Browsing the "Kensington" Category

Tina Cake Desserts: Vietnamese Dessert Shop in Vancouver

Tina Cake and Desserts is one of the first Vietnamese Dessert Shops in Vancouver. Very refreshing to see that it doesn’t just focus on Che. I was looking online for some new places and this place popped up and looked [...]

May 18, 2019 Dessert, Kensington, Vietnamese

The Eastwood: Pub on Fraser Street

The Eastwood is a new restaurant on Fraser Street. They serve brunch and lunch, but we decided to come for a visit for dinner. The place got busy later in the evening with people coming here to enjoy the game, [...]

March 20, 2017 Kensington, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Sun Bo Kong: Vegetarian Chinese Food in Vancouver

Sun Bo Kong is an award-winning vegetarian restaurant for Chinese cuisine. They are open 7 days a week from 11 am to 9 pm. Reservations are also available. I came here for lunch to try Chinese vegetarian food. A nice change [...]

January 2, 2017 Chinese, Four Beakers, Kensington, Vegetarian

Golden Eats Seafood Restaurant: Chinese Restaurant on Kingsway

Golden Eats Seafood Restaurant is located on Kingsway close to Victoria Drive. They have been around for 2 years and I was surprised it was so clean and modern. ChineseBites took us here to try a few of the signature [...]

June 25, 2016 Chinese, Four Beakers, Kensington

17°C Dessert Cafe: Melon Icy and Light Bulb Drinks

17°C Dessert Cafe is the newest dessert shop to open up in Metro Vancouver. They were slammed last weekend because they offered 50% off for their grand opening. Crazy good deal, but I decided not to go since I would [...]

May 27, 2016 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Kensington, Three Beakers

Duffin’s Donuts: Drunken Paradise in Vancouver

Duffin’s Donuts is an amazing place if you want cheap food 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. This place never stops running. You will find fried chicken, Chinese Food, Mexican Food, breakfast, burger, and hot dogs. It’s [...]

April 1, 2016 24 hours, Bubble Tea, Dessert, Fast Food, Kensington, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Three Beakers

Sushi By Yuji: Nigiri and Gukan Sushi

Sushi By Yuji is on Kingsway is best known for their fresh nigri and gunkan types of sushi. After seeing lots of people commenting about my last post about Masayoshi, people told me to check out Sushi by Yuji. The [...]

March 7, 2016 Japanese, Kensington, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Masayoshi Sushi Bar: Omakase Set

For Valentines Day, M took me to Masayoshi sushi bar to indulge in their Omakase set for $120 per person. Usually its $100, so not sure why it was a bite more expensive than normal. Even on their regular menu, [...]

February 29, 2016 Japanese, Kensington, Seafood, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

Oka-San: Sushi + Kitchen + Cafe

Oka-san Kitchen is the latest restaurant to pop up on Fraser Street in Vancouver. Oka-san is the Japanese word for mom, thus the name of this restaurant. It’s a cute concept to be served a homemade Japanese meal, so my [...]

January 5, 2016 Cafe, Japanese, Kensington, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers

Prado Cafe: New Location on Fraser Street

Prado Cafe opens up their 3rd location on Fraser Street in Vancouver. They also have 2 other locations on Commercial Drive and in Gastown. They have always been keen on crafting the perfect brew and creating a great atmosphere for [...]

November 29, 2015 Cafe, Kensington, Three Beakers

Green Lettuce: Chinese and Indian Fusion

Green Lettuce is an amazing hole in the wall restaurant with Indian Style Chinese food. It’s busy every evening, so make sure to get a reservation or come here right at the beginning of dinner time. They also have another [...]

July 5, 2015 Chinese, Four Beakers, Indian, Kensington

Amay House: Burmese Cuisine in Vancouver

Amay’s House is a Burmese restaurant in Vancouver. There’s only a handful of Burmese restaurants in Vancouver. My mom grew up in Burma, so she gets really excited when visiting a Burmese restaurant. I’ve been meaning to come here for [...]

March 12, 2015 Burmese, Kensington, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Graze: Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant in Vancouver

Graze is a vegan restaurant in Vancouver that has an all plant-based menu, which includes their beverages as well. They make sure all their ingredients are organic and locally-sourced when possible. Chef Karen McAthy is the culinary genius behind the [...]

August 14, 2014 Gluten Free Options, Kensington, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Western Lake: King Crab + Duck Dinner for 10

Last month, it was a crazy time for Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver with the arrival of the Alaskan King Crab. It was a short season, so if you missed it, you will either have to pay a lot of wait [...]

May 25, 2014 Chinese, Four Beakers, Kensington, Kid Friendly, Seafood

Fatty Cow Hot Pot: All You Can Eat Hot Pot in Vancouver

Fatty Cow Hot Pot on Victoria Drive is known for their amazing hot pot. Best part is that you don’t need to go to Richmond for some goood all you can eat hot pot. My friends and I come here [...]

March 26, 2014 All You Can Eat, Chinese, Kensington, Late Night, Three Beakers
Le Marché St. George

Le Marché St. George: Coffee Shop in the Neighbourhood

Le Marche St. George is a little neighbourhood grocery store and cafe in Vancouver right smack in a residential area. It’s really a hidden gem and tucked away from all major streets and businesses. MedicalGiraffe and I came for a [...]

December 15, 2013 Cafe, French, Kensington, Specialty Shop
Earnest Ice Cream

Earnest Ice Cream: Seriously Good

Earnest Ice Cream recently opened a shop on Fraser Street in Vancouver.I’ve always adored their ice cream since they used to deliver the jars to my workplace. Once you have their salted caramel, you can’t go back to other ice [...]

September 14, 2013 Dessert, Four Beakers, Kensington, Specialty Shop
Green Lettuce

Green Lettuce: Indian Style Chinese Food

Taiwanesegirl sometimes takes me to the strangest places I’ve never heard of. She took a bunch of us out to Green Lettuce Restaurant saying how amazing their food is. When I heard ‘Indian Style Chinese food’, I wasn’t sure what [...]

April 24, 2013 Chinese, Four Beakers, Indian, Kensington