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 5 minutes. There were groups of people waiting outside. We … 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 was very moist and well seasoned BUT the rice was a … 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 yet kept its presence Korean Style Seafood Pancake medium size … 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 noodle buns, cabbage, fresh 100% certified Angus beef patty, green … 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 yellowtail practically melted in my mouth and it felt like … Continue reading Kazu Sushi

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 Overall: 8/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay … 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 morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a morsel of this … 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 with aw when we walked in. The service was friendly … Continue reading Candia Tavern