restaurant – Fable, so I [...]

January 30, 2017 Brunch, Farm to Table, Four Beakers, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Goldies Pizza: New Location in International Village Mall in Vancouver

Goldies Pizza has opened their latest location in International Village Mall near Chinatown and Gastown. They are best known for their cheap and delicious thin crust pizza. Anyone that has been out late at night in Vancouver has probably been here [...]

January 29, 2017 Downtown, Late Night, pizza, Three Beakers

Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House: Cheese Cake in Vancouver

Trees Coffee is also known as Trees Organic that is popular for their cheese cakes. I came here with my mother in law over the holidays for some coffee and cheese cake. It was on her list of places to [...]

January 28, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Cacao 70: Chocolate Brunch in the West End

Cacao 70 is a new restaurant in the West End in Downtown Vancouver serving up decadent chocolate treats for brunch or even late into the evening. They have other locations across Canada in Ontario, Montreal and Quebec. We were invited [...]

January 27, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Dessert, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

Giveaway: Real Canadian Superstore Gift Cards for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is almost here. Real Canadian Superstore and No Frills want to spread some luck to you all by giving away $10 Real Canadian Superstore Gift Cards to 10 lucky winners. As food is a big part of Chinese New Year, buying [...]

January 26, 2017 Contest

Real Canadian Superstore: Finding Chinese New Year Foods and Decor

Gong Hey Fat Choy 恭禧发财.  Chinese New Year is upon us and it’s the Year of the Rooster. Many celebrations take place during this time including parades, dragon dances, reunions and elaborate dinners. As food is a big part of Chinese New Year, buying [...]

January 25, 2017 Chinese, Pork, Specialty Shop

Grounds for Coffee: Cinnamon Buns and Coffee

Grounds for Coffee has been around since 1993 making delicious cinnamon buns. They are made by hand with locally-sourced ingredients, to hundreds of locations across B.C. and Alberta. I was invited to stop by to try some coffee and cinnamon [...]

January 24, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Bowmore Islay Single Malt Whisky

Bowmore Distillery produces scotch whisky on the isle of Islay. They are one of the oldest in Scotland and is established in 1779. They are full of rich history and been perfecting their craft to create great whiskey. I was invited [...]

January 23, 2017 product

Dubh Linn Gate: Old Irish Pub in Vancouver

Dubh Linn Gate is an Old Irish pub in Vancouver close on Main and Terminal. This is their second location, as their original location is in Whistler. I’ve been here a few years ago and I remember they had good [...]

January 22, 2017 irish, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

The Birds and The Beets: Cafe in Gastown

Bird & the Beets is a cafe that is located in Gastown and they serve up coffee, sandwiches, breakfast and other snacks. We came here on the weekend have a few bites and coffee. One thing I love about shops in [...]

January 21, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers

Stanley Park Brewery: Winter Glow IPA and Windstorm West Coast Pale Ale

   Winter has hit Vancouver harder than usual this year and one of our favourite things to do over the holidays is to stay in and host our friends and family. We were recently introduced to Stanley Park Brewery’s seasonal [...]

January 20, 2017 product

La Catrina: Mexican Tacos in Vancouver

La Catrina is a restaurant on Denman Street that serves Mexican Tacos. When they say Voted by 100 Mexicans Vancouver’s Best Mexican Tacos, you know its legit. I came here with a few friends to share some tacos. I’ve heard about them [...]

January 19, 2017 Four Beakers, Mexican, Robson Street/West End

Shop the Neighbourhood: Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar

With the holidays behind us, shopping local should still be top of mind for Vancouverites. Local businesses keep dollars close to home. Dollars spent within our neighbourhoods directly benefit the local economy and are re-invested within the community in the [...]

January 18, 2017 Cafe, Kid Friendly, Specialty Shop, Strathcona

Peaked Pies: Aussie Comfort Food in Vancouver

Peaked Pies has finally opened in Downtown Vancouver on the West End. They specialize in Aussie Meat Pies, coffee and dessert. What makes their pies extra special is having them ‘peaked’ with mashed potato, mushy green peas and gravy. We wanted [...]

January 17, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Robson Street/West End

Honey Donuts: Sweet Treat in Deep Cove

Honey Donuts is a popular spot in Deep Cove to indulge on their donuts and coffee. They serve up home cooked and freshly prepared wholesome food. The small beautiful village of Deep Cove is 20 minutes away from Vancouver and is [...]

January 16, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, North Vancouver, Three Beakers

Burma Superstar: Burmese Cuisine in San Francisco

Burma Superstar is the go to place when visiting San Francisco. I live in Vancouver and I found that in the past year a majority of them have closed down. When doing a quick search on Burmese cuisine, a lot [...]

January 15, 2017 Four Beakers, Noodles, San Francisco

Estrella’s: Delicatessen in Langley

Estrella’s has been one of our favourite places in Langley for their gigantic Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwiches. Everything is made from scratch, so the definitely don’t compromise on taste or quality. They are known for their O Canada-sized sandwiches with [...]

January 14, 2017 Canadian, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Langley, lunch, Sandwich
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