Chinese Cusine

Kingspark Steak House

March 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was trying to find a place for having dinner with my friend Lou, who just moved back after living in Hong Kong for 3 years. Kingspark Steak House came to my mind because [...]

Mandarin Hong Kong Cafe

July 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

My mom was craving for lobster on Canada Day, and naturally I turned to the food section of Sing Tao Daily looking through all the lobster specials. I quite enjoy the [...]

Shanghai Wonderful Restaurant

July 21, 2016 // 3 Comments

Xiaolongbao again? Yes… I just can’t get enough of sucking on those hot-liquid-bursting buns in my mouth! This time I found myself sitting inside Shanghai [...]

Bubble Waffle Cafe Kerrisdale

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was a nice sunny early evening, and I had a fun tennis workout with my buddy CC at the Shaughnessy Country Club, which happened to be my first outdoor tennis game this [...]

Sanbo Restaurant

March 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

This post is on 2 separate visits to Sanbo Restaurant. I first noticed this place while dropping off a tennis buddy at Brighouse station, thinking that I could use a nice [...]

Newton Beef Noodle House

February 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Authentic or not, and despite the sloppy presentation, I found the Taiwanese style beef noodle soup at this joint quite tasty. At Newton Beef Noodle House, they don’t seem [...]

Wang’s Taiwan Beef Noodle House

February 15, 2016 // 1 Comment

It was pouring with cold winter rain outside. As I finished my business early in Cambie neighbourhood on my lunch break, I decided to grab a quick bite nearby before heading [...]

Firebird Cafe

January 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

Deer Garden Signature‘s knockoff, Tasty Rice Noodles didn’t last very long, and their spot has been quickly occupied by another restaurant called Firebird Cafe. [...]

Bubble Waffle Cafe, Royal Centre

January 6, 2016 // 1 Comment

I would have never thought this Create-Your-Own-Noodle-Soup joint would become such a force in the Downtown Vancouver lunch scene. Bubble Waffle Cafe, already quite popular [...]

New Asia, San Francisco

December 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Asia is my Uncle Tong’s favorite dim sum spot in Chinatown. He’s told me that he just loves how big the place is with such great air circulation and energy flow. [...]

Saigon Seafood Harbor

December 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

I find the name of the restaurant a little strange. The Chinese name seems to be based on Sai Kung in Hong Kong, a district that is famous for its seafood markets and [...]

Yin Du Wonton Noodle, San Francisco

December 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

My cousin Cecilia and her dad were debating where to take me and my mom for wonton noodle soup in Chinatown. I was curious to find out how this iconic Cantonese dish would [...]

Annie’s Panda Garden, Vallejo

December 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sitting inside Annie’s Panda Garden, only a 10-minute drive from my old high school, it has brought back all the memories of me working here as a teenager. The [...]

Gourmet Village, Millbrae

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was our first night in San Francisco Bay Area, I could hardly wait to try some amazing food! Even before my flight took off, I reserved a table at a Michelin starred [...]

Fisherman’s Terrace

December 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is a Saturday night in December before the holidays, and it isn’t hard to imagine how busy the dinner service is at any established restaurant, with parties and [...]

Dim Sum at Sun Sui Wah

December 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

I was pretty surprised myself that I had not been to Sun Sui Wah’s Richmond location, although I was a frequent visitor to their Vancouver location when I was living in [...]

No. 9 Restaurant

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s been 18 years since I moved to Vancouver, No. 9 Restaurant is still sitting at the same spot in Lansdowne Mall. Being the only Chinese joint that opens 24 hours in [...]

Legendary Noodle House

November 1, 2015 // 2 Comments

As I had some great dining experiences at their former establishments on Main street or in Richmond long time ago, this is the first time I visit Legendary Noodle House in [...]

Chef of Dumplings

October 1, 2015 // 2 Comments

I am pretty certain people must have high exceptions on their dumplings at Chef of Dumplings. Located at a very busy Aberdeen Centre food court, this Chinese food stand has [...]

Sunway Restaurant

September 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sunway is a really tiny restaurant. They had to pull 2 small tables together to seat 6 of us by the front entrance. Later when the restaurant was about to close, an [...]

Wing Kee

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sitting down at Wing Kee with mom, the place reminds me Master Hung BBQ, a popular neighbourhood Chinese restaurant that’s tucked away from the busy Richmond city centre. [...]
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