Pan Pacific Cuisine

Congee Fix at Neptune Wonton Noodle

October 6, 2017 // 1 Comment

So my previous experience at Neptune Wonton Noodle was not all that impressive, with their staple noodle and congee dishes sunk a little bit.  But I decided to give them [...]

Lunch at Thai Son Marine Drive

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thai Son’s Richmond location has been my go-to Vietnamese pho place in Richmond for years, although I have not had a chance to eat there since they moved to the new [...]

Pho 37 - Tuan’s Special Watered Down?

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s been a while since I visited Pho 37. The small Vietnamese joint is located at Ironwood Mall in East Richmond. I always like how clean and bright the place is. I [...]

Poké Time on Robson

January 3, 2017 // 1 Comment

I had my first poké experience at Poke Guy. As I find the marinated sashimi-grade raw fish delicious,  I wish the chef had recommend certain flavour combinations from so [...]

The Poke Guy – My First Poke Experience

October 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

I have been writing the posts on newly opened restaurants on monthly basis on Vancouver Foodie Pulse, and I have noticed all the new ‘poke’ restaurants popping [...]

Pidgin – Quick Happy Hour Cocktails

October 5, 2016 // 3 Comments

Food Wench and I met up before our dinner meet with other 4 bloggers at Kozakura in Gastown. Since we still had about 45 minutes to kill, Food Wench couldn’t wait any [...]

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 [...]

Bistro Verde at Nordstrom

March 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

It is not hard to imagine Bistro Verde at Nordstrom being such a popular lunch spot in Downtown. Besides their chic interiors, comfortable seats, and a glamorous but elegant [...]

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 [...]

Gyo-O

February 17, 2016 // 1 Comment

I appreciate Gyo-O’s  effort on offering unique dishes, although their style inspiration is somewhat similar to their sister restaurant Gyoza King, one of the oldest [...]

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 [...]

Sanpoutei Ramen

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

After badminton, we decided to check out Sanpoutei, the latest Ramen restaurant in Richmond, declared as the very first establishment in North America from Sanpoutei Group, a [...]

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. [...]

Pho Ho Vietnamese Noodle Soup

January 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Walking into Pho Ho, I was impressed by how bright and spotlessly clean this place was. The decorative walls and cute furniture seemed brand-new. Once sitting down I noticed [...]

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 [...]

Fat Mao

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

We didn’t go for a big feast like we did last time at Phnom Penh after the happy hour visit to The Emerald. Jenny suggested Fat Mao, and I quickly jumped on the ship, [...]

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 [...]

Pho Extreme Xe Lua

September 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

I always have doubts on the going to a 24-hour restaurant, as keeping the dishes consistent for 24 hours sounds extremely difficult. But maybe you can get away with running a [...]

A Tsukemen Experience at Taishoken Ramen

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

I did not realize Taishoken was owned by the same legendary Ramen shop in Japan, which was featured in the very first episode of The Mind of A Chef, visited by Anthony [...]

Pho 37

August 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

Pho 37 was previously Red Pagoda in Ironwood Plaza. I guess the owner just decided to give it a more common name they would use in Vietnam. I am also suspecting their [...]

A Small Feast on Gyoza at Gyoza Bar

June 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Both Pascal and I did not feel like Ramen today. So we decided to sample on all the gyoza dishes other than the regular Pork Teppan Gyoza that we usually get. First came the [...]

Congee Noodle House 粥麵館

May 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

I used to eat here at Congee Noodle House quite often when I lived in the neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant. Years later I have found the quality of food here remains the same, [...]

Delicious Pho

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Located right outside of Yaltown and close to Stadium station, Delicious Pho doesn’t have a lot of competitions within the 10-minute-walk radius. was impressed by their [...]

Shang Noodle House

March 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

A little under the weather, I was looking for a bowl of hot noodle soup. The first idea that came to me was Shang Noodle House, a place that I walk by all the time, often [...]

Tuc Craft Kitchen

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

I simply don’t have anything negative to say about the food at Tuc Craft Kitchen! All the dishes we got were finely crafted, bold in flavours although mostly savory, [...]
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