Dragon View Chinese Cuisine

My friend and I were really, and I mean REALLY craving dimsum.  I had really wanted to try Dragon View Restaurant for a long time, so that’s where we ended up. Even though it was not the weekend, there was still quiet a wait for a table. We had a tough time ordering food since … Continue reading Dragon View Chinese Cuisine

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Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant

Western lake restaurant is known for having HUGE portions for dim sum and so I thought I would show my friend from Hong Kong how we do dim sum here in Vancouver. We started off with the shrimp rice rolls which were not bad. The rice roll itself was well-made, it didn’t break apart right … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant

Van Dragon Chinese Restaurant

Date Visited: May 18 2015 What I ate: Pork Dumpling with Tobiko (Shiu Ma) 7/10 Not bad – good amount of pork could have done with more shrimp Good size as well – not too big and not too small Braised beef tendon in Brown sauce 7.5/10 The beef tendon was soft and slippery The … Continue reading Van Dragon Chinese Restaurant

Pink Pearl Dim Sum

Date Visited: March 28 2015 What I ate: Steamed Chicken feet in Szechuan sauce 7/10 It was okay, not bad, good amount of meat and flavour Steamed Sweet egg yolk buns 6.5/10 Good amount of liquidiness But not enough egg yolk Steamed pork dumplings 7/10 Good amount of pork Not enough shrimp Flavours are okay … Continue reading Pink Pearl Dim Sum

Chef Tony 頤東大酒樓

Date Visited: March 8 2015 Address: 101-4600 No.3 Road Richmond, BC V6X Website: http://cheftonycanada.com/en/ Type of Restaurant: Chinese, dimsum, Seafood Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – design is very bright and classy, service was somewhat slow but very detailed Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a … Continue reading Chef Tony 頤東大酒樓

Phoenix Garden Chinese Restaurant 鳳凰城酒家

Date Visited: January 3 2015 Address: 2425 Nanaimo St  Vancouver, BC V5N5E5 Type of Restaurant: Chinese, dim sum, seafood Price Range: $ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4.5/5 – service was terrific for a Chinese restaurant, the design was tacky but typical of a dim sum place Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass … Continue reading Phoenix Garden Chinese Restaurant 鳳凰城酒家

Sun Sui Wah 新瑞華海鮮酒家

Date Visited: December 28 2014 Address: 3888 Main St  Vancouver, BC Website: http://www.sunsuiwah.com/ Type of Restaurant: Chinese, Dim sum, seafood Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – service was kind of slow, setting and design was just classic higher end Chinese restaurant Recommended: Shui Mai Overall: 6.75/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: … Continue reading Sun Sui Wah 新瑞華海鮮酒家