Browsing the "Commercial Drive / Grandview" Category

Bandidas Taqueria: Vegetarian Mexican Food on Commercial Drive

Bandidas Taqueria has been on Commercial Drive for a long time serving up vegetarian Mexican-inspired cuisine. It’s been a while since my last visit, but it was nice to see they have expanded their space to have more guests.  We [...]

October 17, 2017 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Late Night, Mexican, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Kin Kao Thai Kitchen: Thai Iced Tea on Commercial Drive

Kin Kao Thai Kitchen is located on Commercial Drive. It’s been a very popular spot since it opened for authentic Thai cuisine. My friends and I were craving Thai Iced Tea, so we decided to meet up and have lunch [...]

July 27, 2017 Commercial Drive / Grandview, lunch, Thai, Three Beakers

Callister Brewing Co: Co-Working Brewery

Callister Brewing Co has a unique concept and they operate as a co-working brewer. They support independent, talented brewers to grow their business by creating accessibility to equipment and commercial facilities. They currently have Boombox Brewing, Real Cask, and Lightheart Brewing [...]

May 20, 2017 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview

Powell Street Craft Brewery in East Vancouver

Powell Street Craft Brewery is small independent microbrewery in East Vancouver close to a bunch of other breweries too. The brewery opened December 2012, but moved into their current tasting room in 2014. We came here to visit their tasting room and grab some [...]

May 18, 2017 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers

Andina Brewing: Ceviche and Beer in East Vancouver

Andina Brewing Company in East Vancouver. It was founded by Colombian/Canadian brothers, Andrés and Nicolás Amaya. The Amaya Brothers have lived in Vancouver for more than 18 years and are passionate about beer, music, culture, and family and friends.They offer an environment [...]

May 15, 2017 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

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

77K Freeze: Nitrogen Ice Cream on Commercial Drive

77k Freeze is a new nitrogen ice cream shop that just opened on Commercial Drive. I came with a friend for a sneak peek of their shop before their grand opening. They are named after the low boiling point of [...]

April 5, 2017 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Kid Friendly

Luppolo Brewing Company: Brewery in East Vancouver

My friends take me to the coolest breweries. We made a stop at Luppolo Brewing Company in East Vancouver. Luppolo means hops in Italian, thus the name. They were inspired by the values associated with Italian culture – quality, craftsmanship, community and family. [...]

December 19, 2016 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview

Storm Brewing: Craft Beer in East Vancouver

Storm Brewing is a bit different that other breweries in Vancouver. They don’t have a lounge or a tasting room. When you walk through their sliding door, you are right in the middle of where the brewing magic takes place. [...]

December 18, 2016 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Doan’s Craft Brewery: Beer in East Vancouver

Doan’s Craft Brewing Co is a family run brewery in the heart of the East Van. From home-brewing to Craft Brewing, the Doan’s family is inspired by great beer, the art and science of craft brewing and the community created by [...]

December 16, 2016 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Natsumi Ramen: Ramen on Commercial Drive

Natsumi Ramen on Commercial Drive is one of the newer ramen shops to pop up in Vancouver. There aren’t any ramen shops in the area, so I was surprised this was here. I was walking along Commercial Drive with a [...]

November 16, 2016 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Japanese, Ramen, Three Beakers

The Drive Coffee Bar: Coffee and Beer

The Drive Coffee bar is located right near 1st Avenue and Commercial Drive. I came here for their Grand Opening/1 Year Anniversary Party to check out what they offer. Strange combination to have a Grand Opening and 1 Year Anniversary [...]

May 22, 2016 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

La Mezcaleria: Weekend Brunch

La Mezcaleria has been on Commercial Drive now for quite a few years as a Mexican Cantina. For brunch they infuse traditional Mexican flavours with West Coast influence. When I think of La Mezcaleria, I never thought they had brunch. It [...]

December 17, 2015 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Mexican, Three Beakers

reLiSH Gourmet Burgers on Commercial Drive

reLiSH Gourmet Burgers on Commercial Drive opened in the Summer serving the community with yummy burgers. The restaurant comes from the East Coast of Canada – New Brunswick. They also have another location on Davie street and will soon open another in North [...]

September 22, 2015 American, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers

Turk’s Coffee Bar: Iced Americano and Banana Bread

Turk’s Coffee Bar is located to Commercial Drive and has been serving coffee since 1997. They serve Milano coffee since that is their parent company. It’s not a bad things since they have good tasting espresso beans. Milano Coffee has [...]

June 21, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Dolce Amore Gelateria: Artisan Gelato on The Drive

The Drive has a lot of amazing shops and most importantly delicious treats. Dolce Amore Gelateria is a family run business and is now run by the fourth generation of the Grippo family. They also sell pies, sorbetto and cakes. [...]

June 20, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Italian, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Continental Coffee: Independent Coffee Shop on Commercial Drive

I was walking down Commercial Drive and I saw Continental Coffee House, so I decided to stop here and grab a coffee. It was cool to see an independent coffee joint in the neighbourhood. The place was packed in the middle of [...]

June 1, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Kishimoto: I Got Cravings

Right after work, M and I were deciding if we wanted to go home to cook dinner or just to go out for dinner. After pondering in the car for a while, I thought about Kishimoto and we ditched our [...]

May 11, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi