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Shokudo Restaurant: Kushiage and Kitsune Udon

Shokudo is a Japanese restaurant that recently moved into the former Amorosa Pasta House location on Edmonds and 6th St (Amorosa moved next door to combine with their Greek Santali House).
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Oh! Zzhu Sam Korean Restaurant: Dolsot Bibimbap

It never surprises me how often restaurants come and go… it’s a tough business, especially in a fickle place like Vancouver. I was driving by the Edmonds area of Burnaby last December when I noticed that a new restaurant had recently replaced Lui’s Chinese Restaurant. The thing that really caught my eye was the name of the new restaurant… Oh! Zzhu Sam Korean Restaurant.
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Aria Kabab: Qabeli Pallow and Kababs

A few months ago, a new restaurant opened up in the old Kim Anh location on Edmonds in Burnaby.
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Neptune Wonton Noodle (Burnaby): Carb Overload

Neptune Wonton Noodle is a chain restaurant that recently opened up in Station Square. The interior is quite spacious so you don’t really feel too cramped like many other wonton noodle joints.
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Fortune House Seafood Restaurant: Golden Yolk Custard Lava Buns

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Chettinad Dosa Palace: Lamb Vindaloo Dosa

I’m not really sure why it’s taken me so long to try dosas… I’ve always driven by House of Dosa on Kingsway but never stopped by. Well, one day I decided on trying Chettinad Dosa Palace in Burnaby, near the Safari Snack House.
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The Gray Olive Cafeteria – Brunch in Burnaby Heights

Okay, anyone who’s read this blog for a while probably knows that I love breakfast… so when one of our friends and their family recently opened up The Gray Olive Cafeteria in Burnaby Heights, we were quite pleased.

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Safari Snack House & Grill: Samoas and Kebabs

Safari Snack House is a tiny little shop located in a mini mall on Canada Way. I came here around noon for lunch on a weekday and found that it was quite busy… especially with people coming for take-out orders.
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Sushi S: Hit-and-Miss in Burnaby

Sushi S is located in a busy mini mall located on the southwest corner of Willingdon and Moscrop. I’ve often passed by this location but steered clear due to how busy the crowded parking lot seems to get.
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Hi Genki: Don Don Udon

As I’ve mentioned in the past, Hi Genki is a bit of a hidden gem tucked away next to the National Nikkei Heritage Centre. That’s a slight misnomer as plenty of people are aware of the great food here now and lineups during lunchtime are not unexpected.
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Bourbon St. Grill (Metrotown): Typical Asian Food

Back in September, Bourbon St. Grill opened up in the Metrotown food court in the former Arby’s location. Now, given their name, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking that they serve up creole/cajun food originating from Louisiana.
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Quik Bite: Filipino Take-Out

What happens when you plan on going to try a new food establishment and only find out that they’re closed for some reason or another? Well, it happens to me a lot. I was on my way to try out the new Goldilocks location in North Fraserway but was dismayed that they were closed (their door was locked, no sign, nothing…) I tried calling their phone number but no one picked up. I later found out that they were closed for inventory and training (word of advice: put a sign up, put it on your Facebook page, website, etc…). Anyhoo… that’s how I ended up at Quik Bite for lunch… I needed a quick bite.
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