Browsing the "New Westminster" Category

Amaranthus: Plant-based Eatery in New Westminster’s River Market

Amaranthus is a new plant-based eatery inside River Market in New Westminster. The restaurant’s name is the Latin word for amaranth, a type of grain used to make alegrías – a popular Mexican sweet. We were invited to have a [...]

May 6, 2019 New Westminster, Vegetarian

El Santo: Brunch in New Westminster

El Santo is a contemporary Mexican restaurant in New Westminster. We decided to come here as we needed a family-friendly place to have brunch on the weekend with our friends. I’ve heard lots about this place and they had OpenTable [...]

April 25, 2019 Brunch, Mexican, New Westminster

PIVA Modern Italian: Brunch in New Westminster

PIVA Modern Italian is a stylish contemporary Italian restaurant in New Westminster in the Anvil Centre. It is in a great location right in the heart of Downtown New Westminster. I was browsing where to go for brunch with my family [...]

February 1, 2019 Brunch, New Westminster

Ay! Picante: Mexican restaurant in New Westminster

As a relatively new resident of New Westminster, finding places to eat has been a great way to explore the neighbourhood. Ay! Picante is a Mexican restaurant that has been open in the Sapperton area for about 2 months, and [...]

October 27, 2018 Mexican, New Westminster

Shang Noodle House: Noodles and Dumplings in Metro Vancouver

Shang Noodle House has 2 locations, one in Richmond and another at Starlight Casino in New Westminster. It is a sister restaurant of Kirin and specializes in hand made noodles, dumplings, and classic Chinese dishes. We were invited to check [...]

April 21, 2018 New Westminster, Noodles, Richmond

Longtail Kitchen and Freebird Chicken at River Market

We were invited to Longtail Kitchen and Freebird Chicken at the River Market in New Westminster to try delicious creations by Chef Justin Cheung and Chef Angus An. Their other sister restaurants are Maenam Restaurant and Fat Mao Noodles. The items [...]

October 10, 2017 Fusion, New Westminster, Thai

Epic Grill Silogs: Philippine Cuisine in New Westminster

Epic Grill Silogs is located in New Westminster near Queensborough Landing by the outlet shops. Hidden away in the residential area is this Filipino restaurant specializing in silogs and sansrival. Interior The space is large and can fit small to large [...]

August 17, 2017 Filipino, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Sugar Mountain Catering: Private Dining Experience

Sugar Mountain Catering was testing out their Private Dining Experience at Arundel Mansion in New Westminster. They found that there is a need for intimate and cozy venues without sharing the space with other restaurant patrons. Sugar Mountain Catering has discovered Arundel [...]

May 31, 2016 New Westminster, WestCoast

Kirin Starlight: Dim Sum near New Westminster

Kirin Starlight is our families go to place for Dim Sum. Since we live in Burnaby, it’s convenient for us to drive to on the weekend. They have several other locations throughout the Lower Mainland. It gets pretty packed around noon, [...]

September 21, 2015 Chinese, Dim Sum, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Three Beakers

The Spud Shack Fry Co: Burgers and Poutine in New Westminster

The Spud Shack Fry Co is located inside the New Westminster Skytrain station. They open up everyday at noon and serve up twice cooked Belgian Frites and artisan draught beers. They have $5 happy hour on the weekdays from 2pm – [...]

January 15, 2015 European, Four Beakers, Happy Hour, Kid Friendly, New Westminster

Kirin: Dim Sum at Starlight Casino

Kirin has another location at Starlight Casino near New Westminster. They have 4 locations in total. They serve dim sum on the weekends before 2pm. It’s a beautiful space and it can get pretty busy around 10:30am. This time, we [...]

November 26, 2014 Chinese, Dim Sum, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Shang Noodle House 尚麵館: Snack and Ramen

Shang Noodle House is a restaurant of the Kirin Group. We actually wanted to go to Kirin in the Starlight Casino location, but sadly their last call ended for Dim Sum, so our only option was to try Shang Noodle [...]

June 27, 2014 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, Japanese, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Noodles, Three Beakers

Coming Home Cafe: Kickass Bennies and Kick Ass Coffee

I’ve been growing tired of going to the same ol’ places for brunch in Burnaby, so I looked into New Westminster if they had anything interesting. After much Googling, I stumbled upon Coming Home Cafe. It looked like a cute [...]

May 7, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Taqueria Playa Tropical: Mexican Cuisine in New Westminster

Taqueria Playa Tropical has been a staple in the New Westminster neighbourhood. I hear people raving about the Mexican food all the time. While I was in the neighbourhood, M and I stopped here for lunch. I really like Mexican [...]

April 27, 2014 lunch, Mexican, New Westminster, Three Beakers

Anny’s Dairy Bar: Maple Twist Ice Cream

The weather is getting better in Vancouver and what better way to celebrate than going to get some ice cream. We were in New Westminster and we came across Anny’s. There were lots of people sitting inside and we saw [...]

April 20, 2014 Canadian, Dessert, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Three Beakers
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Longtail Kitchen: Thai Restaurant in New Westminster

After seeing some photos on instagram and a few people in the Twitterverse, I just had to make a visit to Longtail Kitchen in New Westminster for some Thai food. The interior was very cute with a variety of items [...]

August 12, 2013 Four Beakers, New Westminster, Thai

Burger Heaven: Burgers in New Westminster

Burger Heaven in New Westminster has monsterous burgers! They even have a sign inside that says “Best Burgers in Town”. M and I come here once in a while when we feel super hungry…and when we want to pick up [...]

November 16, 2012 New Westminster, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Re-Up BBQ: At the River Market For Sandwiches + Tea

Re-Up BBQ opened a restaurant inside River Market in New Westminster. They have the same sandwiches you can find at their food carts and some other new BBQ items. I was here for a conference in the building and thought [...]

October 24, 2012 BBQ, New Westminster, Three Beakers