Browsing the "Korean" Category

Kuma Izakaya: Drinks and Asian Fusion in Yaletown

Kuma Izakaya is located in Yaletown close to the Skytrain. They serve up Japanese and Korean dishes with a hint of French influence. At first it can seem confusing how all 3 types of cuisines would come together. We were [...]

August 15, 2016 Izakaya, Japanese, Korean, Late Night, Seafood, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Ajuker: Korean Fried Chicken

Ajuker Fried Chicken has been a hidden gem in Coquitlam for quite some time now. Its pretty hidden and only those who dare to walk in. They stay open till 2am on most nights and is very popular among students in [...]

July 16, 2016 Coquitlam, Korean, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Snowy Village: Open on Robson Street

Snowy Village has their second location on Robson Street right beside Ramen Santouka. When they first opened in Richmond, people were lining up like mad trying to get a taste of their milky shaved ice and the croissant taiyaki. You [...]

June 27, 2016 Dessert, Kid Friendly, Korean, Late Night, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Snowy Village Dessert Cafe: Korean Bingsoo and Croissant Taiyaki

Snowy Village Dessert Cafe is the hottest…or should I say coolest dessert shop in Richmond at the moment. Line ups are long every evening and if you come in a group of 4 or more, you are going to be waiting [...]

March 21, 2016 Cafe, Dessert, Korean, Late Night, Richmond, Three Beakers

Haroo: Korean Cuisine in Richmond

Haroo Restaurant is located on Alexandra Road as is one of the top Korean restaurants in Richmond. Everyone seems to come here. I met up with a few foodie friends to check it out. I love Korean food and I [...]

March 19, 2016 Kid Friendly, Korean, Richmond, Three Beakers

Hee Rae Deung: Chinese Korean Food

Hee Rae Deung is a Korean Chinese Restaurant on North Road in the same plaza as the Independent Grocer. Since we knew it was a busy day, we came here at 5:45pm on a weekend for dinner, to our surprise, [...]

February 3, 2016 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Korean

Kimbab Cheonguk: Casual Korean Restaurant in Korea Town

It’s been 3.5 years since my last review of Kimbab Cheonguk and I’ve missed their delicious and cheap Korean food. Oh where has the time gone? The girls and I decided to come here for lunch on the weekend. It’s [...]

January 29, 2016 Coquitlam, Korean, lunch, Three Beakers

Man Ri Sung is Back at Aberdeen Mall

Man Ri Sung Korean Restaurant is now located on the 3rd floor of Aberdeen Mall in Richmond. Back in January 2011, I went to their original location in Coquitlam, where I went with my family to devour their delicious BBQ [...]

December 19, 2015 Kid Friendly, Korean, Richmond, Three Beakers

Sura: Korean Lunch Set Menu in Vancouver

Sura Korean Royal Cuisine on Robson Street draws a large crowd during lunch and dinner time. Their lunch specials are undeniably affordable for those who want to try an array of Korean cuisine. I came here with a few of my [...]

November 16, 2015 Four Beakers, Korean, lunch, Robson Street/West End

Disco Cheetah: Korean Fusion Food Truck

Disco Cheetah Food Truck was outside my work place this week and since they were only a few steps outside our building, I just had to get a bite for lunch. They serve up Tacos, Burritos and Quesadilla with a [...]

June 4, 2015 Food Carts, Korean, Mexican, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Soft Peaks: Soft Serve Ice Cream in Vancouver

Soft Peaks Ice Cream serves up fresh organic soft serve ice cream.  The soft serve is made with Avalon organic milk. I remember a year ago when I was in Korea, soft serve with honeycomb was the newest trend. Now, its [...]

March 17, 2015 Dessert, Gastown, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

House of Tofu Soup: Korean Comfort Food

House of Tofu Soup is located on North Road in KoreaTown. It gets quite busy during dinner time with tons of people wanting to get a taste of their tofu soup and other dishes. The parking is a little bit [...]

January 13, 2015 Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Coffee Monster: New Coffee Shop in Coquitlam

Coffee Monster is a new cafe on North Road in Coquitlam that just opened up last December. They are located in the same plaza as HSBC. It’s definitely needed in this area since there are no other independent coffee shops [...]

January 12, 2015 Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Korean, Three Beakers

Taboo Kitchen: New Fusion Korean Restaurant in Yaletown

Taboo Kitchen in Yaletown just opened in early November. My friends took me here on our usual Friday Happy Hour excursions. Rodney’s had a 45 minute wait and we wouldn’t be able to make it inside to order. So, Taboo [...]

November 22, 2014 Happy Hour, Korean, Late Night, Tapas, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Midam Rice Cake House: Cocktails, Drinks and Dessert

Midam Rice Cake House is hidden in the Hannam Plaza on North Road right beside the grocery store. I have come here before during the day but never at night. I hear the atmosphere is much more lively and different. [...]

November 17, 2014 Burnaby Cariboo-Lougheed, Cafe, Dessert, Korean, Late Night, Three Beakers

Zabu Chicken: Forgotten Orders, Lying Servers and Big Egos

I am always on the hunt for great Korean Fried Chicken and my friends are crazy about it too. We decided to go to Zabu Chicken on Robson Street close to Whole Foods. It’s always busy and seems to have [...]

November 11, 2014 Korean, Late Night, One Beaker, Robson Street/West End

Banh Mi Boys: Asian Fusion Sandwiches in Toronto

Banh Mi Boys is located on Younge Street close to Ryerson University and a few blocks away from Eaton Centre. They also have another location on Queen Street West. As this was right across from my hotel, I had to come [...]

August 21, 2014 Chinese, Downtown/Ryerson University, Korean, Sandwich, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Cafe Joie: Shaved Ice, Coffee, and Waffles

Cafe Joie is an independent cafe near Metrotown. I came here with Gastrofork and FoodQueen to catch up over some coffee and treats. You can easily take the Skytrain to Metrotown and then walk a block away from the mall. [...]

July 11, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Korean, South Burnaby, Three Beakers