All posts by DesignGirl

Suika: Japanese Snack Bar

I’ve wanted to try Suika out after my coworker highly recommended this place. Since M, ConsultingGirl, and LabRat wanted to have dinner, I decided to make a reservation and drive down. We originally wanted to get here by 6pm to [...]

April 19, 2011 Fairview, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Tapas

Bin 942: Tapas Parlour

CandiedZen and I went on another one of our food adventures to Bin 942. They are a tapas parlour on Broadway and Granville. The restaurant is very narrow and there is not a lot of room for a large amount [...]

April 18, 2011 Fairview, Tapas, Three Beakers

La Casa Gelato: 518 Flavours of Gelato

La Casa Gelato is a tourist destination and is very famous for their 518 + flavours and 218 choices on site. They have been in business for a very long time and I have been going there since I was [...]

April 18, 2011 Dessert, Italian, Strathcona, Three Beakers

Chez Meme Baguette Bistro: When French meets Burnaby

When I heard there was a French Baguette Restaurant in Burnaby, I had to go here. It has been on my “To Do” list for a long time, but I just never had the chance to go because of school [...]

April 16, 2011 Cafe, Four Beakers, French, North Burnaby

Wang Ga Ma: Pork Belly and Soups!

It was another Wednesday night and a bunch of us have “Korean Night” where we eating through all the Korean Restaurants on North Road one week at a time. This makes my life easier going with Koreans because Fabo, BusanGirl [...]

April 16, 2011 Coquitlam, Korean, Two Beakers

Peckinpah: BBQ House in Gastown

Mandu and I wanted to grab some lunch, so I gave her a list of random restaurants and she chose Peckinpah because it was close to the office and wouldn’t break our wallets. Peckinpah is a BBQ house located in [...]

April 15, 2011 BBQ, Gastown, lunch, Two Beakers

Fraser Park Restaurant: Truly Hole in the Wall

After reading Food For Buddha food blog, they seem to have fallen in love with Fraser Park Restaurant. Since Fraser Park Restaurant is basically in the middle of nowhere, its always hard to find the time to make the trek [...]

April 14, 2011 Brunch, Four Beakers, German, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby

La Brasserie Street Food Truck: Nom Nom

Since Ursu Food Truck was not open yet, I thought I would take a stroll down to La Brasserie Street (Food Truck, not an actual “street”. They are in the location where Kimono Koi Crepes use to be. The cart [...]

April 13, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Streetcart

Ursu Food Truck: Korean Taco Food Truck

I go off tangent sometimes at work and play with the food apps on my phone. As you can tell I was really anticipating lunch. Since there are 19 new street carts in Vancouver, I have to eat though all [...]

April 13, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Korean, Streetcart, Three Beakers

Milestones: Decent food but on the pricey side

After studying, ConsultingGirl and I were hungry, so we headed over to Milestones. ConsultingGirl wanted something healthy, M didn’t want sushi and I didn’t want to revisit any restaurants in the Brentwood area. Somehow a long conversation in the car led to [...]

April 13, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Little Nest: Kid Friendly Cafe

ConsultingGirl suggested we go to Little Nest for Saturday brunch. I’ve never heard of it before, so I just imagined a place with birds nest everywhere. I really didn’t question her opinions. We drove down all the the way to [...]

April 12, 2011 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Prado Cafe: Silent Service

Arriving here after work around 4:30pm on a hot sunny day, Prado Cafe was packed! Every single seat occupied…and most people are either studying or surfing away on their laptop. Since I saw a few people about to leave, I [...]

April 11, 2011 Cafe, Two Beakers

Mr. Sub: When I only have Credit Cards

I went to class and realized I did not have my wallet. All I had on me was a credit card. I called my mom to find my wallet but it wasn’t at home. When I pack to go to [...]

April 11, 2011 North Burnaby, Sandwich, Two Beakers

T&T: Another Cheap Lunch

My coworker and I wanted to grab some food at T&T for cheap! So, during our lunchbreak, we headed over to grab a few things to go. We hoped onto the Granville Skytrain and got off at Stadium Skytrain. My [...]

April 10, 2011 Chinatown, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Fumiyoshi: Japanese Restaurant with Pho

Mandu and I met up during our lunch breaks. I had a “foodie block” and had no idea where to go for lunch. I really didn’t want to revisit a restaurant nor did I want to spend over $10. Eating [...]

April 10, 2011 Downtown, Japanese, One Beaker, Vietnamese

Nestle Introduces Mini Ice Cream Tubs

Yesterday I was at Safeway looking for some Ice Cream to accompany me during this weekend. When walking up and down the frozen foods aisle, I stumbled upon a new product Safeway is selling. Mini Ice cream tubs!! To be [...]

April 9, 2011 Food for Thought, product

McDonalds New Third-Pounder Sandwich Review

McDonalds is continuing to crank out ‘premium’ style burgers. This week, M visited the Mc Donalds across the street and saw they were advertising their third pounder sandwiches. These are burgers that weight 1/3 a pound. So, if you eat [...]

April 8, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Sushi Garden: Yummy Sushi + Unclean Tables

Another late night at school and what is open? Sushi Garden! They close at 10pm. We just made their last call. M, TaiwaneseGirl, FragileBoy, InsecureGirl and I were ready to eat away because we were starving as usual. They have [...]

April 7, 2011 Japanese, North Burnaby, Three Beakers