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Chinatown Cocktail Crawl: Sai Woo, The Keefer Bar and Black Lounge

The Vancouver Gourmet Club has held their third cocktail crawl in the Chinatown neighbourhood. This historic neighbourhood is home to some of the best restaurants and bars in the city. Within 2.5 hours, we hit 3 places – Sai Woo, [...]

July 5, 2018 Bar and Grill, Chinatown, Event

Blazing Sushi: Food Court Aburi-style Sushi in Vancouver

Blazing Sushi recently opened up in the International Village Food Court by Stadium Skytrain in Vancouver. My friend told me about them serving up food court aburi-style sushi and that got me very curious how it can compare to the [...]

May 22, 2018 Chinatown, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers

Chinatown BBQ in Vancouver: Review

Chinatown BBQ is a new restaurant on East Pender in Vancouver’s Chinatown. They put their own spin on classic Cantonese-style meat shops by making it new and fresh to attract customers of all types. With more and more restaurants and shops [...]

January 1, 2018 BBQ, Chinatown, Chinese, Three Beakers

The Union: Wings and Beer in Chinatown

The Union is an industrial-chic hub serving creative cocktails and Pan-Asian eats. They have happy hour and weekly features, so my coworkers and I like coming here for celebrations and farewells. Many good late nights have been had here. They [...]

September 28, 2017 Chinatown, Fusion, Happy Hour, Late Night, Three Beakers

Say Hey Cafe in Chinatown

Say Hey Cafe is also another newer addition to Chinatown. Lots of eateries popping up in the evolving Chinatown neighbourhood. They specialize in sandwiches and they draw in a lunch crowd. I came with a few of my friends during [...]

August 31, 2017 Cafe, Chinatown, Three Beakers

Half Fool: Juice, Smoothies and Coffee in Chinatown

Half Fool is a boutique and general store, which also serves smoothies, juices and coffee. A little bit of everything here. They are located in Chinatown and since I’ve passed by quite a few times, I thought I should come [...]

August 30, 2017 Cafe, Chinatown, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Rhinofish: Taiwanese Beef Noodles in Chinatown

Rhinofish is a Taiwanese Beef Noodle shop in Chinatown. It recently opened and I was excited because it’s hard to find good Taiwanese Beef Noodle in the area. Before they opened, they gave a few of us a sneak peek to [...]

July 18, 2017 Chinatown, Noodles, Taiwanese, Two Beakers

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

Juniper: Happy Hour in Chinatown

I love the abundance of Happy Hour options near my office. My coworkers and I wanted to grab a quick drink after work to celebrate the holidays. We headed to Juniper as they had a earlier happy hour than some [...]

December 31, 2016 Chinatown, Happy Hour, Three Beakers

Kissa Tanto: Japanese and Italian Fusion in Chinatown

Tucked into the upper story of a delightfully faded building in Chinatown, Kissa Tanto serves up a posh fusion of Italian and Japanese food. They take their inspiration from the delicate flavours of Japanese cuisine and the warmth of ltalian cooking. Kissa [...]

December 28, 2016 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Fusion, Italian, Japanese

Juke: Fried Chicken and Ribs in Chinatown

Juke recently opened in Chinatown serving fried chicken and ribs. The fried chicken batter is gluten-free so all those who are gluten-intolerant won’t have to worry anymore. I came here with a few friends to celebrate the end of a [...]

October 14, 2016 Chinatown, Three Beakers

Treasure Green Tea Company: Tea Shop in Chinatown

Treasure Green Tea Company is a hidden gem located right in Chinatown across the street from Phnom Penh. Olivia is a second generation tea master that now runs the shop. The shop was established in 1981 by Olivia’s father as the [...]

May 5, 2016 Chinatown, Chinese, Specialty Shop

The Tuck Shoppe: Soup, Sandwiches, Salads and Beer

The Tuck Shoppe is located in Chinatown and they serve up sandwiches, soups, salads, snacks and craft beer. All items are made from scratch and use local ingredients. I came here a few times with my coworkers during lunch as [...]

March 28, 2016 Chinatown, Late Night, lunch, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Phnom Penh: Lunch Time Essentials

Phnom Penh is a Vancouver staple and if you haven’t been here, you’re missing out on some amazing Vietnamese/Cambodian dishes. It’s crazy busy everyday for lunch and dinner. Try to get reservations or avoid peak times. They only take resos [...]

January 28, 2016 Cambodian, Chinatown, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Vietnamese

The Keefer Bar: Drinks and Bites

The Keefer Bar is a pretty awesome place to hang out after work especially for happy hour. The interior of the bar is very grungy and dark, but it’s so interesting to look around the walls to see remnants of old [...]

January 12, 2016 Chinatown, Happy Hour, Three Beakers

Ba Le Sandwich Shop: Quick Cheap Banh Mi

Ba Le Sandwich Shop in Chinatown is a tiny shop that sells incredibly cheap banh mi sandwiches. Any lunch thats under $5 has got my attention. It’s even cheaper than McDonalds. I’m trying not to spend much for lunch, so [...]

January 9, 2016 Chinatown, lunch, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Ramen Butcher: Tsukemen

Another lunch visit to Ramen Butcher means trying something new on the menu with my coworkers. The space is nice and its never too crowded during lunch as most people head to Phnom Penh. This area has definitely changed a [...]

January 6, 2016 Chinatown, Ramen, Two Beakers

The Union: Drinks and Pan-Asian Eats

The Union is an industrial-chic hub serving creative cocktails & Pan-Asian eats, including bibimbop and banh mi. I was quite surprised by the pan-asian menu. It is located right by the Georgia Viaduct. I came here with my coworkers after [...]

January 1, 2016 Chinatown, Late Night, Three Beakers, Vietnamese
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