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Starbucks: Flat White comes to Canada

Flat White is an Aussie-style latte made with two shots of espresso, steamed whole milk and a dot for latte art. Starbucks in Canada and the United States just launched this drink and Starbucks uses their 2 bold ristretto shots matched [...]

January 7, 2015 Cafe, Downtown

Miracle Belgian Waffle: New Cafe in Coquitlam

Finding a good waffle in the subburbs is quite hard. I always end up gravitating back to Nero’s Waffle Bar, but sometimes it’s a bit of a drive. A few people told me about Miracle Belgian Waffle near Coquitlam Centre [...]

January 5, 2015 Cafe, Coquitlam, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Einstein Wrap House: Donair and Shawarma in Gastown

Einstein Wrap House is located in Tinseltown and they serve up donair and shawarma. I haven’t had a wrap or a platter in a long time, so I decided to drop by for lunch. The prices are under $9 and [...]

January 3, 2015 Gastown, lunch, Middle Eastern, Three Beakers

Nomad: New Restaurant on Main Street

Nomad Restaurant is located on Main Street and King Edward. Their menu features fresh ingredients from around the Pacific Northwest, all prepared in-house by their team. Their chef – Ryan Reed won an episode of Chopped Canada on the Food Network [...]

December 30, 2014 Four Beakers, Happy Hour, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, WestCoast

Invitro: Food Labs and Eatery in Vancouver

Tucked away in a house close to Mount Pleasant is Invitro Food Lab and Eatery. The restaurant is owned and operated by Sarah Kashani, who has renovated the house to open her dream restaurant. She must have the best commute [...]

December 25, 2014 Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street
2% Jazz Coffee: Coffee Roaster in Victoria

2% Jazz Coffee: Coffee Roaster in Victoria

2% Jazz Coffee has been serving coffee in Victoria since 1996. They offer a unique coffee experience with an open space concept where coffee roaster and cafe culture collide. The Roastery and Cafe is outside the historic Hudson building. Right by the Victoria [...]

December 23, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Three Beakers, Victoria

John’s Place: Breakfast Place in Victoria

John’s Place has been serving breakfast, lunch and dinner for the past 30 years in Victoria, BC. They make all their dishes from scratch. They were also featured on Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here. They are best known for the [...]

December 22, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers, Victoria

Patisserie Daniel: Bakery in Victoria

Patisserie Daniel is a little shop in Victoria that makes a crazy amount of baked goods, plus they are best known for their wedding cakes. In 2014, they were named as having Canada’s Prettiest Wedding Cakes by Wedding Bells. The store [...]

December 21, 2014 Bakery, Gluten Free Options, Three Beakers, Victoria

Jam Cafe: Long Lines for Brunch in Victoria

Jam Cafe is one of Victoria’s busiest brunch spots. Long lines can be seen at 9am, but the trick is to come when the turnover begins. Usually that is about 8:45am. You will be most successful if you come in [...]

December 20, 2014 Brunch, Cafe, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers, Victoria
Ulla: Top Restaurant in Victoria

Ulla: Top Restaurant in Victoria

After a long day at work, the coworkers and I wanted to go out and celebrate Js Birthday at Ulla in Victoria. Whenever I come to Victoria, all the popular restaurants don’t take reservations, so you have to wait in [...]

December 19, 2014 Farm to Table, Four Beakers, Seafood, Victoria, WestCoast

Roast: Meat and Sandwich Shop

Roast Meat and Sandwich Shop at the Victoria Public Market at The Hudson serves up delicious sandwiches that rivals Meat and Bread. They are commitment to providing delicious, natural, and humane meat you can feel good about buying and eating. [...]

December 17, 2014 Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, lunch, Victoria

Inn at Laurel Point: Canada’s National Gingerbread Showcase

The Inn at Laurel Point is hosting Canada’s National Gingerbread Showcase from November 22nd till January 4th. It is open daily from 9am till 9pm. A lot of local companies and residents of Victoria participated in this challenge to create [...]

December 15, 2014 Kid Friendly, Victoria

10 Acres Bistro, Bar & Farm: Dining in Victoria

10 Acres Bistro, Bar and Farm is located in Victoria, BC and they offers a unique West Coast experience showcasing the freshest foods from the island including meat, cheese, seafood and the finest seasonal produce direct from their farm. I came [...]

December 14, 2014 Farm to Table, Three Beakers, Victoria, WestCoast
Mosaic: 2014 Fall Menu Preview

Mosaic: 2014 Fall Menu Preview

Mosaic is hidden away in the Hyatt Regency Vancouver on Burrard Street. It’s a nice spot to spy on people when you are seated by the window. Clearly, I am a people watcher. Their menu focuses on locally sourced produce, sustainable [...]

December 9, 2014 Downtown, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, WestCoast

Good Wolf Kitchen and Bar: Weekend Brunch

Good Wolfe? Good Wolf? I’m not quite sure which name they are going for. Weird how they have dropped the ‘e’ in their name. It turns out Chef Josh Wolfe, the original owner has left the restaurant earlier this year. [...]

December 8, 2014 Brunch, European, Two Beakers, Yaletown

Gingerbread Lane at Hyatt Regency Vancouver

If you are in Downtown during the winter holidays, stop by the Hyatt Regency Vancouver to check out their Gingerbread Lane. It’s located right in the heart of Downtown and easily accessible from the Burrard Skytrain. The gigantic centerpiece of [...]

December 7, 2014 Downtown, Kid Friendly

Wahh Tee Burmese Restaurant: Hidden Gem

Wahh Tee Burmese Restaurant is close to Joyce Station in Vancouver. My mom has been searching for a good authentic Burmese restaurant for a long time as she spent part of her childhood there. Burmese cuisine is actually quite interesting [...]

December 6, 2014 Burmese, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Renfrew-Collingwood

The Keg: Spending a Special Anniversary

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar has been around since 1971 and now has locations all across Canada and select states. They specialize in tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, shellfish, and desserts. M and I go to The Keg to celebrate all our [...]

December 4, 2014 Downtown, Steakhouse, Three Beakers