Foodology

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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

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

Lido Market: Buffet Lunch at Holland America Volendam

Day 1 on Holland America Volendam and we checked-in at noon and had a lot of spare time until the ship started leaving Canada Place in Vancouver. Our next 7 days, we would be embarking on a journey to Alaska. [...]

June 10, 2017 Alaska, Cruise

The Dining Room on Holland America Volendam: Day 1

On our first dinner at The Dining Room on Holland America Volendam for our 7 day Alaskan Cruise, we were seated at 5:30pm for a group of 10. This dining experience is complimentary and included with the cruise. We ended up [...]

June 9, 2017 Alaska, Cruise

Doritos HeatWave: BBQ and then Heat

Doritos HeatWave is a new limited edition chip that is now in grocery stores across the country. What I find interesting about the chip is that it starts of with a bold BBQ flavour and then the heat kicks in [...]

June 2, 2017 product

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish is another craft brewery that just opened up in April of 2017. They join the great craft brewery scene in Squamish as the 3rd craft brewery here. Tasting Room The tasting room has a very good [...]

June 1, 2017 Brewery, Four Beakers, Squamish

A Frame Brewing Company in Squamish

A Frame Brewing Company is one of the newer breweries in Squamish. The space has a cozy, family friendly, casual tasting room & craft brewery. We drove up to Squamish just for a day to check out the craft brewery scene. Their [...]

May 31, 2017 Brewery, Squamish, Three Beakers

Hanwoori: Korean BBQ in Burnaby

Hanwoori Korean Restaurant in Burnaby is popular for their Korean BBQ Set meals. We came here on Mother’s Day and they were all booked up with reservations, but they still told us to show up early at 5pm as there [...]

May 30, 2017 BBQ, Burnaby Central, Korean, Three Beakers

Fergie’s Cafe: Eggs Benny and Caesars in Squamish

Fergie’s Cafe in Squamish is a popular destination for brunch on the weekend. It was bumping on the long weekend and we were in for a little bit of a wait. The kitchen was backed up by 40 minutes, but [...]

May 29, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Four Beakers, Squamish, WestCoast