Foodology

All posts by DesignGirl

Megabite Pizza

Megabite pizza at Commercial Skytrain is probably all commuters dream! This is probably some damn good cheap pizza you have ever had if you are heading to Vancouver or Burnaby. I was heading back from The Town Advanced Screening, M [...]

September 18, 2010 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Two Beakers

Highland Pub (SFU)

Grabbing a bite with my good pal – ScienceNerd, we went to SFU Highland Pub because it’s close and it was the only decent food on campus, which is cheap. Even though the Highland pub was under renovations, there were [...]

September 18, 2010 One Beaker, SFU

Japadog

JapaDog crossed my path as I went to the Advanced Screening of The Town starring Ben Affleck. So, I decided to grab one because it’s quick and always satisfying. They also have several flavours at all their locations so it’s [...]

September 17, 2010 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese

East No. 1 Seafood Restaurant

Since I apparently like late night snacking, East No. 1 Seafood Restaurant seemed like a good place to get our Chinese food cravings fulfilled. M liked their sweet and sour pork, so he insisted we go. Even though this place [...]

September 12, 2010 Chinese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Hapa Izakaya (Robson)

Hapa Izakaya apparently is known to people in Toronto as the Japanese restaurant with super hot waitresses. Since I’m a girl, I really care more about the food! BaguetteGirl and I went to have dinner before she departed on exchange [...]

September 11, 2010 Four Beakers, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Red Burrito (Commercial)

Red Burrito has always in our sights when we go back to Burnaby from Vancouver. After a long day of work and school, M and I decided today was the day we would walk into Red Burrito and see what [...]

September 11, 2010 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Mexican, Two Beakers

The Oyster at Pescatores Seafood

No trip to Victoria is ever complete without having some seafood! On our way back to Vancouver, InsecureGirl, FragileBoy and I really wanted some oysters and The Oyster was really calling out to us! Even the “Buck-a-Shuck” sign in the [...]

September 8, 2010 Seafood, Three Beakers, Victoria

JagaSilk

When going to the Bug Zoo in Victoria, InsecureGirl suggested we go to JagaSilk for some amazing authentic green tea! We were still uber full from The Empress Afternoon Tea, but InsecureGirl and I dragged the boys to go in.  [...]

September 6, 2010 Japanese, Three Beakers, Victoria

The Empress Afternoon Tea

The Empress in Victoria has the most elegant afternoon tea! During the long weekend, InsecureGirl, FragileBoy, M and I decided to go to Victoria and explore the sights and sounds of Victoria! Even with the 1 hour of sleep we [...]

September 6, 2010 Four Beakers, Victoria

Nuba (Hastings)

Nuba is a fantastic Lebanese restaurant and even does catering for events Downtown! The first time I had a taste of Nuba was at Marketer’s Night – SFU’s Marketing Networking Event where they served appetizers. After this day, I vowed [...]

September 6, 2010 Downtown, Four Beakers, Lebanese

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

After hearing so much about Joe Fortes, I thought it was time to go! A group of us went during lunchtime because they have $10 Blue plate specials and  Prix Fixe set meals for either 14.95 (2 dishes)or 17.95 (3 [...]

September 2, 2010 Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Three Beakers

Cilantro & Jalapeño

My coworker suggested I go try out Cilantro & Jalapeño, which serves Mexican food. I am not a big fan of Mexican food since I hate beans. Nonetheless, I tried it out anyways. The line up was pretty long so [...]

August 29, 2010 Mexican, North Vancouver, Three Beakers

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
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