Browsing the "Coquitlam" Category

Qoola: Frozen Yogurt in Coquitlam Centre

M has an endless obsession with Frozen Yogurt. Qoola is a proud Canadian company serving frozen yogurt. Their products are fresh and certified kosher,  most flavours are fat-free (no trans or saturated) and gluten-free. They have numerous locations in Vancouver and [...]

October 8, 2014 Coquitlam, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Stake: Flagship Restaurant at Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has revamped their flagship restaurant – Stake with a new menu created by Executive Chef Matthew Richmond. They are committed to putting local produce in all their dishes where possible. Even though I live in the [...]

September 28, 2014 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, WestCoast

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