Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Dae Ji Cutlet House

Daeji has many locations around town including two in Downtown and one in Burquitlam. I decided to try the Denman location since my workplace is near there. When we initially walked in at 11:55, the restaurant was only 50% full but once it hit 12:00pm the people started piling in and it was full within … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Dae Ji Cutlet House


Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Mamalee Malaysian Delight

I had been looking forward to going to this place for a while. I’ve seen people raving about their Hainan style chicken and rice so I had to give it a try. The Hainan-style chicken rice was definitely a let down. The chicken portion was very small for a large. The chicken itself … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Mamalee Malaysian Delight

Samsoonie Noodle and Rice

Date Visited: June 30 2015 What I ate: Appetizers: Kimchi and potato Kimchi: 8.5/10 – very good fresh kimchi – crunchy, flavourful and delicious Potato 7/10 – not sweet enough, a tad overcooked Fried Dumpling 5 pieces 7.5/10 Crispy on the outside The inside was moist and flavourful The skin of the dumpling was soft … Continue reading Samsoonie Noodle and Rice

Ramen Koika

Date Visited: May 19 2015 What I ate: King’s Ramen (chicken broth) – carrot, cabbage, mushroom, green onion, bean sprouts, shredded pork, seaweed, bamboo shoot, soft boiled egg 6.5/10 The broth lacked depth The vast amount of toppings was overwhelming The shredded pork was very dry and lacked flavour Koika ramen burger – fresh homemade … Continue reading Ramen Koika

Facing East Taiwanese Restaurant

Date Visited: March 15 2015 Address: 1075 Bellevue Way NE Ste B2 Bellevue, WA 98004 Website: Type of Restaurant: Taiwanese, Chinese Price Range: $ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4.5/ - service was really fast and accommodating, the design was better and more sanitary than the typical Chinese restaurant Recommended: Bubble tea, Taiwanese pork burger … Continue reading Facing East Taiwanese Restaurant

Taishoken Ramen大勝軒

Date Visited: February 22 2015 Address: 515 Abbott St  Vancouver, BC V6B2L2 Website: Type of Restaurant: Japanese, Noodle Shop, Asian, Ramen, Rice Price Range: $ Recommended: The noodles Overall: 7.5/10 (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 Taishoken Ramen大勝軒

Candia Tavern

Date Visited: November 6 2014 Address: 4510 W 10th Ave Vancouver, BC Website: Type of Restaurant: Greek, Pizza, Dessert Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: The ambiance 4/5 – was very comfortable. There weren’t many people there so the sound level was low. The design of the place was so quaint. We screamed … Continue reading Candia Tavern