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Poke Five: Lighting Up Commercial Drive with a Taste of Hawaii

Poke Five is Commercial Drive’s newest poké restaurant. It has five owners, five signature bowls, and will officially launch on August 18, 2018. We were invited to their soft launch opening to get a sneak peek of what they have [...]

August 2, 2018 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Hawaiian, Seafood

Via Tevere: Neopolitan Pizza and Italian Cuisine in Vancouver

Via Tevere is a Neopolitan Pizzeria in Vancouver close to Commercial Drive. I’ve heard they have some good pizza and it’s taken us a long time to come here for dinner. If you ask Vancouverites where is the place to [...]

March 13, 2018 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Italian, pizza

Dundas Eat and Drink: Vegan Vietnamese Dishes

Dundas Eat and Drink is best known for their Six o Pho 5lb pho challenge. They recently came out with a new vegan menu to cater to those with dietary restrictions. A few of us were invited to check out [...]

February 19, 2018 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Noodles, Vegetarian, Vietnamese

Spade Vancouver: Italian Supper in Vancouver

Spade, a beautifully designed cafe-bistro bringing an eclectic blend of authentic Italian flavour to Vancouver’s vibrant Commercial Drive neighbourhood. Owned by Sammy Piccolo (Award-winning Barista, Prado Café owner), Spade features freshly baked in-house Italian pastries, classic egg sandwiches as well as plenty of authentic Italian tapas [...]

December 27, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Italian, Tapas

Dundas Six O Pho Challenge in Vancouver: 5lbs of Meat and Noodles

There’s a new food challenge in town at Dundas Eat + Drink for their Six O Pho challenge until December 31, 2017. There’s some satisfaction to devour such a beast but I personally couldn’t conquer this. Other’s have dared and [...]

December 19, 2017 Commercial Drive / Grandview, food challenge, Noodles, Vietnamese

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
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