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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

Chinatown BBQ in Vancouver: Review

Chinatown BBQ is a new restaurant on East Pender in Vancouver’s Chinatown. They put their own spin on classic Cantonese-style meat shops by making it new and fresh to attract customers of all types. With more and more restaurants and shops [...]

January 1, 2018 BBQ, Chinatown, Chinese, Three Beakers

November Dessert: Chinese Desserts in Burnaby

November Dessert is a Chinese dessert shop located on Grimer Street in Burnaby. This street has a lot of dessert shops and cafes opening up in the last few months and locals are noticing. I’ve heard of November Desserts but [...]

October 11, 2017 Bubble Tea, Burnaby Central, Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Two Beakers

Deer Garden Signatures: Now Open in Burnaby

Deer Garden Signatures has been expanding in the last few months with 5 locations in total. Their Burnaby location is on Sperling and Kingsway. They took over the location of Pearl House Restaurant. I came on the weekend for lunch [...]

September 20, 2017 Chinese, Noodles, South Burnaby, Three Beakers

Neptune Chinese Kitchen at Hard Casino in Coquitlam

Neptune Chinese Kitchen recently opened at Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam. There are currently 12 restaurants under the Neptune Restaurant Group. You’ll notice they have expanded quite quickly in the last few years. You’ll find an array of Chinese dishes [...]

August 15, 2017 Chinese, Coquitlam, Seafood, Three Beakers

Pidgin: Prix-Fixe Tasting Menu

PiDGiN has always been a place I wanted to check out. I went with a friend to try their prix-fixe tasting menu for $55 per person, but there was an awesome voucher on TravelZoo for the 7 course dining for [...]

June 11, 2017 Chinese, French, Fusion, Gastown, Three Beakers

Mr Chili Noodle House: Chongqing Cuisine in Burnaby

Mr. Chili Noodle House in Burnaby specialized in Chongqing cuisine. Sherman had a coupon he had to use up before it expired, so he was nice enough to invite myself and some other foodie friends to check out this place. [...]

May 11, 2017 Chinese, Noodles, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Flying Rose: Asian Dessert on Robson Street

Flying Rose is an Asian dessert cafe on Robson Street. I was passing by and noticed it since they serve things like mango desserts. I came with a few friends to give it a try since all other cafes were super [...]

May 5, 2017 Cafe, Chinese, Dessert, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

Pink Pearl: 4 Decades of Dim Sum

We were invited to Vancouver’s longest-running Chinese restaurant – Pink Pearl for a culinary journey of  Dim Sum. Signature dim sum dishes representing different decades at Pink Pearl  was prepared by Dim Sum Chef F.K. Jiang and his team. We were [...]

April 28, 2017 Chinese, Dim Sum, Strathcona, Three Beakers
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