Browsing the "Chinatown" Category

Pie on Pi Day in Vancouver

It’s been a while since my last dose of pie. Since it was Pi Day (March 14), I just had to indulge in some pie. A few blocks away from my work is The Pie Shoppe. They are a cute [...]

March 19, 2014 Canadian, Chinatown, Dessert, Four Beakers
The Keefer Bar

The Keefer Bar: 2 for 1 Tapas in Chinatown

My coworkers were looking for a place to hang out after work over some drinks and small bites. A few block away from the office was The Keefer  Bar and people told us there were some amazing cocktails here. They [...]

August 22, 2013 Chinatown, Chinese, Tapas, Three Beakers
The Pie Shoppe

The Pie Shoppe: Pies, Pies, Pies

I was walking around Chinatown with my coworkers and we came upon a cute little shop on Gore Street called The Pie Shoppe. It’s really a great neighbourhood since you have other awesome places close by such as Harvest, The [...]

August 20, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Canadian, Chinatown, Four Beakers
Caffe Brixton

Caffe Brixton: Cafe in Chinatown

Caffe Brixton is located in Chinatown and it’s a nice addition to the area. It’s hip and has a nice seating area to work if you have a laptop. My coworkers decided to come here since Phnom Penh had a [...]

August 18, 2013 Cafe, Canadian, Chinatown, Three Beakers
Oyster Express

Oyster Express: Buck A Shuck in Chinatown

After hearing Oyster Express has buck a shuck, my coworkers and I decided to come here after work. Its quite close to our office, so we just had to see how it compares to the other buck a shuck options [...]

July 30, 2013 Chinatown, Happy Hour, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
Chinatown Night Market

Chinatown Night Market: Closest Night Market to Downtown

The Chinatown Night Market has changed a lot since I was a kid. With the emergence of the other Night Markets in town, the quality of the Chinatown Night Market isn’t as good as it used to be. Despite that, [...]

July 6, 2013 BBQ, Canadian, Chinatown, Chinese, Dessert, Event, Filipino, Food Carts, French, Streetcart

Bestie: Currywurst in Chinatown

My coworkers were looking for a place to have lunch. Near our office, there isn’t a lot of choices, so we were delighted that there was a new eatery in Chinatown that serves sausages. I’ve heard much of the buzz [...]

July 2, 2013 Chinatown, German, lunch, Three Beakers
Finch's Market

Finch’s Market: This Place Be Hipster

If you have ever heard of Finch’s in Downtown Vancouver, you will love their sister restaurant – Finch’s Market. They have been open since December 2012 serving up their delicious sandwiches and salads. It’s located on East Georgia and Jackson [...]

April 17, 2013 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Sandwich, Strathcona
Harvest Community Foods

Harvest Community Foods: Mouth Watering Ramen

Harvest Community Foods is located at the edge of Chinatown. They are a neighbourhood grocery store and eatery. I’ve heard they had a killer ramen from a coworker, so I just had to come here during lunch to check it [...]

February 17, 2013 Chinatown, Ramen, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Foo’s Ho Ho: Eerie Dining Experience

Foo’s Ho Ho is known to be the oldest Chinese restaurant in Vancouver. Since it has such a funny name, I decided to bring M and S here for lunch. When we arrived at 12pm, all the signs said the [...]

October 6, 2012 Chinatown, Chinese, Two Beakers

Phnom Penh: Delivered By Foodsters

The hardest thing about studying for final exams on campus is how crappy the food is…and how nothing is open at night. M, Scarface and I were studying and we really didn’t want to go off the hill to find [...]

December 16, 2011 Cambodian, Chinatown, Delivery, Four Beakers, Vietnamese

Phnom Penh: Coffee, Butter Beef, Wings and Luc Lac

Back to Phnom Penh to try more of their delicious food! @etodac grabbed a few of us here because he just needed to try their famous chicken wings. I wanted to come here for more butter beef…if you’ve tried Phnom [...]

September 19, 2011 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Vietnamese

T&T: Another Cheap Lunch

My coworker and I wanted to grab some food at T&T for cheap! So, during our lunchbreak, we headed over to grab a few things to go. We hoped onto the Granville Skytrain and got off at Stadium Skytrain. My [...]

April 10, 2011 Chinatown, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

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

Phnom Penh: Visit #2

When DesignGirl told me that we were meeting up with MadamMilton, BaguetteGirl, and DermaMan for Vietnamese food, I thought we were just going to get pho. Boy, was I mistaken! We headed to Phnom Penh, where the menu items are [...]

March 14, 2011 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Vietnamese

Phnom Penh

I was really excited to finally check out Phnom Penh because it is Vancouver’s most famous vietnamese food. They have won countless awards….. year after year…after year! When InsecureGirl, M and I came at 6:30, this place was packed! The [...]

February 2, 2011 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Seafood, Vietnamese