Browsing the "East Village" Category

Tamam: Fine Palestinian Cuisine Review

Tamam serves up Palestinian cuisine in Vancouver close to Hastings and Nanaimo. This family run restaurant has a lot of heart and soul to craft up delicious dishes that are unique to the Vancouver food scene. You’ll notice it’s a [...]

February 5, 2019 East Village, Palestinian

Pink Pearl: A Sustainable Cantonese Dinner

Pink Pearl Chinese Restaurant in Vancouver’s east end, has taken a major step in its sustainability journey – removing shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy, from its menu – and highlighting the bounty of sustainable seafood options in classic, Cantonese cuisine. To [...]

November 23, 2018 Chinese, East Village, Seafood

Vietnamese Tea House: Pho in Vancouver

Vietnamese Tea House opened a few months ago serving authentic Vietnamese cuisine in the East Village on Hastings Street close to Nanaimo Street. A few of us were invited to come dine here for dinner. The restaurant is small but [...]

February 11, 2018 East Village, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Platform 7: Coffee Shop like a Train Station

Platform 7 is located in the heart of the East Village on Hastings Street near Nanaimo. When you step in, you will be magically transported to a Victorian London Train Station to experience beautiful hand-crafted espresso and coffee brew bar drinks. [...]

May 15, 2015 Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers

Renfrew Cafe: Pies, Coffee and Tea

Renfrew Cafe just opened up a few months ago. They are located a few blocks away from PNE and Playland. Their boutique cafe serves fusion Asian & Western pies (both savoury and sweet), as well as a range of specialty coffees. [...]

March 1, 2015 Bakery, Cafe, East Village, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Kessel&March: Brunch Time

Kessel&March is an awesome restaurant on Powell Street. They do have brunch! TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl, and I headed off on a Saturday to have our usual brunch get-togethers. The menu looked great and you can get brunch between $9 and $13. [...]

July 10, 2014 Brunch, East Village, European, Four Beakers

Kessel & March: So Damn Good

Kessel & March is one of the newest restaurants on Powell Street. It’s right beside Odd Society Spirits. They offer private events here as well, which worked out for us because my coworker decided to book out the entire place [...]

June 16, 2014 East Village, European, Four Beakers

Odd Society Spirits: Tasting and Tours

After work, my amazing coworker took us on an adventure in the East Village. We stopped at Odd Society Spirits for a few drinks and a tour of their distillery. On a Friday evening, this place was lively with people [...]

June 15, 2014 Canadian, Distillery, East Village, Four Beakers

Basho Cafe: Lunch Times with Family

I came with my family to indulge in Basho’s delicious sweet treats. Previously, I  came here with friends and it has always been a positive experience. The wait for a table was quite a while for a group of 5, but if [...]

June 8, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese

Roundel Cafe: Egg Benny Brunch

Roundel Cafe is located on Hastings in the East Village. The interior reminds me of a diner but with a splash of hipster. My friends and I came here for brunch as we heard they serve eggs benny. The water [...]

May 18, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, East Village, Two Beakers

Laksa King: Laksa and Roti

M and I were craving some laksa and we were passing by Laksa King restaurant. The last time I came here was in 2011, which it was called Bo Laksa King, but Bo has left and now it’s just called [...]

May 3, 2014 East Village, Malaysian, Noodles, Three Beakers

Basho Cafe: Matcha Lattes and Treats

Basho Cafe recently opened on Hastings Street close to Victoria Drive. It is a family run Japanese Cafe and they have yummy drinks, lunch sets and sweet treats. FoodQueen and I decided to have an afternoon snack at Basho. A [...]

March 10, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch