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Sylvia’s Restaurant: Queens of Soul Food in Harlem

Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem is know for their classic Soul food and was recently featured in the Worth It series by BuzzFeed. When I knew I was going to New York, I had to add them to the list. Sylvia’s [...]

January 3, 2018 American, New York, Three Beakers

Chinatown BBQ in Vancouver: Review

Chinatown BBQ is a new restaurant on East Pender in Vancouver’s Chinatown. They put their own spin on classic Cantonese-style meat shops by making it new and fresh to attract customers of all types. With more and more restaurants and shops [...]

January 1, 2018 BBQ, Chinatown, Chinese, Three Beakers

Russ & Daughters: Best Lox Bagel in New York

I have an addiction of smoked salmon and when my friend told me about Russ & Daughters in New York, we had to go. You can go to their shop, cafe or the Jewish Museum to get a taste of [...]

December 31, 2017 Four Beakers, New York, Seafood, Specialty Shop

Black Rice Izakaya: Winter Menu

Black Rice Izakaya in Vancouver is always trying to have seasonal items on the menu to keep items fresh and also cater to the tastebuds for the winter months. They have released 6 new dishes for the cold winter season. [...]

December 29, 2017 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Korean, Three Beakers

Spade Vancouver: Italian Supper in Vancouver

Spade, a beautifully designed cafe-bistro bringing an eclectic blend of authentic Italian flavour to Vancouver’s vibrant Commercial Drive neighbourhood. Owned by Sammy Piccolo (Award-winning Barista, Prado Café owner), Spade features freshly baked in-house Italian pastries, classic egg sandwiches as well as plenty of authentic Italian tapas [...]

December 27, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Italian, Tapas

Atlas Steak and Fish: Burnaby

Atlas Steak + Fish is the new restaurant inside the Grand Villa Casino and Hotel in Burnaby. It has taken the old location of EBO and is a modern twist on the iconic North American steakhouse. They selecting fine ingredients, [...]

December 25, 2017 Four Beakers, North Burnaby, Seafood, Steakhouse, WestCoast

Savio Volpe: The Famiglia 5 Course Meal

We headed to Savio Volpe for an early holiday dinner with the family. Since we had over 6 people, we had to order the family-style dinner for $55 per person. I’ve heard lots about Savio Volpe and I’ve been very curious, [...]

December 20, 2017 Italian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Noodles, Three Beakers

Botanist Restaurant: Chef’s ‘We’ll Take It From Here’ Menu

We wanted to indulge on a culinary night out at Botanist with a few of my foodie friends – Foodgressing and Picky Diner. We decided to do the Chef’s ‘We’ll Take It From Here’ Menu for the whole table for $108 [...]

December 18, 2017 Cocktails, Downtown, Four Beakers, WestCoast

Ichikame Shokudo: Ramen in Vancouver

There’s a new ramen shop in town called Ichikame Shokudo located in South Vancouver. I was invited to give their ramen and other dishes a try. I was pretty excited to try this place and we can never have too [...]

December 17, 2017 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney

Yale Saloon: Family-style Backyard BBQ in Vancouver

Yale Saloon is a country bar and BBQ restaurant located right before the Granville Street bridge. I came with a few friends to check out their Family Style Backyard BBQ. Yale Saloon has been here for quite some time and [...]

December 13, 2017 American, Bar and Grill, BBQ, Three Beakers, Yaletown

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

Bar Pa Tea: Healthy Bubble Tea and Soft Serve in New York

When in New York, I had to check out Bar Pa Tea for their bubble tea and soft serve ice cream in Lower Manhattan. They are creating a healthier alternative to bubble tea without compromising the distinct taste and experience [...]

December 6, 2017 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Dessert, New York, Three Beakers

Banh Shop at Vancouver International Airport

Banh Shop is located in the US Departures area of Vancouver International Airport (YVR). As it’s fairly new, I thought I would give it a try before my flight. They also have this at Pearson International Airport in Toront, DFW [...]

November 30, 2017 Fast Food, Richmond, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Kulinarya: Kamayan-style Dinner in Coquitlam

We heard that Kulinarya has a Kamayan-style dinner. What this mean is that there are no plates, no silverware, so you eat with your hands. This is by reservation only and needs to be placed days in advanced with payment [...]

November 23, 2017 Coquitlam, Filipino, Three Beakers

Hula Poké at Pacific Centre Food Court in Vancouver

Hulu Poké is now open at Pacific Centre in Downtown Vancouver serving up Hawaiian-inspired poké bowls and tostadas. There has been a surge of poke shops opening up around the Lower Mainland and there’s no stopping them. Vancouverites love their [...]

November 14, 2017 Downtown, Fusion, Seafood, Three Beakers

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

Dockside Restaurant: Fall Menu Sneak Peek

The Dockside Restaurant on Granville Island is a place locals and tourist love to come to for the views and the fresh seafood options on the menu. They like to keep their menu seasonal, so they have recently launched a [...]

October 28, 2017 Granville Island, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Kekou Gelato: Asian Inspired Desserts in Toronto

When I was in Toronto, my friends highly suggested I go to Kekou Gelato for a taste of their unique flavours of gelato. They specialize in Asian-inspired frozen desserts. Since I sometimes have a sweet tooth, I couldn’t say no [...]

October 25, 2017 Dessert, Three Beakers, Toronto