Tag: Sandwich

Sardine and Avocado Toast

Sardine and Avocado Toast

Quick and Easy Creamy Avocado Toast with Sardines. An incredibly nutritious umami-packed tasty snack with sources of vitamin B12 and nutrient-dense good fat! Avocado Toast is one of my favourite breakfast sandwiches and mid-day incredibly nutritious fuel-me-up snack! Slice it up. Mash it up. Spread […]

Turkey Katsu Sando: Crispy Japanese Turkey Sandwich Recipe

Turkey Katsu Sando: Crispy Japanese Turkey Sandwich Recipe

If you love turkey sandwiches, this crispy Japanese turkey katsu sando is next level. This recipe plays on the classic Tonkatsu deep-fried pork cutlets dish coated with panko crumbs and then deep-fried. Japanese people love this dish a lot and have included this deep-fried crispy […]

Chachi’s Burnaby| Metropolis at Metrotown Food Court Sandwiches

Chachi’s Burnaby| Metropolis at Metrotown Food Court Sandwiches

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chachis metrotown sandwiches mac and cheese food court metropolis mall Instanomss Nomss Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Chachi’s is one of the newest sandwich fare at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby. Chachi was founded by Derek Brock and Jason Cunnigham – founders of Jugo Juice back in 1998. After selling it’s stakes to Quebec based MTY Food Group, the duo decided to focus all their attention on Chachi’s Sandwich Bar in 2007. Franchises opened across Calgary. Metrotown is their first location in BC.

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chachis metrotown sandwiches mac and cheese food court metropolis mall Instanomss Nomss Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Chachi’s offers a selection of sandwiches on ciabatta bread between $10 to $12, breakfast sandwiches, Mac n’ Cheese, salads and sides like chips, pickles and pepperoni.

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chachis metrotown sandwiches mac and cheese food court metropolis mall Instanomss Nomss Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Mac n’ Cheese: Comes in two different flavors (regular and spicy with Capicollo). The mac n’ cheese is very cheesy and smooth. I particularly enjoyed the subtle heat of the spicy mac n’ cheese with capicollo. This was one of my favorite items on the menu.

 

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Hot Philly Sandwich: Rib steak with bell peppers, onions, jalapeno, garlic aioli, spicy mayo and provolone cheese. I like the rich, hearty flavors of the beef steak with the kick of jalapeno.

 

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Breaky Sandwiches 4.50: Ham and Cheese on an English muffin much like McDonald’s but slightly less greasy.

 

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Clubbin’ Sandwich: BTL sandwich with bacon, turkey, lettuce, tomato, cheddar, garlic aioli, and spicy mayo. It is a good simple sandwich if you are not looking for something fancy.

 

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Banh Mi: Beef brisket, asian marinade, pickled carrots, cilantro, jalapeno and garlic aioli. I was not a fan of this sandwich since the beef brisket was too saucey and overly sweet. There is not enough pickled carrots to keep the sandwich light and fresh. Skip this and go to a real Vietnamese restaurant if you craving a real Banh Mi.

 

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Pork with Mac: Tender pulled pork, sweet chili BBQ sauce topped with mac n’ cheese. This rich sandwich has a good mix of mac and pulled pork. If you are looking for comfort and a filling meal, this one’s a winner!

 

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We were invited by Sherman’s Food Adventures and ChaChi’s for a menu tasting.

 

 

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Chachi’s

URL: http://www.chachis.ca
Cuisine: Fast Food, Sandwiches

Hours:

Mon 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

#314 – 4820 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4P1
(604) 566-2447

 

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Birds and the Beets Gastown | Vancouver Sandwich +Salad Cafe

Birds and the Beets Gastown | Vancouver Sandwich +Salad Cafe

Birds and the Beets Gastown is newly opened sandwich and salad cafe that opened at 55 Powll Street. Owners, Matthew Senecal-Junkeer and Trevor Pruegger took over the old Sea Monstr Sushi spot (across from Soft Peaks Ice Cream).We have been looking forward to this restaurant’s opening. The […]

Acme Cafe, Vancouver (Gastown)

Acme Cafe, Vancouver (Gastown)

What’s a good lunch spot? Let’s spot for the place with a lineup, you know it’s good when people wait while they’re starving. They only serve two sandwiches? Limited choice means the food goes out fast and fresh. It also plays hip hop music on […]

Caffe Brixton, Vancouver (Chinatown) | Sandwiches, Soups and Drinks

Caffe Brixton, Vancouver (Chinatown) | Sandwiches, Soups and Drinks

cafe brixton

cafe brixton

 

Caffe Brixton Vancouver is located in Chinatown. Sectioned in the Strathcona area is a great little hang out for meet for all your lunch needs: delicious sammy and a hearty bowl of soup. And you never know when you find such cute pups greeting you at the door! Did I mention that they have great mamosas and caesars also?

