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Eat! Vancouver 2011 + National Chefs Competition Recap

Eat! Vancouver is back! It’s a food and cooking festival featuring products and restaurant in the city. It’s on this weekend and costs $16 for an adult. There’s tons of vendors, competitions, samples and of course … celebrity chefs! It [...]

June 10, 2011 Event

Jimoco Cafe & Pasta: 2 for 1 Pasta

JoJoCake’s Birthday was here and she wanted suggestions to have a small get together. Fabo always keeps telling me to go to Jimoco Café & Pasta to try their pasta. Since it was close to where JojoCake wanted to eat, [...]

June 9, 2011 Coquitlam, Italian, Korean, Three Beakers

Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant: Amazing Hole in the Wall

M has discovered that Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant has one of the best Mexican foods in Vancouver. A few months ago, M wanted to take me here, but then as the girl I am, I scolded him for taking me to [...]

June 8, 2011 Four Beakers, Mexican, Renfrew-Collingwood

Junsei River Japanese Restaurant: Horrible Bento Boxes

I went to Junsei River Japanese Restaurant for lunch since it was on Robson St. and I was craving a good ol’ bento box. The restaurant is a bit narrow but it still has enough room. Junsei River Japanese restaurant [...]

June 6, 2011 Downtown, Japanese, One Beaker

Bubble World: Good to chill but BBT is mediocre

Bubble World is a great place to just chill with friends. TaxMan was back in town, so it just seemed right to catch up with him, M and Scarface. We decided to go to the North Road Bubble Word location [...]

June 6, 2011 Bubble Tea, Coquitlam, Two Beakers

Guu Garden: Amazing Dinner with the Girls

Nothing says fun like heading to dinner after a long day of work and school. Mandu, KoreanGirl and I decided to head over to Guu Garden to check out their dinner menu. The interior is nice! We started with a [...]

June 5, 2011 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Tapas

Glowbal Grill Steaks and Satay: Steak Tartare is so good!

ConsultingGirl, Fabo, CanuckGirl and I took a trip to Glowbal for the Telus Taste of Tuesday. I don’t normally go to such high priced restaurants because as a student…well…I don’t have that much money to splurge.  Plus, who could resist [...]

June 5, 2011 Three Beakers, WestCoast, Yaletown

The Ladle: Vegetarian + Vegan +Gluten-Free Options

One good thing about SFU is that they have a shop that offers vegan and healthy vegetarian cuisine at decent prices. They have soups, salads, wraps and other random things. They are located in the Maggie Benson Center near Convocation [...]

June 3, 2011 North Burnaby, Two Beakers, Vegetarian

Mr. Ho’s Wonton House: Came for Noodles, Got Rice Instead

It’s no surprise to you that I like to go out to eat during game days to avoid the crazy Canucks madness. I am a horrible Vancouverite, but my love of eating is stronger than suffering from anxiety of watching [...]

June 3, 2011 Chinese, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Gorilla Food: For Vegans + Gluten-Free Foods

I am slowly running out of places for lunch near my work area, but then I found this little place – Gorilla Food. They are a restaurant serving vegetarian and organic food. I thought their entire look of their store [...]

June 2, 2011 Downtown, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

WE. Coffee: Waffles + Dessert

WE Coffee opened up a few months ago and I have always wanted to try it out. I love waffles, so I am always on the look out! It doesn’t look like there is a lot of seats inside when [...]

June 1, 2011 Cafe, Dessert, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Nuba: Amazing for Lunch

Since another one of my coworkers was leaving, it was another lunch outing at the office. We chose Nuba since it was a decent walk from the office and has a reputation for delicious food. They did not take reservations, [...]

May 31, 2011 Downtown, Four Beakers, lunch, Middle Eastern

Tim Hortons: BLT Bagel Disappointment

I’m always in a rush to actually eat breakfast, so there are days when I resort to eating Tim Hortons because it’s so close. Today, I wanted to try something a bit different on their menu, go I got the [...]

May 30, 2011 Fast Food

Bao Chau: Good Pho & Meh Spring Rolls

ConsultingGirl was craving for some pho, but wanted to avoid a few of the horrible places in Burnaby, so we drove a bit further to go to Bao Chau. Since it was another game day, everyone was out Downtown or [...]

May 29, 2011 Hastings-Sunrise, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Triple O’s: Missing Pickles

Up at SFU, there really isn’t too many to places to eat at. One of the more convenient and popular places is Triple O’s in the Academic Quadrangle. Since it was Tuesday, They have a deal called “Triple O’s Tuesday”, [...]

May 29, 2011 Fast Food, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

The Diamond: Drinks and Appetizers

Flo has always wanted to try out The Diamond, but they were always too full. We were having a little SFU get together and when she asked if they had space. Flo jumped at the chance to go. The Diamond [...]

May 27, 2011 Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

2011 Chinatown Night Market Food Vendors

When I was driving to Yaletown to meet up with Flo and hikingman, I noticed these orange tents near Chinatown. This meant the night market was on! After a light dinner, we decided we would have dinner #2 at the [...]

May 26, 2011 Event

Higher Grounds: Tea & Coffee Place

I’m usually pressed for time when I move from the SFU Burnaby Campus to the SFU Harbour Center Campus. Time does not really permit me to have a big snack or even a lunch when there is 1 hour between [...]

May 26, 2011 Cafe, North Burnaby, Three Beakers