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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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Milk & Sugar Cafe – Fresh Fruit Slushies

Summer means it’s time for refreshing drinks and ice cream… even better if you can combine the two. Milk & Sugar Cafe is located on a stretch of Kingsway a few stores over from another favourite of ours, Icepik Shavery.
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Wahh Tee Burmese Restaurant

While visiting nearby Thai Escape on Joyce Street back in August, I saw a new Burmese restaurant. Since I’ve never had Burmese food before, I made a mental note to come back and try them out one day.
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Kwan Luck Restaurant

Kwan Luck has stood at the corner of Kingsway and 33rd for a number of years but we’ve never come here before this past May partly because it’s always looked kinda sketchy from the outside. Read the rest of this entry

Golden Oscar Cafe and Restaurant

Golden Oscar Cafe and Restaurant is a busy HK style cafe located on Rupert Street in Vancouver, across from Penang Delight Cafe.  Fair warning: the parking lot is a bit cramped.

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Prince Chinese Seafood – Expensive but Tasty

Prince Chinese Seafood is an unassuming looking restaurant from the outside; located in a mini mall on the corner of Renfrew and Grandview Hwy. However, once you walk inside, you can clearly see that this restaurant is upper scale with prices to match. The decor is filled with neutral beige and browns punctuated with purple cloth napkins. Read the rest of this entry

Thai Escape – Thai near Joyce Skytrain

Back on October 8th, 2013, a new Thai restaurant opened up near the Joyce Skytrain station where the old Solav Souvlaki used to be. Read the rest of this entry

The Sea House Fish and Chips

I’ve driven by the corner of Kingsway and Rupert Street for years and have always thought about trying The Sea House Fish and Chips.  After all, how bad could it be if it’s been in business for so long?  <cue ominous music – dum dum dahhhh>

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Triple O’s (Grandview Hwy) – Breakfast Club

Until recently, I’ve never thought of hitting up a Triple O’s for breakfast… I’ve always thought of them as more of a burger place.  But since I was having problems finding a place for breakfast in the area, I figured I might as well try it out.

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Phekda Chinese Restaurant – Spot Prawns 2013

Phekda Chinese Restaurant is located along the busy 2500-block of Kingsway.  I remember many moon ago having to take piano lessons in a now defunct music store on this block.  Honestly, the only thing I truly remember about those lessons were reading Archie comics while I was waiting for my lesson to start and buying O-Pee-Chee hockey cards in a nearby grocery store afterwards.

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