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Basho Cafe: Lunch Times with Family

I came with my family to indulge in Basho’s delicious sweet treats. Previously, I  came here with friends and it has always been a positive experience. The wait for a table was quite a while for a group of 5, but if [...]

June 8, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese

PappaRotti: Coffee Buns

PappaRoti has made its way to Vancouver as the first location in Canada. The first store opened up in Malaysia in 2003 selling their signature roti buns. It was a hit and now they have over 400 locations around the world. [...]

June 7, 2014 Bakery, Cafe, Malaysian, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Ask For Luigi: Dining on Mothers Day

Ask For Luigi is located in Gastown and has pretty awesome fresh pasta. My sisters and I came here for Mothers Day and we were fortunate enough to get a reservation. We made the reservation a few weeks prior just [...]

June 6, 2014 Four Beakers, Gastown, Italian, Noodles

La Brasserie: Amazing Brunch in Vancouver

La Brasserie has been on my t0-eat list for a very long time. I came here for Brunch on a Sunday at 11am and they don’t take reservations. Brunch goes until 3pm, so have you have time to enjoy a [...]

June 5, 2014 Brunch, Four Beakers, French, German, Robson Street/West End

Cafe Joie: Coffee and Buns in South Burnaby

It’s about time there is a nice independent cafe near Metrotown. What more do you need than coffee and some yummy pastries with friends. KoreanGirl and I were killing time before dinner, so we headed to Cafe Joie for a [...]

June 3, 2014 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, Korean, South Burnaby

The Flying Pig: Appy Hour

From 4pm till 6pm everyday, the Flying Pig has an Appy Hour menu. The menu isn’t very large, but you have a good amount of choices to choose from. You also have the regular menu to order from. Appy Hour [...]

June 2, 2014 Happy Hour, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Continental Coffee: Independent Coffee Shop on Commercial Drive

I was walking down Commercial Drive and I saw Continental Coffee House, so I decided to stop here and grab a coffee. It was cool to see an independent coffee joint in the neighbourhood. The place was packed in the middle of [...]

June 1, 2014 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Three Beakers

The Drake Hotel: Amazing Scones in Toronto

I was meeting up with BaguetteGirl and her other half in Toronto and they took me to The Drake Hotel to eat some brunch. The brunch menu is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am till 4pm. Whether you are [...]

May 31, 2014 Brunch, International, Three Beakers, West Queen Street West

Thyme to Indulge: Not This Time

Thyme to Indulge Catering has a little cute restaurant on Main Street. They are closed on Monday and Tuesdays, but they are open the rest of the week from 9am til 4pm serving breakfast and lunch. They serve brunch on [...]

May 29, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, One Beaker

Kumare: Yummy Filipino Food

My go-to Filipino Restaurant is Kumare in Richmond. The prices are fair and the food is really good if you know what to order. I’ve probably been here at least 5 times already and I haven’t been disappointed. Here was [...]

May 28, 2014 Filipino, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Richmond

Panago: Nacho Pizza

Earlier in May, Panago was promoting the Nacho Pizza. This was an interesting pizza they were promoting since a few years ago, they launched the Beef Taco Pizza and it’s still on the menu. It’s a nice pizza to spice up [...]

May 27, 2014 British Columbia, Fast Food, pizza

The Narrow Lounge: Hidden Gem on Main Street

Where do you want to go for a great time with friends with cheap drinks? Find the Narrow Lounge by looking for the red light and the SUPER SKETCHY entrance. When my coworkers took me here, I thought it was [...]

May 26, 2014 Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers

Western Lake: King Crab + Duck Dinner for 10

Last month, it was a crazy time for Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver with the arrival of the Alaskan King Crab. It was a short season, so if you missed it, you will either have to pay a lot of wait [...]

May 25, 2014 Chinese, Four Beakers, Kensington, Kid Friendly, Seafood

Lola’s Kitchen: Brunch in Toronto

I came to Lola’s Kitchen about two years ago during my last visit to Toronto. I remember it being good and super busy during the weekends. Fabo, M and I came here on the Easter Long Weekend and they were [...]

May 24, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Four Beakers, Yorkville

Aroma Espresso Bar: Coffee Time

M, Fabo and I were taking a very long stroll to the movie theatres near Eglinton. It took us a while to figure out its a long walk from Bloor and Younge. We took a break half way and went to [...]

May 23, 2014 Cafe, Midtown, Three Beakers

Mosaic: New Summer Menu

Mosaic Bar & Grille is located in the Hyatt Vancouver on Burrard and Georgia Street. They specialize in locally sourced produce, sustainable seafood and choice ingredients with careful and creative preparation. As Summer is coming near, Mosaic has launched their new Summer [...]

May 22, 2014 Downtown, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast

Blossom Teas: Hidden in North Burnaby

There’s a new cafe in town! North Burnaby finally has another cafe that offers bubble tea and desserts. It’s right beside Mountain Shadow Pub. Years ago, this used to be a parking lots, but they have since built town homes [...]

May 21, 2014 Bubble Tea, Dessert, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Scaddabush: Italian Kitchen and Bar in Toronto

An Easter Long Weekend in Toronto means a lot of people leave town, but M and I came to visit some friends, but realized a lot of restaurants were closed or fully booked with reservations. Looking at Open Table to [...]

May 20, 2014 Downtown/Ryerson University, Italian, Kid Friendly, pizza, Three Beakers