Browsing the "Chinese" Category

Freshbowl: South-East Asian Cuisine in Vancouver

Freshbowl is a family run restaurant with 2 stores in Vancouver. They focus on healthy South East Asian cuisine and put their twist on it so its non-GMO, hormone & antibiotic free, and MSG free. FreshBowl also has vegan, vegetarian, [...]

March 8, 2019 Chinese, Gastown

Joojak Restaurant: Xian Cuisine in Vancouver

Joojak Restaurant specializes in Northern Chinese Cuisine, specifically Xian. I love this type of food known for their use of chili oil in their dishes. A lot of fragrant spices and its drool worthy. I’ve been trying to go to [...]

February 26, 2019 Chinese, Renfrew-Collingwood

Alvin Garden: Szechuan Cuisine in Burnaby

Alvin Garden is located in South Burnaby just behind Metropolis at Metrotown. They have been around for many years specializing in Szechuan cuisine. They have been recipients of the Chinese Restaurant Awards and Vancouver Magazine restaurant Awards for many years [...]

February 3, 2019 Chinese, South Burnaby

Good Mong Kok Bakery: Take Out Dim Sum in San Francisco

Good Mong Kok Bakery is a popular spot for homemade dim sum and baked goods in this tiny shop. They are located in Chinatown in San Francisco. As we arrived on a weekend in the morning, there was already a [...]

January 8, 2019 Bakery, Chinese, Dim Sum, San Francisco

Fortune Terrace Chinese Cuisine: Dinner in Richmond

Fortune Terrace Chinese Cuisine is a newer restaurant near the Olympic Oval in Richmond. I heard good things about this place, so, for my birthday, we decided to come here for dinner. It’s usually more popular for dim sum as [...]

January 3, 2019 Chinese, Richmond

No 1 Dumpling in Vancouver: Review

No 1 Dumpling is a new Chinese Restaurant near Broadway and Burrard specializing in all things dumplings. When I saw it, I needed to come check it out with some friends as we love discovering new hole in the wall [...]

December 30, 2018 Chinese, Kitsilano, Noodles

Mama’s Dumpling and Coffee in Richmond: Review

Mama’s Dumpling and Coffee is located in South Richmond near a bunch of warehouses. You definitely wouldn’t expect this restaurant to be here, but it has gained quite a level of popularity recently for their delicious homey dumplings. I came [...]

December 23, 2018 Chinese, Noodles, Richmond

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