Xiao Long Bao at Home

August 24th, 2012. Xiao Long Bao at Home        I love Xiao Long Bao as much as the next person, but sometimes you just can't get your sorry ass out to Richmond for a decent soup dumpling.  So what did I do?  Picked up a bag of these babies from T&T!       … Continue reading Xiao Long Bao at Home

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Dim Sum Time at Wah Wing

April 7th, 2012.  Easter Dim Sum!         Some more eats over the Easter Weekend?  Yes, please!  Dim sum?  Double yes!  I was able to round up a few friends to partake in some Easter Dim Sum 😉             Pan Fried Turnip Cakes turned out to be really … Continue reading Dim Sum Time at Wah Wing

Windsor Plaza Hotel – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~   I wake up to my first morning in Vietnam and look out the window.  Well....it's definitely not Vancouver!  A little bit smoggy, no doubt from the thousands of motorcycles that swarm the streets every day and night.  That's probably one of the craziest things I've seen.  A country where … Continue reading Windsor Plaza Hotel – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

Richmond Night Market

June 12th, 2011.  Richmond Night Market!!     Of the highlights of summer in Vancouver are the various night markets.  Of those the Richmond Night Market is probably the most popular.  With tons of stalls with cheap "made in China" merchandise on one half and a vast plethora of Asian eats on the other half, RNM is … Continue reading Richmond Night Market

Shanghai River – XLB

July 1st, 2010. XLB, We Finally Meet!!!         Canada Day=National Holiday=Stat Holiday=No Work=Day Off=Opportunity to Eat!!  Yes, yes, a day off for me means an opportunity to eat something that I otherwise would not be able to.  Dim Sum is one of those things, Xiao Long Bao in Richmond is definitely one of those things.     … Continue reading Shanghai River – XLB

Terracotta Modern Chinese

June 1st, 2010. Terracotta in Gastown      New friend, Selim, invited me to come check out a brand new "restaurant" in Gastown called Terracotta.  It's supposed to be a "hip & trendy" take on Chinese food.  Basically, a "tapas style" place to come for drinks, judging by the fact that there seem to be some … Continue reading Terracotta Modern Chinese

Empire Garden Chinese Restaurant 

March 7th, 2010. Dim Sum Lunch Date with Gahee~   Sometimes you just don't feeling like eating church food.  So, in between services Gahee and I slipped out to Empire Garden for a private Dim Sum lunch!  Well, okay, fine, more like nobody else really was up for it.  But it was all for the best because … Continue reading Empire Garden Chinese Restaurant