Browsing the "Renfrew-Collingwood" Category

Riz Sushi Bar: Build-Your-Own Chirashi Don in Vancouver

Riz Sushi Bar on Broadway and Renfrew has created the first customizable Chirashi Don in Vancouver where you can build your own bowl. They have fresh fish delivered from Japan and boasts a good selection of seafood. Whats great about [...]

January 13, 2019 Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood

Gong Cha: Bubble Tea in Joyce-Collingwood Neighbourhood

Gong Cha opened the newest location in the Joyce area on Tyne Street across from Safeway. The other locations are in Downtown Vancouver by the Vancouver Public Library and in Richmond. It’s good that it’s finally a little bit closer [...]

August 5, 2018 Bubble Tea, Korean, Renfrew-Collingwood

Whiskey Six BBQ: West Coast BBQ in Vancouver

Whiskey Six BBQ is an organic, local, sustainable barbecue joint nestled in the heart of East Vancouver. I came with a few foodies to eat mass amounts of meat to kick off the long weekend. A few of us have [...]

July 2, 2017 BBQ, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

IcePik Shavery: Dessert in Vancouver

IcePik Shavery serves snow cream which is a hybrid between traditional Hawaiian shaved ice and ice cream, creating a new dessert which is lighter, with a fluffy snow-like texture.  I’ve been here a few times already and it’s a great place [...]

August 23, 2016 Cafe, Dessert, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

King Chicken: Happy Hour Fried Chicken

King Chicken is located on Broadway and Rupert in Vancouver and they have been attracting people to grab their insanely cheap chicken during happy hour. They are a small family run restaurant. From 11am – 3pm daily, they have $1 [...]

August 9, 2016 Happy Hour, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Maruyama: Handmade Udon in Vancouver

My coworkers and I are obsessed with Maruyama and their delicious Japanese food. A week after coming to have the omakase, we decided to come back to try some cheaper items off them menu since we can’t have another omakase. [...]

July 28, 2016 Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Sushi

Maruyama: Omakase Nigiri Tasting

Maruyama has taken over the old Kimura location on Rupert Street. Chef Yoshiya Maruyama was the previous raw bar chef at Blue Water Cafe and has finally opened his own restaurant in East Vancouver. When my friend told me about [...]

July 3, 2016 Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Sushi

Golden Oscar Cafe: HK Style Cafe

It’s been a while since my last visit to Golden Oscar Cafe and Restaurant on Rupert St in Vancouver – 5 years to be exact. It’s an old school Hong Kong style café where you can find classic meals and [...]

March 4, 2016 Cafe, Chinese, Kid Friendly, Noodles, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Freshii: Juice, Wraps, Salads, Bowls and Froyo

Freshii has opened their newest location at the Broadway Tech Centre near Renfrew Station. It’s a convenient spot for those who go to school at the Art Institue or work in the office building surrounding the area. It’s a great spot [...]

August 7, 2015 American, Kid Friendly, lunch, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Prince Seafood Restaurant: Chinese Dinner

Prince Seafood Restaurant is located right by Renfrew Skytrain and is one of the top Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver. They always draw a crowd for dinner and dim sum. Make sure you have reservations or else you may be out [...]

July 23, 2015 Chinese, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Three Beakers

Icepik Shavery: Flavoured Shaved Ice

Have you seen this adorably cute penguin on Kingsway near Joyce? Icepik Shavery just opened last April and they serve up flavoured shaved ice with yummy toppings. It is similar to Frappe Bliss in Aberdeen Mall. It’s a great addition [...]

June 22, 2015 Dessert, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Wahh Tee Burmese Restaurant: Hidden Gem

Wahh Tee Burmese Restaurant is close to Joyce Station in Vancouver. My mom has been searching for a good authentic Burmese restaurant for a long time as she spent part of her childhood there. Burmese cuisine is actually quite interesting [...]

December 6, 2014 Burmese, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood

Prince Chinese Seafood: Alaskan King Crab

The Prince Chinese Seafood is quite popular for dim sum, but today the family came here to feast on some Alaskan King Crab. It was my fathers birthday, so he really wanted to eat some King Crab. The prices are [...]

April 8, 2012 Chinese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Venice Garden Seafood Restaurant: Wonton Noodle Soup

Venice Garden Seafood Restaurant is located in the plaza where T&T is on 1st Ave. They sell the usual HK style food at decent prices. They are open quite late, which is awesome but they are cash only. The prices [...]

March 17, 2012 Cafe, Chinese, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Bons Off Broadway: Grease-tacular Breakfast

Bon’s Off Broadway is known for their super cheap $2.95 breakfasts and has been a popular place for University students to eat ridiculously cheap food. The interior has lots of space. They have been around for a long time and [...]

February 21, 2012 Brunch, Renfrew-Collingwood, Three Beakers

Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant: Burrito Packed Full of Shrimp

  I came to Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant a while ago and it’s a really great hole in the wall restaurant with huge delicious portions. They serve up authentic Mexican food which will tingle your taste buds. Last time they ran [...]

September 7, 2011 Mexican, Renfrew-Collingwood

Kimura: Changes in Portion Sizes Makes Me Sad

It’s always a good end to a day by having a delicious Japanese dinner with friends. Since Fabo is leaving soon to the east coast, she wanted to come here to eat their crispy rice. I came with her before, [...]

September 3, 2011 Japanese, M's Food Court Corner, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers

Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant: Amazing Hole in the Wall

M has discovered that Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant has one of the best Mexican foods in Vancouver. A few months ago, M wanted to take me here, but then as the girl I am, I scolded him for taking me to [...]

June 8, 2011 Four Beakers, Mexican, Renfrew-Collingwood