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.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BBlbPl-rRbA/?taken-by=iamjust.steph 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

Seoul Cafe

Date Visited: July 9 2015 What I ate: Beef Kim Bap 7/10 Good amount of fillings ratio to rice But lacked flavour Also the beef feel apart too easily Address: 4679 Kingsway, Burnaby Type of Restaurant: Korean, drinks, desserts Price Range: $ Overall: 7/10   Will come back? Yes – to try some of their … Continue reading Seoul Cafe

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

Kazu Sushi

Date Visited: What I ate: Chicken Karaage 7/10 It was very crunchy on the outside, it was different from the typical chicken karaage batter you get from other places Not too oily the inside was pretty juicy, but could have been more flavourful lacked seasoning Negihama roll (yellowtail, green onion) 8/10 Tasted very fresh The … Continue reading Kazu Sushi

Corner 23

Date Visited: March 28 2015 What I ate: Caramel Milk Tea with less sugar and no ice 6/10 Tasted very watered down Not much tea flavour and the caramel flavour was a little too sweet for me even though I asked for less sugar Braised pork with egg 7/10 This time the braised pork was … Continue reading Corner 23

Facing East Taiwanese Restaurant

Date Visited: March 15 2015 Address: 1075 Bellevue Way NE Ste B2 Bellevue, WA 98004 Website: http://litadesign.wix.com/facingeastrestaurant 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: https://www.facebook.com/taishokenramen.vancouver 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: http://candiataverna.com/ 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