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Kessel&March: Brunch Time

Kessel&March is an awesome restaurant on Powell Street. They do have brunch! TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl, and I headed off on a Saturday to have our usual brunch get-togethers. The menu looked great and you can get brunch between $9 and $13. [...]

July 10, 2014 Brunch, East Village, European, Four Beakers

Fat Duck: Sinfully Delicious

Food trucks are mighty delicious and one of my favourites are Fat Duck Mobile Eatery. They are now outside Waterfront station, but can move around during the week. If you do happen to pass by, make sure to stop and have [...]

July 9, 2014 Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Streetcart

Steveston Farmers and Artisan Market

Steveston Farmers and Artisan Market has been around since 2008. It’s a great venue where local farmers, artists and craftspersons make their products available in an open, fresh-air environment. I came here on Fathers Day with my family and it was [...]

July 8, 2014 Farmers Market, Richmond

Purebread: Unbelievably Addictive

Purebread is one of my favourite bakeries. They don’t have a storefront in Vancouver, but they have one in Whistler and they also make appearances at a lot of the Farmers Markets in Vancouver. They are at the Main Train [...]

July 6, 2014 Bakery, British Columbia, Four Beakers

Screamers Soft Serve and Treats: Mini-sized Screamers

My last visit to Screamers was a few years ago and it is literally the best Summer treat when you are down in that area. You can walk along the pier or take a stroll to Gary Point Park and [...]

July 5, 2014 Dessert, Kid Friendly, Richmond, Three Beakers

Oakwood Canadian Bistro: Brunch

The Oakwood Canadian Bistro is know for their delicious brunch on the weekends from 10am – 2:45pm. TaiwaneseGirl really wanted to taste their brunch since she’s heard great things. I was here a while ago too, when the brunch was only [...]

July 4, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Insadong Korean BBQ: Family BBQ Combo for 4-5 People

Insadong Korean BBQ Restaurant has been on North Road and Lougheed for a while now and have been serving guests traditional Korean cuisine. The restaurant is pretty huge and can accommodate large groups. I came here with my family for Fathers [...]

July 3, 2014 BBQ, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Korean, Three Beakers

Bluebird Cakery: Cake in a Jar

What can be more hip than a cake in a jar? Especially Salted Caramel Chocolate cake. Sounds very intriguing and has potential. Bluebird Cakery makes custom cakes and sweets all over Vancouver, but recently, their Cake in a Jar became [...]

July 1, 2014 Bakery, Dessert, Downtown, product

Minami: Minami Zen Lunch Set

Mags and I wandered to Yaletown to get a sandwich, but ended up going to Minami, which was the best idea ever. We just needed a taste of their delicious Salmon Oshi Sushi. If you’ve had it before, you know [...]

June 30, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch, Seafood, Sushi, Yaletown

Mamie Taylors: Food and Taxidermy

Mamie Taylor’s is one of the newer restaurants to open up in Chinatown across from Phnom Penh. It’s usually busy in the evenings and there is pay parking in the streets. They serve up modern American food on their menu [...]

June 29, 2014 American, Chinatown, Four Beakers, Late Night, Pub/Bar, Tapas

Maji Restaurant: Taiwanese Restaurant in Richmond

Maji Restaurant is located in Richmond on Alexander Road with all the other delicious restaurants on that strip. I came here for dinner with a few friends and I was excited to try this place. Maji serves Taiwanese food and [...]

June 28, 2014 Late Night, Richmond, Taiwanese, Three Beakers

Shang Noodle House 尚麵館: Snack and Ramen

Shang Noodle House is a restaurant of the Kirin Group. We actually wanted to go to Kirin in the Starlight Casino location, but sadly their last call ended for Dim Sum, so our only option was to try Shang Noodle [...]

June 27, 2014 Bubble Tea, Cafe, Chinese, Japanese, Kid Friendly, New Westminster, Noodles, Three Beakers

Main Street Brewing Company: Beer and Snacks

Main Street Brewing Company is located on 7th and Scotia street, just off Main Street. It’s close to the residential areas and it’s a pretty awesome place to hangout after work. I came with a bunch of my coworkers to just [...]

June 26, 2014 Brewery, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Manna Sushi: New Sushi Restaurant near Olympic Village

Working near Science World means very limited food choices. There are some great choices near the Olympic Village, but my coworkers and I have been to all of them. When we heard Manna Sushi opened on 2nd and Ontario Street, [...]

June 25, 2014 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Two Beakers

Bellaggio Cafe: Happy Hour

My coworkers and I came to Bellaggio Cafe in the Convention Centre for a few drinks and snacks after work. I’ve always walked past this place when I’m near the convention centre, but I never really noticed this place. When [...]

June 24, 2014 Downtown, Happy Hour, Three Beakers

Novo Pizzeria and Wine Bar: Burrata and Creme Brulee

Novo Pizzeria is located in Kitsilano near Burrard and West 5th Avenue. There is street parking and underground parking as well. Novo Pizzeria serves up Neapolitan pizza created in their wood burning oven. Owner Carmine Paradiso opened Novo in 2011 because he [...]

June 23, 2014 Italian, Kid Friendly, Kitsilano, pizza, Three Beakers

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria: Pizzetta Lunch Special

I never take many trips to South Surrey, but while I was in the area, my coworker took us to Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria in Morgan Crossing for lunch. I’ve been to the Commercial Drive location a few years ago and I [...]

June 22, 2014 Italian, Kid Friendly, lunch, pizza, Surrey, Three Beakers

Turk’s Coffee Bar: Iced Americano and Banana Bread

Turk’s Coffee Bar is located to Commercial Drive and has been serving coffee since 1997. They serve Milano coffee since that is their parent company. It’s not a bad things since they have good tasting espresso beans. Milano Coffee has [...]

June 21, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers