Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionary

Location: 4090 Hastings Street, Burnaby Phone: (604) 500-4548 | Website: http://www.glenburnsoda.com/ | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glenburnsoda There’s plenty of ice-cream shops that have popped up in Vancouver this year. But this place is not your typical ice-cream shop. In fact, it’s not just an ice-cream shop. Glenburn has been a long standing store known for soda fountains and other things sweet. Decor […]

Green Bamboo Vietnamese Restaurant

Location: #1230-4500 Kingsway Burnaby, BC V5H 2B1 (Crystal Mall) Phone: (604) 677-8648 Hints:  Hole in the wall restaurant Separate outdoor entrance from Crystal Mall Extensive menu The girlfriend and I came on a random occasion. As there’s so many Vietnamese restaurants in the Lower Mainland, we seldom make an effort to search for Viet food as there’s […]

Burnaby Mountain Clubhouse – Dine Out Edition

Came here for Dine Out this year. It’s also the restaurant’s first time to join dine out, so we both weren’t sure what to expect. Just a bit of background of Burnaby Mountain Clubhouse, it is also known by “Mulligan’s House & Bistro”. It was renovated in July of last year, giving it a more […]

The “very popular” Cafe Joie

Location: #110-6125 Sussex Ave Burnaby, BC V5H 4G1 (Outside Metropolis) Phone: (604) 559-6125 Website: http://cafejoie.com/ Hints:  Street parking (a few free parking on the side streets) Study / hangout place Patio available in the Summer time Variety of goods and sweets Blogging has been on the back burner for me these days. Maybe it’s the Christmas season where I […]

Broken Rice

Location: 4088 E Hastings St. Burnaby, BC V5C 2J3 Phone: (604) 558-3838 Hours: Tues – Sat: 11am -10pm | Sun – Mon: 11am – 9pm Hints:  Contemporary Vietnamese cuisine Modern cooking techniques Patio during summer season Web: http://www.brokenrice.ca/   For many, the first thing that comes to mind when Vietnamese food is brought up is probably “Pho”. In general, it’s on […]

Chez Meme Baguette Bistro

Location: 4016 Hastings St Burnaby, BC V5C 2J1 (Hastings Heights) Phone: (604) 299-1141 Hours:  Mon – Fri: 8AM – 3PM Sat: On the 2nd Sat of each month (once a month) 9AM – 2PM Sun: CLOSED Hints/Remarks: Baguette, duh! Street Parking (Free parking lot half a block down on the side street) Small place Serves wine/spirits/beer   This is a […]

Hakkaku Ramen 八鶴

Location: 4530 E Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2K6 (North Burnaby) Phone: (604) 558-3386 Hours: Closed Monday Hints/Remarks: Small place Street parking Lunch specials (Weekdays) Hakkaku Ramen is a Japanese noodles joint on the corner of East Hastings and Willingdon. It’s a small little place with about a dozen tables, if you are coming as a big group it’s a good idea […]

Kamamarui Ramen & Sushi

Location: 6514 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5H 3P4 Phone: (604) 435-1675 Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Monday: Closed Hints: Parking on side Ramen Combo Great service My girlfriend had told me there was this ramen joint in Burnaby awhile back, but I didn’t give it too much thought till recent. It’s definitely the perfect time for ramen in this cold […]

Nao Sushi – Dinner Edition

Location: 7060 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5E 1E5 Phone: (604) 521-3131 Hours: Closed on Monday Web: http://www.naosushi.ca/ Hints: Street Parking Sushi Bar available Can hold large parties Reservations available         This was my first dinner of 2014. Actually, my girlfriend and I didn’t put too much thought into what we were going to have but just a casual dinner. We […]

EBO Restaurant & Lounge – Dine Out Vancouver 2014 Edition

Location: 4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, BC V5G 3E3 (Delta Burnaby Hotel/Grand Villa Casino) Phone: (604) 453-0788 Hours: Open 7 days a week! Web: http://www.eborestaurant.com/ Hints: Inside the Delta Burnaby Hotel (next to the Grand Villa Casino) No minors allowed during normal operations Good ambiance Free undercover parking Executive chef: Daniel Craig $28 menu   EBO or (Experience Beyond Ordinary) has been on my […]