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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

Sala Thai: Thai Cuisine in Downtown Vancouver

Sala Thai serves up authentic Thai cuisine in Downtown Vancouver. They are a family-run restaurant and have been operating for over 20 years. I came here with some friends for dinner and it’s been a long time since I’ve been [...]

February 22, 2017 Downtown, Kid Friendly, Noodles, Thai, Three Beakers

Cactus Club: Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas and Appetizers

Cactus Club Cafe has one of their most stunning locations at Jack Poole Plaza by the Olympic Cauldron. After work, a few of us stopped by to try their new Frozen Blood Orange Margaritas as well as try a few [...]

February 20, 2017 Canadian, Downtown, Late Night, Three Beakers

White Spot: New WS Legendary Pirate Paks

White Spot’s Pirate Pak has been redesigned. Their icon look hasn’t changed since 1968, but on February 13th (Family Day), families will encounter a fun surprise when ordering the classic Pirate Pak. More than 25 million Pirate Paks have been [...]

February 12, 2017 British Columbia, Canadian, Downtown, Kid Friendly

Ford Fusion Foodie Goes to Heritage Eatery

The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport has come out and what better way to explore Metro Vancouver, than to indulge in some fusion cuisine. Partnering up for Ford Canada, we headed to one of the newer restaurants in Vancouver for Pan [...]

February 10, 2017 Chinese, Downtown, Fusion, Kid Friendly

The Dirty Apron: Demo & Dine with Chef David Robertson

The Dirty Apron has an alternative to cooking classes where you can sit back, relax, eat and learn cooking tips from professional chefs. The intimate evening has about 20 people, so it isn’t crowded at all. The class lasts for [...]

February 6, 2017 Downtown, Event

Goldies Pizza: New Location in International Village Mall in Vancouver

Goldies Pizza has opened their latest location in International Village Mall near Chinatown and Gastown. They are best known for their cheap and delicious thin crust pizza. Anyone that has been out late at night in Vancouver has probably been here [...]

January 29, 2017 Downtown, Late Night, pizza, Three Beakers

St. Regis Bar and Grill in Downtown Vancouver

Taking over the kitchen and updating the menu at St. Regis Bar & Grill is Executive Chef Daniel Ackland, who had a challenge of finding a fine balance of refreshing existing favourites and creating new dishes which seamlessly blend into its [...]

January 10, 2017 Bar and Grill, Downtown, Three Beakers

Honolulu Coffee in Downtown Vancouver

Honolulu Coffee opened their first shop in Canada on Nelson Street in Downtown Vancouver. They have plans to open more locations in the near future. They bring to the Vancouver scene a twist on the regular coffee shop by having [...]

January 5, 2017 Cafe, Downtown, Hawaiian, Two Beakers

Vancouver Art Gallery: Juxtapoz x Superflat

Juxtapoz x Superflat, a dynamic exhibition conceived by the renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and co-curated with Evan Pricco, Editor-in-Chief of Juxtapoz Art & Culture, a legendary San Francisco-based magazine committed to contemporary art, design, fashion and graffiti. Featuring the [...]

December 26, 2016 Downtown, Event

Vancouver Christmas Market: Eat, Drink and Be Merry

The Vancouver Christmas Market has relocated for their 7th year at Jack Poole Plaza – also home to Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic Cauldron. There is about 50,000 square feet of space, and 70 huts in which to savour the German Christmas experience. Making [...]

December 14, 2016 Downtown, Event

foodora: Food Delivery in Vancouver

foodora is a new food delivery company in Vancouver. They expanded into Canada and so far only service Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. They have some pretty good restaurants on their list that isn’t the usual Chinese, Pizza, or Indian food. The [...]

December 11, 2016 Delivery, Downtown, lunch

Original Joe’s: Burgers and Drinks

Original Joe’s is a Restaurant and Bar located on Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver. We came here to try a few of the new menu items that have some out this fall. I’ve seen Original Joe’s around but haven’t made [...]

December 3, 2016 American, Bar and Grill, Downtown, Late Night, Three Beakers

Salchicha: North African and Middle Eastern cuisine in Vancouver

Salchicha on Granville Street serves up Northern African and Middle Eastern cuisine in Vancouver. Pretty unique since there isn’t many places that serve that type of food. I was invited to try a few of their signature items on the [...]

November 23, 2016 Downtown, Kid Friendly, Middle Eastern, Three Beakers

Showcase: An Evening with Poplar Grove Winery

Showcase Restaurant inside the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel had a special event featuring a 8 course meal highlighting the wines at Poplar Grove Winery in Penticton. As usual, Executive Chef Jesse Hochhausen and Executive Sous Chef Westley Feist crafted an amazing dinner. [...]

November 18, 2016 Downtown, Event

TAKO: Korean-Mexican Fusion Taco Shop in Vancouver

Tacqueria Koreano, aka TAKO is a new fusion Korean and Mexican Taco shop right by Stadium Skytrain Station. One of my favourite fusion cuisines is Korean and Mexican, the flavours meld pretty good together. There have been other food trucks [...]

October 20, 2016 Downtown, Fusion, Korean, Mexican