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Dining 101 [Toronto]: Asian Legend 味香村

Restaurant: Asian Legend 味香村 Location: 4452 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Shanghainese Menu: http://www.asianlegend.ca/ Price: $10-15 Intense craving for Shanghainese food! Among the wide range of Chinese delicacies, Shanghainese has to be my favorite! So, I was super excited to visit Asian Legend. I’ve been consistently impressed by restaurant interiors, but I was hoping the food was as impressive as … Continue reading

Dining 101 [New York]: China Chalet

Restaurant: China Chalet Location: 47 Broadway Ste 2, New York, NY Cuisine: Chinese Menu: http://www.chinachaletnyc.com/menu.html Price: $15-25 I guess it’s kind of odd that I’d be searching for Chinese Food on a trip to New York, but Ottawa does do that to you! I was pretty skeptical about China Chalet, but I was extremely hungry after my failed attempts to find other … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Hong Chow

Restaurant: Hong Chow Location: 3462 Hazeldean Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Buffet Menu: http://www.hongchow.com/menu.html Price: $10-15 I’ve been to Panda Garden a few times now, so it was time to try out a different Buffet place. Hong Chow’s interior is much more modern and sleek compared to the cafeteria-like design of Panda Garden. Although there were less choices in food items, the … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Phu Yen

Restaurant: Phu Yen Location: 700 March Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Vietnamese Menu: http://www.phu-yenrestaurant.com/menu.html Price: $10-15 In the midst of the High-Tech region of Ottawa, there are few places people can really go to for lunch. Luckily, just a 2 minute drive from my work there’s this Vietnamese/Chinese restaurant in a tiny plaza. It gets pretty packed here during lunch time, … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Northern Delicacy

Restaurant: Northern Delicacy Location: 4151 Hazelbridge Way (Aberdeen Centre) , Richmond, BC Cuisine: Shanghainese/ Chinese/ Dim Sum Menu: N/A Price: $15-25 Going back to Vancouver, I had to fit in a family dinner before I returned to Ottawa. What I was craving was Shanghainese food! Lucky there are countless Shanghainese restaurants in Richmond. My mom actually chose to go to Northern … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Panda Garden Buffet

Restaurant: Panda Garden Buffet Location: 420 Hazeldaen Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Japanese/ International Menu: http://pandagardenkanata.com/ Price: $10-15 A few days before my visit to Vancouver, I just had to have a lunch with my team :)! I’ve never been to Panda Garden previously, but I’ve heard that they have a standard variety for a low price! I’d say … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: 100% Healthy Desserts (百分百甜品)

Restaurant: 100% Healthy Desserts (百分百甜品) Location: 8291 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC Cuisine: Desserts/ Chinese Menu: N/A Price: $10 or Less I remember I use to come here almost every week. It just seemed like a good place to chill even though it’s such a small Dessert house and you’d feel bad for sitting too long (and yet I did 😛 LOL). … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Din Tai Fung – Shanghai Dim Sum

Restaurant: Din Tai Fung – Shanghai Dim Sum Location: 3235 Hwy 7 East Unit #18B, Markham, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Dim Sum Menu: http://www.dintaifung.com.tw/en/product_a_list.asp Price: $10 -15 Walking around Markham, I was really just wanting some authentic Chinese food. Little did I know, there was a Din Tai Fung! I’m not sure if this is a part of the “real” Din … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Sea King Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant: Sea King Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant Location: 1558 Merivale, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/Seafood Menu: http://www.urbanspoon.com/u/menu/1480550?p=0 Price: $10-15 Around the time of Chinese New Year I was feeling super homesick! I know that if I was home I’d get a satisfying supply of Chinese Home-cooking. Just imagining the Shark Fin Soup, the assortment of BBQ meats, … Continue reading