Browsing the "American" Category

Parish Cafe: Sandwiches by Famous Local Chefs in Boston, MA

CanuckGirl and I were looking for a place close to our hotel for dinner. After surfing on Urbanspoon, we decided to go to Parish Cafe. It was created by Gordon Wilcox and he had a simple concept. He approached all [...]

June 18, 2012 American, Back Bay, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Mr. Bartley’s Gourmet Burgers: Patties The Size of Baseballs in Boston, MA

Mr. Bartley’s began in 1960’s across the Harvard courtyard serving up delicious burgers. Since then it has become a Harvard Square institution attracting visitors from around the world. They have won several awards and have been featured in various publications. [...]

June 12, 2012 American, Harvard Square, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Pourhouse Restaurant: Sandwich + Side + Beer = $14

Pourhouse Restaurant in Gastown has a good lunch deal for $14, where you get a sandwich, a beer and a side. Since it does come with beer, the price isn’t too bad. Mandu, KoreanGirl and Jojocake came here for lunch [...]

March 10, 2012 American, Gastown, Sandwich, Three Beakers

The American CheeseSteak Co: Nom Nom Nom Meat

The American CheeseSteak Co. opened up around Davies and Granville a few months ago. They serve up some delicious CheeseSteaks at decent prices. Anthony Sedlak, the chef of The American CheeseSteak Co. was also the host of the Food Network [...]

January 27, 2012 American, Downtown, Four Beakers, Sandwich

Ricky’s All Day Grill: Where the Utensils are Dirty

Ricky’s All Day Grill has a location in City Central Mall in Surrey. After class, a few of us got really hungry, so we came here to chow down. They have a lot of items on their menu, so you [...]

January 19, 2012 American, Brunch, Kid Friendly, Surrey, Two Beakers

Jimmy’s Place Restaurant: Standard Breakfasts

Hidden in a small plaza on North Road lies Jimmy Place Restaurant. I’ve been in the plaza numerous times, but I’ve never seen this restaurant before. It’s easily missed when just passing by. The interior seems a bit dated and [...]

January 3, 2012 American, Brunch, Coquitlam, Two Beakers

Nestle Toll House Cafe: Open at Guildford Mall

Nestle Toll House Cafe has opened its newest cafe at the Guildford Mall in Surrey – the first location in Canada! Gmoney works in the mall, so she kept me updated on when they would open. The reason why Nestle Toll House intrigued me [...]

December 25, 2011 American, Cafe, Surrey, Three Beakers

Milestones: Decent food but on the pricey side

After studying, ConsultingGirl and I were hungry, so we headed over to Milestones. ConsultingGirl wanted something healthy, M didn’t want sushi and I didn’t want to revisit any restaurants in the Brentwood area. Somehow a long conversation in the car led to [...]

April 13, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Dennys: Disappointed by Hash

On a Sunday morning, the best thing to do is to have brunch! Since M and I were craving brunch, we decided to head off to Dennys. It’s close by and I really wanted to figure out which 24 hour [...]

April 2, 2011 24 hours, American, Brunch, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Cactus Club Cafe: The Tale of Awkward Service

ConsultingGirl and I originally wanted to go to Joeys Burnaby, but they told us there would be a 30 min wait for a table for 2 people. We lingered around for a bit but then decided to head over to [...]

March 25, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Boston Pizza

Coming back from SFU, M is not always the best dressed when he finishes writing a long essay. I wanted to go to Cactus Club and he wanted to go to Boston Pizza. Again, I looked at him funny. He [...]

March 20, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Two Beakers


To fulfill M’s desire to go to FatBurger, we decided to go here to grab a quick dinner. Like usual, I gave the weird facial expression and decided to go with him. The closest location to us was the Lougheed [...]

March 12, 2011 American, Fast Food, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Swiss Chalet Home Delivery Service

It’s weird how M can find so many commercials of food when he doesn’t even have a TV. Sure enough, he saw this and wanted to order Swiss Chalet online. Since we were already going out to run errands, we [...]

February 28, 2011 American, North Burnaby, Three Beakers