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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

Crackle Creme: Creme Brulee, Waffles, and Macarons

Crackle Crème is a small, craft-style dessert cafe serving up artisan crème brûlée and authentic Belgian liège waffles in small batches. They are located right in Chinatown close to the Gerogia Viaduct. I came here with a few friends after [...]

December 28, 2015 Chinatown, Dessert, Three Beakers

Gain Wah: Hole in the Wall in Chinatown

Deep in the heart of Chinatown, there is a hole in the wall restaurant called Gain Wah. Once I stepped inside, it felt like I was transported back into the 90s, or perhaps even before then. At first I was [...]

August 29, 2015 Cafe, Chinatown, Chinese, lunch, Three Beakers

Fat Mao Noodles: New in Chinatown

Fat Mao is the latest addition to Chinatown. Recently, there has been a bunch of new restaurants opening up nearby like Torafuku and Ramen Butcher. Since I work close to this area, I get super excited when something new opens [...]

August 23, 2015 Chinatown, Noodles, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Golden Garden: Vietnamese Food in Chinatown

Golden Garden Vietnamese Cuisine / Kim Saigon Sandwiches is an affordable restaurant with amazing items like pho, bahn mi sandwiches, spring rolls, and a lot more. I was introduced to Golden Garden by my coworkers a few years ago and this has [...]

July 29, 2015 Cafe, Chinatown, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers, Vietnamese