Browsing the "Tapas" Category

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

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
Hapa Izakaya

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

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
The Purple Pig

The Purple Pig: Ears, Bone Marrow and Shoulders in Chicago

The Purple Pig is one of Chicago’s most talked about restaurants. It’s located right on the Magnificent Mile and has won 3 consecutive Michelin Bib Gourmands Chicago awards. It basically means they are quality restaurants at an affordable price. Even at 5:30pm, [...]

September 16, 2013 American, Four Beakers, Magnificent Mile, Tapas
Ten Ten Tapas

Ten Ten Tapas: West Coast Tapas

Ten Ten Tapas is a new restaurant in Downtown on Beach Avenue right below the Burrard street bridge. They specialize in West Coast Tapas made by Executive Chef Nourdine Majdoubi. If you are sitting on the patio, you can view [...]

August 27, 2013 Downtown, Happy Hour, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers, WestCoast
The Keefer Bar

The Keefer Bar: 2 for 1 Tapas in Chinatown

My coworkers were looking for a place to hang out after work over some drinks and small bites. A few block away from the office was The Keefer  Bar and people told us there were some amazing cocktails here. They [...]

August 22, 2013 Chinatown, Chinese, Tapas, Three Beakers
Burdock & Co.

Burdock & Co : Farm to Table Concept

Burdock & Co has open up in the former location of Cafeteria. This restaurant is headed by Chef Andrea Carlson. Her menu reflects the locavore philosophy with using local organic produce throughout the menu. The interior is quite cozy with [...]

May 19, 2013 Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers, Vegetarian, WestCoast
Sip Resto Lounge

Sip Resto Lounge: Dine Out Vancouver

Sip Resto Lounge on Granville Street is participating in Dine Out Vancouver again! What is unique about Sip is that every dish is made of alcohol or at least used to be. Even though most of the alcohol is burned [...]

January 31, 2013 American, Dineout, Downtown, Tapas, Three Beakers
Sushi K Kamizato

Sushi K Kamizato: Crazy Addictive Sushi

One of my favorite restaurants in 2012 and probably 2013 is Sushi K Kamizato in Port Coquitlam. Sushi K Kamizato is run by Chef Keith and his wife Chika in Port Coquitlam. Salmon and Tuna Karaage comes complementary. It’s really addictive [...]

January 27, 2013 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Tapas

Sushi Kamizato: New Japanese Restaurant in PoCo

Sushi Kamizato is a new Japanese restaurant that opened up 4 months ago in Port Coquitlam. It is Japanese owned and they serve awesome sushi and its very different from Sushi Town or California Sushi. The owners stay true to [...]

October 5, 2012 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Tapas

Indochine Kitchen + Bar: Wings and Import Beer Specials

Indochine is located on Broadway and Ontario St. They have menu items influence by South Asian countries such as Thai, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. After heading from Science World, we drove a few minutes and decided to come here [...]

September 22, 2012 Cambodian, Malaysian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Tapas, Three Beakers

ShuRaku Sake Bar and Bistro: Lunch Rush

ShuRaku Sake Bar and Bistro is on Granville street and Robson near the “clubbing district” in Downtown Vancouver. They serve Japanese Tapas and are open for lunch and dinner. During lunch, they have a special lunch menu with a good [...]

May 2, 2012 Downtown, Japanese, Tapas, Three Beakers

Matsuyama: Late Night Specials After 9

Matsuyama in Richmond has some great late night specials after 9pm. After hearing so much about this place from Wongers, I had to join her, Mini604, GoMunch and Lensflaaare for some late night nom noms. The place was packed at [...]

March 25, 2012 Japanese, Late Night, Richmond, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers

Damso Modern Korean Cuisine: Yuzu Snowman Sorbet

Damso Modern Korean Cuisine is located on Denman street and they serve up some delicious Korean dishes with a modern twist. Jay of Coma Food Truck invited a few of his loyal customers that supported his food truck to Damso [...]

March 24, 2012 BBQ, Four Beakers, Korean, Robson Street/West End, Tapas