Foodology

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2 Ingredient Matcha Affogato

This is a Japanese twist to a classic Italian Affogato, which is a scoop of ice cream with a shot of espresso. I thought to myself, what would happen if I substituted it with matcha instead of espresso? I got [...]

May 24, 2018 Dessert, Recipes

Original’s Café Mexicano: Authentic Mexican Cuisine in Port Moody

My friend Hilda told me about Original’s Café Mexicano on Clarke Street in Port Moody in this heritage house. I had no idea it was in such a cute place. We came here after work on a weekday and it was [...]

May 23, 2018 Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Mexican, Port Moody

Blazing Sushi: Food Court Aburi-style Sushi in Vancouver

Blazing Sushi recently opened up in the International Village Food Court by Stadium Skytrain in Vancouver. My friend told me about them serving up food court aburi-style sushi and that got me very curious how it can compare to the [...]

May 22, 2018 Chinatown, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers

Dublin Calling Rooftop is Now Open on Granville Street

Dublin Calling is a Irish Pub and Kitchen on Granville Street. They recently launched their rooftop patio for the Summer for guests to gather over drinks, food and savour all the sunshine that will come our way. The the main [...]

May 21, 2018 Cocktails, Downtown, irish, Late Night

Mosquito: Dessert and Champagne Lounge in Vancouver

Mosquito is a dessert and champagne lounge in Vancouver located right in the heart of Gastown. There aren’t that many high-end dessert shops in the area, so we decided to come here after dinner for a drink and sweets. The [...]

May 20, 2018 Dessert, Gastown, Late Night, Three Beakers

Earls Ambleside Beach: Brunch Happy Hour $8 Dishes

Earls has finally opened their Ambleside Beach location in West Vancouver. The new waterfront dining destination is in the Grosvenor Ambleside development a few feet from the water, which has a view of Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park. This [...]

May 19, 2018 Brunch, Happy Hour, West Vancouver

Honolulu Coffee: Kona Coffee in Hawaii

Honolulu Coffee has been around since 1992 in downtown Honolulu. They have locations all around the world and there is one in Vancouver that I’ve been to before, but when in Honolulu, I had to come here to see how [...]

May 17, 2018 Cafe, Hawaii

Cineplex Cinemas D-Box: Review

One of the newer features at Cineplex is their D-Box immersive experience where the seats rumble and move with the movie. We came here on a Tuesday, when the prices are cheaper than the rest of the week to watch [...]

May 16, 2018 British Columbia, travel

Terra Vancouver: Unique Plant-based Pop Up Dinners

Terra Vancouver creates unique plant-based pop ups in Vancouver, British Columbia. Their goal is to bring together great culinary expertise and passion for innovative dining experiences for gluten-free and vegan lifestyles – perfect for Vancouverites. These events are currently hosted once [...]

May 15, 2018 British Columbia, Gluten-Free, Pop-Up Shop, Vegetarian

Ramen Koika: More Ramen on Robson Street

Ramen Koika has opened another location on Robson street to join all the other Ramen shops on the same street. It has taken over the previous location of Hapa Izakaya. We came to check out a bunch of their appetizers [...]

May 14, 2018 Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Kamehameha Bakery: Poi Glazed Donuts in Hawaii

Kamehameha Bakery is best known for their poi glazed donuts located right in Honolulu since 1978. We were told by several people to come here to check it out if we were in the area. The interior there isn’t anything [...]

May 12, 2018 Bakery, Hawaii

Helena’s Hawaiian Food: Must Visit in Hawaii

Helena’s Hawaiian Foods in Honolulu is a must for locals and visitors since 1946. In 2000, the James Beard Foundation awarded Helena’s Hawaiian Food the Regional Classic Award, which is awesome. Everyone told me to come here, so we made it [...]

May 11, 2018 BBQ, Four Beakers, Hawaii, lunch

Rhino Coffee House: Coffee and Donuts in Tofino, BC

A trip to Tofino isn’t complete without a little bit of morning indulgence at Rhino Coffee House. Food Network Chef Lynn Crawford made a visit a few years ago for her show – The Great Canadian Cookbook and I always [...]

May 9, 2018 Brunch, Cafe, Tofino

Tim Hortons creates Timbits Bouquet for Mother’s Day weekend

This Mother’s Day, you can give a sweet surprise for Timbits lovers out there. It is available exclusively for Mother’s Day weekend on Saturday, May 12th and Sunday, May 13th starting at 8am each day and while supplies last. If you’re mom [...]

May 8, 2018 British Columbia, Calgary, Montreal, Toronto

2019 Buick Envision: Sneak Peek

As consumers, it’s always great to see change driven by our feedback. The 2019 Buick Envision has a new design, performance and great technology features added to this small luxury SUV. At first glance, you notice the subtle difference in the sculpted front [...]

May 8, 2018 Car, travel

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures with Pieces: Review

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures with Pieces has just been launched. Back in 2016, king-sized peanut butter cup stuffed with Reese’s Pieces launched in Canada and now the big cup has gone smaller. It’s not a bad thing as some people [...]

May 7, 2018 product

Foraging and Crabbing in Tofino, BC

Going to Tofino is aways a joy driving down the winding roads of beautiful British Columbia and taking in the beautiful nature. What is equally on par is their fresh produce and innovative Pacific North West cusine. We spent a [...]

May 6, 2018 Tofino, travel

$1 Beer at Shirokiya Japan Village Walk in Honolulu

Inside Shirokiya Japan Village Walk on the bottom floor of Ala Moana Center is $1 beer all day. We were walking around around all morning and afternoon, so we decided to take a little break and sit down. To our discovery, they [...]

May 5, 2018 Hawaii
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