Tag Archives: spicy

Yea, I’m back…courtesy of my daughter’s homework assignment and Tony’s Beef Noodles.

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A funny thing happened as I was reviewing my daughter’s way too detailed literary arts homework assignment: I remembered my own way-too-detailed reviews in my long forgotten non-blog. Maybe I should take my own advice and condense everything down to … Continue reading

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A (Partial) Introduction to Guizhou Cuisine: Yummy Mammy

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Ever since I found out that there is a whole new world of regional Asian restaurants in the Burnaby/Vancouver border waiting for me to explore, I have insisted on staying for dinner in Burnaby every Saturday after picking my daughter … Continue reading

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MSG Plaza Part 2: New Spicy Chili Restaurant

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I normally don’t associate restaurants that serve authentic Szechuan cuisine with MSG. The dishes in Szechuan cuisine usually have such an overabundance of hot, spicy, and numbing flavours (mala flavours) that there is really not a need for the flavour-enhancing … Continue reading

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High-End Spicy: Golden Szechuan

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Don’t you just hate it when you sit right next to the table of someone who drives a Ferrari? You get zero service. ZERO!!! I have nothing against Ferraris’ or their drivers; I enjoy admiring them as much as everyone … Continue reading

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You Don’t Need To Order Noodles To Enjoy Your Meal: Lucky Noodles

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Sometimes you get so stuck in a particular thought pattern and mindset that you fail to see the numerous obvious options that are staring right at you. My mind happened to be stuck in the particularly pathetic logic of first … Continue reading

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Taipei: Ding Wang Hotpot

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Ding Wang has been one of the hottest (in terms of popularity) hot pot restaurants in Taiwan for the past few years. The restaurant originated in Taichung, became extremely popular, and subsequently expanded to the culinary big leagues of Taipei. … Continue reading

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Finally, Real Chinese Food in West Van: Shanghai Village

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There is a lack of quality Chinese food in West Van, so I was quite excited when I found out about Shanghai Village as I drove by its front doors on my way home one day. I was even more … Continue reading

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