Xi An Cuisine

Chinese food is incredibly diverse with each region offering different variations of their take on what makes their culture and food unique.  The distinction lies in  how the food is traditionally prepared (braising, sautéing, stir-frying, steaming, stewing, etc!). An influx of different types of Chinese cuisine are slowly trickling into the food scene and it's quite … Continue reading Xi An Cuisine

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Uncle Lu

Going out for food has become more of a luxury these days with school in the way. Some weekends are better than others when I actually do feel like having a social life!The boyfriend and I trekked out to Richmond with his family for a simple dinner after picking up his dad from the airport. … Continue reading Uncle Lu

Gyo-O

Gyo-O, which translates to “Fish King” is Japanese restaurant located on Sexsmith Road within Continental Mall that specializes in donburi (rice bowls , ramen, and udon noodle soups with focus on seafood. This place is a great alternative to regular Japanese establishments as they put more emphasis on Japanese comfort food rather than sushi. The … Continue reading Gyo-O

Yuu Japanese Tapas

‘Yuu Japanese Tapas’ is a casual, family-friendly Japanese restaurant located in the popular Continental Plaza in Richmond. The space has a very traditional Japanese feel to it with wooden fixtures and interesting décor plastered throughout the restaurant. Walking in at 2:30pm, the place was bustling with the late lunch crowd comprised of mostly young families. They … Continue reading Yuu Japanese Tapas