All posts by DesignGirl

The Attack of the Spot Prawns

As you have heard, spot prawns are in season! Since it was Mothers Day, we decided to indulge in those tasty creatures. We went to T&T to get enough for the dinner. They were selling for $11/pound. We got 4 [...]

May 10, 2011 Food for Thought

Milestones: Date Night

Milestones was having Date Night on April 27 where it is basically buy 1 get 1 free. Since I had no date, I would do what any normal asian would probably do…bring their army of women just to get the [...]

May 10, 2011 Bar and Grill, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

St. Regis Bar & Grill: Good Meal in Good Company

As the semester came to an end, it was time to bid adieu to the other coop students that I was working with. The whole office headed down to St. Regis Bar and Grill for some delicious food. They usually head down [...]

May 9, 2011 Bar and Grill, Downtown, Three Beakers

Campagnolo: Slow Service + Disappointed Meal

Since it was Tuesday and Campagnolo is part of the Telus: Taste of Tuesday, we went to finally try out Campagnolo. They offer a pretty good deal where you get a free appetizer and dessert with purchase of an entrée. [...]

May 9, 2011 Italian, Strathcona, Two Beakers

Hamilton Street Grill: Dinner in Yaletown

I have recently began volunteering for the 48th Annual National Chefs Conference and we had a little get together meeting at Hamilton Street Grill with the Social Media Team and the Chair; we talked about so many amazing things such [...]

May 8, 2011 Three Beakers, Yaletown

Meat & Bread: Tale of the Dry Bread

I was at a conference at SFU Harbour Centre and when it came to lunchtime, a group of us headed over to Meat & Bread. I chose it since it was close and I knew people would just love it. [...]

May 8, 2011 Cafe, Downtown, Two Beakers

Thailicious Cuisine: Delivery Service

It was another adventure looking up food on Yummy Web since M did not want to move or do anything. It was already getting pretty late and there were not many places open…nor did we want to drive. Eventually we [...]

May 7, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Delivery, Two Beakers

Hot Pot restaurants in Vancouver have strange names

Did you know Hot Pot Restaurants from all over the Lower Mainland have hilarious names? Some of them I have to admit are pretty lame, makes no sense, and are probably bad english translations. I just had to compile a [...]

May 6, 2011 Food for Thought

Beentoo Sandwiches and BBQ: Where have you beentoo?

A new restaurant – Beentoo just popped up across the street from where I work. My coworker and I wanted to go try it out. We thought it would be Japanese food since the name is very close to bento. [...]

May 6, 2011 Downtown, Three Beakers

V Fresh Lemon Tea Drink with Basil Seed

At T&T, it is easy to find a variety of drinks from around the world. I often walk up and down the drink aisle and every single time I see these weird Thai drink that I am deathly afraid of. [...]

May 5, 2011 Food for Thought, product

Kalvin’s Restaurant Chowdown Recap

A month or so ago, there was a discussion on Chowtimes about having a chowdown at Kalvin’s Restaurant. After much discussion, Kevin from 604foodtography decided to take charge of the chowdown. He put up a post on his blog and [...]

May 4, 2011 Chinese, Event, Kensington, Three Beakers

Presidents Choice Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sandwiches

M and I were shopping at Superstore since there was No Tax! You can save a few bucks here and there but hey… I am Asian so I am entitled to fight others in the name of discounts. We were [...]

May 4, 2011 Dessert, Food for Thought, product

Beard Papa’s: Good Desserts For a Bad Day

M was feeling a bit down, so I surprised him with some Beard Papa’s. He loves chocolate, so I thought I would get him one of their cool cakes. I love cream puffs and since Beard Papa’s is in Metrotown, [...]

May 3, 2011 Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Pearl Drops: Bubble Tea

Pearl Drops was my “high school hang out” many years ago. During our breaks or even after school, we would drive here, drink some Bubble Tea and just chill. Ever since I graduated, I seldom go here even though I live in [...]

May 2, 2011 Bubble Tea, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

McDonalds: Fish o Filet with Extra Sauce

I love lazy days at home. Spending the days watching random TV shows and surfing the internet at the same time. I am pretty sure I sat in the same place for the whole day. Those are basically the best [...]

May 1, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Panago Pizza: Beef Taco

Before a meeting, M decided to order a pizza. I let him have free reign to order whatever pizza that he wanted. I am not sure why he chose Panago, but perhaps he likes it. When the pizza arrived, it [...]

May 1, 2011 Coquitlam, Fast Food, Two Beakers

Anton’s Pasta: Large Dinner Portions

It was game 7 of the Canucks vs Blackhawks. The whole city was on the edge of their seats hoping that the Canucks would win. There was so much tention that you couldn’t cut it with a knife. I watched [...]

April 30, 2011 Italian, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Hee Rae Deung Korean Chinese Restaurant: Jajangmyun

It was another Korean Night with Fabo, TanGuy, M and InsecureGirl. We ventured off to try a new restaurant on North Road that specializes in Jajangmyun, which is Korean black bean noodles. M and Fabo both really wanted some good [...]

April 30, 2011 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Korean