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Save On Meats Coffee Shop: Meals of Disproportion

My oldest memory of Save-On-Meats was winning a gift certificate in elementary school, but my parents decided not to go redeem the certificate since it was in such a sketchy area. Fast forward 15+ years later and that part of [...]

July 6, 2011 Cafe, Gastown, lunch, Three Beakers
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Guu with Garlic: Great Place to Eat + Drink

KoreanGirl and I just finished our intersession course at SFU, so we decided to meet up Mandu and head over to Guu with Garlic. We had a great girls night at Guu Garden last time, so we headed to my [...]

July 5, 2011 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Seafood
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Re-Up BBQ Foodcart 1 + 2: Same Sandwich, Different Meat

M finally decided to come Downtown to eat lunch with me. Since it was a nice sunny day, a stroll for some good street food came to mind. M loves meat, so it just seemed fitting to take him to [...]

July 4, 2011 Downtown, Food Carts, Four Beakers, Sandwich
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Dae Ji: Kimchi Roll Cutlet

Another quick lunch with my coworker and since it was raining, we wanted to choose something close by and not too expensive. We ended up at Dae Ji, the Korean restaurant specializing in pork cutlet.  The last time, I was [...]

July 3, 2011 Downtown, Korean, lunch, Three Beakers
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JJ’s Restaurant: No Words to Express How Amazing it was!

Mandu and I were out at lunch again and well, we were both on a budget since the end of the month calls for a tighter budget. Being a student is not fun, plus working downtown can kinda suck the [...]

July 3, 2011 Culinary School, Downtown, Four Beakers
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Blarney Stone: Horrible Service but Decent Food

It was NotFauna’s welcome back/ Birthday celebration. She chose Blarney Stone for a good fun meal before heading out to Fortune Sound Club a few blocks away. CanuckGirl and I arrived early since she wanted to see a few players [...]

July 1, 2011 Gastown, Pub/Bar, Three Beakers
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Renaissance Coffee: Butter Chicken

In the Academic Quadrangle at Simon Fraser University, there is a branch of Renaissance Coffee that sells the usual items plus butter chicken! I always see my past coworkers eating it, so I thought to myself, if everyone else is [...]

July 1, 2011 Cafe, Indian, North Burnaby, Three Beakers
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Mc Donald’s Iced Mocha Review

After going to Eat! Vancouver, I think I am now hooked on McDonald’s Iced Mochas! It’s made from espresso, ice, chocolate syrup, and milk. It is topped with whipped cream and more chocolate syrup.  The best parts are really the [...]

June 26, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought
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When Japadog goes to SFU

Japadog comes up to the SFU Burnaby Campus once in a while to help support student clubs or charities. It’s really great that they support students and their causes. The last time they were at SFU, they helped out with [...]

June 25, 2011 Food Carts, Japanese, North Burnaby
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Good Late Night Eats at “The Refinery”

Hello Internet! It’s Roman J here with another food post. Today I explore a hidden gem in downtown Vancouver. After attending the Bruno Mars concert with Abbytizer, we were on the hunt for quality food. Not just fast food or [...]

June 24, 2011 Downtown, Four Beakers, Tapas
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McDonalds Mc Rib Review

I couldn’t help noticing the ads on some bus stops saying the “McRib is Back”. I don’t remember having it in Canada. Perhaps I wasn’t cool enough to get it back then… or I just didn’t notice it. Nonetheless, it [...]

June 21, 2011 Fast Food, Food for Thought
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5 Spot: Long Line for Breakfast

During the last long weekend, KoreanGirl, TaiwaneseGirl, CanuckGirl and I headed down back to Seattle for a day. We wanted to try some more jaw dropping restaurants as well as to get a little bit of shopping done. Our first [...]

June 19, 2011 Brunch, Seattle, Three Beakers
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East Fusion Food: “Design Your Own Combo” Lunch

Mandu and I were out to lunch again. We always seem to have similar working schedules, so it just seems right to grab lunch since we are a skytrain apart. One day. I was passing by Tinseltown, I saw this [...]

June 19, 2011 Chinese, Gastown, lunch, Three Beakers
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M’s Food Court Corner: The Return of the KFC Double Down

Welcome to another M’s Food Court Corner! Today I tried the Double Down from KFC at Brentwood Mall. Yep, they just had to bring this heart attack in a box back for a limited time. For those who never heard [...]

June 15, 2011 Fast Food, Four Beakers, M's Food Court Corner, South Burnaby
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Cham Mani: Good Quick Lunch Combos

A new Korean restaurant opened up on Pender and I just wanted to check it out. The interior seemed very simple and would work for a quick lunch. Cham Mani serves the usual Korean dishes such as Kimbop, Ramyun, Duk [...]

June 15, 2011 Downtown, Korean, lunch, Three Beakers
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Big Orange: Fresh Fruit BBT at Metro

Just before watching the movie at Metrotown, M and I decided to get a drink at Big Orange. Big Orange has been in Metrotown for a while selling bubble tea.  A few years ago, their shop was shaped like a [...]

June 14, 2011 Bubble Tea, South Burnaby, Three Beakers
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M’s Food Court Corner: Gourmet Barbeque

Hello to another Mark’s Food Court Corner! Today I will be reviewing Gourmet Barbeque in Lougheed Mall Food Court. Guess which mall I live close to? No not Lougheed, but I do find myself there quite a lot. Gourmet Barbeque [...]

June 10, 2011 BBQ, Chinese, Four Beakers, M's Food Court Corner
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Bubble World: Good to chill but BBT is mediocre

Bubble World is a great place to just chill with friends. TaxMan was back in town, so it just seemed right to catch up with him, M and Scarface. We decided to go to the North Road Bubble Word location [...]

June 6, 2011 Bubble Tea, Coquitlam, Two Beakers