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Chengdu Spicy Restaurant: One Dimensional Flavours

My first attempted visit to Chengdu Spicy Restaurant didn’t go as I had planned (what else is new?). I’ve been wanting to try this little restaurant located at the corner of Wilson and Kingsway for a while now so I made a point to visit earlier this year. Unfortunately, I relied on the hours that were listed on Google (they didn’t have a website that I could find) and arrived just past 11:30am only to find that they were closed and the hours they were displaying in their shop said they open at noon (Mondays-Friday). So, after reporting the new hours on Google, I headed to another nearby restaurant and waited for my next attempt to try out Chengdu.
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Burnaby Palace Restaurant: Solid Westernized Chinese Food

After countless years of driving past Burnaby Palace Restaurant, located at the corner of Boundary Road and Dominion, we finally decided to try the place out.
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Din Tai Fung (Ginza): Tokyo 2017

Din Tai Fung is a wildly popular Taiwanese restaurant chain known for their specialty dish… xiao long bao (soupy steamed dumplings). Now, don’t get me wrong… we were really enjoying all of the Japanese food that we were eating on our trip to Osaka and Tokyo. But, after a while, we started to crave Chinese food so we wound up going to the Din Tai Fung located on the 8th floor of the Kirarito shopping mall.
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Private Home Chinese Cuisine (Imperial)

I’m not sure if it’s a chain, but there’s another location of Private Home Chinese Cuisine located on Imperial Street in Burnaby.  This one is much smaller than the location on Kingsway.  Still, the food and menu seems the same. Read the rest of this entry

Lin Chinese Cuisine – Chinese-Canadian Food

Lin Chinese Cuisine has been on my list of places to go for a while (because I’ve heard some good things about their Xiao Long Bao) but we’ve just never found the time to stop by.  We had some errands nearby (picking up our fixed umbrella at the nearby Umbrella Shop on W. Broadway) so we stopped by Lin’s first. Read the rest of this entry

Mr. Ho’s Wonton House

I wrote a review of Mr. Ho’s Wonton House (which we affectionately call “Dr. Ho’s”) last year but figured I should add some pictures… so, without further ado…

Okay, I know it’s not “Dr Ho’s” but for some reason, we always call it that. I suppose because it’s the perfect cure for our craving for Chinese food. Read the rest of this entry