Tag: Cheap eats

Food and Drink

Breakfast at the Fraser Park Restaurant

I went for breakfast at the Fraser Park Restaurant on Saturday morning. I have mixed feelings about it. The restaurant is well known for massive servings of food with an emphasis on meat. I overhead the guy at the table beside me say, “I prefer quality over quantity,” and well, you certainly do a lot […]

Food and Drink

Rod’s Kitchen and Grill

Rod’s Kitchen and Grill is one of those places that I frequently drive by and think about trying but is unfortunately always closed when I am travelling through the neighbourhood. The reality is that Rod’s Kitchen and Grill is open during business hours to serve the nearby working people or Skytrain commuters. So this being […]

Food and Drink

The Big 6 Restaurant For Breakfast

In my continuing research efforts of finding trustworthy breakfast joints around the Metro Vancouver area, I stopped at a Burnaby institution, the Big 6 Restaurant.    Years ago I would meet my grandfather at the Big 6 for the Trucker’s Breakfast special. Back then the special was $2.95. Now the Trucker’s Special of two eggs, […]

Foodie News

The Northern Cafe and Grill Vancouver

I’ve wanted to try the Northern Cafe and Grill Vancouver for a long time but their hours of 7am to 3pm has made it virtually impossible for me to get a meal there. Well, with me being on summer holidays, I saw my opportunity. Going for a breakfast at the Northern Cafe and Grill Vancouver […]

Food and Drink

Jimoco Cafe – Cheap Breakfast

If you ask people where to go for a cheap breakfast usually the first place they say is Bon’s off Broadway. Some people will also say IKEA’s one dollar breakfast is the real deal. Well the real deal and the best, cheap breakfast in town is the Jimoco Café. From opening until 9:30 AM they […]

Food and Drink

Lunch at Burger Burger

Right now the lunch my Sweetheart lovingly packaged up for me is sitting on the dining-room table. And seeing as I am in training, I MUST have my lunch, everyday. So I wheeled into Burger Burger in uptown New West. True to their name, Burger Burger serves, burgers: hamburgers, chicken burgers, veggie burgers, chili burgers, […]

Life Musings

Our Impressions of the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

We arrived in San Diego with reservations for a resort called the Bahia. It was not a discount place, in fact it was relatively expensive to stay there. When we booked our place we requested water view, renovated beachfront room, and non-smoking with a kitchenette. All options that are presented when you make your reservations so […]