Monthly Archives: September 2011

James Snacks (Empire Center) – Richmond, BC

James Snacks is another stall in a food court that has really impressed me. This stall is located in the Empire Center food court. James Snacks had won gold in the Chinese Restaurant Awards (CRA) Food Court category two years … Continue reading

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Nando’s Flame-Grilled Chicken – Calgary, AB

I’ll be first to admit that I’m normally not a fan of chain restaurants.  However, Nando’s is an exception for me. Many people, based on the name, mistake Nando’s for being an Indian restaurant.  Nando’s is named after one of … Continue reading

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O’Tray Noodle (President Plaza) – Richmond, BC

I love going food court hopping when I’m visiting the Vancouver area. There are just so many hidden gems, especially those stalls serving up regional Chinese fare that you may not typically find at restaurants. I first learnt about the … Continue reading

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Smoked Chicken @ JoJo’s BBQ – Calgary, AB

Since JoJo’s has been back in action this past week with her “new and improved” chariot and has acquired a new ‘cookshack’ smoker, I wanted to visit again. This time I was determined to try the smoked chicken as I … Continue reading

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Rocky’s Burger Bus – Calgary, AB

For years I’ve known about Rocky’s Burger Bus but just never got around to trying it.  I finally found the perfect opportunity last week when my coworker wanted to pick up coffee from Fratello Coffee Roasters which happens to be … Continue reading

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