Browsing the "Gastown" Category

Lily Mae's

Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe: Brunch in Gastown

Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe is located in the heart of Gastown. I came here with coworkers on the weekend to have some brunch. If you are looking for some comfort food, its a nice place to go to. They serve brunch [...]

January 15, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, European, Gastown, Three Beakers

Sushi Den: Bento Boxes in Chinatown/Gastown

Sushi Den is a newer Japanese Restaurant on the border of Gastown and Chinatown. It’s located close to Stadium Skytrain and Tinseltown. I came here during lunch with my coworker for something fast. I can see them being popular for [...]

January 6, 2014 Gastown, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers
EXP Restaurant + Bar

EXP Restaurant + Bar: Video Game Inspired

Exp Restaurant and Bar is located in Gastown and serves up food and drinks with a video game twist. I came here with my food blogging buddies – Dee and Amy since we are all video game nerds. You will [...]

October 14, 2013 Canadian, Gastown, Three Beakers
Pizzeria Ludica

Pizzeria Ludica: Pizza and Board Games

On the outside, it still looks like the late Verace Pizzeria. It recently changed ownership and is now Pizzeria Ludica. They opened last week but did not publicly announce it to test the waters. M and I work close by [...]

September 15, 2013 Gastown, Italian, Kid Friendly, pizza, Three Beakers

Chambar: Awesome Mussels and Meat

Chambar is located in Gastown near Stadium Skytrain and are known for their amazing mussels and European-inspired dishes. We came here for CanuckGirl’s surprise birthday party as we heard they have great food. Plus, I haven’t been here yet, which [...]

September 10, 2013 European, Four Beakers, Gastown
Tsuki Sushi Bar

Tsuki Sushi Bar: Sushi in Gastown

Tsuki Sushi Bar is a new restaurant located close to Gastown and Chinatown. It’s across the street from Tinseltown. I pass by this place often and was curious about how their sushi would compare with some other places in town. [...]

August 5, 2013 Gastown, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers
Smart Mouth Coffee

Smart Mouth Coffee: Croissants and Lattes

Smart Mouth Coffee is located in the heart of Gastown. I came in the morning with kamsicle to get our daily coffee. I’ve never been here before and for some reason I always thought it was a bar for some [...]

August 1, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Gastown, Sandwich, Three Beakers
Rodneys Gastown

Rodney’s Oyster House: Gastown

Rodney’s Oyster House has opened a new location in Gastown. The have taken up the space of Cobre that used to be there. They have the same items like their Yaletown location. My coworkers and I came here for their [...]

April 29, 2013 Gastown, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
Yolk's Breakfast Food Cart

Yolks Breakfast Food Cart: OMG SO GOOD

Yolks Breakfast Food Cart is located outside of Stadium Skytrain Station on Thursday and Fridays at 8:30am. Even though it was pouring rain, I really really wanted to try this! M and I went before work to grab a quick [...]

February 27, 2013 Brunch, Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Gastown, Streetcart

Brioche: Unofficial Dine Out Menu 2013

Brioche has an unofficial Dine Out Menu featuring 4 courses for $19.90. There’s no way you would find out that they are offering this deal unless you step into their shop. They don’t even post it on their website. The [...]

January 30, 2013 Gastown, Three Beakers
Dish Crawl Vancouver

Dish Crawl Vancouver: 4 Restaurants in 1 Night

Dish Crawl Vancouver launched near the end of last year to give locals and tourist a food adventure through 4 restaurants in a particular area of town for $60 per person. Imagine a pub crawl, but with restaurants. We are lead [...]

January 21, 2013 Gastown
Take Five Cafe

Take Five Cafe: Coffee, Appies, and Pasta

Take Five Cafe opened their 10th location in Gastown and this location serves meals and wine in addition to coffee, sandwiches and baked goods. A bunch of us decided to come here for a meeting and a dinner. They have [...]

January 4, 2013 Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers
La Casita Vancouver

La Casita: $5 Burritos and $3 Margaritas in Vancouver

La Casita is a Mexican Restaurant in Gastown. One day, M, cruzpresso and I were looking for a place to eat and stumbled upon La Casita and was curious how the food would be. If you come for the specials, [...]

December 17, 2012 Four Beakers, Gastown, Mexican

Silvestre Deli & Bistro: Authentic Peruvian Food in Gastown

Foodology Disclaimer: Silvestre Deli & Bistro approached me to do a review of their specialty dishes, I brought along 3 guys to help keep this review unbiased. All dishes are exactly what you would receive from this restaurant. I’ve walked [...]

December 11, 2012 Four Beakers, Gastown, Peruvian

The Hastings Warehouse: $4.95 for All Food on the Menu

The Hastings Warehouse has ALL their food for $4.95. Drink are of course more costly than $4.95. This place is always packed and you will always see groups of people drinking. Even though it is on Hastings, it’s not sketchy [...]

November 21, 2012 Gastown, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Two Beakers

Guu Otokomae: Guutine, so Canadian Eh?

Guu Otokomae is located in Gastown and is very close to Waterfront Skytrain. M and I came here very late at night, so we were able to get a table effortlessly. It’s usually best to have reservations, but we just [...]

November 19, 2012 Four Beakers, Gastown, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night

Wildebeest: Eating Beef Tongue, Sweetbreads, Skin, and Foie Gras

Wildebeest opened up in Gastown earlier in the Summer and has a very darling menu with unusual ingredients. When coming here, you can’t be squeamish of the items you are eating! Have an open mind and enjoy the intricate flavours. [...]

November 14, 2012 Gastown, Three Beakers

The Baker & The Chef: A Sandwich Cafe

A few month ago a heard much hype from The Baker & The Chef that opened near Hastings and Cambie. They have items like sandwiches, soups, and of course baked goods. The interior isn’t too large, but has lots of [...]

November 7, 2012 Bakery, Cafe, Gastown, Sandwich, Two Beakers