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The Ellis: Brunch in Kitsilano

The Ellis opened this Summer in Kitsilano serving up delicious Pacific North West Comfort Food. They are named after Ellis Island, as it was the pivotal point of entry for over 12 million immigrants. It’s a symbol of freedom and [...]

December 10, 2017 Brunch, Four Beakers, Kitsilano

Sushi Bar Maumi: Reservation Only Omakase

Sushi Bar Maumi is located on Davie Street in Vancouver and specializes in nigiri sushi for his omakase menu. Reservations are required, so they will not take walk-ins. Omakase is $75 per person and if you want to order more, [...]

November 2, 2017 Four Beakers, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Sushi

Rad Tea Room: Bubble Tea inside Granville Skytrain in Vancouver

Rad Tea Room is in the Granville Skytrain serving up premium bubble tea and drinks made of loose leaf teas. I’ve been keeping an eye out when this would open since it’s always nice to have another option in the [...]

October 3, 2017 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Downtown, Four Beakers, Taiwanese

The Gray Olive Cafeteria: Best Brunch in Burnaby

The Gray Olive Cafeteria in Burnaby Heights is a hotspot for brunch on the weekends. I’ve come here quite a bit for brunch and every time, it’s consistent and very delicious. Plus, it’s just minutes away from place. Interior The [...]

September 30, 2017 Brunch, Four Beakers, North Burnaby

Jinya Ramen Bar: Open at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby

Jinya Ramen Bar has finally opened in Burnaby outside Metropolis at Metrotown. It’s been under construction for a while, but we are so happy they have opened their doors for a soft opening. Finally, I don’t have to always travel [...]

September 11, 2017 Burnaby Central, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Rajio Japanese Public House: Osaka-Style Japanese Izakaya in Vancouver

It’s been 3 years since my last visit to Rajio Japanese Public House and I remember a lot of great nights here but I’m glad I’ve come back for more of their Osaka-style dishes. Interior The interior is fun and [...]

September 10, 2017 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Noodles, Ramen, Seafood, Sushi, UBC/Point Grey

Hilltop Cafe Diner: Breakfast in Langley

Hilltop Diner has been around for the past 68 years in Langley. Family-owned and has been serving diner classics to all their customers. Sherman has told me several times to go here and finally, after all those year, I finally [...]

September 5, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Diner, Four Beakers, Langley

Yui Japanese Bistro: Chefs Reg and Ping introduces new menu

Yui Japanese Bistro is launching new items on their menu this month and we were invited to give these items a try. I love dining here as its like a secret hidden gem in Downtown. They hide inside a business [...]

August 1, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish is another craft brewery that just opened up in April of 2017. They join the great craft brewery scene in Squamish as the 3rd craft brewery here. Tasting Room The tasting room has a very good [...]

June 1, 2017 Brewery, Four Beakers, Squamish

Fergie’s Cafe: Eggs Benny and Caesars in Squamish

Fergie’s Cafe in Squamish is a popular destination for brunch on the weekend. It was bumping on the long weekend and we were in for a little bit of a wait. The kitchen was backed up by 40 minutes, but [...]

May 29, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Four Beakers, Squamish, WestCoast

Powell Street Craft Brewery in East Vancouver

Powell Street Craft Brewery is small independent microbrewery in East Vancouver close to a bunch of other breweries too. The brewery opened December 2012, but moved into their current tasting room in 2014. We came here to visit their tasting room and grab some [...]

May 18, 2017 Brewery, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers

Yui Japanese Bistro: Affordable Aburi in Vancouver

Yui Japanese Bistro recently opened in Downtown Vancouver and is a hidden gem tucked away in a business building. They pride themselves of making aburi sushi at affordable prices.  Yui is located on the first floor. The restaurant is pretty [...]

May 2, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Yama Cafe: Japanese Cafe in Vancouver

Yama Cafe has taken over Basho Cafe a few months ago. Everyone was so sad that Basho closed their doors, but Yama has kept the essence of Basho and put his spin on the menu. I came here with a [...]

April 30, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Four Beakers, Japanese

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
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