With a world of new restaurants awaiting a visitor to Vancouver, here are my current top picks, including fine dining, Asian restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, and more.
There’s third wave coffee, a bit of a bakery boom, a wide variety of amazing Asian food, and innovative new restaurants featuring top chefs (and some “Top Chefs”) serving up intriguing dishes-often with Asian influences.
Long's Noodle House is a true hole-in-the-wall restaurant. This dingy yet delightful spot has less than 10 tables, and it's the kind of place where you look at everyone else's food, get tempted, then order whatever your neighbor is having.
I remember the first time I saw a blueberry bagel. “That’s a Christian bagel,” my dad bemoaned, adding, “Or a stale doughnut.” We both believed a bagel should be simple—either plain, seeded, or maybe onion. Me…I’m a sesame man.
And I’m a New York Jew,…
Following my first two Vancouver reports (splurges and snacks, then Japanese food), here is a report on the real reason I love to go to Vancouver—and especially Richmond: really good Chinese food. (All places are in Richmond, unless otherwise noted.)
This report will cover: