Browsing the "Commercial Drive / Grandview" Category

Pelican Seafood Restaurant: Dim Sum + Hello Kitty Mango Pudding

Pelican Seafood Restaurant is located on Victoria Drive and Hastings Street. It’s a favorite amongst people in the neighbourhood for dim sum. I came with the Vancouver Gastronomical Brouhaha group to just chow down on some dim sum. It’s always [...]

April 6, 2012 Chinese, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dim Sum, Three Beakers

Palki Indian Restaurant: Mmm….Peacock, Pakora and Paneer

Palki Indian Restaurant is located on Commercial Drive and serves traditional Indian food. It’s a bit hard to find since it’s further up Commercial past the other popular restaurants. I took AdventureTimeGirl and M here since we were way too [...]

March 31, 2012 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Indian

Bandidas Taqueria: Vegetarian Mexican Brunch

When AdventureTimeGirl was in town, I took her to Banditas Taqueria since it is a very popular vegetarian restaurant for bunch. We actually went twice in one weekend since she enjoyed it so much. The prices are quite fair and [...]

March 4, 2012 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Mexican, Vegetarian

The Red Wagon: Amazing BBQ, But Why The Asian Plates?

The Red Wagon on Hastings is a neighbourhood joint that serves up delicious diner food. The interior is very retro, but their food packs some amazing flavour. Flo and I were on Trinity Street checking out some Christmas lights and [...]

December 30, 2011 BBQ, Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers

Palki Indian Restaurant: Hidden Find on Commercial Drive

Foodology Disclaimer: I was invited by the owners to try out their restaurant. I brought along 3 friends to really keep this review as unbiased as possible! This review does not guarantee 100% similar service you might normally get from this [...]

December 27, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Indian, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Volcano Sushi & Grill: Explosive Taste

I always pass by Hastings and I see this relatively new sushi place called Volcano Sushi & Grill. It has quite a strong name, but I was wanting to cure my curiosity of this place, so M and I decided [...]

December 26, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Japanese, Three Beakers

East Village Bakery: Mom & Pop Bakery With Artisan Treats

East Village Bakery is an artisan bakery specializing in artisan bread, pies and french pastries. I honestly thought it was just an asian bakery, but when M and stepped inside, we were just amazed by the amount of little ornate [...]

December 23, 2011 Bakery, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, European, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Little Nest: Unique Breakfast for You…and Your Kids

It was another #YVRBreakfastClub, we came early at 9am since they don’t take reservations. It’s a nice kid friendly cafe. There are a lot of parents who take their little kids to dine here, so if you have a kid, [...]

November 5, 2011 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Bandidas Taqueria: Vegetarian Tacos!

Bandidas Taqueria is a vegetarian Mexican joint on Commercial that sells some amazing vegetarian tacos. Since I have not seen Eva in a while, so some taco from Bandidas Taquria seemed fitting since she’s a vegetarian. The interior is very [...]

October 10, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Mexican, Vegetarian

Nuba Waldorf: Worst Dining Experience Ever

Nuba Cafe opened up at the renovated Waldorf Hotel on Hastings. They serve up delicious Lebanese food. When we arrived, the place was packed. The hostess greeted us and we had to wait a 5 minutes for a table, so [...]

September 25, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Lebanese, One Beaker

Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen: Great Addition to The Drive

My sister found a new Japanese place on Commercial Drive called Kishimoto that serves up sushi and different izakaya dishes. Since I just adore Japanese food to death, I dragging M to come eat with me. There are a few [...]

August 22, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Bandidas Taqueria: Veggie Bacon Strips, Veggie Bacon Strips

Waking up early is not my favorite thing in the world. Time is really best spent sleeping in, @wongers told me to meet up with the #YVRbreakfastclub at Bandidas Taqueria for some vegetarian breakfast and some good times with fellow [...]

July 22, 2011 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

The Red Wagon: Pulled Pork and More Pulled Pork

M and I were craving some pulled pork, but going all the way downtown to ReUp was out of the question since we were in Burnaby. M looked around everywhere to find somewhere close by, but no luck for him. [...]

July 18, 2011 BBQ, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers

Havanas: Never Coming Here Again

A group of us were craving Havanas, so we headed there after Social Media Day at Ceili’s. I’ve been to Havanas several times but this visit was very disappointing! I don’t even know if I would ever go to Havanas [...]

July 8, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Cuban, Three Beakers

Belgian Fries: Poutine, Poutine, Chili Dog

M and I were getting a bit hungry, so we decided to try Belgium Fries. I have heard a lot about their popular poutines.  I’ve never been to Montreal, so I’ve never been close to real authentic poutine. We lined [...]

May 19, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Thailicious Cuisine: Delivery Service

It was another adventure looking up food on Yummy Web since M did not want to move or do anything. It was already getting pretty late and there were not many places open…nor did we want to drive. Eventually we [...]

May 7, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Delivery, Two Beakers

Little Nest: Kid Friendly Cafe

ConsultingGirl suggested we go to Little Nest for Saturday brunch. I’ve never heard of it before, so I just imagined a place with birds nest everywhere. I really didn’t question her opinions. We drove down all the the way to [...]

April 12, 2011 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

Havanas: Latin Burgers & Sangria

Another late night at SFU and a bunch of us were growing super super hungry after our meeting. Thinking about what is still open, we just headed off to The Drive. We first headed to the Libra Room, but they [...]

March 31, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Cuban, Four Beakers