Browsing the "Coquitlam" Category

Cora: Breakfast and Lunch in Coquitlam

When my relatives were still in town, they wanted more of Cora. They were here for 2 weeks and we came to Cora 3 times. They really loved this place because of their fresh fruit. It’s funny how we take [...]

September 1, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Creekside Coffee Factory: Independent Coffee Shop in Coquitlam

Creekside Coffee Factory is located in Coquitlam in a small plaza area. They are proud to be serving the freshest coffee possible. They even roast the beans in-house. CoffeeGuy introduced me to this place and told me there was a [...]

August 10, 2014 Cafe, Coquitlam, Three Beakers

Taco Bell Canada: Doritos Locos Tacos

Taco Bell Canada finally introduces the Doritos Locos Tacos permanently on their menus. When my relatives were here, they really wanted to go to Taco Bell. I was surprised that they wanted Taco Bell, but it was on their list [...]

August 9, 2014 American, Coquitlam, Fast Food

Jimmys Place Restaurant: Breakfast in Coquitlam

Jimmys Place Restaurant is my go-to place for breakfast in Coquitlam. They have an assortment of Eggs Bennies, Sandwiches, Burgers and other breakfast items. M and I have been coming here for years and it’s owned by a Korean family. [...]

August 4, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, lunch, Sandwich, Three Beakers

The Keg: Great for Birthday Celebrations

The Keg is one of my favourite restaurants to go to. I am not ashamed to say it because I have many fond memories of this place for celebrating milestones. This particular occasion was my little sister’s birthday. She loves [...]

July 21, 2014 Canadian, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Steakhouse, Three Beakers

Insadong Korean BBQ: Family BBQ Combo for 4-5 People

Insadong Korean BBQ Restaurant has been on North Road and Lougheed for a while now and have been serving guests traditional Korean cuisine. The restaurant is pretty huge and can accommodate large groups. I came here with my family for Fathers [...]

July 3, 2014 BBQ, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

The Coffee Bun: Yummy Snacks in Coquitlam

The Coffee Bun is located in Coquitlam in Henderson Mall. This is their second location as their original one is in North Vancouver. KoreanGirl and I drove past it and were curious about this place, so after we had lunch [...]

April 29, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Pink Sugar Cafe: Japanese Lunch Set

Pink Sugar Cafe is located in Coquitlam close to the mall. KoreanGirl and I came here for their signature lunch sets. There’s a few parking spots and if you come early enough, there will be plenty of parking spots and [...]

April 28, 2014 Cafe, Coquitlam, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Grand Palace Restaurant: Dim Sum in Coquitlam

Grand Palace Restaurant (富豪酒家) is located in Henderson Mall across from Coquitlam Centre. The mall has been here for a very long time and it gives me a vibe of like the asian mall similar to Tinsel Town. They are [...]

February 25, 2014 Chinese, Coquitlam, Dim Sum, Three Beakers

Kulinarya: Filipino Food in Coquitlam

KoreanGirl and I had a lazy Saturday filled with food and shopping. Thats how we girls roll. We came at 11am and it wasn’t busy at all. Kulinarya is a Filipino restaurant located near the Coquitlam Mall. It’s quite a [...]

January 16, 2014 Brunch, Coquitlam, Filipino, Three Beakers
Montana's Ribs

Montana’s Cookhouse: Wednesday All You Can Eat Ribs

It was M’s Birthday, so he chose to go to Montana’s Cookhouse. As it is a Wednesday, they have all you can eat ribs! I made sure to prepare and wore sweat pants to prepare for this occasion. Trying to [...]

November 29, 2013 All You Can Eat, American, BBQ, Coquitlam, Three Beakers

The Coquitlam Grill: Breakfast on the Weekends

Heading to Coquitlam early in the morning, what better way to have breakfast than to go to Coquitlam Grill. It has been here for a very long time and is a local favourite. They serve up breakfast, lunch and dinner. [...]

November 27, 2013 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Coquitlam, lunch, Three Beakers
Church's Chicken

Church’s Chicken: Korean Style Chicken

I have been feeling quite junky lately by having a lot of fast food. Perhaps it’s because of the really crappy weather lately. It makes me just want to stay home and watch Breaking Bad. Last episode tonight! I’m just [...]

September 29, 2013 Coquitlam, Fast Food, Three Beakers
Friend's BBQ Restaurant

Friend’s BBQ Restaurant: Just Stay Away

Friend’s BBQ Restaurant is a new restaurant in the former location of Mui Garden on North Road. We came here thinking it would be a BBQ place where we could grill our own meats. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. They [...]

April 12, 2013 BBQ, Chinese, Coquitlam, One Beaker
Sushi K Kamizato

Sushi K Kamizato: Crazy Addictive Sushi

One of my favorite restaurants in 2012 and probably 2013 is Sushi K Kamizato in Port Coquitlam. Sushi K Kamizato is run by Chef Keith and his wife Chika in Port Coquitlam. Salmon and Tuna Karaage comes complementary. It’s really addictive [...]

January 27, 2013 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Tapas

Score Free Food on Your Birthday in Vancouver

On my birthday, I decided to try to get as much free food as possible without going crazy. I browsed through an e-book on how to get free stuff in Vancouver. There are tips on how to get other freebies [...]

December 9, 2012 Coquitlam, Food for Thought

Sushi K Kamizato: A Hidden Gem in Coquitlam

Sushi K Kamizato is run by Chef Keith and his wife Chika in Port Coquitlam. It is Japanese owned and they serve awesome sushi and its very different from Sushi Town or California Sushi. The owners stay true to their [...]

November 28, 2012 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese

Denny’s Canada: New ‘The Hobbit’ Menu Items

To celebrate the release of The Hobbit on December 14th, Dennys and Warner Brothers teamed up to create this amazing new menu. All of the items in the menu makes a reference to characters or items in the movie. M, [...]

November 18, 2012 Coquitlam, Fast Food, Late Night, Sandwich, Three Beakers