Hong Kong Food Mangé’d Part 1

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 … Continue reading Hong Kong Food Mangé’d Part 1

Dine Out 2016 – Ancora Restaurant

My first and only dine out of 2016 (yes I’m cutting back from last year) is Ancora Restaurant. My original intention was to go to Anna Lena but unfortunately I did not reserve it in time.   I started off with the lobster bisque as my appetizer and I need to say the presentation was … Continue reading Dine Out 2016 – Ancora Restaurant

Addesso Bistro

Date Visited: June 21 2015 What I ate: Pizza ai funghi truffle fonduta 6/10 Very strong truffle flavour The pizza was not too soggy Definitely not a Neapolitan style pizza but morel like a flatbread style pizza Fritto misto di mare – crisp fried seafood, vegetables, lemon and parsley 5/10 The crispy fried seafood was … Continue reading Addesso Bistro

Joe Fortes

Date Visited: May 8 2015 What I ate: Buck a Shuck Oyster (served icy cold on the half shell with classic cocktail sauce) 8/10 No sand, no shell, no extra salty water It was fresh and plump I like their oysters – cheap (during happy hour) and good quality Jumbo Tiger Prawn Cocktail (fresh horseradish, … Continue reading Joe Fortes

Go Fish Ocean Emporium

Date Visited: April 25 2015 What I ate: 2 Piece Cod with Chips 7/10 The cod was crunchy on the outside and the inside was slightly overcooked There was a good amount of chips but they were the non-coated type, I prefer really crunchy ones that have been double fried Oyster Po Boy 7.5/10 Surprisingly … Continue reading Go Fish Ocean Emporium

Ho Yuen Kee restaurant

Date Visited: January 18 2015 Address: 6236 Fraser Street Type of Restaurant: Chinese, Noodles, Wonton, Seafood, Cantonese Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 2.75/5 Overall: 7/10 (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 … Continue reading Ho Yuen Kee restaurant

Morocco West

Date Visited: January 10 2015 Address: 795 Jervis Street, Vancouver BC Website: http://moroccowest.com/ Type of Restaurant: Moroccan, Pacific Northwest, Fusion Price Range: $$$ Recommended: Honey Lavender Panna Cotta Overall: 7/10 (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. … Continue reading Morocco West

Phoenix Garden Chinese Restaurant 鳳凰城酒家

Date Visited: January 3 2015 Address: 2425 Nanaimo St  Vancouver, BC V5N5E5 Type of Restaurant: Chinese, dim sum, seafood Price Range: $ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4.5/5 – service was terrific for a Chinese restaurant, the design was tacky but typical of a dim sum place Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass … Continue reading Phoenix Garden Chinese Restaurant 鳳凰城酒家

Golden Ocean Seafood Restaurant

Date Visited: December 16 2014 Address: 2046 W 41st Ave  Vancouver, BC Type of Restaurant: Dim Sum, Chinese, Seafood Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – service was accommodating, the noise level was appropriate for a dim sum place Overall: 6.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier … Continue reading Golden Ocean Seafood Restaurant

Boulevard Dine Out Vancouver 2015

Date Visited: January 31 2015 Address: Sutton Place Hotel 845 Burrard St Website: http://boulevardvancouver.ca/ Type of Restaurant: seafood, Pacific Northwest, Steakhouse Price Range: $$$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 5/5 – service was great (not overly obsessive yet still friendly), the new renovations are classy and not too overpowering or grand Overall: 7/10 (1-4: will never … Continue reading Boulevard Dine Out Vancouver 2015