Yum Bunnys: Improvements Needed

There’s an increasingly busy commercial park along Marine Way in Burnaby. Over the past year or so, they’ve been opening up a lot of fast food places here (which suits us since it’s relatively close and there tends to be a lack of food outlets in the area). We noticed a sign for “Bunnys” a couple of months ago but we really weren’t sure what it was all about… Was it a pet shop that sold bunnies? Was it a daycare business? Well, we finally found out that it’s food outlet specializing in Taiwanese fried foods – they have like half a dozen different fried items which they serve on either steamed buns, rice, or noodles.
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Japanese Bistro Kamome: Tasty and Filling Bento Boxes

Japanese Bistro Kamome is a small little shop about a block away from the Joyce Skytrain station. One of the things that makes this place relatively unique compared with the mass hordes of Japanese restaurants in Vancouver is that you’re not going to find a menu chock full of sushi rolls (actually, I don’t know if I even saw any sushi on their menu).
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The Cake & The Giraffe: Valentine’s Day Treat Box

One of the good things about this whole pandemic thing is that we’ve been seeing a lot of interesting take-out options pop-up all over the place. For example, we found this place call The Cake & The Giraffe who was selling special treat boxes during Valentine’s Day.
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Patisserie Lebeau: Sweet and Savory Belgian Treats

The first time that we found Patisserie Lebeau was all the way back in 2011 (back when we first started this food blog). We actually came across this place by accident back then – but I still remember how impressed we were with the waffles here (this was the place that turned me onto liege waffles and their little pearls of sugar).
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Mitra Canteen: More Effort Needed

Been having some serious cravings for donairs/shawarmas lately (ever since that time when our fav donair shop was closed when we got there). So, when we found ourselves in the Mt. Pleasant area of Vancouver, we decided to try grabbing some donairs from a place that we’ve never been to before… Mitra Canteen.
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Plato Filipino: Tapsilog

While stopping off for some bakery goodies from nearby Bao Bakery, I decided to pick up some lunch from Plato Filipino.
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Pho Thai Ha: Average Vietnamese Eats

Pho Thai Ha is located in the Killarney Centre on 49th and Elliot in Vancouver. I decided to try this place out because the ratings were pretty good and I’ve been craving banh mi sandwiches again.
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Ngon Banh Mi & Tea: Braised Pork Banh Mi

Ngon Banh Mi is located on the same block as Obanhmi. Suffice to say, if you’re looking for a banh mi sandwich, this block has got you covered.
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Regal Mansion Cuisine: Dim Sum in City Square

Regal Mansion Cuisine is the new, upscale Chinese restaurant that took over the former Kirin location on the top floor of City Square. We were in the area in mid-December and decided to try the place out for dim sum. Tables were pretty spaced out and they had the usual temperature checks before entering that we’ve become accustomed to at many of the larger Chinese restaurants.
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Obanhmi: Lemongrass Chicken Banh Mi

I know, I know… I’ve been on a bit of a banh mi kick recently. Well, who can blame me? When done right, this is the perfect lunch item and packed with so much flavour (sorry Subway).
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Hi Five Chicken (Kingsway): Hit and Miss

Recently, Hi Five Chicken opened up a new location on Kingsway in Burnaby. I had a bit of trouble finding this place because I wasn’t expecting it to be in a part of the former Earl’s location and walked right past it a couple of times before realizing it was there.
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Mon Paris Patisserie: Passionata

Mon Paris Patisserie is a little bakery shop located across from Metropolis (on the other side of the Skytrain). With all of the development going on in the area, it can be a bit difficult to find parking nearby but we managed to luck out and get a spot right in front of the shop.
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