Category Archives: Sandwiches

Bean Banh Mi: Modern Banh Mi Offerings

A couple of years ago, I noticed that a new Banh Mi placed opened up in the former haunts of Tung Hing on Kingsway but it hasn’t been until recently that we were able to try out Bean Banh Mi. I was a bit intrigued by their name because I don’t normally associate beans with banh mis. However, I did quite enjoy watching the episodes of Mr. Bean that they had playing on the overhead tv screen while we waited for our orders to come up.
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Earl of Sandwich – Planet Hollywood (Las Vegas 2019): The Full Montagu

We initially thought of heading to Egg Slut for our first breakfast in Vegas but, after seeing the huge lineups, made a detour and stopped by one of our old haunts… Earl of Sandwich in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.
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Columbia Street Sandwich Company: Marble Rye

Looking for new eats is always a bit of a challenge for me but I came across the appropriately named Columbia Street Sandwich Company in mid-July. This is a busy little sandwich shop located on Columbia Street in New Westminster with plenty of local patrons from nearby businesses.
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Cafe 106: London Fog and Tuna Melt

Cafe 106 is a smallish cafe on the corner of Royal Oak and Grimmer in Burnaby. When I first came across the name, I briefly wondered if there were 105 other similar cafes somewhere around town but quickly realized that “106” is their unit number.
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Trafiq Cafe and Bakery: More Than Just Cakes

If you’re looking for cakes in Vancouver, the place that everyone talks about is Trafiq. Operating a cafe on bustling Main Street, they offer up a variety of sandwiches, cakes, and pastries.
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Season’s Apple Cafe: Napoli Tuna Sandwich and Tuna Melt

Season’s Apple Cafe is an Asian-run Italian cafe located in a mini mall on Tenth Avenue in Burnaby, near the Burnaby-Coquitlam border. I stopped by here in mid-July to grab a quick lunch and took a seat on their patio.
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Crab Park Chowdery: Clam Chowder and Grilled Cheese

It was a dark and stormy night in late November when I first visited Crab Park Chowdery. Located in the heart of Gastown (about a 10 minute walk to Crab Park), this place has been on my radar for quite some time. I mean, who doesn’t like chowder?
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Hiel Cafe: Newish Cafe on Burnaby-New West Border

Hiel Cafe is located at the busy intersection of 6th Street and Tenth Avenue on the Burnaby/New Westminster border. Due to the traffic, and despite the parking lot, it can be difficult to find parking since street parking is restricted and the parking lot always seems full from the rest of the business complex that it’s located in.
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The Hide Out Cafe: Grilled Chicken Panini

If you find yourself near the BC Provincial Law Courts in New Westminster and you’re looking for a place to hide out, you only have to go across the street to duck inside The Hide Out Cafe.
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Big Star Sandwich (Burnaby): The Neeson

Big Star Sandwich Co. opened up a few years ago in a tiny shop located in New West. Since that time, they’ve moved into a larger location in New West and, at the same time, opened up a bunch of new locations. One such outlet is located on Canada Way in Burnaby, near Charlie’s Chocolate Factory.
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V Cafe: Banh Mi and Vegan Beef Stew

I had such high hopes for V Cafe. I mean, I was just coming here for a banh mi. For those of you who haven’t tried it before, a banh mi is a type of Vietnamese sandwich served in an airy and crusty baguette.
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HealthFare Restaurant: Not So Butter Chicken

I’ve seen the signs every time I go shopping at Market Crossing… “Not So Butter Chicken” available at HealthFare Restaurant. I love me some butter chicken but not so butter chicken? I was curious but never curious enough to try them out until just recently.
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