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Gyoza Bar + Ramen: Lunch Time Combos

Gyoza Bar + Ramen is the third restaurant created by the Aburi Restaurant, which also own upscale restaurants Miku and Minami. Seeing they have 2 killer restaurants, I really wanted to see how Gyoza Bar + Ramen could compare with [...]

September 29, 2014 Downtown, Japanese, Ramen, Two Beakers

Stake: Flagship Restaurant at Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has revamped their flagship restaurant – Stake with a new menu created by Executive Chef Matthew Richmond. They are committed to putting local produce in all their dishes where possible. Even though I live in the [...]

September 28, 2014 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, WestCoast

The Green Moustache: Juice and Smoothies in Whistler

The Green Moustache is located in the Whistler Village and serves up juices, smoothies, and healthy food. M and I were spending a day in Whistler and needed a place to have some juice. We passed by Green Moustache and [...]

September 27, 2014 Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers, Whistler

Rajio: Turn On The Rajio Dining Package

Rajio is located near UBC and are owned by the same people who have brought us Suika Izakaya and Kingyo Izakaya. Rajio is Japanese for Radio, so you will notice their logo is a radio at the front of the restaurant. [...]

September 24, 2014 Izakaya, Japanese, Kitsilano, Late Night, Three Beakers

Healthfare: Counting those Calories

Healthfare is a restaurant located in Market Crossing on Marine Drive. They have salads, smoothies, sandwiches, and other healthier items. M and I were passing by and thought we should try it out instead of going to McDonalds. All the [...]

September 23, 2014 Gluten Free Options, Kid Friendly, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Hamburger Mary’s: Stay for the Milkshakes

Hamburger Mary’s is located on Davie Street right by the intersection of the rainbow crosswalks. Since our favourite brunch place was closed, we needed to find a restaurant that was open for brunch on Davie street. We stumbled upon Hamburger [...]

September 22, 2014 American, Brunch, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

The Rolling Dough: New Pizza Place in Burnaby

The Rolling Dough is a new pizza place in North Burnaby, which opened on August 2014. I often go to Gaya Sushi next door, so I was quite curious to try this place out when it opened. M and I [...]

September 21, 2014 Italian, North Burnaby, pizza, Three Beakers

Chewy Junior: New Cream Puff Store in Vancouver

Chewy Junior opened their first location in Downtown Vancouver inside the Harbour Centre Building. This is their expansion into the North American market. Chewy Junior is a chain of cream puff stores from Singapore. Founder, Kevin Ong experimented with recipes [...]

September 19, 2014 Bakery, Dessert, Downtown, Two Beakers

Rouge Bistro: New Restaurant near Olympic Village

There’s a new cozy bistro called Rouge Bistro located on 2nd Ave and Manitoba. Just right outside the Olympic Village. It has only been open for the last month and a half. I’ve actually come here a few time during [...]

September 18, 2014 American, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sandwich

Whistler Village Beer Festival 2014: Recap

Whistler Village Beer Festival is a 4 day event of tastings, workshops, awards, and cask showdowns. The main tasting festival event was on Saturday and was open to the public with over 200 types of beer and 62 breweries. The [...]

September 17, 2014 Brewery, Event, Whistler

Pizzeria Farina: Amazing Pizza in Vancouver

Pizzeria Farina is located right by the entrance to Chinatown near the Viaducts. They open daily at 5pm and stays open until the dough runs out. This place is really close to my work and never open for lunch. Apparently [...]

September 14, 2014 Four Beakers, Italian, pizza, Strathcona

Ask For Luigi: Addictive Pasta in Vancouver

There is one place I love to take guests to in Vancouver, that place is Ask For Luigi. They just have very good freshly made pasta every night. When M’s relatives were in town, I took them here since I [...]

September 12, 2014 Four Beakers, Gastown, Gluten Free Options, Italian, Kid Friendly

Sassafraz: Lunch in Yorkville

Sassafraz is located right in Yorkville and the serve up French inspired Canadian cuisine. I came here for lunch with Flo when I was visiting Toronto for a few days. We thought it would be a great place to catch [...]

September 10, 2014 Canadian, lunch, Three Beakers, Yorkville

Saboten: Japanese Tonkatsu in Richmond

Saboten is the largest Japanese Chain Restaurant for Tonkatsu chain with over 500 shops across the world. They have been open since 2012 in Aberdeen Centre in Richmond BC. I’ve passed by this place all the time, but I’ve never [...]

September 8, 2014 Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Richmond, Two Beakers

Edible Canada: Brunch Time

Edible Canada has brunch and TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl wanted to check it out and see how are their eggs bennys. We made reservations online at OpenTable just in case there was a rush of people during the weekend brunch hour. As [...]

September 7, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Granville Island, Two Beakers

Shishinori: New Japanese Restaurant in Vancouver

Shishinori is a new little Japanese Restaurant near Broadway and Cambie. My coworker told me to check this place out as it was in her neighbourhood and went back several times. I decided to come here with a bunch of [...]

September 4, 2014 Fairview, Gluten Free Options, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Three Beakers

La Petite Cuillere: High Tea and Afternoon Tea in Vancouver

La Petite Cuillere Tea House is located in the Mount Pleasant area. They serve up all day brunch, high tea and afternoon tea sets. I came here with my coworkers for a team social with all 8 of us. Looking at [...]

September 2, 2014 Afternoon Tea, Cafe, European, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Cora: Breakfast and Lunch in Coquitlam

When my relatives were still in town, they wanted more of Cora. They were here for 2 weeks and we came to Cora 3 times. They really loved this place because of their fresh fruit. It’s funny how we take [...]

September 1, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Coquitlam, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers