Browsing the "American" Category

Rouge Bistro: New Restaurant near Olympic Village

There’s a new cozy bistro called Rouge Bistro located on 2nd Ave and Manitoba. Just right outside the Olympic Village. It has only been open for the last month and a half. I’ve actually come here a few time during [...]

September 18, 2014 American, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich

Canyon Creek Chophouse: Lunch at Niagara Falls

The main reason for our trip to Toronto was to see the Niagara Falls with my in-laws. So funny how they thought it was close to Vancouver. After the 4.5 hour flight, they realized it’s quite a distance away. Plus, [...]

August 23, 2014 American, Bar and Grill, Kid Friendly, Niagara Falls, Steakhouse, Three Beakers

Holy Chuck: Best Burger in Toronto

During my visit to Toronto, there was one place I was dying to try out – Holy Chuck Burgers. I tried going on my trip to Toronto earlier in the year but it was closed due to the long weekend. [...]

August 17, 2014 American, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Midtown

Tap and Barrel: Burgers in Olympic Village

Tap and Barrel has their first location in the Olympic Village. The second one is near Coal Harbour. I met M and the relatives for lunch at Tap and Barrel. It was a nice day, so we sat outside on [...]

August 16, 2014 American, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

The Keg: Steakhouse in Vancouver

When I’m not cooking steak at home, we head out to The Keg Steakhouse and Bar. There are multiple locations throughout Canada. We went to the Burnaby location as always as it is the closest one to our home. They [...]

August 12, 2014 American, Bar and Grill, Kid Friendly, Late Night, North Burnaby, Steakhouse, Three Beakers

Taco Bell Canada: Doritos Locos Tacos

Taco Bell Canada finally introduces the Doritos Locos Tacos permanently on their menus. When my relatives were here, they really wanted to go to Taco Bell. I was surprised that they wanted Taco Bell, but it was on their list [...]

August 9, 2014 American, Coquitlam, Fast Food

Prohibition Tasting Bar: New Restaurant in Yaletown

Prohibition Tasting Bar is owned by their parent company – Prohibition Brewing Company, which is located in an old distillery on the outskirts of Kelowna in British Columbia’s Okanagan Region. They are 100% B.C. owned and operated and strive to bring clean, crisp [...]

July 14, 2014 American, Brewery, Late Night, Tapas, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Mamie Taylors: Food and Taxidermy

Mamie Taylor’s is one of the newer restaurants to open up in Chinatown across from Phnom Penh. It’s usually busy in the evenings and there is pay parking in the streets. They serve up modern American food on their menu [...]

June 29, 2014 American, Chinatown, Four Beakers, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Tapas

KFC Select: First in Canada

KFC Select is a new concept restaurant to attract younger customers. This location close to Younge and Bloor is the first location to pop up in Canada. They are still sticking with what they do best … making chicken. Except, you [...]

May 14, 2014 American, Fast Food, Kid Friendly, lunch, Two Beakers, Yorkville

Hash House A Go Go: Huge Portions for Breakfast in Vegas

Hash House A Go Go is a 24 hour restaurant in The Quad. They are known for their breakfast in amazing large portions. It’s been featured a lot on Food Network and it was recently featured on Man vs Food [...]

April 15, 2014 24 hours, American, Brunch, Kid Friendly, Las Vegas, Three Beakers

Burgoo: Amazing Comfort Food

I’m so glad I work so close to Burgoo. Burgoo is the ultimate place for addictive comfort food. Sometimes, we have to put diets aside and just indulge in delicious food. Their location is on Main street and have others [...]

March 28, 2014 American, Canadian, European, Four Beakers, French, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Seafood

Cheesecake Factory: Chowing Down in Seattle

Can you believe it? I’ve NEVER been to a Cheesecake Factory till now. It’s taken me 25 years to make a visit and taste their cheesecake. I’ve never seen the allure of huge slices of cheese cake and horribly prepared [...]

February 20, 2014 American, lunch, Seattle, Two Beakers

A&W: Teen Burger at YVR Airport

After checking in and going through security at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR), M and I were pretty hungry. There’s not a lot of choices before boarding international flights. We had to choose from: Milestones Starbucks Tim Hortons Euro Cafe [...]

February 19, 2014 American, Fast Food, lunch, Richmond

Rachel’s Ginger Beer: A Treat at Pike Place

Rachel’s Ginger Beer is the newest place in Pike Place in Seattle.  We were wandering around the area after lunch and needed something fizzy to settle our stomachs after eating at Pike Place Chowder. They started selling their signature Ginger [...]

February 9, 2014 American, Cafe, Seattle, Three Beakers
Memphis Blues Barbeque House

Memphis Blues Barbeque House: Meat Sweats with Elvis

Where do you go where you can eat enormous amount of meat like you just don’t care? Memphis Blues of course! After a heartbreaking meeting, the 11 of us decided to drown our sorrows in meat. I went Memphis Blue’s [...]

December 27, 2013 American, BBQ, Downtown, Pub/Bar, Two Beakers
Rumpus Room

The Rumpus Room: Monday $10 Burger + Beer Special

My coworkers wanted a place to grab a drink and enjoy some nibbles. We settled on the Rumpus Room as it was close by the office and seemed like a great after work place to chill. The space is a [...]

December 26, 2013 American, Canadian, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Sandwich, Two Beakers
Deluxe Spicy Pepperoni pizza

Panago: Deluxe Spicy Pepperoni Pizza

Panago Pizza recently introduced their new Deluxe Spicy Pepperoni Pizza. As Panago pizza is very close to our place, M decided to order some for lunch. Best lazy meal ever. We both love spicy food, so we really wanted to [...]

December 22, 2013 American, Delivery, Fast Food, North Burnaby, pizza

Bennigan’s in South Korea

Doing some research on where to eat in Korea, M wanted to go to Bennigan’s. It’s an American chain restaurant that serves up Irish and American food. After doing a debate of dining choices, I reluctantly agreed to come here [...]

December 7, 2013 American, Kid Friendly, lunch, Sandwich, Seoul, Two Beakers