Browsing the "American" Category

Dunkin Donuts Korea

Dunkin Donuts in South Korea

Dunkin’ Donuts in Korea is very different from the ones in North America. Everything is Korean-ized, so you will find things like sweet potato donuts, olive oil donuts, and other weird creations. M and I were in Coex Mall and [...]

December 5, 2013 American, Fast Food, Gangnam, Korean
Montana's Ribs

Montana’s Cookhouse: Wednesday All You Can Eat Ribs

It was M’s Birthday, so he chose to go to Montana’s Cookhouse. As it is a Wednesday, they have all you can eat ribs! I made sure to prepare and wore sweat pants to prepare for this occasion. Trying to [...]

November 29, 2013 All You Can Eat, American, BBQ, Coquitlam, Three Beakers
White Spot

White Spot: New Location in North Burnaby

The old ABC Country Restaurant in Kensington Plaza finally closed down after years of horrible service and food. When we passed by and saw White Spot opening up, we were ecstatic. Anything was better than ABC. M and I decided [...]

November 17, 2013 American, Canadian, North Burnaby, Sandwich, Three Beakers
Walker Bros Original Pancake House

Original Pancake House: Dutch Baby and Apple Pancakes

A great thing about going on vacation and visiting relatives and friends is that they know where cool restaurants are. I’ve never heard of the Original Pancake, but they are most famous for their Dutch Baby and Apple Pancake. Ifs [...]

October 6, 2013 American, Brunch, Three Beakers, Wilmette
Chicago Food Tour

Chicago Food Planet Tours: Gold Coast & Old Town Food Tour

I had a week in Chicago and it’s quite hard to eat everything. There’s only so many restaurants I can go to in one day. I contemplated for a long time if I should take a food tour or not. 7 [...]

October 4, 2013 American, Bakery, Cafe, Gold Coast, Italian, Japanese, lunch, Old Town, pizza, Specialty Shop, Sushi
GT Fish & Oyster

GT Fish & Oyster: Amazing Seafood in Chicago

GT Fish & Oyster is an awesome restaurant in Chicago. I was looking hard for a good seafood restaurant and I was recommended to this restaurant. It has received a Michelin Star and several other awards. They are an American [...]

September 28, 2013 American, Four Beakers, Michelin Rated, River North, Seafood
Hot Dougs

Hot Doug’s: Chicago’s Most Popular Hot Dog Store

Hot Doug’s Sausage Superstore and is only open during the day. If you plan on coming here at 4pm, you’ll be out of luck. What makes Hot Doug’s highly desirable is their specialty hot dogs. Fois Gras Hot Dog, Crocodile [...]

September 23, 2013 American, Logan Square, Three Beakers
The Purple Pig

The Purple Pig: Ears, Bone Marrow and Shoulders in Chicago

The Purple Pig is one of Chicago’s most talked about restaurants. It’s located right on the Magnificent Mile and has won 3 consecutive Michelin Bib Gourmands Chicago awards. It basically means they are quality restaurants at an affordable price. Even at 5:30pm, [...]

September 16, 2013 American, Four Beakers, Magnificent Mile, Tapas
Argo Tea

Argo Tea: Specialty Tea Shop in Chicago

Walking in the hot summer Chicago weather, BaguetteGirl and I were getting a bit thirsty and decided to head into Argo Tea for a drink. Argo Tea originated from Chicago and they serve a variety of teas and focuses on [...]

September 13, 2013 American, Cafe, Chicago, Three Beakers

Hershey’s Store in Chicago

In a lot of the tourist book, they highlighted the Hershey’s store on the Magnificent Mile. For some reason, I imagined it as exciting as the M&M store in New York, but sadly, I was a bit disappointed when I [...]

September 11, 2013 American, Chicago, Magnificent Mile, Specialty Shop
Lou Mitchell's

Lou Mitchell’s: Free Donut Holes and Milk Duds in Chicago

Lou Mitchell’s is one of Chicago’s oldest restaurants specializing in diner food. They only sell breakfast and lunch till 3pm everyday. It’s located in the loop and serves up American food. There was a lot of seating inside but during [...]

September 5, 2013 American, Brunch, Sandwich, Three Beakers, West Loop
The Publican

The Publican: Homage to Beer, Pork and Oysters in Chicago

The Publican plays a homage to beer, pork and oysters. The restaurant is owned and operated by Executive Chef and James Beard award winner, Paul Kahan. We made a call before we went to dine here and sure enough, they [...]

September 3, 2013 American, Chicago, Four Beakers, West Loop
Shameful Tiki Room

Shameful Tiki Room: Get Fired Up

During a group outing with my coworkers, we came to the Shameful Tiki Room . It’s on Main and 28th. What we found strange about this place is that you go through the door, then you have to go through [...]

August 23, 2013 American, Bar and Grill, Late Night, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Three Beakers
Reel Mac and Cheese

Reel Mac and Cheese: Comfort Food On Wheels

The list of new food trucks was revealed a few weeks ago and I just had my eyes on the Reel Mac and Cheese Truck. When I saw them open, my coworkers and I just had to go. It was [...]

May 22, 2013 American, Downtown, Kid Friendly, Two Beakers, Vegetarian
Sip Resto Lounge

Sip Resto Lounge: Dine Out Vancouver

Sip Resto Lounge on Granville Street is participating in Dine Out Vancouver again! What is unique about Sip is that every dish is made of alcohol or at least used to be. Even though most of the alcohol is burned [...]

January 31, 2013 American, Dineout, Downtown, Tapas, Three Beakers

Joeys Burnaby: Ahi Tuna Deliciousness

I got a lovely email from Joeys with a $50 gift card for the holidays. A nice surprise, so I decided to have dinner with ShyGirl. Joeys has come a long way and I remember a time when they only [...]

January 17, 2013 American, International, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Arby’s: Good Mood Food in a Food Court

I’m sure it’s no surprise that I have a secret addiction to fast food. Give me a burger and fries and I’ll slurp it right up. M and I were at Metrotown in the food court and were feeling hungry, [...]

July 12, 2012 American, Fast Food, Food for Thought, South Burnaby

Black and Blue: A Dinner of Meaty Proportions

Black & Blue is owned by the Glowbal Group. The same people who bring us Coast, Italian Kitchen and many others.Black & Blue is a steakhouse that prides themselves of having amazing steaks. It was a special occasion for a few [...]

July 2, 2012 American, Downtown, Four Beakers, Steakhouse