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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

Nestle Toll House Cafe’s Sweet Grand Opening in Downtown Vancouver

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip held its grand opening event earlier this month. Roman and I attended and met the owners, Sherry Najafi and her husband. They were proud to share their cafe with the attendees, and even had [...]

October 20, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Downtown

November Dessert: Chinese Desserts in Burnaby

November Dessert is a Chinese dessert shop located on Grimer Street in Burnaby. This street has a lot of dessert shops and cafes opening up in the last few months and locals are noticing. I’ve heard of November Desserts but [...]

October 11, 2017 Bubble Tea, Burnaby Central, Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Two Beakers

Chihuo Vancouver: Dessert Tasting Market Recap

I recently learned that “Chihuo” means “foodie” in Chinese. I also learned that it’s a Wechat media company based in LA and is also here in Vancouver. Chihuo connects foodies with food reviews of various eateries around the city. They [...]

October 8, 2017 British Columbia, Dessert, Event

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

O! Taho: Filipino-Style Tofu Dessert on Fraser St

O! Taho has been on my list of places to go to for a while to try their Filipino-style Soya Pudding. There’s only a handful of places to get handmade soya pudding in Metro Vancouver, but I’ve never heard of [...]

September 12, 2017 Dessert, Filipino, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Three Beakers

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

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

Summer’s Ice Cream: Fresh, Homemade Ice Cream Since 1984

Summer’s Ice Cream Shop in Yorkville invited me to try their ice cream the other week and since I consider ice cream a major food group, I obviously obliged! Summer’s Store front Summer’s is a family-owned ice cream shop that’s [...]

August 8, 2017 Dessert, Toronto

The Praguery: Chimney Cake Truck in Vancouver

I have a HUGE sweet tooth so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try out the chimney cakes at The Praguery. It was the perfect treat after a day of writing exams (as I was wrapping up my program [...]

July 16, 2017 Dessert, Downtown, European, Food Carts

BETA5 Chocolates’ Summer Ice Cream Socials Returns for 2017

BETA5 Chocolates Ice Cream Socials are back. It is Vancouver’s best kept secret to enjoy hand-crafted unique sundaes. The talented BETA5 team creates a new sundae every week. It happens every Saturday until September 30, 2017 from 1 – 5pm. With [...]

July 9, 2017 Dessert, Event, Strathcona

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

Flying Rose: Asian Dessert on Robson Street

Flying Rose is an Asian dessert cafe on Robson Street. I was passing by and noticed it since they serve things like mango desserts. I came with a few friends to give it a try since all other cafes were super [...]

May 5, 2017 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

Passion8 Dessert Cafe: Shaved Ice in Vancouver

Passion8 Dessert Cafe on Cambie Street is a hot spot for shaved ice, drinks and other treats. I came here after dinner with some foodie friends to give this a try since they all heard that I haven’t been here [...]

May 4, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Yama Cafe: Japanese Cafe in Vancouver

Yama Cafe has taken over Basho Cafe a few months ago. Everyone was so sad that Basho closed their doors, but Yama has kept the essence of Basho and put his spin on the menu. I came here with a [...]

April 30, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Four Beakers, Japanese

L’Éclair de Génie Canada is Now Open in Vancouver

L’Éclair de Génie has officially opened their first location in Canada. It is located on Robson Street in Vancouver. L’Éclair de Génie is a pastry concept started by renowned chef Christophe Adam. Christophe has dedicated the last 14 years to creating [...]

April 29, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, French, Robson Street/West End

Shiny Tea: Bubble Tea Ice Cream in International Village

Shiny Tea inside International Village is serving up soft serve ice cream. They still have their classic milk teas and other drinks. After work, I came with a few friends to begin the long weekend and to enjoy some ice [...]

April 19, 2017 Bubble Tea, Chinatown, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Wild Sweets: Cocoa Bean To Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Wild Sweets just introduced their Cocoa Bean To Chocolate Afternoon Tea experience at their retail store in Richmond. The session lasts approximately 75 to 90-minutes and each guest is served a multi-course set menu of about 13 chocolate-based items for $39.99. Chocolate [...]

April 17, 2017 Dessert, High Tea, Richmond, Three Beakers
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