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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

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