Author: Michael Kwan
Just because something is listed the same on the menu doesn’t mean that you’ll be getting exactly the same thing. We’ve seen this with Vietnamese bun bo...
It’s a very common misconception to equate a pack of instant noodles with authentic Japanese ramen. That would be equivalent to saying that eating a can of generic...
Growing up, one of the most boring things you could find in your lunch bag was a plain bologna sandwich. There was this single slice of mystery meat between two slices of...
Alexandra Road, a two or three block strip in central Richmond, is known as “Food Street” or “Eat Street” by locals for a reason. It truly is an...
Most people, when asked about Vietnamese food, usually think first of phở . More specifically, at least in Metro Vancouver, they tend to think of the Saigon-style pho...
February 21, 2017 by Michael Kwan
The Hong Kong style cafe, or cha chaan teng , holds a very special place in my heart (and in my stomach). It was very much a part of my childhood, growing up with baked pork...
February 2, 2017 by Michael Kwan
When you’re in the mood for a piping hot bowl of soup noodles, you might get the ramen at a Japanese restaurant or you might get the pho at a Vietnamese restaurant ....
With close to 800 restaurants in Richmond, it can be challenging to stand out. It’s hard to carve out a niche all your own that isn’t so radically different as...
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