Category Archives: Diner
Are you looking for someplace to have breakfast? How about a busy little spot that’s got a flair for interesting names?
Are you looking for a good old-fashioned greasy spoon diner? You don’t have to go very far because tucked into a little nook on Main Street is Lucy’s Eastside Diner. This 24-hour restaurant really has that diner vibe going on – right down to the old-fashioned tabletops that look like they haven’t been changed in decades and the 80′s music playing in the background. Read the rest of this entry
Breakfast at Fraser Park Restaurant is still quite popular with the place packed during the peak morning hours. We had a hankering for some potato pancakes in late November and were lucky enough to arrive before a large group of other diners. Read the rest of this entry
Chez Meme has been on my list of places to try for quite a while but I haven’t found myself in the North Burnaby area for ages. As it turns out, we happened to be in the neighbourhood looking for some eats and wound up parking right in front of Chez Meme.
I was searching high and low for the proper way to describe this little restaurant on East 8th (just off Main Street) and the thing that kept coming into my mind was that it was a “nice cafe”. I suppose they chose the right name. It’s not exactly the “Super Terrific Happy Cafe” but it’s also not the “Dreary Cafe from h-e-double-hockey-sticks”.
As I mentioned in my post on Acme Cafe, there are quite a few popular restaurants opening up in the Gastown/Downtown Eastside. One of the most famous is actually a reboot of an old institution that closed down a few years ago after a 54 year stint in the same location. Save on Meats reopened a little over a year ago bigger and better than ever.
Jules Cafe is a new establishment that just recently opened up on Rumble Street near Royal Oak. Serving up freshly made sandwiches, burgers, salads and baked goods, Jules fills a much needed niche along this growing corridor. Read the rest of this entry
Acme Café is a popular diner located in Gastown near the old Woodward’s building. The Downtown East Side has been constantly evolving over the years – and while there are still plenty of signs of urban decay, gentrification is well underway with many new (and sometimes old) businesses like Meat & Bread, Save on Meats and Cartems Donuterie all opening up along East Hastings Street. Read the rest of this entry
There’s been a lot of talk about The Red Wagon (especially since Guy Fieri visited this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives). But is this place worthy of all the hype? Read the rest of this entry
Last year when I tried to visit Wally’s Burger, I had a really bad experience. Despite passing by Wally’s Burger whenever I go to Columbus Restaurant, I’ve never had the desire to try Wally’s Burger until recently. Fast forward 10 months and I figured that maybe it’s a good time to give them a second chance. Read the rest of this entry
I’ve heard a lot of rave reviews about the Tomahawk Restaurant in North Vancouver for years but never found the time to stop by. In truth, I’m not a fan of having to cross a bridge if I don’t have to plus I’ve heard that the line ups to this popular establishment is legen – wait for it dary! Read the rest of this entry