Browsing the "Bakery" Category

SweetSalt: German Apple Custard Pie

I was at Urban Fare and I picked up a German Apple Custard Pie from Sweet Salt Bakery. Of all the samples I tried, I really took a liking to this pie. It was different and I’ve never had this [...]

June 11, 2014 Bakery, British Columbia

Basho Cafe: Lunch Times with Family

I came with my family to indulge in Basho’s delicious sweet treats. Previously, I  came here with friends and it has always been a positive experience. The wait for a table was quite a while for a group of 5, but if [...]

June 8, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese

PappaRotti: Coffee Buns

PappaRoti has made its way to Vancouver as the first location in Canada. The first store opened up in Malaysia in 2003 selling their signature roti buns. It was a hit and now they have over 400 locations around the world. [...]

June 7, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Malaysian, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

The Coffee Bun: Yummy Snacks in Coquitlam

The Coffee Bun is located in Coquitlam in Henderson Mall. This is their second location as their original one is in North Vancouver. KoreanGirl and I drove past it and were curious about this place, so after we had lunch [...]

April 29, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Jean-Philippe Patisserie: Crepes, Gelato and Pastries in Vegas

Jean Philippe is the Executive Pastry Chef at ARIA Resort & Casino, has brought his expertise and passion for French gourmet to Jean-Philippe Pattisserie. The pattisserie is located next to the elevators to the hotel rooms. There is also another location inside [...]

April 19, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, French, Las Vegas, Sandwich, Three Beakers

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

Faubourg: Coffees and Pastries

Another rainy Vancouver day and hanging out with the girls means we indulge on coffee and pastries. Typical womenly behaviours of me and my friends. As we were in the Kerrisdale area, we decided to go to Faubourg. It was [...]

April 1, 2014 Bakery, French, Kerrisdale, Three 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

Faubourg: Delectable Pastries in Downtown Vancouver

Faubourg opened their new location last year in August 2013. It is located right beside the Vancouver Art Gallery and has indoor and patio seating. They also have a location in Kerrisdale and Park Royal in West Vancouver. KoreanGirl and [...]

March 23, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Downtown, French, Three Beakers

Basho Cafe: Matcha Lattes and Treats

Basho Cafe recently opened on Hastings Street close to Victoria Drive. It is a family run Japanese Cafe and they have yummy drinks, lunch sets and sweet treats. FoodQueen and I decided to have an afternoon snack at Basho. A [...]

March 10, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch

Sweet Step: Coffee and Bread in Pohang, South Korea

When we were in Pohang, M’s mom showed us a cute coffee shop called Sweet Step. They serve up artisan coffee and bake their own pastries. Whats great about this place is that they even roast their own beans. A [...]

February 23, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Pohang, Three Beakers

Rosemary Rocksalt: Open on Main Street

Rosemary Rocksalt is the sister restaurant of Seigel’s Bagels. They have one location in North Vancouver and recently opened a new location on Main Street in Vancouver. They serve up Montreal-style bagels and boy are they delicious! You’ll never buy [...]

February 17, 2014 Bakery, Canadian, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Siegel’s Bagels: Montreal-style bagels in Vancouver

Siegel’s Bagels sells authentic Montreal-style bagels in Kitsilano. After coming back from a trip, we decided to stop here for a quick lunch. I’ve heard much about this place, but I’ve actually never been here. I wanted to see if [...]

February 16, 2014 24 hours, Bakery, Brunch, Canadian, Kitsilano, lunch, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Hot Chocolate Festival: Terra Breads

Terra breads is participating in the 4th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival put on by City Food Magazine. From January 18th till February 14th. The event is a fundraiser that supports the Downtown Eastside Women’s Job Training Centre program of PHS Community [...]

January 29, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Event, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street
Patisserie Für Elise

Patisserie Für Elise: Afternoon Tea in Downtown Vancouver

Patisserie Für Elise is a pastry shop and tea salon in Downtown Vancouver. It’s quite a cute location since its located in a house instead of a larger building. You know once you lay your eyes on this place, you [...]

January 5, 2014 Afternoon Tea, Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, Downtown, High Tea, Three Beakers
Bread and Croquette

Bread and Croquette 오군수제고로케: Huge Croquettes in Korea

There is a little hidden gem in Hondgae. M and I wanted to go for some croquettes at Chilli cha cha but it was closed. His cousin told us there was a better and more famous place, so we headed [...]

December 3, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Hongdae, Japanese, Korean, Three Beakers
Paris Baguette

Paris Baguette Cafe: Bakery in South Korea

Paris Baguette can be found all over South Korea. You are 100% guaranteed to bump into this place somewhere on the street as there are over 2,900 locations. They have sandwiches, cakes, buns, drinks, and pastries. While I was in [...]

November 24, 2013 Bakery, Cafe, Dessert, French, Korean, South Korea
Chicago Food Tour

Chicago Food Planet Tours: Gold Coast & Old Town Food Tour

I had a week in Chicago and it’s quite hard to eat everything. There’s only so many restaurants I can go to in one day. I contemplated for a long time if I should take a food tour or not. 7 [...]

October 4, 2013 American, Bakery, Cafe, Gold Coast, Italian, Japanese, lunch, Old Town, pizza, Specialty Shop, Sushi