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The One Restaurant – Can There Be Only One?

In the infamous words of the immortals from Higlander, “There can BE ONLY one!”
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Milk & Sugar Cafe – Fresh Fruit Slushies

Summer means it’s time for refreshing drinks and ice cream… even better if you can combine the two. Milk & Sugar Cafe is located on a stretch of Kingsway a few stores over from another favourite of ours, Icepik Shavery.
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Icy Bar – Mango Ice Cream Mochi Icy

What could be better than shave ice? How about some ice cream on that? Oh wait, why don’t we add some fresh fruit on that? What, you want mochi too? Okay!
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Yuen Yuen Cafe

Yuen Yuen Cafe is a small Taiwanese cafe located on Cambie Street across from Oakridge Centre and right next to Samurai Sushi.
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Pearl Castle Cafe (Burnaby)

Pearl Castle Cafe currently has 4 locations. The one located in the Old Orchard Shopping Centre at Kingsway and Willingdon is difficult to see from the street as the restaurant is set inwards.

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Food Coma: Chicken Wings, Bubble Waffles, BBT, Fish and Chips and Fried Chicken – Oh My!

We didn’t really plan to go on a food adventure – well, not to this extent.
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Bubble Queen – Strawberry White Chocolate Chip Bubble Waffle

We heard about the various bubble waffles and fresh fruit bubble tea that they serve at Bubble Queen in Richmond and decided to give them a try. It actually took us a while to figure out that they were located on the outside of the shopping complex (facing McKim Way).
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Chef Corner Restaurant

Chef Corner Restaurant opened up in the former Black Dragon Sushi location on Kingsway and is kind of like a Taiwanese/HK-style cafe.
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Ki Tea House Cafe

Ki Tea House Cafe is a relatively new bubble tea shop that opened earlier in 2014. The thing that caught my eye was seeing their cosplay contest back during their grand opening in July.
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What8ver Cafe – Toast Box

Toast Box?  Whatever!  Or maybe it should be “What8ver Cafe”.

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Bubble World (Killarney) – Mango Stars

Did you know that you can get bubble tea with “pearls” that aren’t tapioca balls?  Lately, I’ve been having a hankering for mango stars in my bubble tea and the only place that I’ve seen them at is at Bubble World.

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Pearl House Restaurant – Fatty Pork Belly and Potato Croquettes

I’ve been thinking about trying out Pearl House Restaurant for quite some time but they’re closed on Wednesdays (which has usually been the days that I was free for lunch lately).  On a rare Tuesday in November, I found myself with some free time during lunch so I stopped by for a visit.  Read the rest of this entry