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L’otus Cake Boutique: Earl Grey and Matcha Mille Crêpes

Nothing spurs the FOMO in people like seeing countless pictures of beautifully crafted desserts fill their social media feeds. That’s exactly what happened in the beginning of the year when people started sharing pics of the delicately formed mille crêpes cakes served at L’otus Cake Boutique in Richmond.
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Chen’s Shanghai Kitchen: Overpriced and Undercooked

Okay, I’ve heard of some good things about the XLB at Chen’s Shanghai Kitchen in Richmond… which is pretty much the only reason why I bothered to visit this place. The problem with listening to online reviews is that you can’t always believe what you read.
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Neptune Seafood Restaurant: Dim Sum

Early mornings on weekends seem like the perfect time for dim sum… hence our visit to Neptune Seafood Restaurant in Richmond.
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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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Sura Korean Cuisine (Richmond): Lunch Special

Sura Korean Cuisine currently has two locations in the Lower Mainland… one on Robson Street in Vancouver and this outlet on the lower floor of Aberdeen Centre in Richmond (takiing over the old Tropika location).
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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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Strike (Aberdeen Centre): Black Pepper Pork

In bowling terms, a strike is an indication that the bowler has knocked down all of the pins with their first ball of a frame. When we’re talking about food, Strike is a popular Taiwanese chain that has a location in the Aberdeen food court.
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Mary’s Italian Gelato and Ice Cream – Rainbow Sherbet

If you’ve ever been to Steveston and had a hankering for ice cream while you stroll along the boardwalk, you’ve probably stopped by Timothy’s Frozen Yogurt.
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Timothy’s Frozen Yogurt – Mixed Berry Froyo

Summer seems to have come and gone so quickly in Vancouver this year and now we’re well into Fall. That won’t stop me from reminiscing about our trip down to Steveston back in August when we picked up some of Timothy’s frozen yogurt.
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Sockeye City Grill

Sockeye City Grill is one of the many food establishments located on the main boardwalk in Steveston. As you can imagine in a fishing village such as Steveston, the focus is on seafood.
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Outpost Mini Donut Co. – Mini Donut Heaven

If you want proof that great things come in small packages, just take a look at Outpost Mini Donut Co. in Steveston.
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Pok Pok (Portland Road Trip 2016) – Ike’s Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings

Portland is usually known for one kind of food… donuts! But they also have a good selection of Thai restaurants… and you can’t think of Thai food in Portland without mentioning Pok Pok. Pok Pok is to Portland Thai restaurants like Phnom Penh is to Vancouver Vietnamese restaurants.
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