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Kongee Dinesty: Chinese Comfort Food

This past winter has seemed to be sooo cold! And nothing soothes a cold winter better than comfort food…
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Sun Sui Wah (Richmond): Dim Sum

Due to the large number of dim sum restaurants in the area, it’s not unusual for us to go for years before returning to a restaurant that we’ve previously tried before… even one that we’ve quite enjoyed. Sun Sui Wah used to be one of the more popular dim sum restaurants in Vancouver/Richmond (they have locations in both cities) but I had heard that the food quality had declined recently.
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Come Along Seafood Restaurant – Dim Sum and Dinner

Come Along Seafood Restaurant is a busy Chinese restaurant along the same Kingsway block as Phekda Chinese Restaurant. I’ve been here both for dim sum and also for dinner with very different service levels.
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Chong Lum Hin Seafood – Dim Sum

Chong Lum Hin is your typical old-school Chinese restaurant located in New West.  Given that New West doesn’t have a big selection of dim sum places, Chong Lum Hin is a pretty good alternative.

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Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant – Dim Sum

It always seems like there is a noticeable dead zone of places to pick up a decent breakfast near the Costco on Still Creek.  There is, however a dim sum restaurant located at the Grand Villa Casino that we’ve been to before (check out our last visit).

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Star Anise Restaurant – Dim Sum

Star Anise opened up recently in April in the old Samosa Garden location on Kingsway.  I’m not entirely sure if our visit was representative of their regular service or if it’s just because they were still working some of the kinks out so you may want to take this review with a grain of salt. Read the rest of this entry

The Jade Seafood Restaurant – Dim Sum

Despite the countless number of dim sum places in the Lower Mainland, we usually wind up going to the same restaurants (especially if it’s convenient and the food is good).  Recently, we’ve been trying to expand our horizons…  it’s always a good thing to have a stable of go-to places in case a fav restaurant closes out. Read the rest of this entry

Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant – Dim Sum Slots

We came to Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant on an early Sunday morning for dim sum (they open at 9:30am).  Located next to the Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby, there is plenty of free parking in the nearby lot. Read the rest of this entry

Shi-Art Chinese Cuisine – Dim Sum

We’ve walked past Shi-Art Chinese Cuisine whenever we head down to Richmond Centre but we’ve never ventured in until recently.  Our dim sum didn’t start out too well but it did get better as the meal progressed. Read the rest of this entry