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Published in Lucky Peach: A Dumpling Crawl Through Richmond, British Columbia

This crawl will steer you toward some of Richmond’s gems while offering an introduction to the wide variety of dumplings available in the area.
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Beyond Vancouver: Noodling Around Burnaby, New Westminster and Coquitlam

In which I find good reason to head east from Vancouver, with highlights that include smoky beer, fine Filipino fare and fantastic noodles and dumplings.
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For Eater: 16 Prime Places to Eat in Vancouver

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.
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Three Delicious Days in Richmond, B.C.

From dumplings to noodles to roasted meats to unusual desserts and drinks, here's an eating itinerary that will satisfy your Chinese food cravings.
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Bravo to Alvin Garden in Burnaby (and a Lao Shan Dong Bonus)

Here's a look at a spicy place where I will no longer take my chili pepper-fearing friends. But if you can take the heat, you should go.
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A Little Luxury Overnight in Vancouver, BC

In contrast to the multi-day, Chinese food feeding frenzies I normally enjoy and recommend north of the border, here’s a sample itinerary that will fill you with culture, outdoor adventure, superb dining (both Asian and European), and unique experiences with tea, coffee, and beer.
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Three Delicious Days in Vancouver

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.
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Dim Sum Worth the 136 Mile Drive (in Richmond, BC)

I’m constantly apologizing to my Seattle-area friends for turning down dim sum invitations. Sure, dim sum is just dandy here compared to most of the country, but the bao and other delicacies are simply much better to the north in Richmond, B.C.
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Best Bites in the Asian Food Mecca of Richmond, British Columbia

Richmond, just outside of Vancouver, is a North American mecca for Asian eats, especially Chinese food. Spend a day and you can start with dim sum, end with night market fare, and feast proudly on noodle soup and fried chicken during the hours in between.…
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Bowled Over by Ramen

You don't have to go to Japan to get a good bowl of ramen. Reporting for Northwest Palate magazine, here are some I sampled in the Pacific Northwest.
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