ellie Tropical Cuisine 耶里流行餐坊

Update May 18, 2009: This restaurant has since closed down 😥 OMG.  I’ve found the BEST LAKSA EVER (on this side of the world anyways…). I’ve always wanted to go to Ellie to try their paper hotpot.  However now that I’m here, I’ve realized that they’ve increased their pricing and now I find it a […]

Motomachi Shokudo 元町食堂

Motomachi Shokudo is apparently opened by the same ramen chef that owns/opened Kintaro Ramen.  This new restaurant is supposed to be the healthier alternative to the fatty pork fat based Kintaro Ramen.  Here the chef uses only organic ingredients and the soup base is made from organic chicken rather than pork fat. As you can […]

New Asia Deli Restaurant 亞洲美食

Update: This restaurant has closed. I’m in a Vietnamese binge lately.  Every day I crave pho.  This is another restaurant that I frequent, but that was before I discovered Pho Thai Hoa. They are located in Continental Square (Centre? Plaza?) on Cambie in Richmond.  Their previous location was in the little mall where Staples on No. […]

Pho Thai Hoa 泰和 Richmond

Update Feb 15, 2014: This restaurant has since shut down. This is officially my new favorite pho place.  They are cheap, delicious, and their service is wonderful!! The location we went to is their second store, located in Richmond.  It is in Union Square on Capstan Way, and the restaurant is at a corner across […]

Sweety Pink 100% Healthy Dessert 百份百甜品

Update: This restaurant has closed. This is a small HK-style dessert shop located on Westminster Highway where Kingspark restaurant is.  I like this place because they have a few unusual yummy desserts, one such I am about to show you. The interior is quite small.  There’s about 10 tables in total.  It’s pretty brightly lit […]

Saffron Indian Cuisine

Saffron Indian Cuisine – Lunch Buffet

Having heard good things about the lunch buffet at Saffron, I dragged Boyfriend out to Burnaby on a Monday afternoon to try it out. It was relatively easy to find, located on Kingsway.  Once you step into the restaurant you are surrounded by the wonderful aroma of Indian cooking. There’s a bigger selection at this […]

Seasons in the Park

We went out for a family dinner and the restaurant my mom chose was Seasons in the Park located in Queen Elizabeth Park (did you know that this park is actually situated on top of an extinct volcano??).  My mom heard that it has a beautiful view so we decided to go and see. Indeed, […]

Le Bonbon Cheesecake Cafe

Update Oct 13, 2009: This shop has since closed down 🙁 Le Bonbon Cafe is my current favorite bakery to get cheesecake from.  The owner bakes the cheesecakes herself and it is one of the most flavorful cheesecakes I’ve ever tasted, even better than Cheesecake, Etc. Boyfriend bought me three slices as a surprise.  A […]

Buca di BEPPO – Lynnwood, WA

was in a moving car when taking this… On our last night in the states, my aunt and uncle took us out for dinner.  The restaurant they chose was Buca di BEPPO which is supposedly quite popular, and it was.  By 6:30pm the waiting area was packed with people.  Good thing we had reservations. The […]