Browsing the "Two Beakers" Category

Baguette and Co: New Bakery on Main Street

Baguette and Co has a new location by Main and Broadway. This is their third location and the other ones are in Kitsilano and the West End. The intersection on Main/Broadway is really shaping up! Lots of new restaurants coming [...]

October 21, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, French, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Two Beakers

Hanamori Sushi: Aburi Sushi in Coquitlam

Hanamori Sushi, located beside the Foggy Dew in Coquitlam has been around for years but recently has gone under new management/owners. I’m not exactly sure how this has impacted their menu, but it seems like it’s still similar. The interior has [...]

October 15, 2014 Coquitlam, Japanese, Sushi, Two Beakers

Gyoza Bar + Ramen: Lunch Time Combos

Gyoza Bar + Ramen is the third restaurant created by the Aburi Restaurant, which also own upscale restaurants Miku and Minami. Seeing they have 2 killer restaurants, I really wanted to see how Gyoza Bar + Ramen could compare with [...]

September 29, 2014 Downtown, Japanese, Ramen, Two Beakers

Healthfare: Counting those Calories

Healthfare is a restaurant located in Market Crossing on Marine Drive. They have salads, smoothies, sandwiches, and other healthier items. M and I were passing by and thought we should try it out instead of going to McDonalds. All the [...]

September 23, 2014 Gluten Free Options, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Hamburger Mary’s: Stay for the Milkshakes

Hamburger Mary’s is located on Davie Street right by the intersection of the rainbow crosswalks. Since our favourite brunch place was closed, we needed to find a restaurant that was open for brunch on Davie street. We stumbled upon Hamburger [...]

September 22, 2014 American, Brunch, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

Chewy Junior: New Cream Puff Store in Vancouver

Chewy Junior opened their first location in Downtown Vancouver inside the Harbour Centre Building. This is their expansion into the North American market. Chewy Junior is a chain of cream puff stores from Singapore. Founder, Kevin Ong experimented with recipes [...]

September 19, 2014 Bakery, Dessert, Downtown, Two Beakers

Ouisi Bistro: Southern Food in Vancouver

Ouisi Bistro is located on Granville Street in Fairview. They are an New Orleans Restaurant in Vancouver serving up Cajun and Creole cuisine. M was missing this food since he hasn’t had it in over 10 years. There really aren’t [...]

September 16, 2014 Cajun/Creole, Fairview, Two Beakers

Saboten: Japanese Tonkatsu in Richmond

Saboten is the largest Japanese Chain Restaurant for Tonkatsu chain with over 500 shops across the world. They have been open since 2012 in Aberdeen Centre in Richmond BC. I’ve passed by this place all the time, but I’ve never [...]

September 8, 2014 Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Richmond, Two Beakers

Edible Canada: Brunch Time

Edible Canada has brunch and TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl wanted to check it out and see how are their eggs bennys. We made reservations online at OpenTable just in case there was a rush of people during the weekend brunch hour. As [...]

September 7, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Granville Island, Two Beakers

BC Ferries: Coastal Cafe Breakfast

Going to Victoria Island on the weekend in the morning is a bit of a pain.  Our Ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal has a Cafe on board called Coastal Cafe. As we got up pretty early, we didn’t make [...]

August 6, 2014 British Columbia, Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Two Beakers

Ferris Oyster Bar: Oysters in Victoria, BC

Ferris’ Oyster Bar is located in Victoria, BC. When I was here for a work trip, I wanted to check it out as it was one of the most talked about places in town, plus very high reviews. It is [...]

July 25, 2014 Late Night, Seafood, Two Beakers, Victoria

Pajo’s Fish and Chips: The Quality Sailed Away

It’s been a few years going to Pajo’s Fish and Chips. When it was Fathers Day, we took the family out for a stroll around the area and check out the farmers market too. During lunch, we decided to head [...]

July 7, 2014 Canadian, Richmond, Two Beakers

Manna Sushi: New Sushi Restaurant near Olympic Village

Working near Science World means very limited food choices. There are some great choices near the Olympic Village, but my coworkers and I have been to all of them. When we heard Manna Sushi opened on 2nd and Ontario Street, [...]

June 25, 2014 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Two Beakers

Roundel Cafe: Egg Benny Brunch

Roundel Cafe is located on Hastings in the East Village. The interior reminds me of a diner but with a splash of hipster. My friends and I came here for brunch as we heard they serve eggs benny. The water [...]

May 18, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, East Village, Two Beakers

Wanda’s Belgian Waffles: Dessert on Younge Street

Who likes waffles? I like waffles. When I was in Toronto for vacation, I was looking for some dessert after dinner. Something kinda walkable from Eaton’s Centre. There were lots of options but a lot of them closed early. Wanda’s Belgian Waffles [...]

May 15, 2014 Dessert, Downtown/Ryerson University, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Two Beakers

KFC Select: First in Canada

KFC Select is a new concept restaurant to attract younger customers. This location close to Younge and Bloor is the first location to pop up in Canada. They are still sticking with what they do best … making chicken. Except, you [...]

May 14, 2014 American, Fast Food, Kid Friendly, lunch, Two Beakers, Yorkville

Bouchon Bakery: Croissants, Coffee and Macarons in Vegas

Bouchon Bakery is located in The Venetian and there are 3 locations inside. It is owned by world renowned chef – Thomas Keller. He is the man behind The French Laundry and Per Se. This was a major reason why [...]

April 12, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Las Vegas, Two Beakers

The Boss Restaurant 大班餐廳餅店: Lunch in Chinatown

Magz and I went to The Boss Restaurant in Chinatown for lunch. It was packed and quite busy. We had to wait in line for a seat. Usually the turnaround is quite quick, so we didn’t have to wait too [...]

March 29, 2014 Bakery, Chinatown, Chinese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Two Beakers