NingTu Restaurant

NingTu used to be my family’s go to for Shanghai food, but over the years I felt that the quality has really gone down. We sometimes come for nostalgia’s sake. This time I came with my mom for a quick lunch. One thing that they don’t do well here is Xiao Long Bao (sad but…

Pearl Hot Pot

This was my first ever experience with personal hot pots! This was so much fun. The set up of Pearl Hot Pot is quite interesting. There are side tables for bigger groups, but the center of the restaurant is basically bar seating. Each person gets their own pot and burner. What I ate: Main Pot…

Cattle Cafe

Cattle Cafe has always been our go to for soup noodles near by Metrotown. Although the restaurant is very stuffy with very poor ventilation, and the service is boarding on rude, I just can’t seem to stay away! What I ate: Malay Laksa Soup + Rice Noodle + Sliced Beef + Chicken ball + Fried…

Bubble Waffle Cafe

This is probably my No. 1 place to get lunch in Downtown. It’s cheap, it’s fast, and it’s delicious. As much as I love my Miku lunches there’s no way I could eat there every day! This place is always busy. Even though the rest of the stalls in the food court have healthy business (mostly),…

Copa Cafe – Richmond

My family used to frequent the Copa Cafe on Cambie Street, but we haven’t been back in a long time. Last weekend when we were in Richmond we decided to drop by their Richmond location for some nostalgic eats. What I ate: Baked Ox Tongue on Rice with Tomato Sauce ($9.95) from their Mini Set…

Shanghai Wonderful

I’ve never appreciated statutory holidays as much as I do now. Once you start the 9-5 life, you realize that holidays are few and far between. On Canada Day, I met up with R and H and their adorable baby boy. We went to my favourite Shanghai restaurant and in their usual style, we ordered…