All posts by DesignGirl

T&T Supermarket: Cheap Lunch

I am starting to go through a “cheap” phase to start saving more money, than just blowing it all on food. A girl has wants you know… like clothes and electronics. hahaha. Since I work one Skytrain away from T&T [...]

April 1, 2011 Chinatown, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Havanas: Latin Burgers & Sangria

Another late night at SFU and a bunch of us were growing super super hungry after our meeting. Thinking about what is still open, we just headed off to The Drive. We first headed to the Libra Room, but they [...]

March 31, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Cuban, Four Beakers

1st Annual Foodie Feast Recap

Yesterday was an epic night at the 1st Annual Foodie Feast at District 319. The event was put together by Follow Me Foodie, Sherman’s Food Adventures and Urbanspoon ! It was an event to bring together foodies from all over Vancouver to support [...]

March 30, 2011 Event

House of Tofu Soup: Authentic Korean Cuisine

Another night out at Korean Town with my Korean Homies – M, BusanGirl and Fabo! I always rely on them when I we go to any Korean Restaurant. They make the order process 100000x easier for me. What can I [...]

March 30, 2011 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Korean

Dessert Dynasty

Beside T&T at Metrotown is a cafe place called Dessert Dynasty. They sell desserts and different types of bubble tea. If you are ever at the mall and wanted a bit of something sweet, it’s a decent place to head [...]

March 29, 2011 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Three Beakers

Meat & Bread: The Power of Twitter

When I’m in Downtown in the office, I love looking for places to eat for lunch. I do rely on twitter for deals or even new cool items a restaurant has for that day. I was looking up and down [...]

March 28, 2011 Cafe, Downtown, Four Beakers

Finch’s Tea & Coffee House

On the last lunch with MedicalGiraffe, she took me to Finch’s Tea & Coffee House. She always finds the coolest places to go to. Sometimes I have no idea how she finds these places. Finch’s is famous for the amazing [...]

March 27, 2011 Cafe, Downtown, Four Beakers

A&W: New GrandMa Prime Rib Burger

They were promoting this burger last week at A&W near my work, I pass by everyday, so it’s easy to notice if there are any new promotions. I kept seeing posters introducing the GrandMa Burger, which is made of Prime [...]

March 27, 2011 Food for Thought

Tim Hortons: Real Fruit Smoothies

Since Tim Hortons is located at all of the SFU campuses, it was not hard to miss the promotion on their smoothies. Tim Hortons just released their new Real Fruit Smoothies with a full serving of fruit. It comes in 2 [...]

March 27, 2011 Fast Food

Cactus Club Cafe: The Tale of Awkward Service

ConsultingGirl and I originally wanted to go to Joeys Burnaby, but they told us there would be a 30 min wait for a table for 2 people. We lingered around for a bit but then decided to head over to [...]

March 25, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Three Beakers


M was super lazy and super sick, so instead of going out to eat, we went to Yummy Web to order something delivered. Looking at the top 10 restaurants on their website, we decided to go with Tentatsu since I [...]

March 25, 2011 Hastings-Sunrise, Japanese, Two Beakers

MegaBite Pizza (Production Skytrain): The Case of the Burnt Food

A new Megabite Pizza location opened up on at Production Skytrain. M and I felt like a pizza craving, so we went online to order what we wanted. We could of had them deliver to where we were, but it [...]

March 23, 2011 North Burnaby, One Beaker

Anton’s Pasta Bar

Anton’s Pasta Bar is near my hood. When I go, I always avoid peak hours! During dinnertime, you can see a large line up outside. I’ve only lined up once many years ago, and I will never do that again. [...]

March 23, 2011 Italian, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Fortune House: Dim Sum time with lots of shrimp

My aunt came and visited for the past weekend and as per usual, when relatives arrive we must go have dim sum. My mother really likes Fortune House at Metropolis and I really don’t mind as long as there is [...]

March 22, 2011 Brunch, Chinese, Three Beakers

FatBurger: A Hunt for their Chili Dog

We are returning to FatBurger a week since our last visit. I tried talking M out of coming here, but he really really wanted to try the rest of their menu. We know they have been “voted” to have the [...]

March 21, 2011 North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Urban Sushi

During lunch I had no idea where to eat until I stumbled upon Urban Sushi on Dunsmiur street. I really had no idea what to expect. I saw that people were inside, so the food must be good on some [...]

March 21, 2011 Downtown, Japanese, Two Beakers

Boston Pizza

Coming back from SFU, M is not always the best dressed when he finishes writing a long essay. I wanted to go to Cactus Club and he wanted to go to Boston Pizza. Again, I looked at him funny. He [...]

March 20, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Midam Rice Cake Cafe

BusanGirl was feeling super hungry, so we headed to Midam Rice Cake Cafe. I’ve never heard of this place because its hidden in Korean Town. It is mostly known to the Korean community.If you are not Korean, you should find [...]

March 20, 2011 Burnaby Cariboo-Lougheed, Cafe, Dessert, Korean, Two Beakers