Foodology

Monthly Archives: May 2015

7 Eleven: Wasabi Potato Chips

7 Eleven in Japan has Wasabi Potato Chips and my parents brought me back a bag while they were on vacation. What I find so interesting about the perception of 7 Eleven in Canada and Japan is so different. I [...]

September 21, 2017 product

Deer Garden Signatures: Now Open in Burnaby

Deer Garden Signatures has been expanding in the last few months with 5 locations in total. Their Burnaby location is on Sperling and Kingsway. They took over the location of Pearl House Restaurant. I came on the weekend for lunch [...]

September 20, 2017 Chinese, Noodles, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Doritos: Sonic Sour Cream Review

Doritos has brought back the Sonic Sour Cream flavour for a limited time in it’s retro packaging. This flavour was discontinued many years ago and many fans are excited for it’s return. My husband was at the grocery store and [...]

September 19, 2017 product

Easy Tuna Avocado Poké Bowls

One of my favourite go-to meals to make is my Tuna Avocado Poké Bowls for a quick dinner. The hardest part is finding good sashimi-grade ahi tuna as it’s not always readily available. Talk to your local store to get [...]

September 18, 2017 Hawaiian, Recipes, seafood

Social Crust Cafe & Catering: Food with Heart in Downtown Vancouver

I attended a media tasting that offered more than delicious food. The event highlighted the work done at Social Crust, which is one of Coast Mental Health’s Social Enterprises. Coast Mental Health is an NPO that helps people with social barriers or [...]

September 17, 2017 Cafe, Downtown, lunch, Uncategorized

Lays: Sizzlin’ Szechuan Review

Lay’s Canada introduced 2 new flavours of chips and one of them is the Sizzlin’ Szechuan. It comes in Family-size and nothing smaller. The flavour is inspired by the savoury flavours from the aromatic Chinese dish with crispy Lay’s potato chips. [...]

September 15, 2017 product

Lay’s: Paprika & Sweet Onion Review

Lay’s Canada introduced 2 new flavours of chips and one of them is the Paprika & Sweet Onion. It comes in Family-size and nothing smaller. The flavour is inspired by two iconic kitchen staples in the spice cabinet and transform [...]

September 14, 2017 product

Johnny Rockets: Open in Downtown Vancouver

Johnny Rockets has finally opened their first location in Downtown Vancouver. They are expanding fast and their next location is on Oak Street in Vancouver. Since 1986, Johnny Rockets has been a favourite place for all-American burgers, fries and shakes in [...]

September 13, 2017 American, burger, Downtown, Three Beakers

O! Taho: Filipino-Style Tofu Dessert on Fraser St

O! Taho has been on my list of places to go to for a while to try their Filipino-style Soya Pudding. There’s only a handful of places to get handmade soya pudding in Metro Vancouver, but I’ve never heard of [...]

September 12, 2017 Dessert, Filipino, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Three Beakers

Jinya Ramen Bar: Open at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby

Jinya Ramen Bar has finally opened in Burnaby outside Metropolis at Metrotown. It’s been under construction for a while, but we are so happy they have opened their doors for a soft opening. Finally, I don’t have to always travel [...]

September 11, 2017 Burnaby Central, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Rajio Japanese Public House: Osaka-Style Japanese Izakaya in Vancouver

It’s been 3 years since my last visit to Rajio Japanese Public House and I remember a lot of great nights here but I’m glad I’ve come back for more of their Osaka-style dishes. Interior The interior is fun and [...]

September 10, 2017 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Noodles, Ramen, Seafood, Sushi, UBC/Point Grey

Saemaul: Rice Dessert Cafe in Coquitlam

Saemaul is a rice dessert cafe in Coquitlam. It is hidden away in a strange looking plaza. They specialize in rice-based desserts and I was pretty excited to give this place a try since they have more than just rice [...]

September 8, 2017 Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Korean, Three Beakers

Taste & Circle: Selfie Lattes

Taste & Circle is a shop with different pop-ups inside. They are currently giving away 1,000 selfie lattes if you show them their Snapchat filter. Otherwise, a selfie coffee is around $4. My friend took me here for a coffee [...]

September 7, 2017 Cafe, Gastown, Pop-Up Shop

Field House Brewing: Brewery in Abbotsford

Field House Brewing is in Abbotsford and they have quite a craft brewery scene here. There is a good selection of their beer on tap, so our friends wanted to give it a try as we were in the area. [...]

September 6, 2017 Abbotsford, Brewery, Three Beakers

Hilltop Cafe Diner: Breakfast in Langley

Hilltop Diner has been around for the past 68 years in Langley. Family-owned and has been serving diner classics to all their customers. Sherman has told me several times to go here and finally, after all those year, I finally [...]

September 5, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Diner, Four Beakers, Langley

Hi Five Baked and Fried Chicken: 24 Hours

Hi Five Baked and Fried Chicken is a 24 hour shop offering locals fried chicken, sandwiches and nuggets anytime of the day. We came here after a long day and wanted to check this place out after hearing about it. With [...]

September 3, 2017 24 hours, Late Night, Sunset/Punjabi Market, Two Beakers

Lays: Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Review

The Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper flavour Lays chip didn’t make it to the finals of the Lay’s Do Us A Flavour this year in America, but they released the flavour as a Wal-Mart exclusive. Essentially, that means they were 4th [...]

September 1, 2017 product