Browsing the "French" Category


Swiss Bakery: Cronut or Frissant in Vancouver

The latest craze hitting New York is the Cronut, a hybrid between a croissant and a donut. The trademarked item was the brain child of Chef Dominique Ansel, a French pastry chef at Ansel’s bakery shop in New York. These [...]

June 25, 2013 Bakery, French, Mount Pleasant/Main Street
Ze Bite

Ze Bite: Savory Crepes on Wheels

Ze Bite is located on Cordova and Burrard close to Waterfront Skytrain. The truck is bright and teal, so you won’t be able to miss it. My coworker and I came here for lunch since we needed some quick shots [...]

June 24, 2013 Downtown, Food Carts, French, Streetcart, Three Beakers

L’Express: French Cuisine in Montreal, QC

L’Express is located on the plateau in Montreal. The serve authentic French dishes and it’s usually packed every night. It’s best to make reservations because most people in Montreal rely on reservations. CanuckGirl and I decided to go to L’Express [...]

June 5, 2012 French, Plateau Mont-Royal, Three Beakers

French Made Baking: Chocolate Almond Croissants!

Since I was in the area, I decided to stop off to grab some treats for myself at French Made Baking. It was a nice day, so I felt like I needed to spoil myself. I initially wanted to get [...]

April 13, 2012 Bakery, French, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Fleuri: Worlds Best Chocolate Buffet

Fleuri is inside the Sutton Place Hotel on Burrard Street. According to National Geographic, they have the World’s Best Chocolate Buffet. The buffet is $28 per person and you can reserve for either 6pm -8:30pm or 8:30pm- 10pm. If you [...]

March 20, 2012 Dessert, Downtown, European, French, Three Beakers

French Made Baking: Hot Chocolate Festival

French Made Baking finally opened up their store on Kingsway and Broadway. I’ve been waiting for them to open for a while and I finally made a trip down to check out their store for the Hot Chocolate Festival. They [...]

January 20, 2012 Bakery, Dessert, French, Gluten-Free, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Chez Meme Baguette Bistro: Baguettes and Slow Service

Chez Meme Baguette Bistro is a hot spot for sandwich lovers! They are best known for their selection of baguettes and french onion soup. Since Louieseries is a sandwich fanatic, I just had to take her here! I don’t find [...]

August 31, 2011 French, North Burnaby, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Le Panier: Very French Bakery

Every time I’m in Seattle at Pike Place, I must have my dose of Le Panier! They are most famous for their macarons and croissants. I also have a crazy obsession for their cookies. Since we were in the area, we decided [...]

April 26, 2011 Bakery, Four Beakers, French, Seattle

Toulouse Petit: $7 Breakfast Happy Hour

I love watching the “Best Thing I Ever Ate” on the Food Network. The first thing we did in Seattle was visit Toulouse Petit for their cheap Happy Hour breakfast. Melissa d’Arabian, the host of Food Network’s Ten Dollar Dinners said [...]

April 25, 2011 Brunch, Four Beakers, French, Seattle

Chez Meme Baguette Bistro: When French meets Burnaby

When I heard there was a French Baguette Restaurant in Burnaby, I had to go here. It has been on my “To Do” list for a long time, but I just never had the chance to go because of school [...]

April 16, 2011 Cafe, Four Beakers, French, North Burnaby

DineOut: L’Abattoir

DineOut #2 was at L’Abattoir! I have actually never heard of this place until PhotographyGirl took me here with a bunch of people. This was all on the $38 menu category. Expensive, but we still saved a lot. The name ‘L’Abattoir’ [...]

February 8, 2011 Dineout, Four Beakers, French, Gastown, WestCoast

Smoking Dog Bistro

This post is long overdue and I totally forgot about it. Back in October, InsecureGirl, FragileBoy, M and I went to Smoking Dog Bistro. We heard it was good so we tried it out. The Smoking Dog Bistro specializes in [...]

January 8, 2011 French, Kitsilano, Two Beakers

Twisted Fork Bistro

The Twisted Fork Bistro is THE place to go for brunch. It is claimed to be the best brunch place in town. I am always skeptical when people tell me it’s the best. Twisted Fork Bistro opens at 10am, but [...]

November 25, 2010 Brunch, Downtown, Four Beakers, French