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 we wanted everything but we were only 2 people. The … Continue reading Dragon View Chinese Cuisine

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 when I picked it up so overall, pretty good. I … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant

Morning Shanghai Restaurant

Date Visited: May 24 2015 What I ate: It’s been a long time since I’ve had Morning Shanghai Restaurant – they used to be famous for their Sheng Jian Bao Deep Fried Mini Bun 6.5/10 The buns were okay – very filling and heavy Pan Fried Pork Buns 6/10 Wow this was a disappointing – they used to be the best, now they must have … Continue reading Morning Shanghai Restaurant

Eat Chicken Wraps

Date Visited: April 3 2015 What I ate: Hoisin Chicken Roll 8/10 Portion was an appropriate size The green onion pancake was quite a nice twist, provided a nice crunch and soaked up the sauces nicely The Hoisin accompanied the roll nicely The chicken was not too try and quite flavourful Address: 800 Howe Street Vancouver, BC V6Z1A1 Type of Restaurant: food truck, Chinese, fusion … Continue reading Eat Chicken Wraps

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 – nothing special Egg Tarts 7/10 The tart was buttery … Continue reading Pink Pearl Dim Sum

Lin Chinese Cuisine – Take out

Date Visited: April 5 2015 What I ate: Tan tan noodle soup with minced meat 6.5/10 Portion was quite large The pork used in sauce was not of the best quality, could have had a stronger peanut flavour Was overly salty and tasted quite watered down Address: 1537 West Broadway, Metro Vancouver Website: http://www.linchinese.ca/ Type of Restaurant: Chinese, Asian Price Range: $$ Overall: 6.5/10 Will … Continue reading Lin Chinese Cuisine – Take out

Shandong Family Restaurant

 Date Visited: March 22 2015 Address: 3309 Kingsway Vancouver, BC V5R5K6 Type of Restaurant: Chinese, Noodles, Dumplings, Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 3/5 – service is pretty quick but the place smelled like bleach Recommended: Lamb Noodles Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my … Continue reading Shandong Family Restaurant

BT Café大拇指餐廳

Date Visited: February 28 2015 Address: 920 Kingsway Vancouver, BC V5V3C4 Type of Restaurant: Chinese, international, dessert Price Range: $ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service:  4.5/5 – comfortable, pretty clean, staff was friendly and patient Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could … Continue reading BT Café大拇指餐廳