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Pink Pearl: A Sustainable Cantonese Dinner

Pink Pearl Chinese Restaurant in Vancouver’s east end, has taken a major step in its sustainability journey – removing shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy, from its menu – and highlighting the bounty of sustainable seafood options in classic, Cantonese cuisine. To [...]

November 23, 2018 Chinese, East Village, Seafood

Shine Valley Lamb Soup: Chinese Lamb Soup, Dumplings, and Skewers in Richmond

Shine Valley Lamb Soup is located in Richmond and they specialize in exactly what their name suggests – lamb soup. I met up with a few friends and headed here for lunch as we heard it was good. They started [...]

November 19, 2018 Chinese, Richmond

Exposure Social House 曝光奶茶: Bubble Tea in Richmond

Exposure Social House is one of the newer bubble tea shops that opened in Richmond. They are also an event space and hiphop culture event centre. When I was in Richmond, my friend told me about this place, so we [...]

November 12, 2018 Bubble Tea, Chinese, Richmond

Old Xian’s Food: Now Open on Robson Street

Old Xian’s Food finally opened another location in Metro Vancouver. There are other locations in Richmond, Burnaby and Vancouver on Kingsway. Best known for their biang biang noodles that are soooo long and thick that you can’t help but take [...]

October 31, 2018 Chinese, Noodles, Robson Street/West End

Hui Lau Shan: Now Open in Downtown Vancouver

It was late at night and my friends and I stumbled upon Hui Lau Shan open on Denman Street close to Robson Street. I have been anticipating their opening for a while as the first location in Kerrisdale is a [...]

October 22, 2018 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Downtown

Hon’s Wonton House: Olympic Village new menu

We’ve already visited and reviewed Hon’s new Olympic Village location. We went back when they invited us to the media event and introduced their updated menu. We also learned that a new location will soon open near the Commercial and [...]

October 4, 2018 Chinese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Miss Lina Crepe Cakes: Pastries and Drinks in Richmond

Miss Lina Crepe Cakes in Richmond is another new addition to Alexandra Road for desserts. There have been a few dessert shops in Metro Vancouver opening up that specialize in Crepe Cakes, so it’s interesting to see the demand for [...]

September 14, 2018 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Richmond

SweetHoney Dessert: Now Open in Richmond

SweetHoney Dessert is a new Hong Kong style dessert restaurant in Richmond. It’s tucked away in a small plaza near Aberdeen Mall. They serve many hot and cold soup based dessert items. SweetHoney Dessert takes pride in preparing all ingredients [...]

August 26, 2018 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Richmond

Hon’s Wonton House: Same Old Taste, Brand New Decor

Hon’s Wonton House is the rebirth of the Hon’s empire with their newest location on 2nd near Olympic Village. Hon’s has been around since 1972 and was a popular Chinese wonton house in the Lower Mainland. As our palates have evolved [...]

July 14, 2018 Chinese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Noodles

[Sneak Peek] Vitasoy Summer Dessert Collaboration with 720 Sweets

Are you a Vitasoy fan? Growing up, we have always had this treat in our household since I can remember. It’s very nostalgic and Vitasoy is partnering up with 4 dessert shops in NYC, LA, Vancouver, and Toronto this Summer. Together, [...]

July 1, 2018 Chinese, Dessert, Kitsilano

Chi Men 吃面: Lanzhou noodle soup in Vancouver

Chi Men 吃面 specializes in Lanzhou noodle soup on the West End in Downtown Vancouver.  What makes it Lanzhou noodles are the hand pulled noodles of various thicknesses. I wasn’t planning on coming here for dinner with friends but their [...]

April 8, 2018 Chinese, Noodles, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Jasmine Club Restaurant: Korean-Chinese Cuisine in Coquitlam

Jasmine Club Chinese Restaurant in Coquitlam serves up Korean Chinese cuisine. Three popular dishes are Jajangmyeon – noodles with a thick sweet bean sauce, Jjamppong – spicy noodle soup, and Tangsuyuk – sweet and sour pork dish. We came here [...]

March 30, 2018 Chinese, Coquitlam, Fusion, Korean, Noodles, Three Beakers

Xi’an Famous Foods: Spicy Noodles in New York

Xi’an Famous Foods is a chain of fast casual restaurants based in New York City that serves authentic Northern Chinese dishes. When in New York, I had to try it since I love some good spicy noodles. We went to [...]

February 17, 2018 Chinese, New York, Noodles, Three Beakers

Peaceful Restaurant: Northern Chinese Cuisine for Chinese New Year

Peaceful Restaurant rings in the Year of the Dog with auspicious and culinary dishes created by owner and Master Chef Charlie Huang. We were invited to check out Traditional Chinese New Year foods and dishes to ring in the new year. They [...]

February 12, 2018 Chinese, Kitsilano, Noodles

Liuyishou HotPot: Comforting Chongqing-style HotPot

It’s been a while since coming to Liuyishou Hotpot and their interior and menu have been revamped. Founded in 2000 in Chongqing China, Liuyishou Hotpot has grown to over 1000 locations worldwide over the past 17 years. From a single location on [...]

February 4, 2018 Burnaby Central, Chinese, Hot Pot

Happy Tree BBQ: Now Open in Burnaby

We were originally in Richmond wanting to go to Happy Tree BBQ there but the wait was an hour long, so we drove to their Burnaby location as the line as shorter. When we got there, we were seated right [...]

January 30, 2018 BBQ, Burnaby Central, Chinese, Four Beakers

Beijiang Restaurant: Halal Uyghur Cuisine in Richmond

Beijiang Restaurant opened in 2009 as the first Halal restaurant in Vancouver serving Uyghur dishes like Dapanji and Cumin Lamb. They recently moved to Leslie Road in Richmond, which now has their own parking lot. I was invited to check [...]

January 14, 2018 Chinese, Four Beakers, Richmond

Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine Restaurant in New York

Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine Restaurant is a simple Chinese cafe specializing in soups, noodles, and dumplings by hand. This hole in the wall has some really cheap food. Everything is $3.50 or under. That is an amazing price for New [...]

January 4, 2018 Chinese, New York, Noodles, Three Beakers
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