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L’Éclair de Génie Canada is Now Open in Vancouver

L’Éclair de Génie has officially opened their first location in Canada. It is located on Robson Street in Vancouver. L’Éclair de Génie is a pastry concept started by renowned chef Christophe Adam. Christophe has dedicated the last 14 years to creating [...]

April 29, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, French, Robson Street/West End

Tracycakes Bakery Cafe: High Tea in Langley

Tracycakes Bakery Cafe in Langley is located in a cute little heritage home. This place about 30 – 40 minutes away from Vancouver depending on traffic. We were invited to give their high tea a try. I was pretty excited since [...]

April 21, 2017 Afternoon Tea, Four Beakers, Langley

Jinya Ramen in the Telus Garden on Robson Street

Jinya Ramen Bar is opening up on April 21st at the Telus Garden on Robson Street. They have all their classic ramen dishes with an expanded menu with more appetizers and drinks. Jinya has been one of my personal favourite ramen [...]

April 15, 2017 Four Beakers, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Flower and Horse in Spring: Yunnan Cuisine

Flower and Horse in Spring is a new restaurant serving Yunnan Cuisine with their signature ‘crossing the bridge’ rice noodles. The legend of the noodles comes from the Yunnan Province where a scholar was studying for the imperial exams and [...]

April 7, 2017 Chinese, Four Beakers, Noodles, Robson Street/West End

Eggslut: Breakfast Sandwiches in Vegas

While in Vegas, I always have to try to eat as much as I can. One go-to place for breakfast is Eggslut in the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Eggslut originated from Los Angeles and there are a few other location in the [...]

March 15, 2017 Brunch, Four Beakers, Las Vegas, Sandwich

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar: Happy Hour

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar has Happy Hour from 3pm – 6pm daily. The location is great as it’s close to Burrard Skytrain station and also right by the Scotiabank Theatre. I came with a few friend after work to [...]

February 23, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Happy Hour, WestCoast

Campagnolo Upstairs: Dirty Burgers and the Secret Menu

Campagnolo Upstairs is a hidden gem for those who love cocktails and burgers. I came with M and MagMei after work to try out their delicious dirty burger. You enter from the door on the right side and go up [...]

February 21, 2017 Four Beakers, Strathcona

Temper: Pastries, Desserts, and Hot Chocolate in West Vancouver

Temper Chocolate & Pastry is located in West Vancouver in the Dundarave neighbourhood. Owner and chef, Steven Hodge grew up in this neighbourhood and decided to put his years of experience to use by opening up his own shop. He has [...]

February 12, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, West Vancouver

La Mezcaleria: Mexican Cuisine in Gastown

La Mezcaleria has their second location in Gastown and I was quite excited to come here with a few friends to have some cocktails and a few bites. It was busy here on a Saturday evening. Most of the tables [...]

January 31, 2017 Four Beakers, Gastown, Late Night, Mexican

Fable Diner: Brunchfast in Vancouver

Fable Diner opened last year and they took over the space of Reno’s, which was previously a diner. It is located at the Lee Building at the corner of Main and Broadway. I enjoyed their first restaurant – Fable, so I [...]

January 30, 2017 Brunch, Farm to Table, Four Beakers, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

La Catrina: Mexican Tacos in Vancouver

La Catrina is a restaurant on Denman Street that serves Mexican Tacos. When they say Voted by 100 Mexicans Vancouver’s Best Mexican Tacos, you know its legit. I came here with a few friends to share some tacos. I’ve heard about them [...]

January 19, 2017 Four Beakers, Mexican, Robson Street/West End

Peaked Pies: Aussie Comfort Food in Vancouver

Peaked Pies has finally opened in Downtown Vancouver on the West End. They specialize in Aussie Meat Pies, coffee and dessert. What makes their pies extra special is having them ‘peaked’ with mashed potato, mushy green peas and gravy. We wanted [...]

January 17, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Robson Street/West End

Burma Superstar: Burmese Cuisine in San Francisco

Burma Superstar is the go to place when visiting San Francisco. I live in Vancouver and I found that in the past year a majority of them have closed down. When doing a quick search on Burmese cuisine, a lot [...]

January 15, 2017 Four Beakers, Noodles, San Francisco

Estrella’s: Delicatessen in Langley

Estrella’s has been one of our favourite places in Langley for their gigantic Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwiches. Everything is made from scratch, so the definitely don’t compromise on taste or quality. They are known for their O Canada-sized sandwiches with [...]

January 14, 2017 Canadian, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Langley, lunch, Sandwich

Edible Canada: Dine Out Vancouver

Edible Canada is participating again in Dine Out Vancouver from January 20 to February 5, 2017. They are offering guests with their 3 course meal on Granville Island for Canadian Cuisine for $30. Reservations should be made in advance. I came here for a [...]

January 9, 2017 Canadian, Dineout, Four Beakers, Granville Island

Sun Bo Kong: Vegetarian Chinese Food in Vancouver

Sun Bo Kong is an award-winning vegetarian restaurant for Chinese cuisine. They are open 7 days a week from 11 am to 9 pm. Reservations are also available. I came here for lunch to try Chinese vegetarian food. A nice change [...]

January 2, 2017 Chinese, Four Beakers, Kensington, Vegetarian

Kissa Tanto: Japanese and Italian Fusion in Chinatown

Tucked into the upper story of a delightfully faded building in Chinatown, Kissa Tanto serves up a posh fusion of Italian and Japanese food. They take their inspiration from the delicate flavours of Japanese cuisine and the warmth of ltalian cooking. Kissa [...]

December 28, 2016 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Fusion, Italian, Japanese

Philz Coffee: Amazing coffee in Palo Alto

Philz Coffee in San Francisco is very popular and has several locations. I was visiting a friend in Palo Alto and she recommended we come here for a cup of coffee. They aren’t your typical coffee shop. The coffee shop [...]

October 4, 2016 Cafe, Four Beakers, Palo Alto