Ben and I went to the Buns Master Bakery & Delicatessen on No. 6 Road on a Saturday morning to get something for breakfast.
The lady who serves us told us that this bakery has almost 40 years of history. This location serves the surrounding industrial area. It is very busy during week day.
This is the groceries area where you can get bread, muffins, sweet treats, bagel, etc.
Here is the deli section where you can select the ingredients for your sandwich. Continue reading
Lorna and I picked up a pretzel from Mr. Pretzels for snack while we were in Richmond Center.
My family used to get this type of soft pretzel from Metrotown a long time ago.
The pretzels are made at the spot.
We had the Parmesan pretzel which is in the savoury list of pretzel. It was quite messy eating the pretzel as the toppings kept falling off but it was good.
Ben brought home a Bieninstitch from Breka Bakery & Cafe one day.
It was a huge cake.
Bienistich is a German dessert. It is made of sweet yeast dough with a baked on topping of caramelized almonds. This is filled with a cream.
Arkensen is attending the Dota International tournament again this year. So, we have to drive him to Seattle for the 6 days event.
We intended to gas up at Costco in Burlington but then we saw Panera Bread just nearby. So, we decided to have breakfast before going to Costco.
The ordering counter.
It was a quiet morning; just us and a few more customers. The dining area was quite big.
Self service coffee and tea station for brewed coffee.
Nanzaro ordered a mocha which was delivered to our table. The rest of us just have brewed coffee.
Nanzaro had a chocolate pastry. Continue reading
After lunch at Benss Cafe, we walked along Victoria Dr. a bit to help digestion. Ben likes to walk after a meal. Not so much for the boys.
We stopped by Mei Yee Bakery to buy some stuff for breakfast and snacks.
Ben wanted the Chicken steam buns which comes in 4 in a bag.
The bun does not look big when we bought it, but when we had it for breakfast the next morning, it felt bigger than it look. It is filled with chicken, ham, salted egg yolk and some crunchy daikon (I think). Continue reading
Whitney dropped by place to pick up some stuff. She is so sweet to bring me some baked goods.
Can you guess where are these goodies from? Continue reading
Polly and I met for one more time before I left for Beijing this summer. We revisited The Sweet Spot in Steveston since I had a flight to catch after our cake meet.
Polly suggested to revisit The Sweet Spot in Steveston. We had four items to share.
The above was a Pear Tart. At the first glance, Polly thought it was a savoury tart.
Does’nt the pear looks like bacon? Most likely the pear is poached in red wine. Continue reading
Steveston Bakery is a old timer in Steveston Village. It has been around since 1989.
The sandwich board in front says that coffee is free from 5 to 6pm.
A mural covers one of the wall in the bakery.
There are baked goods from cake, muffin, pastries, cookies, bread and soup. Coffee is self service. We ordered large coffees since it’s just 20 cents extra from the regular size. But the server told us that she will charge us the regular size price since refill is free when we dine in.
We ordered four items to share. The bill came to $13+ including the coffees. Price is very reasonable here. Steveston Bakery accepts credit card. Continue reading
After our lunch at Yaohan Foodcourt, we walked past Osaka Supermarket. We just cant resist the temptations of the pastries from the window of the bakery.
We bought a few items for our next day’s breakfast. Nanzaro wanted the Pineapple Croissant. This is $1.39. The croissant itself is flaky and the pineapple custard topping adds sweetness to it.
I had the Coffee Danish with Crispy Topping; also for $1.39. Continue reading
After lunch at JJ’s Restaurant, Marian recommended us to get some Chinese buns from Sun Fresh Bakery House in Chinatown. She was in Chinatown the week before and came across this bakery and she highly recommends the Mix Vegetable Chinese bun from this bakery.
Sun Fresh Bakery House is located on Keefer St.
Sun Fresh Bakery House is a typical bakery which sells bread, bun, Chinese steamed bun, cake and Asian style pastry.
You can even get Chinese birthday bun in the shape of a plum and rice rolls here as the sign above indicates.
I bought a few items for the boys. They like pork floss bun, sausage bun while I like coconut bun. Continue reading