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McDonald’s Grilled Chicken Spicy Buffalo Snack Wrap

McDonald’s Spicy Buffalo Chicken Snack Wrap

I needed a quick lunch and what better way to be lazy than go to McDonalds across the street. The weather was also terrible, so I didn’t want to go far for food. It’s been raining non-stop in Vancouver for [...]

January 11, 2014 Fast Food, Mount Pleasant/Main Street
Miura Waffle Milk Bar

Miura Waffle Milk Bar: Relocated to Main Street

It’s been a while since my last visit to Miura Waffle and Milk Bar. They were previously located on Davies and Howe, but have now moved to their new location on Main street close to Broadway. They serve made to order [...]

January 9, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Three Beakers
Aqua Sushi + Organic Juice Bar

Aqua Sushi + Organic Juice Bar: New Restaurant in Olympic Village

Aqua Sushi + Juice Bar is a new addition to the Olympic Village. They serve up all their sushi with brown rice and all their fresh juice is made to order with the freshest ingredients possible. They also only use wild [...]

January 8, 2014 Japanese, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Three Beakers

Sushi Den: Bento Boxes in Chinatown/Gastown

Sushi Den is a newer Japanese Restaurant on the border of Gastown and Chinatown. It’s located close to Stadium Skytrain and Tinseltown. I came here during lunch with my coworker for something fast. I can see them being popular for [...]

January 6, 2014 Gastown, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers
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
Les Faux Bourgeois

Les Faux Bourgeois: French Cuisine in Vancouver

Les Faux Bourgeois has been on my list of places to eat for a long time. I just never had the right group or occasion to come here. MedicalGiraffe brought together a few of my friends for an intimate engagement [...]

January 3, 2014 Cafe, French, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers
Taste Good Wonton Seafood Restaurant 豐澤樓

Taste Good Wonton Seafood Restaurant 豐澤樓: Holiday Dinner

It was the holidays and the family gathered for some yummy dinner. My sister chose to go to Taste Good Wonton Seafood Restaurant on Marine Drive. We made many jokes about their name since what if it doesn’t “taste good”. [...]

January 1, 2014 Chinese, Late Night, Seafood, Sunset/Punjabi Market, Three Beakers
Twisted Fork Bistro

Twisted Fork Bistro: Eggs, Eggs, Eggs

It’s been 3 years since I first visited Twisted Fork. Times have certainly changed and they now have an electronic system to handle people waiting in line. You put your name and number down and they will text you when [...]

December 31, 2013 Brunch, Downtown, French, Three Beakers
Hi Genki

Hi Genki: Pork Katsu Curry and Bento Boxes

M and I came here a few years ago and loved their food, so we are back and ready to chow down on more food here. Hi Genki is inside the Nikkei Home near Middlegate Mall on Kingsway. It’s an [...]

December 30, 2013 Japanese, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee

Tealips Bubble Tea & Coffee: Waffle and Shaved Ice

Finding good dessert in Burnaby is tough! A few months ago, I came here and I was hooked! Good waffles and dessert is in Burnaby. We drove from Coquitlam just to get some yummy waffles. They are open quite late, so [...]

December 29, 2013 Cafe, Dessert, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
Charcoal Sushi & BBQ Restaurant

Charcoal Sushi & BBQ Restaurant: Lunch Specials

Charcoal Sushi & BBQ Restaurant is on No. 3 Road and Westminster Hwy. My coworker and I stopped by for lunch on the way back to Vancouver. The place looked pretty good and there was a lot of people during [...]

December 28, 2013 Japanese, Richmond, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers
Memphis Blues Barbeque House

Memphis Blues Barbeque House: Meat Sweats with Elvis

Where do you go where you can eat enormous amount of meat like you just don’t care? Memphis Blues of course! After a heartbreaking meeting, the 11 of us decided to drown our sorrows in meat. I went Memphis Blue’s [...]

December 27, 2013 American, BBQ, Downtown, Pub/Bar, Two Beakers
Rumpus Room

The Rumpus Room: Monday $10 Burger + Beer Special

My coworkers wanted a place to grab a drink and enjoy some nibbles. We settled on the Rumpus Room as it was close by the office and seemed like a great after work place to chill. The space is a [...]

December 26, 2013 American, Canadian, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Sandwich, Two Beakers
Mangal Kiss Mid East BBQ

Mangal Kiss Mid East BBQ: New Location at Main Street Station

Mangal Kiss has set up their second food cart right outside Main Street Skytrain Station. My coworkers are all raving about their amazing sandwiches, soups and wraps. We usually don’t have too many food options in the area, but when [...]

December 24, 2013 lunch, Middle Eastern, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich, Three Beakers
24 train express noodle house

24 Train Express Noodle House: New Pho Restaurant in Yaletown

There is a new Vietnamese/Cambodian restaurant in Yaletown. KoreanGirl, Mandu and I came here for lunch to devour bowls of pho. There’s no other Vietnamese restaurant in the area, so it’s nice to have something different around this area. 24 [...]

December 23, 2013 Cambodian, Downtown, Noodles, Three Beakers, Vietnamese, Yaletown
Deluxe Spicy Pepperoni pizza

Panago: Deluxe Spicy Pepperoni Pizza

Panago Pizza recently introduced their new Deluxe Spicy Pepperoni Pizza. As Panago pizza is very close to our place, M decided to order some for lunch. Best lazy meal ever. We both love spicy food, so we really wanted to [...]

December 22, 2013 American, Delivery, Fast Food, North Burnaby, pizza
Tableau Bar Bistro

Tableau Bar Bistro: French Inspired Cuisine

Tableau Bar Bistro has been on my to-eat list for a long time. This year, the girls and I decided to have our Christmas dinner here. It was close to TaiwaneseGirl’s place and the menu looked great. They serve up [...]

December 18, 2013 Downtown, French, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast
Beta 5

BETA 5 Chocolates: Cream Puffs Galore

Beta 5 is one of North America’s Top 10 Chocolatiers. Their store is hidden in Strathcona near a bunch of warehouses, but you can find their chocolates at a bunch of retailers around town. Its best to take the skytrain [...]

December 16, 2013 Canadian, Dessert, Four Beakers, Specialty Shop, Strathcona