Browsing the "Commercial Drive / Grandview" Category

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

Kishimoto: Beautiful Sushi Rolls on Commercial Drive

Coming with the girls on the weekend for lunch drew us to Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen. I haven’t been back in 3 years, so I just had to come back and try more items off their menu. Also, they serve Salmon [...]

February 2, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Japanese, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

La Mezcaleria: Mezcal, Tacos and Enchiladas

La Mezcaleria was created by the same people as La Taqueria. They are the first mexican restaurant offering the finest small batch mezcal, tequila and cocktails from different regions of Mexico. You will find it as a good drinking place with some Mexican [...]

January 31, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Late Night, Mexican, Tapas, Three Beakers
Waves Latte

Waves: $2 Lattes for January

Waves $2 latte deal is back! Now I don’t need to have a Starbucks Treat receipt to wait for a coffee after 2pm. The deal is pretty good and its a medium sized latte. I always drink lattes, so as [...]

January 22, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Event
Storm Crow Tavern

Storm Crow Tavern: Board Games, Beer, and Burgers

M told me about Storm Crow Tavern and now it is the nerdiest bar in Vancouver. I totally had to tell my nerdy blogging buddies – Gastrofork, FoodQueen, and EatingWithKirby. We are secretly really big geeks inside. The tavern is [...]

November 16, 2013 Bar and Grill, Canadian, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Sandwich, Two Beakers

Falconetti’s East Side Grill: Dining Package Review

Falconetti’s is located on Commercial Drive near 1st Avenue. They are famous due to their sausage. Even Guy Fieri came here to film Diners Drive-ins and Dives. They make all their sausages in-house on the right side of the restaurant [...]

April 5, 2013 Bar and Grill, Canadian, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Scandilicious: Delicious

After finishing dinner on The Drive at Havana’s one dark and rainy Tuesday night, my friends and I were craving something sweet. We wracked our brains for a while thinking of a dessert place in the area and could only [...]

March 21, 2013 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Four Beakers
Fung Sing Cafe

Fung Sing Cafe: New Hong Kong Style Cafe

Fung Sing Cafe is a new Hong Kong style cafe. This cafe was previously Sun Yee Cafe Restaurant but has switched owners and a new menu to go along with it. The owner of Fung Sing Cafe was a chef at [...]

January 15, 2013 Cafe, Chinese, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers