I was watching a recorded Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown show broadcasted on CNN channels earlier. It was an episode on Korea town in Los Angeles. That show made me yearning for Korean food.
So, Nanzaro and I went to Man Ri Sung in Richmond to have a Korean food fix. Arkensen did not come along because he was having a BBQ with his friends since it was a summer like spring day.
I had the lunch special Potato & Pork Rib Soup. The lunch specials are $7.95.
You can click on the menu to have a look at the lunch special options. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
During the day trip to Lonsdale Quay and lunch at China town, I was invited to join the SUCCESS Women’s Club mother’s day lunch. The ticket was $25 for non-member.
The Mother’s Day Lunch was held at Shiang Garden in Richmond.
The Mother’s Day Lunch took place in a private room. It was a great turnout of five tables.
The lucky draw table.
The table gift of a pot of geranium for each guest.
Sauces. The XO sauce was the favourite and we got two more refills.
The first course for a multi-course Chinese dinner is often a soup. For this lunch, we had the Fish Maw Soup.
While most people added vinegar to the soup, I had mine with XO sauce, yum!. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
It was a rainy Saturday afternoon. Arkensen wanted to stay home to catch his favourite Dr. Who show. So, I went out with Nanzaro and promised Arkensen to bring home his favourite roast pork from Parker Place.
Since it was a cold and wet day, we decided to check out the new Ipputan Ramen Noodle House which took over Ajisen Ramen. My last experience with Ajisen was not a good one as the noodle I got was like spaghetti.
We were told that there is a 12% discount until the end of April for the grand opening.
I had the Pork Ramen for $8.99. The sweet pepper is not conventional with Japanese ramen. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
During the meal at Garden Villa Seafood Restaurant, Lorna mentioned of a new Chinese restaurant on Capstan Way. So, I went with Nanzaro during the weekend to check it out.
Apparently, this new Hing Fung Restaurant has taken over the Golden Bauhinia Restaurant which I wrote about just in February.
This is the dish which Lorna had. I love lamb and this just look mouth watering. Unfortunately, we went there for lunch and I could not find this on the lunch menu. Lorna came here for dinner. Perhaps we’ll come back at dinner time for this.
The interior looks pretty much the same as the previous restaurant.
The meal that we ordered came with drink. I had hot milk tea which was good, strong tea flavour and creamy. Nanzaro had the ice milk tea which came in a sealed plastic cup like those served for bubble tea. It was too sweet for Nanzaro. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
Lorna invited me for a day trip organized by the SUCCESS Women’s Club to Lonsdale Quay tour follow by lunch in Chinatown.
We dined at Garden Villa Seafood Restaurant on Pender Street.
Here’s the menu for the lunch. It’s a nine course lunch; the last item which was added at the last minute was missing from the menu.
Chinese tea is always served in Chinese restaurant.
The first course was Snake Soup. We had two servings of the it. Snake Soup is a limited time dish offer and I guessed it’s seasonal. Snake Soup is usually served in colder weather as it is believed that the soup warms our body.
Some crispy fried dough is served with the Snake Soup.
The Snake Soup has shiitake mushrooms. bamboo shoots, some shredded meat; I believed not all is snake. It is slightly spicy by itself. The first serving was not hot enough and it did not taste that good. However the second serving was hot enough. I like my soup hot. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
I suggested to have dinner at Lotus, the Place for Pho Lovers on No. 5 Road because I wanted to look for Coconut Oil in Fruitcana. I knew the boys will not object because they like pho.
This location was used to be another Vietnamese restaurant by the name Pho Boi. Not sure if it’s just a change of name or owner. I noticed the phone number is still the same.
It’s a big restaurant as prior to the Vietnamese ownership, it was an Indian Buffet restaurant, Red Mirchi.
I like that the server is smart enough to bring two ice water for the boys and Chinese tea for me without asking. Unfortunately, Nanzaro wanted tea instead of water, so, we just asked for another tea cup.
Nanzaro ordered a large Bun Bo Hue for $8.95. It came with various meat like flank, brisket, ham and beef balls. It does not have pork hock which is a good thing because Nanzaro does not eat the pork hock. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
Li’s China Grill reminded me of the grilled fish that I had in Beijing.
There are two similar restaurants on this stretch of Kingsway which serve similar cuisine. We picked Li’s China Grill as it looks nicer from the outside.
I like the hardwood floor and the table lined with red table cloth.
We ordered 4 skewers of grilled lamb while waiting for our main dish. The lamb skewer was good; 99 cents each. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
Ben and I were at the Yaohan Foodcourt looking for breakfast.
We settled with Wah Yuen Noodle House for some Hong Kong style breakfast.
Ben had a multi meatballs noodle soup for $6. It came with some seedweed too.
I had a Beef and Tendon dry mix noodle. It is also $6. More on following page. Click here to continue reading