Yuan’s Shanghai Serendipity Cuisine

I was really craving Shanghai dumplings so we headed to Serendipity to try them out. We were really excited since I’ve never had theirs and we had a 10% off VIP card plus a free dumpling card as well. The service was lacking but that might have been just because we were seated behind the… Continue reading Yuan’s Shanghai Serendipity Cuisine

Tender beef noodles at Newton Beef Noodle

I came to Newton Beef Noodles looking for some quality beef noodles. It’s really close to the Richmond Brighouse sky train station which is very convenient. https://www.instagram.com/p/BEKOYuCrRSW/?taken-by=iamjust.steph I ordered the half tendon half meat noodles and they were not half bad. The noodles were cooked well (I always prefer thick noodles). The broth was nicely… Continue reading Tender beef noodles at Newton Beef Noodle

Fast Food Scarfed in Hong Kong

To be honest, almost all food, if it isn’t fine dining, is fast food in Hong Kong. But these places are what I categorized as “fast food” in Hong Kong. As in like quick, greasy places that you might stand on the street to eat, or order at the counter to eat.   First up,… Continue reading Fast Food Scarfed in Hong Kong

Crystal Mall Adventures

First Vancouver post of 2016! So on Sunday, I ventured out all the way to Burnaby because I was really craving some Shanghai steamed dumplings and fried dumplings. Ended up at the Crystal Mall food court's Xu Wontons because it's my go to place for Shanghai fried dumplings. What I like about their dumplings is… Continue reading Crystal Mall Adventures

Suhang

Date Visited: July 19 2015 What I ate: Sorry for the lack of pictures. Family dinners are always hard for bloggers to take pictures without feeling awkward in front of 10 other people. Sorry! Rock Cod with Sweet and sour sauce 7/10 The rock cod was very crunchy and crisp The fish itself was not… Continue reading Suhang

Ramen Butcher

Date Visited: May 14 2015 What I ate: Classic – signature tonkatsu (pork) broth simmered to perfection. Noodles are freshly made in-house 7/10 The broth was very rich and flavourful The noodles did taste fresh but not my favourite kind of noodles (I prefer thicker ones) lacked edginess lacked bounciness I enjoyed the toppings on top which… Continue reading Ramen Butcher

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

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:… Continue reading Shandong Family Restaurant

Din Tai Feng

Date Visited: March 14 2015 Address: 700 Bellevue Way NE Ste 280 Bellevue, WA 98004 Website: http://www.dintaifungusa.com/ Type of Restaurant: Chinese, dimsum, noodles, rice Price Range: $$ Background: This place has been hyped up by the internet and by friends so much that I had to come and try it. My first attempt to come was… Continue reading Din Tai Feng

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