Coffee Monster

Coffee Monster

I remember wanting to visit Coffee Monster for a while now but it had fallen off my radar, but feeling like dessert one night, I googled what’s in the area and Coffee Monster popped up.  So AngryRussian and I took a walk there to see what they had to offer at 10:00pm on a Friday […]

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2017

This year was my first time attending the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival.  It was held at the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club in Coquitlam and featured 30+ breweries and 8-10 restaurants from around the city.  Upon entry you receive a taster glass and a plate and then you can start going around the 2 […]

Sushi California Coquitlam

Sushi California Coquitlam

Sushi California is a chain of Korean-run sushi restaurants that offer pretty decent portion sizes for not a lot of money.  It’s one of AngryRussian’s favorite places to eat actually.  We always go to the Coquitlam location on North Road. They remind me a lot of Sushi Garden in a lot of ways.  The pricing, […]

Busan Daeji Gukbap

I had originally wanted to take AngryRussian to Hee Rae Dang for his first non-Korean-BBQ-Korean dinner experience.  However it was just our luck that Hee Rae Dang was closed for renovations until- get this- the next day, so we kind of just walked around the area where Insadong is located and then I settled on […]

Hee Rae Dung Korean Chinese Restaurant 喜來燈

When MarathonMan from Calgary came to visit, GRock, L, him and I all went for dinner at Hee Rae Dung, which is a Korean-style Chinese restaurant.  This means, no Korean BBQ, no fear of smelling like it after! This is a restaurant that MarathonMan’s family, who’s Korean, frequent (he does not speak a word of […]

Wang Ga Ma Restaurant

In my continued effort to find a Korean restaurant in the lower mainland that serves a Galbitang comparable to the one I had at New Seoul in the States, I’ve asked a Korean coworker for recommendations, and she suggested Wang Ga Ma in Coquitlam.  Fannypack was once again my partner in crime. The Seafood Pancake […]

Insadong Coquitlam & Hmart Bakery

We actually had my birthday dinner the day before my birthday, since Dark Table wasn’t open the day of.  So the day of, we went out for a less planned out but no less extravagant dinner.  But it didn’t start out that way… At first, Hitman wanted to take me to the rice cake cafe […]

Montana’s Cookhouse

Hitman won a pretty fab prize pack from work (some Safety thing lol) and one of the prizes was a $50 gift card for any restaurant in the Cara network, namely Swiss Chalet, Milestone’s, Montana’s, Kelsey’s, Harvey’s, etc. He originally wanted to go to Milestones, but the closest one is not close at all…there’s downtown, […]

East Side Mario’s

Update: This restaurant has closed. Sephora newly opened in Coquitlam and Pacific Centre and Wendy wanted to go.  It is a place where men were to be stranded, surrounded by females whom desires to be more perfect, and searching for the gaze of other stranded men for a feeling of sympathy and understanding.   I, on […]