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La Mezcaleria: Mexican Cuisine in Gastown

La Mezcaleria has their second location in Gastown and I was quite excited to come here with a few friends to have some cocktails and a few bites. It was busy here on a Saturday evening. Most of the tables [...]

January 31, 2017 Four Beakers, Gastown, Late Night, Mexican

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

Goldies Pizza: New Location in International Village Mall in Vancouver

Goldies Pizza has opened their latest location in International Village Mall near Chinatown and Gastown. They are best known for their cheap and delicious thin crust pizza. Anyone that has been out late at night in Vancouver has probably been here [...]

January 29, 2017 Downtown, Late Night, pizza, Three Beakers

Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House: Cheese Cake in Vancouver

Trees Coffee is also known as Trees Organic that is popular for their cheese cakes. I came here with my mother in law over the holidays for some coffee and cheese cake. It was on her list of places to [...]

January 28, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Cacao 70: Chocolate Brunch in the West End

Cacao 70 is a new restaurant in the West End in Downtown Vancouver serving up decadent chocolate treats for brunch or even late into the evening. They have other locations across Canada in Ontario, Montreal and Quebec. We were invited [...]

January 27, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Dessert, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

Grounds for Coffee: Cinnamon Buns and Coffee

Grounds for Coffee has been around since 1993 making delicious cinnamon buns. They are made by hand with locally-sourced ingredients, to hundreds of locations across B.C. and Alberta. I was invited to stop by to try some coffee and cinnamon [...]

January 24, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

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

The Birds and The Beets: Cafe in Gastown

Bird & the Beets is a cafe that is located in Gastown and they serve up coffee, sandwiches, breakfast and other snacks. We came here on the weekend have a few bites and coffee. One thing I love about shops in [...]

January 21, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers

La Catrina: Mexican Tacos in Vancouver

La Catrina is a restaurant on Denman Street that serves Mexican Tacos. When they say Voted by 100 Mexicans Vancouver’s Best Mexican Tacos, you know its legit. I came here with a few friends to share some tacos. I’ve heard about them [...]

January 19, 2017 Four Beakers, Mexican, Robson Street/West End

Shop the Neighbourhood: Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar

With the holidays behind us, shopping local should still be top of mind for Vancouverites. Local businesses keep dollars close to home. Dollars spent within our neighbourhoods directly benefit the local economy and are re-invested within the community in the [...]

January 18, 2017 Cafe, Kid Friendly, Specialty Shop, Strathcona

Peaked Pies: Aussie Comfort Food in Vancouver

Peaked Pies has finally opened in Downtown Vancouver on the West End. They specialize in Aussie Meat Pies, coffee and dessert. What makes their pies extra special is having them ‘peaked’ with mashed potato, mushy green peas and gravy. We wanted [...]

January 17, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Robson Street/West End

Honey Donuts: Sweet Treat in Deep Cove

Honey Donuts is a popular spot in Deep Cove to indulge on their donuts and coffee. They serve up home cooked and freshly prepared wholesome food. The small beautiful village of Deep Cove is 20 minutes away from Vancouver and is [...]

January 16, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, North Vancouver, Three Beakers

Estrella’s: Delicatessen in Langley

Estrella’s has been one of our favourite places in Langley for their gigantic Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwiches. Everything is made from scratch, so the definitely don’t compromise on taste or quality. They are known for their O Canada-sized sandwiches with [...]

January 14, 2017 Canadian, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Langley, lunch, Sandwich

Men no Kura: Ramen in Vancouver

Men-no Kura is another new addition to the ramen community on Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver. There are several ramen shops in close proximity, so competition is high. I came here at night with a few friends to have 2nd [...]

January 11, 2017 Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017: Ticket sales start Tuesday, January 10

2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday and what better way is there for the Vancouver International Wine Festival to pay tribute to the sesquicentennial than to have Canada be the theme country? While a few folks might have already grabbed some [...]

January 10, 2017 British Columbia, Event

St. Regis Bar and Grill in Downtown Vancouver

Taking over the kitchen and updating the menu at St. Regis Bar & Grill is Executive Chef Daniel Ackland, who had a challenge of finding a fine balance of refreshing existing favourites and creating new dishes which seamlessly blend into its [...]

January 10, 2017 Bar and Grill, Downtown, Three Beakers

Dockside Seafood Restaurant: Dineout Vancouver

Dockside Restaurant is participating again in Dine Out Vancouver from January 20 to February 5, 2017. They are offering guests with their 3 course meal on Granville Island for West Coast Cuisine for $40. Reservations should be made in advance. I came [...]

January 9, 2017 Dineout, Granville Island, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Vancouver Fish Company: Dine Out Vancouver

The Vancouver Fish Company is participating in Dine Out Vancouver from January 20 to February 5, 2017. They are offering guests with their 3 course meal on Granville Island for West Coast Cuisine for $40 or $29 for lunch. Reservations should be made in [...]

January 9, 2017 Dineout, Granville Island, Seafood, Two Beakers, WestCoast