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Rethinking the Norm

Sushi pervades more and more into the diet of the everyman, and in that lays a trap to contain these Japanese staples to what we see on menu’s everywhere. I am here to talk about a paradigm-shifting dish from Kingyo Izakaya on Denman Street, which will take your taste buds on a mouth-watering ride to…

Suika for Lunch?

Many of my friends know that one of my favourite local late night hangouts in the Suika Snackbar. The servers, chefs, cooks are very welcoming. They even open the door for you when you enter and leave. This Saturday my cousin from New York City was visiting and had a ramen craving. I didn’t really…

Ten at TEN

I tried out a new pho restaurant after church located in the Ironwood area of Richmond. The place is small and fairly busy which is a good sign. This place is very clean and it seemed that the places the made better pho tends to be on the dingier side. After trying the food, I…

Back Again at Suhang

Many people spent Boxing Day shopping for deals flooding malls and electronic stores; my preference? Dim sum, Shanghai style. One of my favorite Shanghai / Northern Chinese restaurants is Suhang in Richmond. My favourite dish there aside from the Steamed Soup Pork Buns is the Deep Fried Crab with Salted Egg Yolk Sauce. My cousin…