Spirit Harbour Restaurant Opens Today

Updated 11th Oct 2014; This restaurant is closed.

Suanne and I drove past the new Spirit Harbour Restaurant this morning. We could see the lights were on and thought we stop and have a closer look.


The Spirit Harbour Restaurant is located on No 3 Road and Lansdown. This looks like a big budget operation with tons of cash to make a splash in the Richmond food scene. This location used to be a Sammy J Peppers.

We stopped our car right in front of the door and a lady came out telling us that they are opened for business. However she also warned that they have limited dim sum offering on that day. We asked a few questions and she invited us in. We can’t say no for more info. Here is what we found out … (more…)

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Opening Soon in Richmond: Yunnan Crossing Bridge Noodle House

Updated: 11th Oct 2014; This restaurant is closed.

There are quite a number of new restaurants opening in Richmond these days. Here is one more that Suanne and the boys came across yesterday when they went for a haircut.

Suanne had been bringing the boys to this place for their haircut for years. It is the cheapest Suanne knows of and they operate in the strip mall where Alleluia Cafe (Free Milk Tea Refills) and New Concept Hot Pot (3-soup hot pot) is. I think a lot of people know of this cheap haircut place. It is super busy and they don’t take walkins. You need to make an appointment first.


Just next door to New Concept Hot Pot, there is an opening soon sign. There is no English name (yet) as the name sign is entirely in Chinese. The three character Chinese name translates into something like “fish-vermicelli-house”. The tagline calls out the dish they serve which is “Yunnan Crossing Bridge Noodles”. Something like that.

I blogged about the stall in the Crystal Mall Food Court that serves this Yunnan Cross Bridge Rice Noodles before and on that post is a story of … (more…)

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