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

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

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 (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, … 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: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: … Continue reading Sun Sui Wah 新瑞華海鮮酒家

Parker Place food court

Date Visited: December 17 2014 Address: 4380 #3 Rd Richmond Type of Restaurant: Shanghai, Taiwanese, Hong Kong, noodles, chicken, dim sum Price Range: $ 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 eat a morsel of this every day!) Will come back? … Continue reading Parker Place food court