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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

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

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

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

T-Go Tea: Bubble Tea in Richmond

T-Go Tea in Richmond is a new bubble tea shop focusing on freshly brewed tea from loose tea leaves rather than powders like some other bubble tea shops in town. I was invited to check out a few of their [...]

October 19, 2017 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Ma Now Thai Kitchen: Thai Restaurant in Coquitlam

Ma Now Thai Kitchen is located in Coquitlam and a friend – Hilda suggested we come here for dinner as it’s one of their favourite places to get Thai cuisine. I can’t believe I haven’t been here yet, but then [...]

October 18, 2017 Coquitlam, Noodles, Thai, Three Beakers

Bandidas Taqueria: Vegetarian Mexican Food on Commercial Drive

Bandidas Taqueria has been on Commercial Drive for a long time serving up vegetarian Mexican-inspired cuisine. It’s been a while since my last visit, but it was nice to see they have expanded their space to have more guests.  We [...]

October 17, 2017 Brunch, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Late Night, Mexican, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Hapa Izakaya: Taste of Yaletown 2017

Taste of Yaletown is back for it’s 13th year, a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of dishes from 26 restaurants in the Yaletown area from now till October 27th. Chefs create a 3 course menu [...]

October 16, 2017 Event, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers, Yaletown

The Keg: Taste of Yaletown 2017

Taste of Yaletown is back for it’s 13th year, a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of dishes from 26 restaurants in the Yaletown area from now till October 27th. Chefs create a 3 course [...]

October 15, 2017 Event, Steakhouse, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Lao Shan Dong: Taiwanese Beef Noodle in Burnaby

Lao Shan Dong has handmade noodles in Burnaby near Metropolis at Metrotown. My husband was in search of Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup, so he looked up this shop to go to on the weekend. They are known for the cheap [...]

October 12, 2017 Burnaby Central, Noodles, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Bells and Whistles: Brew Pub and Eatery on Fraser Street

Bells and Whistles on Fraser near Kingsway opens up today and we were given a quick preview of their space and menu. I’ve passed by a few times and I was eagerly awaiting their opening since I love beer and [...]

October 5, 2017 burger, Cocktails, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

The Union: Wings and Beer in Chinatown

The Union is an industrial-chic hub serving creative cocktails and Pan-Asian eats. They have happy hour and weekly features, so my coworkers and I like coming here for celebrations and farewells. Many good late nights have been had here. They [...]

September 28, 2017 Chinatown, Fusion, Happy Hour, Late Night, Three Beakers

ZenQ: Now Open in Vancouver

ZenQ is an international dessert chain originated from Taiwan within the same parent company as Chatime. They are quickly expanding in Canada, Vietnam and Hong Kong this year. They specialize in desserts that have grass jelly and Q balls (matcha, [...]

September 22, 2017 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Dessert, Taiwanese, Three Beakers
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