Browsing the "European" Category

Cinara: Carte Blanche Tasting Menu in Vancouver

Cinara is the sister restaurant of Autostrada Osteria and is known for their Italian dishes like pasta. Cinara is closing down by the end of 2018 and will be rebranded as Autostrada. When talking to the staff, they assured us that [...]

October 29, 2018 European, Gastown, Italian

Raclette NYC: Delicious Melted Alpine Cheese

A popular place is Raclette NYC is the East Village for some savoury melted cheese over your meal. How can you deny such a glorious thing? When we visited New York, we couldn’t say no. It’s gotten very popular in [...]

January 27, 2018 East Village, European, New York, Three Beakers

The Praguery: Chimney Cake Truck in Vancouver

I have a HUGE sweet tooth so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try out the chimney cakes at The Praguery. It was the perfect treat after a day of writing exams (as I was wrapping up my program [...]

July 16, 2017 Dessert, Downtown, European, Food Carts

Cow Girl Creamery’s Sidekick Cafe: Weekend Raclette in San Francisco

I came to the San Francisco Ferry Terminal on a weekend and Cowgirl Creamery’s Sidekick Cafe sells Raclettes on the weekends on Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 3pm. I’ve been dying to have a good raclette, so when I [...]

November 28, 2016 European, lunch, San Francisco, Three Beakers

Transylvanian Traditions: Desserts That Do Not Suck

Transylvanian Traditions is located on Davie Street in Vancouver and they make delicious dessert. No vampires here. Narcisa Stoian noticed the lack of traditional Romanian sweets, which have always been a part of her childhood and her parents’ careers, and decided [...]

August 13, 2015 Dessert, European, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

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

The Spud Shack Fry Co: Burgers and Poutine in New Westminster

The Spud Shack Fry Co is located inside the New Westminster Skytrain station. They open up everyday at noon and serve up twice cooked Belgian Frites and artisan draught beers. They have $5 happy hour on the weekdays from 2pm – [...]

January 15, 2015 European, Four Beakers, Happy Hour, Kid Friendly, New Westminster

Good Wolf Kitchen and Bar: Weekend Brunch

Good Wolfe? Good Wolf? I’m not quite sure which name they are going for. Weird how they have dropped the ‘e’ in their name. It turns out Chef Josh Wolfe, the original owner has left the restaurant earlier this year. [...]

December 8, 2014 Brunch, European, Two Beakers, Yaletown

La Petite Cuillere: High Tea and Afternoon Tea in Vancouver

La Petite Cuillere Tea House is located in the Mount Pleasant area. They serve up all day brunch, high tea and afternoon tea sets. I came here with my coworkers for a team social with all 8 of us. Looking at [...]

September 2, 2014 Afternoon Tea, Cafe, European, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Balzacs Coffee Roasters: Featured on Dragons Den

While in Toronto, Balzacs Coffee Roasters caught my eye when walking around Yorkville. They were on Dragons Den looking for funding to expand their shop into 2 Downtown Toronto. They got their deal with Bruce Croxon and Arlene Dickinson. This location [...]

August 28, 2014 Cafe, European, Three Beakers, Yorkville

Kessel&March: Brunch Time

Kessel&March is an awesome restaurant on Powell Street. They do have brunch! TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl, and I headed off on a Saturday to have our usual brunch get-togethers. The menu looked great and you can get brunch between $9 and $13. [...]

July 10, 2014 Brunch, East Village, European, Four Beakers

Kessel & March: So Damn Good

Kessel & March is one of the newest restaurants on Powell Street. It’s right beside Odd Society Spirits. They offer private events here as well, which worked out for us because my coworker decided to book out the entire place [...]

June 16, 2014 East Village, European, Four 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
Lily Mae's

Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe: Brunch in Gastown

Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe is located in the heart of Gastown. I came here with coworkers on the weekend to have some brunch. If you are looking for some comfort food, its a nice place to go to. They serve brunch [...]

January 15, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, European, Gastown, Three Beakers
Adorabelle Tea Room

Adorabelle Tea Room: Afternoon Tea in Steveston

Adorabelle Tea Room is a little cozy tea room in Steveston that serves up Afternoon tea. I rarely come to Steveston, but had I know there was such a cute little restaurant here, I would make more trips down here. [...]

November 25, 2013 Dessert, European, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Richmond, Sandwich
Pretzel Croissant

Swiss Bakery: Pretzel Croissant

Swiss Bakery is at it again with combining different pastries together. First it was the frissant (fritter + croissant), but now it’s the Pretzel Croissant. The bakery is a few blocks away from Main Street/Science World Skytrain station. As October [...]

September 25, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, European, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Chambar: Awesome Mussels and Meat

Chambar is located in Gastown near Stadium Skytrain and are known for their amazing mussels and European-inspired dishes. We came here for CanuckGirl’s surprise birthday party as we heard they have great food. Plus, I haven’t been here yet, which [...]

September 10, 2013 European, Four Beakers, Gastown
Tour de feast

Tour de Feast: Hidden Gem in North Vancouver

Tour de Feast is this little restaurant on the north shore. After hiking at Deep Cove, we got hungry and decided to come here for brunch. The restaurant is very cute and adored by locals. The outside of the restaurant [...]

August 4, 2013 Brunch, European, Four Beakers, North Vancouver