Chinese · Restaurants

Long’s Chinese Food

On Friday night, I hosted a dinner for Blondie and her new beau. The next morning, I felt pretty rough. I contemplated getting a bowl of pho to cure my ailment, but remembered that I organized a work event at Pure Contemporary Vietnamese Kitchen + Bar later this week. I suggested to L that we… Continue reading Long’s Chinese Food

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Chinese · Dim Sum · Restaurants · Vancouver/Richmond

Shi- Art Chinese Cuisine

Before L and I returned home, I wanted to go out for dim sum with my parents Ludwig and Boss Lady. I planned to pick somewhere high-end because I wanted to treat my family. However, my mother always has the last word and she wanted Shi-Art because there’s a lot of parking. For this post,… Continue reading Shi- Art Chinese Cuisine

Cheap Eats · Chinatown · Chinese · Restaurants

New Tang Dynasty Restaurant

New Tang Dynasty is one of my favourite spots for lunch in Chinatown. The flavours are fierce and spicy. The portions are generous, particularly the lamb dishes. For this post let's listen to Johnny Cash - Hurt. My father loves Johnny Cash plus I did hurt myself at New Tang. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt1Pwfnh5pc We started off with… Continue reading New Tang Dynasty Restaurant

Chinese · Dim Sum · Restaurants

Great Taste Chinese Cuisine

My friend Beep Beep visited me from Vancouver. Now that she has a baby, where and how we eat out has changed. Bigly! I have to think about parking, baby-friendly washrooms, and avoiding restaurants with stairs. My buddy Office Dad recommended that we try a new dim sum joint in Huntington Hills called Great Taste. This… Continue reading Great Taste Chinese Cuisine

Chinese · Dim Sum · Restaurants

Shi-Art Chinese Cuisine- Dim Sum

My parents picked me up at the airport. I purposely didn't eat all morning because I knew we were having dim sum at Shi-Art. Located inside Richmond Centre, I like how there's always parking and that the restaurant takes reservations. In Richmond, Shi-Art is not considered the best or the cheapest. However, if this restaurant… Continue reading Shi-Art Chinese Cuisine- Dim Sum

Bars/Lounges · Chinese · Happy Hour · Japanese · Korean · Restaurants · Special Occasion · Vietnamese

Foreign Concept – Birthday Dinner

My actual birthday was on a Thursday but my husband L had to work late that night. Instead, I had my coworkers come over and we feasted on delicious food and wined the night away. My office mate Patricia brought over three boxes of empanadas, cheese, chicken and beef from the Empanada Queen. These heavenly… Continue reading Foreign Concept – Birthday Dinner