Welcome to part 2 of Hong Kong Food Mangé’d! One of the most famous famous beef noodles in Hong Kong would be Kau Kee Noodles in Central. Was it worth the hype and the line? I would say, not really. The soup wasn’t the best I’ve ever had, the meat could have been more tender (some of it was tough to bite through). The noodles … Continue reading Hong Kong Food Mangé’d Part 2
A constant problem that I ran into while I was in Hong Kong was what is really Hong Kong food? What is it made up of? What do Hong Kong people identify as Hong Kong food? Here I have some food that is not necessarily uniquely Hong Kong style food, but it’s food that Hong Kong people have identified with. One of the first dinners … Continue reading Hong Kong Food Mangé’d Part 1
Date Visited: March 28 2015 What I ate: Daily Special – Duck Confit Salad with egg on top 6/10 This was a disappointing dish for the standard that I had hoped for Fable The duck was very dry – probably because it was over heated on the stove top And the sauce was too sour and didn’t balance out the dish well The overall balance … Continue reading Fable – For Brunch!
Date Visited: February 15 2015 Address: 5682 Fraser St. Vancouver, BC V5W2Z3 Type of Restaurant: Chinese, Cantonese Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 2.5/5 – typical Chinese restaurant – loud, tacky décor, service was really bad (server would ignore us) Recommended: Hand Shredded Chicken Overall: 7.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: … Continue reading Koon Bo冠寶美食之家
Date Visited: December 17 2014 Address: Aberdeen Centre 3600-4151 Hazel Bridge Way Richmond, BC Website: http://www.manrisung.ca/ Type of Restaurant: Korean, Soup, Hot Pot, Duck Price Range: $$ Overall: 6/10 (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!) … Continue reading Ma Ri Sung
Date Visited: January 20 2015 Address: 217 CARRALL ST. GASTOWN VANCOUVER Website: http://www.labattoir.ca/ Type of Restaurant: French, Pacific Northwest, Cocktails Price Range: $$$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – loud and lively atmosphere, chic yet rustic design, the clearing of tables was quick but entrees took a while to arrive Recommended: Desserts Overall: 7.75/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a … Continue reading Dine Out Vancouver 2015 L’Abattoir