Saturday, June 18, 2016

Yu Xiang Yuan Restaurant 豫湘園


Being a northern-Chinese descendant, I love noodles.  Actually, I love noodles, buns and any Chinese pastries/delicacies that are made from flour.  That being said, I'm also extremely picky and particular with the preparation/cooking methods of flour-dough, especially when it comes to texture, taste and aroma.

Yu Xiang Yuan Restaurant 豫湘園, a noodle house on Victoria Drive and East 50th Avenue, has prompted many returns from us, mainly for its various types of handmade noodles.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Rose Garden Seafood Restaurant 嘉好海鮮美食之家


After a late evening visit at St. Pauls' Hospital, Buddha Boy and I were hungry.  It's approximately 9pm and we have not yet had dinner.  Not exactly sure what we wanted, Buddha Boy suggested to go for late-night menu at our neighborhood canteen, Rose Garden Seafood Restaurant 嘉好海鮮美食之家.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Cafe Loyal 來佬快餐室


It's a Sunday...and Buddha Boy was on duty for some OT again.  Before making his way to the office, Buddha Boy wanted to make sure that his wife was properly fed...

We wanted some kind of comfort food.  After tossing ideas back and forth, Buddha Boy took me to Cafe Loyal 來佬快餐室 on Bridgeport Road at No.5 Road in Richmond.  Is this a restaurant?  Yes...and no.  Simply put, it's a food-court stall embedded in its own enclosed facility that offers HK-style cafe food expedited only over the counter instead of table service.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Empire Seafood Restaurant 帝苑皇宴海鮮酒家


Years ago, Top Gun J & C Restaurant 尖東新派食館 (now known as 名堂海鮮火鍋酒家 as its Chinese operating name) was our canteen.  It all stopped when the restaurant started using jarred garlic to steam fresh seafood (i.e. king crab, lobster, spot prawns).

Nowadays, our two top choices in Richmond for Cantonese cuisine would be Golden Paramount Seafood Restaurant 金百樂海鮮酒家 on Park Road or Empire Seafood Restaurant 帝苑皇宴海鮮酒家 on No.3 Road.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Grand River Seafood Restaurant 濠江尚品海鮮酒家


Before Buddha Boy officially started his new position in Coquitlam, he has been doing a lot of research of where to eat and what to eat.  After settling in for a few months, I met up with Buddha Boy for lunch at a new dim sum joint that was recently changed from a buffet to a Cantonese-style seafood restaurant, owned and operated by Chinese from China.