Browsing the "Dessert" Category

Junior’s Cheesecake in New York City

Junior’s Cheesecake was founded in Brooklyn back in 1950 and is best known for their delicious New York Style Cheesecakes. If you’re visiting New York, you don’t have to travel to Brooklyn to their original location. Right by Times Square [...]

March 9, 2018 Dessert, Four Beakers, New York

Mr Osmad: Japanese Souffle Cheesecake in Vancouver

Mr. Osmad Souffle Cheesecake is located in Damso restaurant on Bute Street near Robson Street. Osmad is Damso backwards. They bake the Japanese Souffle Cheesecakes in-house everyday in 30 minute batches, so grab them before they’re gone or else you [...]

March 8, 2018 Bakery, Dessert, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Doughnuttery Mini Doughnuts in New York City

Doughnuttery NYC makes artisanal mini Donuts inside Chelsea Market. My friend suggested it, so we got a bunch for a snack. It was very busy lining up and finding a table, but with some patience, we got our box of [...]

March 5, 2018 Chelsea, Dessert, New York, Three Beakers

812 Cake and Dessert: Korean Cake in Burnaby

812 Cake and Dessert denotes their 8 signature cakes and desserts, crafted from a 12 step baking process. They specialize in cakes and desserts all handcrafted. All items here are inspired by local, seasonal ingredients and prepared daily. They are located [...]

February 14, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, Korean, North Burnaby

The Pie Hole: Now Open in Burnaby

The Pie Hole opened their new location in Burnaby this weekend. Their first location is on Fraser Street and since it was a hit, they opened this one in Burnaby. Great for me since I live in Burnaby. Jenell Parsons is [...]

January 15, 2018 Dessert, Four Beakers, South Burnaby, Specialty Shop

Momofuku Milk Bar: Disappointing Time in New York

Momofuku Milk Bar has seen better days. I’ve had it in Toronto and also my previous visit to New York at their East Village location. Since it was our first night in New York on this particular trip, I wanted [...]

January 6, 2018 Dessert, New York, One Beaker

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

Polito’s Latin Café: Pupusas, Tacos, and Dessert in Coquitlam

Polito’s Latin Cafe in Coquitlam just opened a few months ago and has given the neighbourhood what it’s been lacking for a long time – latin flair. My friend Hilda brought Sherman and I here for dinner since she loves [...]

November 22, 2017 Coquitlam, Dessert, Latin American

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