On a weekend, Ben and I went to Fraser Street to look for food.
We walked along the street and finally decided to have Indian food for lunch.
We were at Madras Spice as it just opened for business for the day. The place is quite nicely decorated but we noticed that it is not maintained very well.
I liked that they take the effort to label the salt and pepper bottles with their logo.
We ordered one of their thali to try. We had the Madras thali which came in a platter with several small dishes. The dishes include a chicken curry, a lamb curry and a few vegetables dishes. Continue reading
My family went for supper at the relatively new AAA Restaurant on Alexandra Road. Nanzaro wanted to carbo-load before his long run training for Marathon. He is going for a 30km run the next day.
It was almost 9PM and the place was not too busy.
Paper table mat.
It has similar take out dessert offer just like Lido when you spend CAD22 and above. The offer is only for dining in between 12pm to 2pm and from 6pm to 10pm.
Arkensen ordered a Curry Beef Brisket with rice. It was quite a large serving. Continue reading
My family went to Gami Sushi on No. 3 Road for one of the birthday in the family.
Gami Sushi is my boys favourite sushi place in the neighbourhood.
We were there when the restaurant was just opened. This place is busy during lunch and dinner peak hours.
We had green tea for our drink.
Both my boys ordered their favourite Salmon Don. They like that the salmon was relatively thick cut. Continue reading
The praise dance group at the Richmond Chinese Evangelical Free Church went for dim sum on the last practice before spring break.
We went to Royal Seafood Restaurant on Garden City Road. It was a rush to the restaurant as the praise dance ended about 10:45am and we wanted to qualify for the 20% discount on dim sum items and no tea charge offer. The offer is for orders closed before 11:00am.
The above was one of their signature vermicelli dish. If I remembered clearly, it was $18.80.
Beef Balls with dried tangerine peel.
Steamed pork ribs on pumpkins. Continue reading
On the day that I returned to Vancouver, we had dinner at G8 Taiwanese Kitchen.
This new restaurant took over the Taiwanese Beef Noodle King location on Oak Street.
We started off with some Taiwanese sausages as our appetizer.
Ben and I shared a Beef Noodle. Continue reading
My family went out for lunch on a dreary Sunday afternoon. The rain is welcomed to wash off all the snow on the side walk before the next arctic outflow arrives.
We had lunch at Golden Paramount Seafood Restaurant just because we found a parking spot in front of the restaurant which is reserved for the restaurant.
The restaurant was full house at just after 12:00PM.
We ordered a few dim sum to share. The above was Nanzaro’s choice of Steam Prawn Dumpling. They were not very big but came in 5 pieces. The skin was quite easily came out when picking it up with a pair of chopsticks.
Arkensen wanted the Steam Pork Dumpling with Fish Rose. They are stuffed with prawns too.
I ordered the Steam Bean Curd Sheet. The boys did not like this because it has a strong celery aroma to it. Continue reading
Ben and I went to check out the new Bahn Mi Tres Bon in the central at Garden City. This is where the new Walmart Supercenter is located.
We came just about 7:00PM and the place was almost full. The dining area is not big, with a long table, a few small tables and a casual sofa seating area. Seating is quite tight.
Customers place order and pay at the counter. The menu is not big, slightly pricier than regular Vietnamese restaurant.
Customers will be given a number to be placed at your table so that the server will deliver your orders to your table.
At the back of the restaurant, there is a self service counter of water, condiments and cutlery.
We tried a few items. The above is Vietnamese style fresh soy milk. We had the hot version which was served piping hot. It has good soy milk flavour with just the right sweetness. Continue reading
Ben and I went to Burnaby for a walk on the last day of the holiday season before works resume.
We had lunch at Qin Ma Grill across the Real Canadian Superstore in Metrotown.
I like the huge poster on the wall depicting a hawker style stall.
Ben ordered a small Mala Soup Bowl for $13.99. The small bowl allow 3 choices of meat and 2 choices of veggies. Ben choice was lamb, pork belly and beef tripe with potatoes and bean curd. Continue reading
Ben and I were out looking for a place for lunch along Victoria Dr.
We came upon a new ramen restaurant (to us) at the junction of East 41st Ave and Victoria Dr.
There is a glass display window showcasing their menu, drinks and fake ramen bowls outside the restaurant.
I guess Kokoru means heart and there is a Chinese character heart near the entrance. The dining area is made up of a long table in the middle of the dining area and individual dining tables on the sides.
We ordered an appetizer of Chicken Karage. They were very crispy. There is 3 type of sauces that you can choose from and we opted for the chili soy. Continue reading
Ben and I went out for lunch on a work week day. He came home early as he had to renew his passport.
We went to Lu Charcoal Grill in the Brighouse strip mall. Lu Charcoal Grill opens for breakfast at 9:30am.
The place is decorated with soccer memorabilias.
I like the lantern lighting with a warm glow.
We ordered two combo breakfast items to share. The first combo (Combo 1, $8.95) consists of Chinese crepes (Jian Bing). Their version was a bit soggy, even the crispy dough was not crispy. Continue reading