Foodology

Monthly Archives: May 2015

Fayuca: Northern Pacific Mexican Eatery

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of attending the Fayuca Launch Party. I brought Roman, my sister and brother-in-law to check out this new spot in Yaletown with me. Fayuca identifies itself as a Northern Pacific Mexican restaurant, offering [...]

June 29, 2017 Mexican, Yaletown

Canadian-inspired Recipes for your Summer BBQ with President’s Choice

Canada Day is almost upon us and since the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation is upon us, there is lots to do around town. For those who are not ready to brave the crowds around town, you can celebrate the [...]

June 28, 2017 British Columbia, product

Saffron Indian Cuisine: Lunch Buffet in Burnaby

Saffron Indian Cuisine is a popular restaurant for their lunch buffet as it is a very affordable price. My family was in town, so we called ahead for reservations to ensure all 9 of us would be seated for lunch [...]

June 27, 2017 Buffet, Burnaby Central, Indian, lunch, Three Beakers

Canada 150 Summer Essentials from Sobeys

With Canada Day just a few days away, more companies are creating product to help customers celebrate Canada 150. Sobeys is celebrating its 110th anniversary in line with Canada 150 with an array of patriotic products such as maple-leaf shaped burgers, [...]

June 26, 2017 Uncategorized

A Day in the Okanagan for National Best Friends Day

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending National Best Friends Day with my foodie friend – Dee from Gastrofork. We met in 2011 at this event called Bake for the Quake and I bought banana bread from her [...]

June 26, 2017 Kelowna, Lake Country, travel

The Copper Coil Still & Grill in Squamish: Review

It was a long weekend and a group of my friends headed up to Squamish to enjoy the awesome craft brewery scene and also indulge in some food that we can’t get in Vancouver. Squamish is about an hour away [...]

June 24, 2017 Bar and Grill, Squamish, Two Beakers

Black Rice Izakaya: Aburi, Teishoku and Flames

Black Rice Izakaya has recently added a few new items on the menu. It’s been a while since I made my last visit, but I was excited to see what else they were adding to the menu. I came with a [...]

June 23, 2017 Japanese, Yaletown

Illumination Night Market: Sneak Peek

2222 Illumination Summer Night Market is located close to IKEA in Richmond. The different night markets at this location over the years keeps changing to compete with the other night markets in the Lower Mainland. There is a $3 entry [...]

June 22, 2017 Late Night, Richmond

Assembli: Build Your Own Pizza or Salad

Assembli is a new restaurant that lets you create your own pizza or salads at one set price rather than annoying add ons that will cost you. I was invited to come try a few of their creations to see [...]

June 21, 2017 Fairview, pizza, Three Beakers

Dietary Restrictions Made Easy with Presidents Choice

With the amount of food sensitivities on the rise, how do you put together a meal to cater to friends and family members with gluten or dairy sensitivities? President’s Choice is dedicated to making entertaining easy for everyone, by offering simple [...]

June 20, 2017 British Columbia, product

Takis in Canada: Review

I was grocery shopping and I saw Takis at my local Safeway in Vancouver. We saw it at the end of the aisle near the milk section. It wasn’t even in the chip and snack aisle. I am so excited [...]

June 19, 2017 British Columbia, product

2017 Ford Flex Limited: Review

We drove the 2017 Ford Flex to Squamish from Vancouver and we filled it up with a car full of people. The Flex can set up to 7 people in the car. We tested the car out in the city, [...]

June 18, 2017 Car, travel

Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour: Review

We did an excursion at Ketchikan, Alaska and decided to go with the Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour through ShoreTrips. We booked it through our travel agent as she was able to get us a discount as we were booking [...]

June 17, 2017 Alaska, travel

Starbucks: Ombre Pink, Matcha Lemonade, Violet Refresher

Starbucks has launched 3 new drinks this week and as a bonus, if you purchase them, $0.25 cents goes towards a great cause – Born This Way Foundation to empower young people to be braver and kinder. We definitely need more [...]

June 16, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe

Orchard and the Sea: Cider House and Restaurant in Gastown

My friend and I love wandering town to find unique places to eat and drink. We wandered deep into Gastown and stumbled upon Orchard & the Sea, which is a Cider House and Restaurant every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night at Birds [...]

June 15, 2017 Gastown, Pop-Up Shop, Tapas, Three Beakers

GlassesShop: Reno Rectangle Glasses Clip-on Review

I was contacted by GlassesShop.com to try out some of their sunglasses. Since I wear glasses on a day to day basis, I have a hard time getting good looking sunglasses or clip-ons that are stylish. Browsing on their site, [...]

June 14, 2017 travel

5 steps to boarding a cruise at Canada Place

Here are a few things I learned about before boarding my cruise at Canada Place. It was my first cruise so I didn’t know what to expect. Hopefully, this will help you mentally prepare you for where to go. Our [...]

June 12, 2017 Alaska, British Columbia, Cruise

Pidgin: Prix-Fixe Tasting Menu

PiDGiN has always been a place I wanted to check out. I went with a friend to try their prix-fixe tasting menu for $55 per person, but there was an awesome voucher on TravelZoo for the 7 course dining for [...]

June 11, 2017 Chinese, French, Fusion, Gastown, Three Beakers