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Orchard and the Sea: Cider House and Restaurant in Gastown

My friend and I love wandering town to find unique places to eat and drink. We wandered deep into Gastown and stumbled upon Orchard & the Sea, which is a Cider House and Restaurant every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night at Birds [...]

June 15, 2017 Gastown, Pop-Up Shop, Tapas, Three Beakers

The Pawn Shop: Tacos on Granville Street

The Pawn Shop is a new restaurant on Granville Street specializing in Tacos, Tapas and Tequila. The took over SIP Resto Lounge and brings an awesome space for locals and tourists to enjoy. We were curious about their name as [...]

April 25, 2017 Downtown, Happy Hour, Mexican, Tapas, Three Beakers

Pink Elephant Thai: 5 Year Annivesary

Pink Elephant Thai has been on Alberni Street for 5 years. To celebrate, they are having a 5 year anniversary special where you get 5 dishes for $55. You get 2 appetizers, 2 bowls of rice and 3 entrees to [...]

June 24, 2016 Noodles, Robson Street/West End, Tapas, Thai, Three Beakers

Masayoshi Sushi Bar: Omakase Set

For Valentines Day, M took me to Masayoshi sushi bar to indulge in their Omakase set for $120 per person. Usually its $100, so not sure why it was a bite more expensive than normal. Even on their regular menu, [...]

February 29, 2016 Japanese, Kensington, Seafood, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

Salt Tasting Room: Italian Gas Station Experiment

Salt Tasting Room introduced the Italian Gas Station Experiment, in partnership with Port Moody-based Urbani Foods. Those who order wine, by the glass, flight or bottle, will get complimentary Italian tapas for the month of February. The experiment is offered Mondays through Sundays from [...]

February 14, 2016 Gastown, Tapas, Three Beakers

Bodega on Main: Spanish Tapas and Drinks

Bodega on Main opened in 2015 and is a fresh new take on Vancouver’s Spanish restaurants. La Bodega closed down a few years ago and the son of one of the original partners has opened this restaurant up to bring back a [...]

January 24, 2016 Late Night, Spanish, Strathcona, Tapas, Three Beakers

The Sardine Can: Spanish Tapas in Gastown

The Sardine Can in Gastown serves up Spanish Tapas. It’s a small restaurant, so they really can’t hold that many people here. We came here after work around 5:30 and it didn’t get busy till around 7pm on a weekday. [...]

August 18, 2015 Gastown, Spanish, Tapas, Three Beakers

Taboo Kitchen: New Fusion Korean Restaurant in Yaletown

Taboo Kitchen in Yaletown just opened in early November. My friends took me here on our usual Friday Happy Hour excursions. Rodney’s had a 45 minute wait and we wouldn’t be able to make it inside to order. So, Taboo [...]

November 22, 2014 Happy Hour, Korean, Late Night, Tapas, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Guu Garden: Frozen Beer in Vancouver

Kanpai! Vancouverites are celebrating the Summer by cooling off with FROZEN BEER. Earlier in July, Guu Garden and Guu Richmond are the only 2 locations in Vancouver that serve Kirin Ichiban Frozen beer. Perfect for summer especially at Guu Garden’s roof [...]

August 27, 2014 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Tapas, Three Beakers

Miku: Great Place to Take Tourists in Vancouver

Behind these beautiful doors are the famous aburi sushi dishes from Miku. Aburi Sushi was inspired by the innovative idea of sear-flaming sushi, which they are best known for. You can’t come here without having a taste of their Aburi [...]

August 11, 2014 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Seafood, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

Prohibition Tasting Bar: New Restaurant in Yaletown

Prohibition Tasting Bar is owned by their parent company – Prohibition Brewing Company, which is located in an old distillery on the outskirts of Kelowna in British Columbia’s Okanagan Region. They are 100% B.C. owned and operated and strive to bring clean, crisp [...]

July 14, 2014 American, Brewery, Late Night, Tapas, Three Beakers, 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

Bar Isabel: Canada’s Best New Restaurant

My most recent trip to Toronto to visit a few friends over the long weekend was a blast. I got to catch up with old friends and chill. Flo recommended we hit up Bar Isabel as it is one of [...]

May 4, 2014 Four Beakers, Late Night, Spanish, Tapas, Toronto

Kishimoto: Beautiful Sushi Rolls on Commercial Drive

Coming with the girls on the weekend for lunch drew us to Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen. I haven’t been back in 3 years, so I just had to come back and try more items off their menu. Also, they serve Salmon [...]

February 2, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Japanese, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

La Mezcaleria: Mezcal, Tacos and Enchiladas

La Mezcaleria was created by the same people as La Taqueria. They are the first mexican restaurant offering the finest small batch mezcal, tequila and cocktails from different regions of Mexico. You will find it as a good drinking place with some Mexican [...]

January 31, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Late Night, Mexican, Tapas, Three Beakers
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Dine Out Vancouver: Chicha

Chicha is a fun and casual restaurant serving up Peruvian inspired cuisine. They opened up in May 2013 and located on Broadway near Main. My coworkers have said amazing things about this eatery and I was very excited to come [...]

January 24, 2014 Dineout, Late Night, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Peruvian, Tapas, Three Beakers
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Hapa Izakaya: Japanese Tapas on Robson Street

Earlier last month a few of my friends and I were dining at the Hapa Izakaya in Coal Harbour. I’ve been to Hapa several times and had no issues, but that particular dining experience was horrible and I felt bad [...]

January 13, 2014 Dessert, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers
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Craft Beer Market: Open in Vancouver

My coworkers and I have been keeping an eye on the Craft Beer Market opening up in the Olympic Village near Science World. What I love about this area is it’s amazing views and how this neighbourhood is transforming. It [...]

November 3, 2013 Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Late Night, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Pub/Bar, Sandwich, Tapas, Three Beakers, Vegetarian