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Social Crust Cafe & Catering: Food with Heart in Downtown Vancouver

I attended a media tasting that offered more than delicious food. The event highlighted the work done at Social Crust, which is one of Coast Mental Health’s Social Enterprises. Coast Mental Health is an NPO that helps people with social barriers or [...]

September 17, 2017 Cafe, Downtown, lunch, Uncategorized

Johnny Rockets: Open in Downtown Vancouver

Johnny Rockets has finally opened their first location in Downtown Vancouver. They are expanding fast and their next location is on Oak Street in Vancouver. Since 1986, Johnny Rockets has been a favourite place for all-American burgers, fries and shakes in [...]

September 13, 2017 American, burger, Downtown, Three Beakers

Yui Japanese Bistro: Chefs Reg and Ping introduces new menu

Yui Japanese Bistro is launching new items on their menu this month and we were invited to give these items a try. I love dining here as its like a secret hidden gem in Downtown. They hide inside a business [...]

August 1, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Pokerrito is open on Hornby Street: Review

Pokerrito has opened their second location on Hornby and Nelson. They serve up Hawaiian poké with a Japanese twist in burritos, bowls, and salads. I was watching Wonder Woman with friends and we needed quick bite to eat before the show. [...]

July 25, 2017 Downtown, Hawaiian, Japanese, Seafood, Three Beakers

The Praguery: Chimney Cake Truck in Vancouver

I have a HUGE sweet tooth so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try out the chimney cakes at The Praguery. It was the perfect treat after a day of writing exams (as I was wrapping up my program [...]

July 16, 2017 Dessert, Downtown, European, Food Carts

Uninterrupted: Immersive Journey under Cambie Bridge

Uninterrupted has transformed Vancouver’s Cambie Bridge into a wild BC river this summer, immersing audiences in the incredible journey of migrating salmon. The spectacle runs just under 30 minutes – and happens 5 nights a week after dusk from June 28 [...]

July 8, 2017 Downtown, Event

Yah Yah Ya Ramen in Downtown Vancouver

Yah Yah Ya Ramen opened their second location in Vancouver and they specialize in Yokohama-style ramen. The style of ramen blends tonkotsu and shoyu broth together to give a unique blend of broth. We were invited to try their special [...]

July 1, 2017 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers

Kobe Japanese Steak and Seafood House: Teppanyaki Dining Experience

Kobe Japanese Steak and Seafood House specializes in Teppanyaki Dining Experience and has been around since 1969. They require reservations and can fit up to 120 people. I’ve always known about it and wanted to go try it. M and I received [...]

May 22, 2017 Downtown, Japanese, Seafood, Steakhouse

La Taqueria: Taco Shop in Downtown Vancouver

La Taqueria has their new location on Hornby Street, which has 90 seats and also offers counter service for convenient food on the go. Happy Hour runs from 3pm–6pm daily with $4 Margaritas to toast the end of a long workday. [...]

May 16, 2017 Downtown, Mexican

45 Degree Bubble Tea House in Coal Harbour

45 Degree Bubble Tea House in Coal Harbour is a new bubble tea shop close to Stanley Park. M told me about this place, so one day when I was waiting for him to get off work, I came here [...]

May 6, 2017 Bubble Tea, Downtown, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Yui Japanese Bistro: Affordable Aburi in Vancouver

Yui Japanese Bistro recently opened in Downtown Vancouver and is a hidden gem tucked away in a business building. They pride themselves of making aburi sushi at affordable prices.  Yui is located on the first floor. The restaurant is pretty [...]

May 2, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

The Pawn Shop: Tacos on Granville Street

The Pawn Shop is a new restaurant on Granville Street specializing in Tacos, Tapas and Tequila. The took over SIP Resto Lounge and brings an awesome space for locals and tourists to enjoy. We were curious about their name as [...]

April 25, 2017 Downtown, Happy Hour, Mexican, Tapas, Three Beakers

Botanist: Bar, Garden, Dining Room and Campaign Lounge in Vancouver

Botanist is a new restaurant inside Fairmont Pacific Rim and it officially opens today, beginning with breakfast service. They are replacing their precious restaurant concept – ORU with Botanist. The restaurant will present a collection of four diverse spaces —a dining room, cocktail [...]

April 24, 2017 Downtown, WestCoast

Cactus Club Cafe: Lunch and Dessert in Coal Harbour

Cactus Club Cafe in Coal Harbour near the Vancouver Convention Centre is their most beautiful location. It’s always packed and has a great view if you reserve a table near their window overlooking Coal Harbour. I came here for lunch [...]

April 6, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown, lunch

Masaladobo: Indian Mexican Cantina in Downtown Vancouver

Masaladobo is a Indian Mexican Cantina in Downtown Vancouver. This fusion cuisine is almost entirely gluten and dairy free, which is great for those with dietary restrictions. They now bringing healthy and delicious food to those who need a quick bite [...]

April 2, 2017 Downtown, Fusion, Happy Hour, Indian, Mexican, Three Beakers

Earls Test Kitchen: Happy Hour in Downtown Vancouver

Earls Test Kitchen is the place to go for happy hour before watching a movie at night. What is different about this Earls is that it is a culinary playground to craft different dishes and drinks that may influence the [...]

March 25, 2017 Downtown, Happy Hour, Three Beakers

2017 Best of the City by Vancouver Magazine: Recap

Best of the City is a celebration to bring together the top winning restaurants from the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. The winning restaurants create a special dish to pair with one of the top category winners from their wine winners [...]

March 12, 2017 Downtown, Event

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar: Happy Hour

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar has Happy Hour from 3pm – 6pm daily. The location is great as it’s close to Burrard Skytrain station and also right by the Scotiabank Theatre. I came with a few friend after work to [...]

February 23, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Happy Hour, WestCoast