Tony’s Beef Noodle

Tony’s Beef Noodle is a tiny little ghetto/hole-in-the-wall Taiwanese noodle shop across from Oakridge Centre. Despite being small, it was quite busy during our visit.
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Quik Bite

It’s been a number of months since Georgio’s Cafe closed on Rumble Street in Burnaby. For a while, I didn’t think anything would reopen in that spot. Well, recently, a new Filipino place opened up called Quik Bite (they have another location in New West).
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Renfrew Cafe – Matcha Mochi Anko Pie

Renfrew Cafe is a cute little shop located diagonally across from Notre Dame Secondary School selling an assortment of savory and sweet pies… and who doesn’t love pies?

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Sushi Yen – Have you got a yen for sushi?

I’ve mentioned it before, but there are tons of tiny little sushi joints all over the Lower Mainland. Sushi Yen on Sixth St in New West is one such tiny place.
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Bambudda – Dine Out Fest 2015

Bambudda is an Asian-fusion restaurant located at the corner of Powell and Columbia in historic Gastown. Apparently, they are on to their third head chef with former Top Chef Canada competitor, Curtis Luk, taking over.
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Ikea Restaurant (Coquitlam)

How do you know when you’ve spent too much time at Ikea? Apparently, we bought out of the inventory from their Richmond location so we had to head out to their Coquitlam location to grab the rest of our wardrobe units. I think that makes 3 Ikea restaurant pit stops within the same week.
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Ikea Restaurant (Richmond) – Meatball Madness

For well over a year, the strike at the Richmond Ikea dragged on and on and on. And that was sad news if you were looking for some cheap eats while browsing through the maze-like warehouse. Fortunately, fabled mediator Vince Ready put an end to the strike so you can now enjoy Swedish meatballs for the next 10 years.
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Koon Bo – Revisit

Koon Bo is the type of hole-in-the-wall restaurant that you don’t expect much from when you first walk in. True, they’ve had a fresh paint job since our last visit, but the interior is still very basic. Given how busy it can get here, people don’t come here for the decor.
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Camellia Tea & Coffee

Camellia Tea & Coffee is located next to Ki Tea House Cafe on Royal Oak in Burnaby. It’s amazing that, on this one little block, there’s two pretty good coffee/tea places.
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Indian Wok – Lunch Specials

Indian Wok is an Indian-style Chinese restaurant (or is it a Chinese-style Indian restaurant?) located on Kingsway, just east of Metrotown.
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Abigail’s Party – Saturday Brunch

In truth, the name “Abigail’s Party” doesn’t sound like a restaurant but it does seem fitting for this tiny little eatery.
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Rodney’s Oyster House (Gastown) – Raw and Fried Oysters

During our winter vacation, we decided to do something that we haven’t done since we were wee little kids… have a lunch date down in Gastown. We generally don’t come down here that often because it seems like such a touristy spot.
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