Nao Sushi Coquitlam

I’ve been to Nao for Sushi at their other location in Burnaby and it is always packed! When I learnt that Nao was coming to Coquitlam, I was a bit surprised as we already have many great Sushi places in the area but interesting move for Nao to move to Coquitlam of all places. This […]

The “very popular” Cafe Joie

Location: #110-6125 Sussex Ave Burnaby, BC V5H 4G1 (Outside Metropolis) Phone: (604) 559-6125 Website: 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 […]

Kintaro Ramen

Location: 788 Denman St, Vancouver, BC (Denman/West End) Phone: (604) 682-7568 Hours: N/A Hints: Street Parking Homemade broth and ramen Small restaurant Kintaro is one of Vancouver’s longest standing ramen places of all time. I remember coming here a long time ago, before the food blogging days and Kintaro would have had long lineups out the door. Throughout the […]

Rodney’s Oyster House

Location: 1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6L2 (Yaletown location) Phone: 604-609-0080 Hours: Mondays to Saturdays – 11:30am til 11pm Sundays – 4:30pm til 10pm Happy Hours: Everyday except Sunday 3pm – 6pm Website: Hints: Low tide edition (Happy Hour) Street paid parking Reservations accepted   My girlfriend and I celebrated our anniversary at Rodney’s Oyster House this […]

The Boathouse (Birthday Edition)

Location: 2770 Esplanade Ave. Port Moody, BC V3H 0C8 (Rocky Point) Phone: (604) 931-5300 Hours: Mon-Thurs 11AM-10PM, Fri 11AM-11PM, Sat 9AM-11PM, Sun 9AM-10PM Website: The Boathouse has always been one of my favourite places for brunch. Not only do they have a spectacular view but also because I love their Caesar salad. I was joined by my long-time buddy (@anothersamchan) […]

Swiss Chalet (Port Coquitlam Location)

Location: 110-2105 Hawkin St, Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 0G6 (In Fremont Village) Phone: 604-472-2510 | DELIVERY NUMBER: 1-866-439-0439 Hours: MONDAY – SATURDAY: 11:30AM TO 10:00PM | SUNDAY: 11:00AM – 9:30PM Hints:  Clean/new restaurant in the area Large waiting area Friendly staff Children friendly Famous for their rotisserie chicken Chain Restaurant High ceiling   This post was long overdue, but never too late […]

Pearl Hot Pot 珍珠小火鍋

Location: 7154 Sperling Ave, Burnaby, BC V5E 2W5 (Sperling and Kingsway) Phone: 604-516-0238 Hours: Closed Wednesdays Hints:  Small shared parking lot Individual hot pot A La Carte Take credit card   This is not my first time at Pearl Hot Pot but certainly my first review. I don’t really like reviewing hot pot restaurants because there’s a billion dishes […]

Cattle Cafe 牛仔餐廳 (Edmonds Location)

Location: 7348 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V3N 4P2 (Edmonds and Kingsway) Phone: 604-636-1123 Hours: Open 7 Days a Week, 11:00AM – 1:00AM Hints:  Small parking lot Hong Kong style cafe Trendy Ambiance Cash Only Website: Surely enough, Cattle Cafe has expanded its locations across Kingsway. This one is located on the corner of Kingsway and Edmonds. I don’t recall what […]

Malay Curry House 馬拉星

Location: 3608 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R 5M2 Phone: (604) 438-4288 Hours:  Lunch Monday-Friday (Closed Tuesdays) 11:30am-2:30pm Saturday-Sunday 11:30am – 3:00pm Dinner Monday-Thursday (Closed Tuesdays) 5pm-9:00pm Friday-Sunday 5pm-9:30pm Hints:  Street parking Malaysian cuisine Boneless Hainanese Chicken Casual family style Take out available   My girlfriend and I discovered Malay Curry House on the busy streets of Kingsway one time we […]

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. – Dine Out Edition

Location: 4186 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5V 3P6 (Main Location) Phone: 604-566-9779 Hours:  Open seven days a week:  Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 9:30pm Friday & Saturday: 10am – 10pm Brunch served on weekends: 10am – 2pm Closed Statutory Holidays Hints:  Street Parking Flatbread Local and Organic Handcrafted Artisan Ovens Web: | Dine Out Menu It’s been a crazy week at […]