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Browsing the "Mount Pleasant/Main Street" Category

Starbucks Reserve Coffee Bar Now in Vancouver

Did you know the first Starbucks store in Canada opened at the Waterfront Skytrain Station in 1987? Starbucks is celebrating 30 years in Vancouver by opening the doors to its renovated Mount Pleasant location – its first Western Canada store to feature [...]

May 9, 2017 Cafe, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Specialty Shop

Passion8 Dessert Cafe: Shaved Ice in Vancouver

Passion8 Dessert Cafe on Cambie Street is a hot spot for shaved ice, drinks and other treats. I came here after dinner with some foodie friends to give this a try since they all heard that I haven’t been here [...]

May 4, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Monarch Burger at The American in Vancouver

Monarch Burger is a completely made from scratch burger restaurant. They are currently operating out of the American on Main St. close to Torafuku, Pizza Farina, and Campagnolo. I tagged along with a friend for their opening night to try [...]

May 3, 2017 American, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Teapressu: Bubble Tea Shop on Wheels in Vancouver

Teapressu is a mobile trailer that sells bubble tea drinks on the go. I was passing by with a friend and had to make a U-Turn to get here. I’ve never seen a bubble tea food truck, so we had to [...]

April 8, 2017 Bubble Tea, Food Carts, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

VCC’s International Culinary Arts: Spring 2017 Chef’s Table pop-up kitchen

VCC’s International Culinary Arts students are bringing the Chef’s Table pop-up kitchen back to the VCC Broadway campus for spring of 2017 and runs until April 21st. It’s one of the hottest tickets in town since it’s only $30 for [...]

March 23, 2017 Culinary School, Event, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Siga-Siga’s Filipino Food in Vancouver

Siga-Siga’s Filipino Food is located near Broadway and Fraser. We were going to a nearby restaurant and saw a sign for their ‘To Die For’ Wings. How could we not? Might as well go on an impromptu eating adventure. They [...]

March 18, 2017 Filipino, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Mikan Cafe: Japanese Pasta and Poutine

Mikan Cafe is the sister restaurant of Cafe de L’Orangerie. They have poutine, Japanse spaghetti, sandwiches and other items on the menu. This cafe use to be called Jean Talon, but they changed up their menu and has a new [...]

March 17, 2017 Cafe, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Tim Hortons: Churro Donuts and Tim Bits Review

Tim Hortons in Canada has just released the Churro donut and Churro Tim Bits for a limited time only. Churro Donut The churro donut is filled with caramel and then the outside is coated in sugar and cinnamon. The shape [...]

February 4, 2017 Fast Food, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Fable Diner: Brunchfast in Vancouver

Fable Diner opened last year and they took over the space of Reno’s, which was previously a diner. It is located at the Lee Building at the corner of Main and Broadway. I enjoyed their first restaurant – Fable, so I [...]

January 30, 2017 Brunch, Farm to Table, Four Beakers, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Dubh Linn Gate: Old Irish Pub in Vancouver

Dubh Linn Gate is an Old Irish pub in Vancouver close on Main and Terminal. This is their second location, as their original location is in Whistler. I’ve been here a few years ago and I remember they had good [...]

January 22, 2017 irish, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Pacific Poke: Poke and Panini in Chinatown

Pacific Poke has finally opened their doors in Chinatown on Main Street. I’ve been waiting for a long time to open as it’s the closest poke restaurant to my office. What sets them apart from other poke restaurants in Vancouver [...]

December 10, 2016 Hawaiian, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Los Cuervos: Happy Hour of Tacos and Drinks

Los Cuervos is a Taqueria and Cantina near Kingsway and Fraser St in Vancouver. A few of us went after work to enjoy their Happy Hour special. 2 Tacos and a beer for $10. A pretty good deal. We came [...]

November 29, 2016 Happy Hour, Mexican, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Pepper Lunch on Cambie: Gyozas, Yaki Udon and Grilled Meats

Pepper Lunch launched a few items on their menu a few month ago. We went to their Cambie location to try a few of these items. I’ve been a big fan of their restaurant ever since I had it in [...]

November 22, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

VCC Chef’s Table: Fall Pop-Up Dinner

Vancouver Community College has brought back their popular again – VCC Chef’s Table for the Fall until October 14 at their Broadway Campus. I came here last Summer and was moved by the amazing experience. You can check out that review here. [...]

October 3, 2016 Culinary School, Event, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Shop the Neighbourhood with French Made Baking

Shop The Neighbourhood by Yellow Pages celebrates small businesses all year round, and reminds Canadians how shopping locally makes a difference in our lives and directly impacts the local economy. Small businesses are our economic backbone: they create jobs, funnel funds back into the community, [...]

October 1, 2016 Bakery, Dessert, French, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Bao Down: Hawaiian Brunch

Bao Down has a Hawaiian Brunch every weekend at their Olympic Village location. Since Hawaiian cuisine is all the rage this year, I thought it would be great to check it out with a few friends. One thing I’ve always [...]

September 27, 2016 Brunch, Hawaiian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Two Beakers

Faculty Brewing Co: Tasting Room in Mount Pleasant

Faculty Brewing Co is the newest brewery to pop up in the Mount Pleasant area. The craft beer scene is growing quickly in the area and I love seeing all the little hidden places where they pop up. They took [...]

August 24, 2016 Brewery, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

33 Acres Brewing Co: Tasting Room in Mount Pleasant

33 Acres Brewing Co is another brewery in the Mount Pleasant area. We went in the afternoon to their tasting room and it was packed. We wanted to grab some waffles, but we just missed their brunch menu. Since we [...]

August 22, 2016 Brewery, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers