We’ve been writing a lot about dim sum lately, and honestly, it’s very easy to be inspired by this dish, the ultimate Chinese comfort food. There are so many variations on this traditional Chinese dumpling that you could spend a lifetime exploring its gooey, crispy, saucy, savoury, sweet, and sour possibilities. But when it comes […]
The 4 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Metro Vancouver’s Dumpling Trail What is it about dim sum? These savoury dumplings could be stuffed with pork, chicken, lamb, beef, or vegetables. They could be boiled, steamed, fried, or baked. No matter how they’re prepared, they pack bite-sized punches of pure comfort food bliss. No wonder one […]
When we read this New York Times article about Richmond, BC’s Asian cuisine scene, we were like, “Yup, exactly!” The article, which claims that Richmond’s Asian food is the best in North America, is a straight-up love letter to the city’s dim sum, Chinese barbeque, bubble tea, and stir fries. The fact is, Richmond does have […]
Article written by Daray Lei Ever been to an Asian-style night market? The idea is to immerse yourself in a multisensory world of food, performances, and games—it’s playtime on a whole other level. Nurtured by a thriving immigrant community, the Richmond Night Market is a classic example of this extremely fun tradition. In fact, it’s […]
Even though it’s technically a half hour Skytrain ride away, Richmond, BC, has been called Vancouver’s new Chinatown. You know what? We couldn’t agree more. It’s where 74% of the population is ethnically Chinese, there are 800+ Asian restaurants, and the food culture couldn’t get much more authentic. For all these reasons and more, we […]
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It’s VFT’s 2020 hit list of Vancouver’s festive food, holiday events, and Christmas activities! We’re the people who love hosting parties and going to parties, so the holidays are our time to shine. We love the variety of Christmas events that take place all over Vancouver in December and we’ve compiled a list of our […]
Hello, Spot Prawn Season! We had an unforgettable seafood night on Granville Island, and you can too! This year, Spot Prawns are on Edible Canada’s secret menu – you’ve got to request them in advance, so Edible Canada can “serve them kicking.” (Not literally, but if you know a thing or two about Spot Prawns, you’ll […]
The Gastronomic Gastown Tour by Vancouver Foodie Tours is the only designated Canadian Signature Experience in Gastown. The Canadian Signature Experience program recognizes one-of-a-kind travel experiences found only in Canada. There are less than 10 Vancouver-based experiences that have earned Destination Canada’s CSE designation.
It’s 9:00am and the Granville Island Public Market has just opened. You’ve got to love the hum of a market in the morning. There is rhythm, routine, a hint of excitement for what the day may hold. Days at Lee’s Donuts begin around 5:30am, when the Master Donut Makers arrive to prep the day’s dough. […]
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