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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

Social Crust Cafe & Catering: Food with Heart in Downtown Vancouver

I attended a media tasting that offered more than delicious food. The event highlighted the work done at Social Crust, which is one of Coast Mental Health’s Social Enterprises. Coast Mental Health is an NPO that helps people with social barriers or [...]

September 17, 2017 Cafe, Downtown, lunch, Uncategorized

Saemaul: Rice Dessert Cafe in Coquitlam

Saemaul is a rice dessert cafe in Coquitlam. It is hidden away in a strange looking plaza. They specialize in rice-based desserts and I was pretty excited to give this place a try since they have more than just rice [...]

September 8, 2017 Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Korean, Three Beakers

Taste & Circle: Selfie Lattes

Taste & Circle is a shop with different pop-ups inside. They are currently giving away 1,000 selfie lattes if you show them their Snapchat filter. Otherwise, a selfie coffee is around $4. My friend took me here for a coffee [...]

September 7, 2017 Cafe, Gastown, Pop-Up Shop

Hilltop Cafe Diner: Breakfast in Langley

Hilltop Diner has been around for the past 68 years in Langley. Family-owned and has been serving diner classics to all their customers. Sherman has told me several times to go here and finally, after all those year, I finally [...]

September 5, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Canadian, Diner, Four Beakers, Langley

Say Hey Cafe in Chinatown

Say Hey Cafe is also another newer addition to Chinatown. Lots of eateries popping up in the evolving Chinatown neighbourhood. They specialize in sandwiches and they draw in a lunch crowd. I came with a few of my friends during [...]

August 31, 2017 Cafe, Chinatown, Three Beakers

Half Fool: Juice, Smoothies and Coffee in Chinatown

Half Fool is a boutique and general store, which also serves smoothies, juices and coffee. A little bit of everything here. They are located in Chinatown and since I’ve passed by quite a few times, I thought I should come [...]

August 30, 2017 Cafe, Chinatown, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

La Glace: French-style Ice Cream Parlour in Vancouver

I may be lactose intolerant, but that didn’t stop me from attending La Glace‘s tasting preview event a couple of weeks ago. Ice cream at the end of a hard work day was much needed, and Roman and I were [...]

August 25, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, French, Kerrisdale

The Tea of Brightness (TTOB): Bubble Tea in Vancouver

The Tea of Brightness or TTOB is a Bubble Tea Cafe from Taiwan. There’s really not much I could really find online, but their cute menu items drew me in. I was with a few friends in the area and [...]

August 20, 2017 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Taiwanese, Two Beakers

3 Quarters Full Cafe: Sweet Treats and Taiwanese Cuisine

I have a soft spot for Taiwanese comfort food, and 3 Quarters Full provides just that. Roman and I attended the Media Tasting for the cafe’s updated menu. The spread of cakes, sandwiches and teas definitely ramped up our appetites [...]

August 2, 2017 Cafe, Robson Street/West End, Taiwanese

Nemesis Coffee: Toast in Gastown

Nemesis Coffee is located on Hastings Street right under the new SFU building. I heard they have avocado toast, so cL, Nosh & Nibble and I decided to meet up over lunch. I love meeting up with foodies and trying [...]

July 23, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, Gastown, Three Beakers

Taste of Craft: Starbucks Cold Nitro Brew Launch

Starbucks hosted Taste of Craft, a launch event for its Nitro Cold Brew at The Permanent in Downtown Vancouver. The Permanent is a beautiful venue that was transformed into a well-branded Starbucks space, with different levels and features that encouraged [...]

July 22, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe, Event

Roost: Cafe and Bistro in Strathcona

Roost Cafe and Bistro has been around for about a year in the Chinatown/Strathcona neighbourhood. I came here for lunch with a friend since we wanted to try something new close by our office. I ended up finding this place [...]

July 13, 2017 Cafe, Sandwich, Strathcona, Two Beakers

Bjornbar Bakery: Cafe in Edgemont

Bjornbar Bakery is located in Edgemont neighbourhood of North Vancouver. We wanted a cute place to have lunch after we finished the Grouse Grind. Since it was somewhat close by and heard this place was good, we made a visit [...]

July 12, 2017 Bakery, Cafe, North Vancouver, Three Beakers

Starbucks: Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions Review

Starbucks just released 3 new Teavana shaken iced tea infusions to all locations across Canada. With the warm weather upon us, I always crave and iced tea, so I am glad they are expanding their iced tea line up. Teavana Shaken [...]

July 11, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe

Sugar Lab: Cafe in Burnaby

Sugar Lab is a new dessert cafe in Burnaby and they specialize in Mille Crepes. A few other cafes in Richmond have them, but now it’s closer to the suburbs of Burnaby. It’s a bit hard to find but keep [...]

July 3, 2017 Burnaby Central, Cafe, Dessert, Three Beakers

Starbucks: Ombre Pink, Matcha Lemonade, Violet Refresher

Starbucks has launched 3 new drinks this week and as a bonus, if you purchase them, $0.25 cents goes towards a great cause – Born This Way Foundation to empower young people to be braver and kinder. We definitely need more [...]

June 16, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe

Fergie’s Cafe: Eggs Benny and Caesars in Squamish

Fergie’s Cafe in Squamish is a popular destination for brunch on the weekend. It was bumping on the long weekend and we were in for a little bit of a wait. The kitchen was backed up by 40 minutes, but [...]

May 29, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, Four Beakers, Squamish, WestCoast