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Passion8 Dessert Cafe: Shaved Ice in Vancouver

Passion8 Dessert Cafe on Cambie Street is a hot spot for shaved ice, drinks and other treats. I came here after dinner with some foodie friends to give this a try since they all heard that I haven’t been here [...]

May 4, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Monarch Burger at The American in Vancouver

Monarch Burger is a completely made from scratch burger restaurant. They are currently operating out of the American on Main St. close to Torafuku, Pizza Farina, and Campagnolo. I tagged along with a friend for their opening night to try [...]

May 3, 2017 American, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Yui Japanese Bistro: Affordable Aburi in Vancouver

Yui Japanese Bistro recently opened in Downtown Vancouver and is a hidden gem tucked away in a business building. They pride themselves of making aburi sushi at affordable prices.  Yui is located on the first floor. The restaurant is pretty [...]

May 2, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, and McChicken Sauces: Review

I found the Big Mac, McChicken and Filet-O-Fish Sauce on sale at Safeway Canada for $3.99 each. You can also find this at the Real Canadian Superstore too. I’ve heard that the stock is still quite low and not easily [...]

May 1, 2017 British Columbia, product

Yama Cafe: Japanese Cafe in Vancouver

Yama Cafe has taken over Basho Cafe a few months ago. Everyone was so sad that Basho closed their doors, but Yama has kept the essence of Basho and put his spin on the menu. I came here with a [...]

April 30, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Four Beakers, Japanese

L’Éclair de Génie Canada is Now Open in Vancouver

L’Éclair de Génie has officially opened their first location in Canada. It is located on Robson Street in Vancouver. L’Éclair de Génie is a pastry concept started by renowned chef Christophe Adam. Christophe has dedicated the last 14 years to creating [...]

April 29, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, French, Robson Street/West End

Pink Pearl: 4 Decades of Dim Sum

We were invited to Vancouver’s longest-running Chinese restaurant – Pink Pearl for a culinary journey of  Dim Sum. Signature dim sum dishes representing different decades at Pink Pearl  was prepared by Dim Sum Chef F.K. Jiang and his team. We were [...]

April 28, 2017 Chinese, Dim Sum, Strathcona, Three Beakers

MYST Asian Fusion in Burnaby

MYST Asian Fusion just opened in Burnaby and they are serving up many different kinds of Asian cuisine. We were invited for a tasting of their menu to see what they offer. There is a parking lot but it can be quite [...]

April 27, 2017 Bubble Tea, Chinese, Fusion, Noodles, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Prado Cafe Launches Brunch on West Hastings

Prado Café on 100 West Hastings Street has just launched an expanded menu that includes made-to-order breakfast items, cakes, and sandwiches. The enhanced menu will be in addition to Prado’s signature offerings and follows the Café+Kitchen concept made popular at its [...]

April 26, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers

The Pawn Shop: Tacos on Granville Street

The Pawn Shop is a new restaurant on Granville Street specializing in Tacos, Tapas and Tequila. The took over SIP Resto Lounge and brings an awesome space for locals and tourists to enjoy. We were curious about their name as [...]

April 25, 2017 Downtown, Happy Hour, Mexican, Tapas, Three Beakers

Botanist: Bar, Garden, Dining Room and Campaign Lounge in Vancouver

Botanist is a new restaurant inside Fairmont Pacific Rim and it officially opens today, beginning with breakfast service. They are replacing their precious restaurant concept – ORU with Botanist. The restaurant will present a collection of four diverse spaces —a dining room, cocktail [...]

April 24, 2017 Downtown, WestCoast

Shoppers Drug Mart Introduces Enhanced Convenience Location in Vancouver

Shoppers Drug Mart launched their first enhanced food section at 2748 East Hastings Street in Vancouver close to PNE. I have a Shoppers Drug Mart close to my house and it is handy having to pick up last minute items [...]

April 23, 2017 British Columbia, product, Specialty Shop

Finding Sustainable Canned Seafood in Grocery Stores

Today is Earth Day (April 22) and one important thing we can’t forget is that our planet should be celebrated, honoured and protected every day. Two-thirds of our planet is covered by oceans and are home to some of the most incredible [...]

April 22, 2017 appetizer, product

Tracycakes Bakery Cafe: High Tea in Langley

Tracycakes Bakery Cafe in Langley is located in a cute little heritage home. This place about 30 – 40 minutes away from Vancouver depending on traffic. We were invited to give their high tea a try. I was pretty excited since [...]

April 21, 2017 Afternoon Tea, Four Beakers, Langley

Starbucks Canada: Unicorn Frappuccino Review

You may have heard Starbucks is introducing the Unicorn Frappuccino for a limited time only. It is available April 19-23 until supplies last. From what I’ve seen, it is available in Canada and the United States. The Unicorn Frappuccino starts as a [...]

April 20, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe

Shiny Tea: Bubble Tea Ice Cream in International Village

Shiny Tea inside International Village is serving up soft serve ice cream. They still have their classic milk teas and other drinks. After work, I came with a few friends to begin the long weekend and to enjoy some ice [...]

April 19, 2017 Bubble Tea, Chinatown, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Cherry Blossom Inspired Breakfasts with Almond Breeze

Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) are blooming all over the world and they are just so beautiful. They don’t last very long, but they are Spring’s snow. Some love it and some hate them. Just don’t park your car under a cherry [...]

April 18, 2017 Breakfast, product, Recipes

Wild Sweets: Cocoa Bean To Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Wild Sweets just introduced their Cocoa Bean To Chocolate Afternoon Tea experience at their retail store in Richmond. The session lasts approximately 75 to 90-minutes and each guest is served a multi-course set menu of about 13 chocolate-based items for $39.99. Chocolate [...]

April 17, 2017 Dessert, High Tea, Richmond, Three Beakers