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Chatime Burnaby: Long Lines, Incorrect Drinks

Chatime Burnaby finally opens up in the suburbs right on Kingsway and Royal Oak just steps away from Boiling Point. I’m a big fan of Chatime when they first opened a few locations around Metro Vancouver since their Roasted Milk [...]

December 6, 2015 Bubble Tea, Chinese, One Beaker, South Burnaby

41 West Restaurant: Brunch is Kerrisdale

I love exploring the brunch scene in Vancouver and I thought the best way to try new places would be to buy a Social Shopper deal. 4 people brunch for $36 fine dining brunch didn’t sound too bad. 41 West serves [...]

April 26, 2015 Brunch, French, Kerrisdale, One Beaker

Zabu Chicken: Forgotten Orders, Lying Servers and Big Egos

I am always on the hunt for great Korean Fried Chicken and my friends are crazy about it too. We decided to go to Zabu Chicken on Robson Street close to Whole Foods. It’s always busy and seems to have [...]

November 11, 2014 Korean, Late Night, One Beaker, Robson Street/West End

New Town Bakery: The Food is Disgusting

New Town Bakery is one of the must-visit places in Vancouver’s Chinatown according to  CNN. They have won multiple awards for their baked goods. New Town Bakery has been around since the 1980s serving Filipino and Chinese pastries. Their original location [...]

July 17, 2014 Chinatown, Chinese, lunch, One Beaker

Thyme to Indulge: Not This Time

Thyme to Indulge Catering has a little cute restaurant on Main Street. They are closed on Monday and Tuesdays, but they are open the rest of the week from 9am til 4pm serving breakfast and lunch. They serve brunch on [...]

May 29, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, One Beaker
Taco Time

Taco Time: Taco Tuesday for 99 cents

On Tuesdays, lines at the Taco Time in Pacific Centre gets quite long. People want a quick and cheap lunch. I was doing some shopping at noon and needed a very very quick lunch before heading back to work. As [...]

December 12, 2013 Canadian, Downtown, Fast Food, Mexican, One Beaker
Bossam Delivery Pohang

Flower Pig: Bossam Delivery in Pohang

While in Pohang, we decided to order in some bossam. Bossam, is steamed pork wrapped in leaves and other ingredients. Imagine it like the Korean version of peking duck. We found Flower Pig in a directory and decided to try [...]

November 18, 2013 BBQ, Delivery, Korean, One Beaker, Pohang
Friend's BBQ Restaurant

Friend’s BBQ Restaurant: Just Stay Away

Friend’s BBQ Restaurant is a new restaurant in the former location of Mui Garden on North Road. We came here thinking it would be a BBQ place where we could grill our own meats. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. They [...]

April 12, 2013 BBQ, Chinese, Coquitlam, One Beaker
Kishu River Japanese

Kishu River Japanese: Just Stay Away

I was in the area and my coworkers wanted to grab some lunch close by. We tried going to Congee Noodle King, but they were packed! All the tables were taken, so we settle on Kishu River Japanese. No one [...]

February 24, 2013 Japanese, One Beaker, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

Pork Belly Beer House: Korean BBQ without the Grill

The Pork Belly Beer House is a Korean restaurant just off of Robson Street close to Safeway. It looks shady on the inside and outside, but it quite popular with Koreans. It gets quite packed in the evening since you [...]

November 5, 2012 All You Can Eat, BBQ, Korean, One Beaker, Robson Street/West End

Miss Lee Cafe: Featured on ‘We Got Married’

Miss Lee Cafe has several locations around Korea. Kirby and I were in Myeong-Dong and stumbled upon this location. I was a very rainy day, so we decided to chill out here before finding more food. Miss Lee Cafe specializes [...]

August 15, 2012 Dessert, Jung-Gu, Korean, Myeong-Dong, One Beaker

Ocean Empire: Congee at Hong Kong Airport

Heading to the airport for a red-eye flight to Korea makes a person skip dinner. We headed off to Ocean Empire at the airport for a quick dinner before our flight. We didn’t know what to choose since there were [...]

July 29, 2012 Chek Lap Kok, Chinese, Fast Food, One Beaker

Relish Gastropub and Bar: Happy Hour Oysters of Disappointment

Relish Gastropub and Bar has buck-a-shuck oysters from 3 -6PM everyday, plus $3 beer specials. This really enticed KoreanGirl, Mandu and I to dine here. I’ve been here several years ago and it has changed a lot! It use to [...]

July 8, 2012 Bar and Grill, Downtown, One Beaker

Ebi Ten Japanese Fast Food: Cheap but Not Good

Yet again, I had no idea where to eat lunch, so I headed down and randomly found Ebi Ten. They have Japanese fast food, which I don’t know what that means…but they are known for their decent dons. They are [...]

December 9, 2011 Downtown, Japanese, One Beaker

The Mac Shack: McDonalds is better

The Mac Shack is a brand new restaurant that opened up in Kerrisdale. They specialize in none other than Mac & Cheese! I love comfort food, so I got my friends to drive 40 mins from Coquitlam to try this [...]

October 22, 2011 Kerrisdale, One Beaker

Nuba Waldorf: Worst Dining Experience Ever

Nuba Cafe opened up at the renovated Waldorf Hotel on Hastings. They serve up delicious Lebanese food. When we arrived, the place was packed. The hostess greeted us and we had to wait a 5 minutes for a table, so [...]

September 25, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Lebanese, One Beaker

Celine’s Fish and Chips: Worst Fish & Chips On Granville Island

I’ve been on a Fish & Chips hunt this Summer whenever I happen to pass by a place. While I was on Granville Island, I decided to try out Celine’s Fish & Chips. Its been here for a long long [...]

August 27, 2011 Granville Island, One Beaker, Seafood

Capstone Tea House: How a Menu Change Ruined a Good Night

I was hanging out with a bunch of people downtown and we were craving dessert. Since it was late at night, only a handful of places could seat tables of 10+. We called up a few places and Capstone Tea [...]

July 9, 2011 Dessert, One Beaker, Robson Street/West End