Foodology

All posts by DesignGirl

BeaverTails (Lonsday Quay)

What are BeaverTails? They are not tails of beavers but a type of hand stretched fried pastry covered in sugar and cinnamon. I kept hearing about this Canadian wonder called BeaverTails but I never got around to purchasing one on [...]

August 29, 2010 Dessert, North Vancouver, Two Beakers

Thomas Haas Patisserie

Thomas Haas Patisserie is located in North Vancouver. It is a bit tricky to get to if you are unfamiliar with the North Vancouver area, about 5 minutes from Lonsdale Quay when driving. Thomas Haas focuses on high-end gourmet pastries. [...]

August 28, 2010 Dessert, Four Beakers, North Vancouver

Screaming Mimi

I was at work at a special event at Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. At lunch I really wanted seafood and my friend had a craving for clam chowder! After walking around loops at the market, we had decided to [...]

August 27, 2010 North Vancouver, Seafood, Three Beakers

Market by Jean-Georges

Two of my friends and I decided to embark on a journey to The Market, this was no market indeed. This was The Market by Jean-Georges in the Vancouver Shangri-La. We knew it would be a bit pricey during the [...]

August 27, 2010 Downtown, Four Beakers

California Sushi

After M came back from Whistler, we decided to go out and eat at California Sushi. Sushi California is one of the better sushi places in Burnaby. It’s a block away from Lougheed Mall and has a wide selection of [...]

August 25, 2010 Coquitlam, Japanese, Three Beakers

Cumpari’s Gelato & Caffe

Cumpari’s Gelato & Caffe used to be the home of Burger King in the 1990’s and after years of abandonment, Cumpari’s took over this deserted venue. There is no other authentic Italian dessert place near Lougheed Mall. They have anything from [...]

August 23, 2010 Coquitlam, Dessert, Four Beakers

Waazubee Cafe

IndecisiveGirl and I were leaving Simon Fraser University at 11pm after a meeting. We were craving for a late night snack in Vancouver. After countless failures to find a place open on Commercial Drive at midnight, we stumbled upon Waazubee [...]

August 18, 2010 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Sha Lin Noodle House

I started going to Sha Lin Noodles House after I saw it on an episode of “$40 a day” by Rachael Ray. I thought if Rachael Ray went there it should be amazing. What I really enjoy about Sha Lin [...]

August 13, 2010 Chinese, Fairview, Three Beakers

Yavis Cafe

My favorite place in Richmond for tea and dessert is Yavis Café. Since Medical Giraffe made a frozen cheesecake the other day, I wanted to show her a place that served Glacier Cheesecake. When you first enter the café, you [...]

August 11, 2010 Cafe, Dessert, Richmond, Three Beakers