Browsing the "South Burnaby" Category

Boiling Point: Personal-Sized Hot Pots in Burnaby

Boiling Point is a Taiwanese hot pot soup specialty restaurant with 2 locations in BC and 15 more in the USA. They are best known for their personalized hot pots and bubble tea. I was invited by ChineseBites and tried all their [...]

June 25, 2015 South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Starbucks: ButterBeer Frappuccino

I was passing by the mall and this sign caught my attention. They actually advertise the butterbeer frappuccino when it’s on their “secret menu” that no one talks about. Some location and some staff may not know how to make [...]

June 3, 2015 Cafe, South Burnaby

Middlegate Aroma Bake House: Bakery in South Burnaby

Middlegate Aroma Bake House is located in South Burnaby close to the Edmonds area. The newest owners have been here for the past 1.5 years serving up a variety of baked goods from all over the world. Throughout the year, they have [...]

January 22, 2015 Bakery, European, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Shanghai Elan Restaurant 上海粗菜館: Dim Sum Time

Shanghai Elan Restaurant is located in Crystal Mall. It takes the place of Pittsburg Cafe, which I’m glad closed down since they did had such horrible food. Crystal Mall probably has the most poorly designed parkade as I like to avoid all life-forms [...]

October 14, 2014 Dim Sum, Shanghai, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Healthfare: Counting those Calories

Healthfare is a restaurant located in Market Crossing on Marine Drive. They have salads, smoothies, sandwiches, and other healthier items. M and I were passing by and thought we should try it out instead of going to McDonalds. All the [...]

September 23, 2014 Gluten Free Options, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Cafe Joie: Shaved Ice, Coffee, and Waffles

Cafe Joie is an independent cafe near Metrotown. I came here with Gastrofork and FoodQueen to catch up over some coffee and treats. You can easily take the Skytrain to Metrotown and then walk a block away from the mall. [...]

July 11, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Korean, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Cafe Joie: Coffee and Buns in South Burnaby

It’s about time there is a nice independent cafe near Metrotown. What more do you need than coffee and some yummy pastries with friends. KoreanGirl and I were killing time before dinner, so we headed to Cafe Joie for a [...]

June 3, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, Korean, South Burnaby

Kamamarui Ramen: Korean-Style Ramen

My sister and another friend highly recommended Kamamarui in South Burnaby for some delicious eats. They opened up near the end of last year and is know for their ramen and their “bomb”. The pictures looked great online, so I [...]

March 4, 2014 Japanese, Korean, Noodles, Ramen, South Burnaby, Two Beakers
Hi Genki

Hi Genki: Pork Katsu Curry and Bento Boxes

M and I came here a few years ago and loved their food, so we are back and ready to chow down on more food here. Hi Genki is inside the Nikkei Home near Middlegate Mall on Kingsway. It’s an [...]

December 30, 2013 Japanese, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee

Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee: Waffle and Shaved Ice

Finding good dessert in Burnaby is tough! A few months ago, I came here and I was hooked! Good waffles and dessert is in Burnaby. We drove from Coquitlam just to get some yummy waffles. They are open quite late, so [...]

December 29, 2013 Cafe, Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
Boiling Point

Boiling Point 沸點臭臭鍋: Individual Hot Pot

Boiling Point is a US chain of Taiwanese personal size hotpots. You can find them mostly in California, Seattle and Vancouver. It was a cold day in Vancouver and we wanted something warm and comforting. What better way to warm [...]

December 17, 2013 South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers
Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee

Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee: Waffles in South Burnaby

Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee is located in South Burnaby behind Highgate Mall. It took me a while to find the place. There is parking out front, but if it’s a busy time, it would be best to park at [...]

October 20, 2013 Cafe, Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
O Grill Yakiniku

O Grill Yakiniku: Setting Fire to the Grill

O Grill Yakiniku is located on Newton Street close to Kingsway. It’s a bit hidden, so you definitely need to rely on Google Maps to get here. They serve Taiwanese and Japanese food. I came here with the lovely Chinesebites [...]

October 16, 2013 BBQ, Japanese, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers
Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot: Hot Pot in Burnaby

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot has several locations around the world in the United States, China, Japan, and Canada. In the Vancouver area, there is one in Richmond and most recently their Burnaby location just opened. They have all you [...]

September 22, 2013 All You Can Eat, Chinese, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Now in South Burnaby

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt opened a new location at Highgate Village in South Burnaby. It has a good location as there are gyms and grocery stores in the village.  The space is pretty big and it is a great place to [...]

August 21, 2013 Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
Arby's Loaded Curly Fries

Arby’s: Loaded Curly Fries

Whenever we’re at the food court, we kinda like to see what new products are being created by fast food chains. It’s kind of a weird obsession of mine. Also, Arby‘s is one of my favorite fast food chains. Seriously, [...]

April 15, 2013 Fast Food, South Burnaby
Ali Shan restaurant

Ali Shan Restaurant: Meal Under $10

Ali Shan Restaurant is a Taiwanese Restaurant located in Crystal Mall. I was in the area with my coworker and we wanted some lunch before heading back to the office, so we went to Ali Shan for a quick bite. [...]

March 31, 2013 Cafe, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers
Cattle Cafe

Cattle Cafe: All About the Laksa

Cattle Cafe has now opened 3 other locations in Richmond, Edmonds, and another on Kingsway. I usually just go to the original locations on Kingsway and Nelson. It’s open late and you get good value for what you pay. The [...]

January 28, 2013 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, South Burnaby, Three Beakers