 

cafe brixton

cafe brixton

 

Daily Soup: Russian Borscht with toasts. A hearty bowl packed with flavours and not too salty. Their butternut squash is also very good.

 

cafe brixton

 

Caffe Brixton Daily Sandwich: Go up to the till to see what they offer. Today was roasted beef with tomatoes and spread with some dijon. A half fatty and half lean slab of meat.

 

cafe brixton

 

Service can be at times slow and you will find some crowds playing magic cards in the back! If you ever with a full house, The Union Bar, The Parker, or Phnom Penh Cambodian 金邊小館 is just around the corner.

 

cafe brixton

cafe brixton
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Caffè Brixton
URL: http://www.caffebrixton.com/
Cuisine: Diner, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
Hours

Mon 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
212 E Georgia St Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z7
(604) 568-8200

 

 

Dunns Famous Montreal smoked meat restaurant, Vancouver (downtown)

Dunns Famous Montreal smoked meat restaurant, Vancouver (downtown)

  Meaty Sandwich in Vancouver downtown. Myer Dunn founded Dunns Famous Restaurant in 1927 which later turned into a franchise chain location in Quebec. Now it has migrated to Vancouver. Dunns Famous Restaurant is located off Robson on Seymour and offers brick walls, red seats and […]

Meat and Bread, Vancouver (Gastown)

Meat and Bread, Vancouver (Gastown)

Do you know who Doris Freedman is? She is the lunch lady in the cafeteria of Springfield Elementary where Bart and Lisa Simpson attend school. If you are still puzzled, you’ve been deprived as a child. She has engraved what a cafeteria is for my childhood. You […]

Red Wagon Vancouver (Sunrise) | Crisp Pork Belly Sandwich x Pulled Pork Pancakes

Red Wagon Vancouver (Sunrise) | Crisp Pork Belly Sandwich x Pulled Pork Pancakes

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com
Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been hanging out around East Hastings because I grew up in a time where my mother was a seamstress and there were lots of factories around that area. On the corner of this old East Hastings stress is King’s Cafe. This particular Cafe wasn’t anything spectacular, but it was hearty food in a modest restaurant. I can’t believe Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise neighborhood kept the exterior and interior of the old Cafe and added their own flavours into the mix.

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

The first thing we ordered was the Crisp Pork Belly Sandwich with pickled vegetable, jalapeño, cilantro, mayo, and all that in a baguette. So in other words, take out all the Vietnamese meat from the  Bánh mì and replace it with a fatty pork belly. Coming from a Chinese background I would imagine the pork belly to resemble the Chinese version where the skin is extra crispy and the meat was dry. The Red Wagon version is more juicy. One bite will ensure the oil, fat, and flavours to ooze out.

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

Next up, Pulled Pork Pancakes. Jack Daniels Maple Syrup with Buttermilk Pancakes layered with pulled pork. WTF, maple syrup with pulled pork? Sweet and savory to me is like a man in women’s clothes. You’re confused as to see if she’s hot or not. I was already suspicious last time Nancy brought home Lindt chocolate with sea salt. This just surpass that on a experimental level food wise.

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

Fluffy buttery pancakes with pulled pork in between it. All of that sitting on the bed of maple syrup.

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

I sliced a piece of pancake, pushed the pulled pork on the fork, and slid the combo onto the river of maple syrup. The first taste was like the time I ever had red wine. I tried to savor the moment. I was dazed, and confused. How can these two things that I would never imagined pared up be so good together. The pancake itself was a vehicle for the syrup. The pulled pork was soft. The oil syrup and was just dripping out as I was devouring it. I felt so dirty eating this but I couldn’t stop. Nancy and I kept sliding our fork of pork and pancake across the plate to soak up the syrup and before we know it, the river of syrup dried up. We sat there looking at each other, and not proceeding to eat more. I politely asked the waitress to bring us some more syrup. We continue to wait and finally the syrup jar came. We refilled the plate with the goodness and continued to empty the plate until we couldn’t eat anymore.

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

From one perspective, I feel dirty for eating here. Everything is so deliciousness, but if it came with a Nutrition Facts Chart, I would have a heart attack just reading it. When I am slicing the pancake, gathering the pulled pork, or gripping the pork belly sandwich, I am in the zone. I don’t care about my health. I walk out satisfied and want to come back again, but then again, better hit the gym to make room for next time.

Red Wagon Vancouver Sunrise Nomss.com Crispy Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork Pancake

 

 


The Red Wagon Restaurant
URL: http://www.redwagoncafe.com/
Cuisine: Diner, Pancakes, Breakfast

Hours

Mon 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Open now
Thu 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sun 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
2296 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1V4
(604) 568-4565