Browsing the "Taiwanese" Category

Shiny Tea: Bubble Tea Ice Cream in International Village

Shiny Tea inside International Village is serving up soft serve ice cream. They still have their classic milk teas and other drinks. After work, I came with a few friends to begin the long weekend and to enjoy some ice [...]

April 19, 2017 Bubble Tea, Chinatown, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Chatime Kerrisdale: Now Open in Vancouver

Chatime locations are slowly popping up all over Vancouver and in the subburbs. Their newest location that just opened in Chatime in Kerrisdale. They are having their soft opening right now, but on March 10th till the 12th, they will [...]

March 7, 2017 Bubble Tea, Kerrisdale, Taiwanese

Gong Cha: Bubble Tea in Palo Alto

Gong Cha is one of my fondest memories from Hong Kong. Having bubble tea with their signature cream on top was something very unique to Asian until Gong Cha started expanding to the United States and Canada. When I was [...]

October 27, 2016 Bubble Tea, Palo Alto, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Maji: Taiwanese Cuisine in Richmond

Maji is a Taiwanese Stir Fry restaurant in Richmond. I’ve been here before and I remember liking it for their dishes and beer. We came her for dinner and it was pretty packed with people waiting outside. I was invited [...]

August 19, 2016 Late Night, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Shiny Tea: Bubble Tea in Crystal Mall

Shiny Tea is a new Bubble Tea shop established in Taiwan back in 2005 and have now opened their second location in Canada inside Crystal Mall in South Burnaby. They have over 360 shops around the world in countries such as [...]

July 5, 2016 Bubble Tea, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers

Bubble Waffle Cafe in Kerrisdale

Bubble Waffle Cafe has their newest location in Kerrisdale. They serve popular street food snacks such as curry fish balls, egg waffles, stinky tofu, and fish soup noodles. I was invited by ChineseBites to check out a few items on the menu. [...]

April 19, 2016 Bubble Tea, Kerrisdale, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Duotian Fish Soup Noodles Restaurant: Taiwanese + HK Style Cafe

Duotian Fish Noodles Restaurant is a mix of Hong Kong Style Cafe and Taiwanese Cafe. They are located in the plaza on 1st Avenue where T&T is located. They specialize in fish soup noodles, rice hot pots, Western dishes and hot [...]

April 10, 2016 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, Hastings-Sunrise, Kid Friendly, Noodles, Taiwanese, Two Beakers

Pearl House Restaurant: Taiwanese Food in South Burnaby

Pearl House Restaurant in South Burnaby in the Edmonds area specializing in casual Taiwanese food. I came here with a few friends for a quick lunch before going to the mall. I haven’t heard too much about this place, but [...]

December 18, 2015 Cafe, South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers

Fat Mao Noodles: New in Chinatown

Fat Mao is the latest addition to Chinatown. Recently, there has been a bunch of new restaurants opening up nearby like Torafuku and Ramen Butcher. Since I work close to this area, I get super excited when something new opens [...]

August 23, 2015 Chinatown, Noodles, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Boiling Point: Personal-Sized Hot Pots in Burnaby

Boiling Point is a Taiwanese hot pot soup specialty restaurant with 2 locations in BC and 15 more in the USA. They are best known for their personalized hot pots and bubble tea. I was invited by ChineseBites and tried all their [...]

June 25, 2015 South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Tea Wok Cafe: Bubble Tea near Science World

Tea Wok opened right under Columbia College on Terminal close to Science World. The cafe is pretty hidden and you will probably only notice it if you walk around this area. They serve up Taiwanese dishes, bubble tea and dessert. [...]

June 9, 2015 lunch, Strathcona, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Pearl Castle: Cotton Candy Drinks and Food

Pearl Castle‘s main location is in Continental Centre in Richmond. They also have 3 other locations throughout the Lower Mainland. Pearl Castle is a Taiwanese Cafe and they have won the Chinese Restaurant Awards Diners’ Choice winner for ‘Best Taiwanese Restaurant’ year [...]

June 2, 2015 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Dessert, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Uncle Lu 安可盧萬巒豬腳: Taiwanese Cafe in Richmond

Uncle Lu is a new café that opened last year in Richmond. They are a Taiwanese bubble tea café specializing in braised pork hock, noodle soups and bubble tea. The restaurant has high ceilings and they also have a good [...]

March 18, 2015 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Maji Restaurant: Taiwanese Restaurant in Richmond

Maji Restaurant is located in Richmond on Alexander Road with all the other delicious restaurants on that strip. I came here for dinner with a few friends and I was excited to try this place. Maji serves Taiwanese food and [...]

June 28, 2014 Late Night, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Pink Sugar Cafe: Japanese Lunch Set

Pink Sugar Cafe is located in Coquitlam close to the mall. KoreanGirl and I came here for their signature lunch sets. There’s a few parking spots and if you come early enough, there will be plenty of parking spots and [...]

April 28, 2014 Cafe, Coquitlam, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Din Tai Fung: XLB in Bellevue, WA

The first time I tried Din Tai Fung was in Hong Kong about a year and a half ago. The menus are similar but there are a lot of things that are missing. We arrived right at 10:30am on Saturday and [...]

February 12, 2014 bellevue, Taiwanese, Three Beakers
TeaLicious Taiwanese Cuisine

Tealicious Richmond: Taiwanese Cuisine

Tealicious Taiwanese Cuisine is located in Richmond in a plaza near Cambie Road and Sexsmith Road. M and I were with CoffeeLover and he took us here to have some good noodles. They were open since August 2013 and serves [...]

January 21, 2014 lunch, Noodles, Richmond, Taiwanese, Two Beakers
Boiling Point

Boiling Point 沸點臭臭鍋: Individual Hot Pot

Boiling Point is a US chain of Taiwanese personal size hotpots. You can find them mostly in California, Seattle and Vancouver. It was a cold day in Vancouver and we wanted something warm and comforting. What better way to warm [...]

December 17, 2013 South Burnaby, Taiwanese, Two Beakers