Category Archives: East Vancouver

Present Tense Suck: Tung Hing Bakery

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There are many things I don’t know about the city, like how this stretch of Kingsway, with Vietnamese storefronts slightly outnumbering their Anglo and Chinese counterparts, is known as Little Saigon. I also have no idea that Tung Hing Bakery … Continue reading

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Homestyle Japanese: Aotoya Blue Door

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As a food-crazed man, I’m a firm believer in fostering a strong curiosity of food in my offsprings. I want to accustom them to the multitude of flavour and textural profiles present in various cuisines so that I can nurture … Continue reading

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Awful service, Hot room, and Fresh Yummy Fish: Sushi by Yuji

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Until a week ago, I never realized why most respectable sushi restaurants did not have clear, floor-to-ceiling windows. Heat. Direct sunlight produces heat. Combine that with a sushi restaurant bare ready for lunch service with a bucket full of just-mixed … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Pizza: Famoso

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I’m not unfamiliar with Neapolitan pizza chains. I used to live next to one for more than five years. To me, Neapolitan pizza became sort of like Domino’s or Papa John’s. If I was too tired, too lazy to cook … Continue reading

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Yet Another Hyped-Up Triple-D Featured Place: The Red Wagon

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From the online reviews I’ve read of the place, The Red Wagon seemed to be a triple-D featured restaurant that lived up to the hype. It seemed to be a place that was well regarded before triple-D; it also seemed … Continue reading

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