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Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Gray Olive Cafeteria: Best Brunch in Burnaby

The Gray Olive Cafeteria in Burnaby Heights is a hotspot for brunch on the weekends. I’ve come here quite a bit for brunch and every time, it’s consistent and very delicious. Plus, it’s just minutes away from place. Interior The [...]

September 30, 2017 Brunch, Four Beakers, North Burnaby

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premier: Fuel Efficient SUV

Chevrolet has introduced an all-new 2018 Equinox, a five-passenger compact crossover made in Canada. Compared to the previous years model, it is lighter, leaner, and more responsive. I took the Equinox out around the city, the subburbs, zooming along the [...]

September 29, 2017 Car, travel

The Union: Wings and Beer in Chinatown

The Union is an industrial-chic hub serving creative cocktails and Pan-Asian eats. They have happy hour and weekly features, so my coworkers and I like coming here for celebrations and farewells. Many good late nights have been had here. They [...]

September 28, 2017 Chinatown, Fusion, Happy Hour, Late Night, Three Beakers

TWG Tea: Mid-Autumn Tea Service

Mid Autumn Festival is upon us on October 6th, 2017 and I absolutely love spending the time with family and friends. One iconic treat from this festival are the mooncakes. This year, TWG Tea narrates the story of the constellation with [...]

September 27, 2017 Cafe, Downtown, High Tea, product

Showing Canadian Pride while Travelling

I love travelling around the world and I am proud to call myself a Canadian. In such a globalized world, it’s always a bit hard to tell where everyone is from. Here are a few fun stylish ways to show [...]

September 25, 2017 travel

Easy Baked Dilly Salmon

I love simple meals since I usually am strapped for time after work. Litehouse had a super simple recipe for salmon using their Dilly of a Dip. I always saw it as just a dip for veggies, but I was [...]

September 23, 2017 product, Recipes, seafood

ZenQ: Now Open in Vancouver

ZenQ is an international dessert chain originated from Taiwan within the same parent company as Chatime. They are quickly expanding in Canada, Vietnam and Hong Kong this year. They specialize in desserts that have grass jelly and Q balls (matcha, [...]

September 22, 2017 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Dessert, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

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
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