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La Brasserie: Brunch is Back

Located in the heart of the West End, La Brasserie is a relaxed 35-seat restaurant that serves authentic Franco-German cuisine. La Brasserie was one of my favourite brunch places and I was super sad that it closed down temporarily years ago. [...]

July 17, 2016 Brunch, Four Beakers, French, German, Robson Street/West End

Maruyama: Omakase Nigiri Tasting

Maruyama has taken over the old Kimura location on Rupert Street. Chef Yoshiya Maruyama was the previous raw bar chef at Blue Water Cafe and has finally opened his own restaurant in East Vancouver. When my friend told me about [...]

July 3, 2016 Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood, Seafood, Sushi

Golden Eats Seafood Restaurant: Chinese Restaurant on Kingsway

Golden Eats Seafood Restaurant is located on Kingsway close to Victoria Drive. They have been around for 2 years and I was surprised it was so clean and modern. ChineseBites took us here to try a few of the signature [...]

June 25, 2016 Chinese, Four Beakers, Kensington

The Pointe at Wickaninnish Inn: Morning Brunch

The Pointe Restaurant is located inside the Wikaninnish Inn in Tofino BC. My friends and I came here for a long weekend trip and made this our early brunch spot. We didn’t stay at the Inn, but we heard to [...]

May 13, 2016 Brunch, Four Beakers, Tofino, WestCoast

Yellow Dog Brewing Co: Beer in Port Moody

Yellow Dog Brewing Co is a craft brewery located in Port Moody. This family-run brewery focuses on producing high quality locally crafted beer for everyone to enjoy. On a nice sunny day, you’ll see a lot of people handing out here [...]

April 30, 2016 Brewery, Four Beakers, Port Moody

Tacofino Tofino: The Original Cantina on the West Coast

Tacofino has made waves in Vancouver with amazing fresh tacos and burritos. I’ve been to all of the Tacofino locations in Vancouver, but since I was in Tofino, I had to see where it all started. West Coast tacos and [...]

April 28, 2016 Food Carts, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Streetcart, Tofino, WestCoast

Wolf in the Fog: Essential Eats in Tofino

Wolf in the Fog is one of the best restaurants in Tofino and has dishes inspired by the oceans, forests and shoreline of our beautiful Tofino. They were Canada’s Best New Restaurant in 2014 from enRoute Air Canada. Everyone passing through Tofino [...]

April 26, 2016 Four Beakers, Tofino, WestCoast

Wildside Grill: Local, Fresh, and Wild

Wildside Grill in Tofino gets their fish straight from the boat. Commercial fisherman Jeff Mikus and chef Jesse Blake are the minds behind Wildside Grill. Like many of the restaurants in Tofino, they source their ingredients locally, so you get high [...]

April 25, 2016 Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Sandwich, Tofino, WestCoast

Tofino Coffee Company: Coffee on the Beach

When in Tofino, head to Tofino Coffee Company to get your caffeine fix. My friends and I were heading to go out for an early morning hike and then stroll around a few beaches. Caffeine is always a must. The cafe was [...]

April 22, 2016 Cafe, Four Beakers, Tofino

Chachi’s: Sandwiches at Metrotown

Chachi’s is the newest addition to the Metropolis food court in South Burnaby. They are originally from Calgary and now they have their first location in BC. There are plans to open 2 more locations at Crossiron Mills and Tsawwassen Mills. Their [...]

April 21, 2016 Canadian, Fast Food, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Sandwich, South Burnaby

Jiggers: Fish & Chips Truck in Ucluelet

The first thing we did in Ucluelet was to pay a visit to Jiggers Fish and Chips for lunch. They are known for their Fish and Chips with locally caught fish. With the ocean so close and great produce nearby, [...]

April 12, 2016 Food Carts, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Streetcart, Ucluelet, WestCoast

Showcase Restaurant Bar: West Coast Cuisine in Downtown Vancouver

Showcase Restaurant and Bar is located inside the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Vancouver. It is on the main floor of the hotel to the left of the lobby. They are a casual dining restaurant serving delicious West Coast Cuisine. They [...]

April 4, 2016 Chef, Downtown, Four Beakers, WestCoast

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

Phnom Penh: Lunch Time Essentials

Phnom Penh is a Vancouver staple and if you haven’t been here, you’re missing out on some amazing Vietnamese/Cambodian dishes. It’s crazy busy everyday for lunch and dinner. Try to get reservations or avoid peak times. They only take resos [...]

January 28, 2016 Cambodian, Chinatown, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Vietnamese

Village Bistro: Canadian Comfort Food

Village Bistro, formerly known as Lips Resto, has been reimagined by the original owners to serve as a casual West End staple in the community. They serve up bistro-style comfort food with Canadian flavours, and a menu entirely made-from-scratch. I was invited [...]

December 14, 2015 Canadian, Four Beakers, Robson Street/West End

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

Ox and Angela: Spanish Cuisine in Calgary

One restaurant I could not miss was Ox and Angela on our Calgary trip. It was a few block away from our hotel and we love Spanish food. I really wish we had more Spanish restaurants in Vancouver. M and [...]

November 4, 2015 Calgary, Four Beakers, Spanish

720 Sweets: Steamy Ice Cream in Kitsilano

720 Sweets is an ice cream store that seeks to explore revolutionary flavours on their menu. If you are from Vancouver and have Instagram, I’m sure you have seen their steamy treats. The shop is in the Kitsilano area on [...]

November 1, 2015 Dessert, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Kitsilano