Author: Carolyn B. Heller
Carolyn B. Heller writes about travel, food, and culture from her home base in Vancouver, British Columbia, and from around the world.
Cupcakes? Cronuts? You’re so over. The new dessert trend is mille crepe cakes. L’otus Cake Boutique (Photo: Carolyn B. Heller) Richmond newcomer L’otus...
Look at the average Chinese menu, and you’ll find dish after dish made with pork. But in China’s western regions, where there’s a significant Muslim...
March 7, 2017 by Carolyn B. Heller
Get some work done at CoCo Fresh’s communal table (Photo: Carolyn B. Heller) In a city saturated with bubble tea shops, how can a newcomer stand out? On a sunny Sunday...
Have you ever seen a geoduck ? If you’ve never encountered this giant clam, let’s just say that its appearance is rather suggestive. Phallic would be another apt...
When I first began learning about Chinese cuisine, I found that food names could be confusing. The poetically named “ants climbing a tree,” for example, does not...
Just out of university, I had recently moved into my first apartment, when my neighbour knocked on the door. “Would you like to come over for dinner?” he asked....
I like coffee, I like tea, I like the boys, And the boys like me. My grandmother used to sing this goofy little rhyme to me when I was a kid. It turns out, though, that Nana...
Richmond’s Snowy Village is part of an Asia-based chain (Photo: Carolyn B. Heller) It’s 6 o’clock on a sunny weekend evening, and the line in front of...
When simply eating becomes too boring, head to one of these Richmond cafés where you can pair your food with fun and games. Playing darts at ESpot. (PHOTO: CAROLYN B....
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