Ben and I wanted to go to Lido for lunch but the parking was full, as usual. So, we ended up going to Aberdeen Center. While exploring where to eat, we noticed that Northern Delicacy was closed with a note on the door stating the closure was due to failure to pay rent. So sad.
We decided to try ABC HK Cafe since we have not try this place before. The previous occupant, 7th Heaven Cafe was a HK style restaurant too.
The restaurant is spacious.
The views from the restaurant.
I ordered a Lamb Hotpot as I was craving for it especially in the cold winter. The lamb was a bit tough. It was a big pot and we ended up packing quite a lot of the leftover home. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
I brought Ben to Fatty Hi Chinese Restaurant to try their Mala Xiang Guo. Ben was impressed by their menu.
The Mala Xiang Guo is $18.95 and it’s for 2. Rice has to be ordered separately. The Mala Xiang Guo is prefix i.e. you do not get to choose the ingredients like what we had in Beijing. The only thing I did not like was there were too much luncheon meat in it. I would prefer more vegetarian ingredients like wood ear, bean curd stick, cabbage… More on following page. Click here to continue reading
When Ben returned from Beijing, he often looks forward for some comfort food.
We were at Yaohan for some groceries shopping and Ben wanted to get a bite from the food court. He was eyeing for a comfort dish.
The dish was Shrimp & Egg Fried Rice Noodle. Ben likes the eggy creamy sauce that goes well with wide rice noodle that has been pan fried. This was $8 and it came with drink (hot milk tea was our choice).
What is your comfort food?
You can click on the menu to have a larger view.
Lorna and I had the opportunity to have lunch again. This time we went to Coco Hut Singapore Restaurant.
Singaporean cuisine is very similar to Malaysian cuisine.
We were there early, before 11:30AM. We were their first customers of the day.
We opted for the self customize meal for two for $20.95. You can click on the menu above to have a larger view.
We opted for the BBQ Satay skewers for our appetizers. We had two chicken and two beef skewers. The beef skewer is on the tough side. Chicken is still the best choice of meat for satay. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
Nanzaro wanted to get something from Daiso in Aberdeen Center. Since we were already in the mall, we decided to have lunch there too.
We noticed that Aoyama Cafe located at the entrance had changed hand. It is now called Baker One Cafe.
Baker One Cafe is still at it’s soft opening.
There is not much of change in the decor.
Baker One Cafe serves the similar Japanese Fusion cuisine as Aoyama Cafe. The menu is small, just a few pasta/flat bread and rice dishes; few appetizers; coffee/tea and desserts.
Nanzaro opted for Unagi Rice for $13. Pretty pricey in my opinion. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
Lorna and I met up for lunch on a Tuesday. It was supposed to be a kitchen day but the Richmond Community Kitchen at the Gilmore Park Church is filled with new comers with less experience. So, Minoo is repeating some old recipes which I had blogged before. So, Lorna and I went out for dining experience instead. We missed the community kitchen.
I happened to pass by the location where Nooch Snack & Grill used to be and noticed that a new Korean Bistro had opened in that location. A grand opening sign with 20% off was posted at the door. So, I suggested to Lorna to try out this place.
We found out from the server that Korean Bistro just opened on the 26th January, 2013.
This place looks pretty much the same with some paint job and table cloth. It looks nicer with the red wall and table cloth.
The menu is very simple; just hot pot and sizzling plate. You can click on the menu to have a larger view.
We ordered two items to share. The first item selected by Lorna was Korean Spicy Chicken Rice on Sizzling Plate. We asked for medium spicy but it was not spicy at all. This is $8.00 More on following page. Click here to continue reading
When Nanzaro and I had lunch at Fatty Hi Restaurant, we took note of restaurants in Capstan Way that are new to us. New in the sense that we have not eaten there before; not recently opened.
One of the restaurant we wanted to check out is Golden Bauhinia Restaurant. The last time we dined at this location was when it was Ho Yuen Restaurant. What I remembered about Ho Yuen was the large poster of the owners on the front glass wall.
The server told me that Golden Bauhinia has been in business for more than a year already.
The restaurant is quite big; it covers two shop lots.
Golden Bauhinia is a very typical Chinese/Hong Kong style restaurant with specials pasted on the wall.
I ordered the Braised Bean Curd Skin Ball & Enoki from the recommendation of the server. This dish comes with a bowl rice. It is $6.95. More on following page. Click here to continue reading
Nanzaro and I were out looking for a place to have lunch before my weekend groceries shopping. We ended up at Capstan Way and found out that Pho Tai Hoa‘s location had been taken over by a Chinese restaurant.
After looking at the photographs posted on the glass wall outside the restaurant, Nanzaro agreed to give it a try. It’s the Sichuan food that enticed him.
I wanted so much to try the Mala Xiang Guo but it’s for two and Nanzaro wanted to order his own dish. So, I’ll probably wait till Ben comes home to share with me.
The above are their take out menu. You can click on the menu to have a larger view.
There was just one other table other than us. Upon checking with server, I was told that this restaurant had opened since March 2012. Wow, it’s been that long that I did not visit this area.
This Beijing/Sichuan restaurant has picture menu which make it easier to order, especially for people who are not familiar with Chinese cuisine.
Nanzaro ordered his favourite Cumin Lamb with Rice from the lunch special. It is $7.95. The cumin lamb was not oily which is a good thing. More on following page. Click here to continue reading