A back to back comparison of bbq pork, suckling pig or roast pig, soy sauce chicken and roast duck from Metro Vancouver’s best Chinese barbeque shops: Parker Place Meat & B.B.Q. vs. HK B.B.Q. Master, both located in Richmond, BC.Read More
When it comes to Asian cuisine, salads are more common in South East Asia than East Asia, and they are particulaly popular in Thailand. Although greens are available, many of their salads are made with herbs, and sometimes fruit.Read More
Well first off, let’s start pronouncing it correctly. In Vietnamese it is pronounced f-uh not foe, just like Canadians say “about” not “a-boot”. Many of us are in love with phở already, and hopefully see it as more than a cheap eat or late night meal. Actually, what I really hope, is that we don’t understand phở as “Vietnamese beef noodle soup”, because it’s not.Read More
Good food doesn’t have to be expensive, and some of my favourite dishes from this trip could easily make an appearance in Vancouver. Here are three casual and fun dishes that need to make an appearance in Vancouver.Read More
There are actually a handful of hidden gems and some of my favourite dishes in downtown Vancouver are found in the West End.
Here are a few “must try” spots mixed with a few local secrets (in no particular order).
As the weather gets warmer, lighter meals, summer ingredients and grilling come to mind, so I decided to go with a Southeast Asian theme for my Cascade Platinum dinner party. See recipes for: Burmese Tea Leaf Salad, Pok Pok grilled pork shoulder, and Grilled Corn with Salty Coconut Cream.Read More
The first time I came across this salad was actually at Burma Superstar in San Francisco in 2010. It was an instant love. A crunchy salad with lots of nuts and seeds is right up my ally. It’s healthy, full of good fats, and thus substantial.Read More
It’s not Susur Lee or Tojo, this is Susur Lee and Tojo! A collaboration dinner between the celebrated Toronto chef and Vancouver’s renowned sushi master, Hidekazu Tojo, is surprisingly part of EAT! Vancouver’s new “Dinner Series”.Read More