Insadong Korean Restaurant

After a long day of shopping at Coquitlam Centre with my family, we were hungry so we wanted to eat something good and satisfying. Then two of my friends, who are Coquitlam experts, recommended Insadong Korean Restaurant, located on North Road and Lougheed Highway in Coquitlam. Insadong Korean Restaurant is a Korean barbeque restaurant where…

Fried Chicken Adventure #1: Zabu Chicken

One of my favourite foods in the whole wide world is crispy fried chicken. Unfortunately, growing up I rarely ate chicken because my mother hates it. Therefore, my fried chicken experiences were limited to a local KFC in a mall food court. Since I moved to Vancouver by myself though, I get to eat whatever…

Pacific Theatre: Kim’s Convenience Sept 7 – Oct 6, 2018

  Raw and emotionally-charged, Pacific Theatre’s Kim’s Convenience is on stage now until October 6, 2018. Written by Ins Choi, who’s also taken the play and transformed it into a successful CBC TV sitcom, Kim’s Convenience is not your average play. This one focuses around a Korean-Canadian immigrant story, filled with racist jokes, arguments over…

DooBoo Restaurant in Burnaby

It may or may not surprise you that I had no idea that tofu soup was something that existed. It’s not something that I really thought about until I saw a restaurant that opened up in my neighborhood that advertised it as being their specialty. It was something that I had to experience ASAP of…

Tasting Plates YVR – Coquitlam Recap

Vancouver Foodster’s latest Tasting Plates took foodies on a tour of my neighbourhood – Coquitlam! I was excited to be exploring my own neighbourhood, trying 5 new establishments that up to now I haven’t visited. Welcome to the ‘burbs, where we can still find international cuisine ranging from Malaysian coffee buns, Korean deep fried chicken,…

Potter’s Garden Restaurant

 If you’re in the mood for some authentic Korean food and you find yourself in South Burnaby, may I suggest a meal at Potter’s Garden Korean BBQ? Seriously, you gotta go! This place is awesome! Ok, that may be the endorphins talking after having an amazing meal there but believe me, I’m not exaggerating! Their…

Song In Gak Restaurant

A few weeks ago my friends and I met up for a Friday night dinner at Song In Gak, a Korean style Chinese restaurant located near Coquitlam Centre. A small restaurant, we took up one of three larger round tables that were able to seat 6+ people. If you are a large group either make reservations…

Boiling Point – 沸點臭臭鍋

Boiling Point is a chain of Taiwanese hot pot restaurants that originally started in the United States and has over 10 locations in the US, and two locations locally in Burnaby and Richmond. My cousin introduced me to this restaurant in Richmond for its famous stinky fermented tofu hot pot (臭臭鍋). I was curious about…