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Hakkasan: A Chinese food kids’ menu!

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On August 26, 2015 0 Comments

The last time I wrote about Hakkasan (客家人) was in 2009, which is insane because we go there at least once a month. Sure, part of the reason is… Read More »

The Emerson in Toronto

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Toronto On December 26, 2013 0 Comments

The Emerson is a neighbourhood bistro in Wallace-Emerson, the next area to be gentrified in Toronto. The short and focused menu is heavy on French-influenced, comfort dishes like… Read More »

MoMa Contemporary Bistro

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On October 12, 2013 3 Comments

Richmond, B.C. is famous for its abundant and amazing Chinese restaurants, but the options decrease substantially if you’re in the mood for something more occidental. That’s why I’m… Read More »


In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Toronto On September 17, 2011 0 Comments

When we visited my sister in Toronto, J happened to be on a diet of no gluten, no sugar, and no yeast. She miraculously found a fantastic place… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Chef Dale MacKay’s Ensemble

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On July 9, 2011 1 Comment

Vancouver chef Dale MacKay won Top Chef Canada earlier this week. He was executive chef of highly acclaimed Lumière and DB Bistro before they closed. (My parents loved… Read More »

CALGARY: Altadore, when service overshadows food

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Restaurants On June 28, 2010 10 Comments

UPDATE – August 2010: The Altadore Dining Lounge is closed and for sale. Picture yourself at Cowboys or the former Tantra around 1 a.m. Look around. Take in… Read More »

CALGARY: Altadore Dining Lounge

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Restaurants On May 31, 2010 1 Comment

UPDATE – August 2010: The Altadore Dining Lounge is closed and for sale. Altadore Dining Lounge has some great food, which I wrote about in Metro Calgary last… Read More »

OTTAWA: Fraser Café

In Eating / Food, Ottawa, Restaurants On March 8, 2010 0 Comments

Whoever says Ottawa is a sleepy place hasn’t gone to some of the city’s newer restaurants. Fraser Café is leading the charge of eateries led by confident, young… Read More »