Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bairro Traditional Flame Grilled Chicken – Calgary, AB

After a reading a recent post on the foodosophy blog about Bairro Flame Grilled Chicken, I decided to make the trek across town to check it out. I’ve been in search of good fried chicken in Calgary, especially spicy fried … Continue reading

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Ningtu Restaurant – Vancouver, BC

Ningtu has been one of my favourite restaurants in the Vancouver area for old-school Shanghainese food ever since I discovered it on my trip last fall. I’ve been to Ningtu about half a dozen times now mainly for dinner but … Continue reading

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Xi’An Cuisine (Richmond Public Market) – Richmond, BC

Normally, I don’t have high hopes for the food from food courts. Interestingly enough, the food courts at many of the Asian malls in the Greater Vancouver area actually are an exception. There are a number food stalls at these … Continue reading

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Fuji Yama Japanese Restaurant – Calgary, AB

UPDATE as of March 19, 2013: There has been a change of ownership at this Fuji Yama location on 5th Avenue SW. This location has been sold and been renamed to Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant. The Fuji Yama location on 17th … Continue reading

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Lin Chinese Cuisine – Vancouver, BC

Lin Chinese Cuisine has been one of my favourite spots in Vancouver for Xiao Long Bao (XLB). Xiao Long Bao is a type of steamed bun or “bao” typically from regions of eastern China, such as Shanghai. They are typically … Continue reading

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