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Happy Day Cafe: Loud and Busy HK Style Cafe

Happy Day Cafe is a relatively new HK style cafe that opened in the former Bino’s location on Kingsway in Vancouver. If you’ve even dined at the Bino’s that used to be here, you can appreciate the renovations that have been put into place for the new establishment.
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Bao Bakery: Apple Tarts and Buns

I’m going to take you back in time… back to the eighties – a time when shoulder pads and fob hairstyles peppered the landscape. It was a time when Chinatown was actually full of Chinese people; buying groceries, dining in Chinese restaurants, and buying Chinese pastries.
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The Captain’s Boil: Seafood Boil

Recently, Vancouver has seen a rise in the number of seafood boils in town. It’s not hard to understand why… Vancouver has access to a lot of great seafood and we’re always on the lookout for new food trends.
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Come Along Seafood Restaurant: Dim Sum Revisit

Come along with us for a revist to Come Along Seafood Restaurant for some tasty dim sum dishes. This restaurant is pretty solid for Chinese food, which explains why they always seem busy.
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Andamiro Korean Bistro – Average Eats

Back in August, we were looking for some new tasty food in our area and found that there was a new Korean restaurant out on Kingsway.
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Lucky Plus Restaurant – House Special Chow Mein

Lucky Plus Restaurant is a newish Chinese restaurant that opened up at the corner of Rupert and East 22nd Avenue.
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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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Boston Pizza (Collingwood) – The Boston Royal

Hmmm… am I the only one who thought that Boston Pizza actually started in Boston? Turns out that this franchise actually started in Alberta, Canada back in the sixties.
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Honolulu Cafe – Baked Pork Chop on Rice

So, we were having a bit of Hawaii withdrawal after we returned from our vacation in Oahu. When we were looking for some eats and drove past Honolulu Cafe on Kingsway, we figured… what the heck.
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Kishu River Japanese Restaurant – Hit and Miss

Kishu River is located on a busy stretch of Kingsway, next to Joojak Restaurant.
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McKim Wonton Mein Saga (Kingsway)

I’ve driven by McKim Wonton Mein Saga on Kingsway for years and always thought the name was a bit odd… how do you mix a Scottish name like McKim with something as intrinsically Chinese like wonton noodles?
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Joojak Restaurant – Northern Chinese Cuisine

We were running errands along Kingsway one day and decided to try and get some lunch. Unfortunately for us, the whole area was hit with a power outage and most of the regular restaurants that we would go to were closed because of it. For some reason, mid-way up the block, some of the places were still with power so we decided to try Joojak, which specializes in northern-style Chinese cuisine.
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