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McDonald’s New Supreme Chicken Sandwich: Grilled or Crispy?

More new sandwiches from Mc Donalds! They recently introduced their line of sandwiches called “Supreme Chicken Sandwiches”. There are 3 variations of this sandwich – Mushroom + Swiss, Tangy Thai, and the BLT. You have the option of choosing between [...]

August 9, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought, Sandwich

Fresh Local Wild: Awesome Sandwiches and Fish & Chips

Fresh Local Wild is a food truck brought to us by Chef Wolfe. The truck is located on Hastings and Burrard. They are open for weekday lunch serving up different types of fish and chips as well as sandwiches. Even [...]

August 9, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Sandwich, Seafood, Streetcart

Five Guys Burgers and Fries: Burgers, Fries and Peanuts

Five Guys Burgers and Fries is a burger chain in North America and is famous for their large burgers, fresh meat, and complementary peanuts. They have a few locations in the Lower Mainland – West Vancouver, Surrey and Langley. Since [...]

August 8, 2011 Fast Food, Sandwich, Three Beakers, West Vancouver

Sweet Puritea: Fresh Fruit Bubble Tea

Near Gilmore Skytrain Station, there is a small Cafe called Sweet Puritea. They specialized in Bubble Tea and drinks that are made from 100% fruit. They also have teas that are infused with real fruit rather than the artificial flavourings. [...]

August 7, 2011 Bubble Tea, Cafe, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Subway: BBQ Rib Sandwich, the new McRib?

I have no idea where M finds out about new sandwiches since he doesn’t have TV. He always seems to know when a new sandwich have launched in Canada. He told me about Subway and how there is a better [...]

August 5, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought

Coma Food Truck: Korean-Mexican-American Fusion

Coma Food Truck finally makes their way to the Downtown core. They originally had their truck across the bridge on Broadway, but thats a bit hard to get to during my lunch break. They are now located outside the Vancouver [...]

August 5, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Korean, lunch, Streetcart, Three Beakers

Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt: Fruits Fruits Fruits!

Pinkberry opened their first location in Canada at Park Royal in West Vancouver. They serve up frozen yogurt similar to Qoola. After a long hike at Lynn Canyon, I came here with ConsultingGirl and Monster. When we arrived, there was [...]

August 4, 2011 Dessert, Four Beakers, West Vancouver

Sajin’s Green Tea Cafe: Best Matcha Green Tea Latte

Last week I checked out Sajin’s Green Tea Cafe. I was meaning to visit here a while ago after seeing a post by Janice of . The Green Tea Latte looked super good, so I just had to try [...]

August 3, 2011 Cafe, Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese

Nu Greek Street: Amazing Grilled Souvlaki Pita

Nu Greek Street is a Street Cart spin off of Nu Restaurant. It is on the corner of Granville and Georgia. They specialize in a few traditional Greek items. When I walked up to the cart, one of the guys [...]

August 2, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Greek, Streetcart, Three Beakers

Coldstone Creamery: Everything Tastes Better in a Waffle Cone

Cold Stone Creamery is slowly gaining popularity and has about 7 locations in the Lower Mainland. To make their way into the Canadian Market, they have partnered up with Tim Hortons and make it part of their store. If you [...]

August 1, 2011 Dessert, North Burnaby, Two Beakers

Makoto Japanese Restaurant: South Burnaby Sushi Joint

Makoto is a Japanese restaurant in the Burnaby South area on Royal Oak and Rumble. I don’t normally go close to this area, but M wanted a short dinner meeting with ScarFace, ChinaHat and AwkwardGirl. They are one of the [...]

July 31, 2011 Japanese, Seafood, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Hi Genki: Dining In An Old Folks Home

Located inside the Nikkei Home near Middlegate Mall on Kingsway is an assisted living home for seniors. Of all places, I would not have expected a Japanese restaurant would be inside here. Hi Genki is owned by Fujiya and operated [...]

July 30, 2011 Japanese, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

TacoFino Cantina Food Truck: Taco, Taco, Taco

Tacofino is another new food truck hitting the streets of Downtown Vancouver. Located on Howe Street and Robson Street. Tacofino originated from Tofino, BC thus their name Taco”fino”. They have spent the past 2 years operating on the island, but [...]

July 29, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Mexican, Seafood, Streetcart

The Keg: Lobster Summer Menu

M and I spent an interesting day shopping and returning things at Costco in Burnaby. Seriously, sometimes you can spend forever in all the aisles. Since The Keg is super close to Costco, we were super tempted for some meat!! [...]

July 29, 2011 Bar and Grill, Four Beakers, North Burnaby

Bun Me Baguette Food Cart: Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwiches

Bun Me Baguette is one of the newer Food Carts in Vancouver. They serve up Vietnamese style baguettes. Who doesn’t love grabbing a quick baguette rather than the usual hotdog? This really reminded me of the NomNom Food Truck in [...]

July 27, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Streetcart, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Renaissance Coffee: Quick Cheap Lunch for the SFU Student

As a student, we don’t really have that much money to spend on food. I’ve decided I would try to find some good deals for lunch whether it be on-campus or off campus. Sometimes I do get cravings so I [...]

July 26, 2011 Cafe, SFU, Three Beakers

Wild Salmon: Go Dine Here Before It’s Gone!

Wild Salmon is a pop up restaurant inside Vancouver Community College. It is entirely run by culinary students for the aboriginal cultural arts program.  Students get hands on experience learning how to operate the front and back end of the [...]

July 24, 2011 Aboriginal, Culinary School, Downtown, Four Beakers

NaanWraps Food Truck: Is It a Tree? Is It Green Lantern?…Nope, it’s Indian Food

I was randomly looking for a new Food Cart to eat at during my lunch break. I stumbled upon NaanWraps on Burrard. They operate on limited days, so you can’t always find them downtown.   Just look out for the [...]

July 23, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Indian, Streetcart, Three Beakers