Hakkasan Bistro Cafe

#EWRL Disclaimer: I was invited by ChineseBites for a tasting in some of Hakkasan Bistro’s Signature items! Opinions are my own. Hakkasan Bistro is a family-run restaurant in the outskirts of Richmond, BC. It’s very close to the International Summer Night Market, which is also out of Central Richmond. However, many good restaurants are hidden in the middle of […]

Private Home Chinese Cuisine 一點心意南北私房菜

Location: 4854 Imperial St, Burnaby, BC V5J 1C4 Phone: (604) 558-0995 Hours: Mon/Wed/Thurs 11:00AM – 9:30PM Tues Closed Fri 11:00AM – 10:00PM Sat: 11:30AM – 10:00PM Sun 11:30AM – 9:30PM Hints:  Extremely small parking lot in rear / Mostly street parking Small restaurant (large parties – reservations recommended) Unique yet traditional Northern and Southern Chinese cuisine Take out available through […]

Parklane Chinese Restaurant 百樂潮州酒家

Location: 200 – 7997 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC V6X 1A4 (Upstairs – across from London Drugs) Phone: (604) 273-0888 Hours: 7 Days a week | 9:00am – 3:00pm | 5:00pm – 10:30pm Hints:  Famous for “Chiu Chow” dishes “Lo Suey” Marinated  duck It was my first time at Parklane Chinese Restaurant for a high school reunion (sort of). […]

Specialty Chicken & Wonton House 農場雞莊

Location: Unit 80-90, 8100 Ackroyd Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3J9 (Same mall as PriceSmart Foods) Phone: (604) 278-8239 Hours: Unknown Hints:  Large shared parking lot Takeout available Famous for chicken   My girlfriend and I are always on the look for something new to try. And since we are in Richmond and we couldn’t decide what to have […]

Bubble Fruity 果間茶坊 (A Chinese Dessert Place)

Location: 180-8188 Saba Road, Richmond, BC V6Y 4E2 Phone: 778-297-6820 Hours: 4PM – Midnight | 7 Days a week Hints:  Small restaurant Paid street parking Free side street parking after 9PM My girlfriend and I discovered Bubble Fruity a few weeks ago through Yelp. We were trying to look for unique Asian dessert places. Surely enough we found Bubble […]

Double Double Restaurant 老油條大牌檔

Location: 128 – 4600 No. 3 Road 帝國中心, Richmond, BC V6X 4E8 (Empire Centre) Phone: 604-370-3345 Hours: Closed Tuesdays Hints:  Very busy parking lot (Park in the indoor parkade) Traditional Chinese congee and wonton place No reservations, only walk-in Sharing tables Fast service   Double Double Restaurant had existed way back since their first store on Kingsway way back. […]

Venice Garden 海皇美食 – Dinner Edition

Location: #262-2800 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 876-8828 Hours: Sun – Thurs: 8:00AM – 1:00AM, Fri – Sat: 8:00AM – 2:00AM Hints:  Best known for their congee Open late I’ve reviewed Venice Garden numerous times and they are found here and here. But never had I reviewed their dinner menu. I forgot the occasion but my girlfriend and […]

Western Lake Seafood Restaurant (Dim Sum Edition)

Location: 4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 321-6862 Hours: N/A Hints: Small parking/ street parking Reservations highly recommended Traditional Chinese food Small restaurant A week or so ago, I wrote a review on dinner at Western Lake Seafood Restaurant out on Victoria in Vancouver. I’m back this week to talk about their dim sum. Western Lake has always […]

Western Lake Seafood Restaurant (Dinner Edition)

Location: 4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 321-6862 Hours: N/A Hints: Small parking/ street parking Reservations highly recommended Traditional Chinese food Small restaurant Western Lake is one of my favourite Chinese restaurants in Vancouver. It’s fair in terms of price, quantity and quality. However, everything comes at a price. If you don’t make a reservations you will not […]

Grand Honour Restaurant

Location: 5701 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6M 3C5 Phone: (604) 263-3983 Hours: N/A Hints: Pay parking Famous for abalone/shark fin and seafood Reservations recommended (on weekends) Grand Honour Restaurant has been around for a very long time. I remembered being here for dinner way back when food bloggers never really existed. Anyhow, we’re back again for mom’s lunar birthday. Yes, […]