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Bon Bon Bakery – New Location

It seemed to take forever for Bon Bon Bakery to reopen. The bakery that used to be located on Victoria Drive has reopened along Hastings Street in Burnaby.
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Broken Rice – Shaken Beef

Finding ourselves in The Heights one evening, we decided to drop by Broken Rice for an early dinner as we enjoyed our last visit when we tried their garlic butter chicken wings.
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Anton’s Pasta Bar – No Line Up

We’ve been to Anton’s Pasta Bar on a number of occasions in the past but, unlike our first visit, we refuse to wait in the long lineup that always seems to snake in front of this restaurant.

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Take Sushi – Tuna and Mango Salad

Take Sushi is a small sushi joint located in Burnaby that is popular with the locals. Read the rest of this entry

Pear Tree Restaurant

Pear Tree Restaurant is one of the higher-end restaurants located along the Hastings corridor in North Burnaby. I remember trying to visit this place once but was turned away because we didn’t have reservations and they were fully booked. Read the rest of this entry

Church’s Chicken (Lougheed Hwy) – Fried Chicken Breakfast

When everything else is closed, coming across the following three words is like winning the lotto: “Open 24 Hours”.

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Cactus Club Cafe (Lougheed) – Short Rib Sandwich

It’s been a couple of years since our last visit to the Cactus Club on Lougheed.  But, being a chain restaurant, the food is pretty much consistent across the board.

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Thai’s Saigon Bistro – Vietnamese in the Heights

When I first saw the name of this restaurant, I wondered… is it Thai? or is it Vietnamese?  Well, to answer the question, it is Vietnamese… Saigon, of course, referring to the former name of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Kilala Sushi Bar – Unagi Battera

Kilala Sushi Bar is a bit of a hidden restaurant in North Burnaby because their name “Kilala” isn’t prominent on the large sign outside the restaurant.  Instead, their sign has “Sushi Take Out/Eat In” in large print with “Sushi Bar Kilala” in much smaller print below. Read the rest of this entry

Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionery

Ever since Glenburn Soda opened up in Burnaby Heights, I’ve been wanting to try them out… Of course, leave it for us to go for a sundae in November when it’s freezing at night. Read the rest of this entry

Sfinaki Taverna – Paidakia Skaras Platter

Earlier in 2013, we had a pretty good lunch at Sfinaki Taverna located in Burnaby Heights (we really enjoyed the Yemista that we tried on our last visit) so we decided to come back out for dinner in November. Read the rest of this entry

Thai Cafe – Tight Seating in Burnaby Heights

Thai Cafe is another one of those small little restaurants located in Burnaby Heights.  We came by for lunch one weekday with some mixed results.

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