Cheng Du Xiao Chi on No. 3 Road, Richmond

Ben and I had just watched an episode of Antony Bourdain Parts Unknown to Chengdu. It inspired us to go for Sichuan food for dinner.


Our initial plan was to go to Szechuan Delicious Restaurant across Richmond Center but it was closed that day. So, Ben decided to try Cheng Du Xiao Chi which is located in a small strip mall next Aberdeen Square (just before Aberdeen Square if you travel south to north on No.3 Road).


There is a small sign visible from No. 3 Road.


It was not too busy as we arrived before 6:00PM.


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Cheng Du Spicy Restaurant on Kingsway, Burnaby

Ben, Nanzaro and I went to Burnaby for dinner on the eve of Canada Day. Ben was on holiday mood already for the long weekend.


We went to this new Cheng Du Spicy Restaurant on Kingsway. There is another one in Richmond on Alexandra Road which I had blogged here.


The place was pretty quiet when we were there around 6PM.


The menu is not big, with a few photos of food on it.


Complimentary appetizer of spicy cabbage. Nanzaro did not try any of this. (more…)

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Chengdu Spicy Restaurant on Alexandra Road, Richmond

Arkensen and Nanzaro were on study break in the last week of February. We went out for lunch after running some errands.


We wanted to check out the new restaurant which took over Hollywood Steak House but the parking lot was full. So, we went over to Alexandra Road as plan B. We turned in to the parking lot where Old Buddies Seafood Restaurant is and the only parking spot left was reserved to Chengdu Spicy Restaurant. Chengdu Spicy Restaurant’s predecessor was Cheung’s Chiu Chow Restaurant.


The interior looks the same except the wall was decorated with posters of Chengdu dishes.


A free appetizer of spicy cabbages was served together with Chinese tea.


We ordered some light dishes for lunch. I had Chengdu House Special Tan Tan Noddle for $6.99. It is mild spicy with a nutty flavour. There were some minced meat topping the noodles. (more…)

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