The Dolar Shop’s Ocean Wise Partnership

The Dolar Shop recently announced that they were partnering up with Ocean Wise to promote sustainable seafood options at their restaurant in Richmond, BC. I had the opportunity to visit The Dolar Shop for a media event and learn more about this amazing new initiative. The Dolar Shop is a hot pot restaurant which opened…

Boiling Point – 沸點臭臭鍋

Boiling Point is a chain of Taiwanese hot pot restaurants that originally started in the United States and has over 10 locations in the US, and two locations locally in Burnaby and Richmond. My cousin introduced me to this restaurant in Richmond for its famous stinky fermented tofu hot pot (臭臭鍋). I was curious about…

Tapioca Cafe 三年一班

During the summer, Richmond’s Tapioka Express changed names to Tapioca Cafe 三年一班 and changed ownership. Located in Union Square a few doors down from Richmond Sushi, I recently visited the bubble tea and Taiwanese restaurant to try it out. What I was greeted with was a school-themed restaurant, with servers dressed in school uniforms, wooden…

Eat Fest at Toyotomi Richmond

Since my cousin was moving back to Asia, my fiance, sister and I decided to take him out for dinner. What he wanted to enjoy was food that he rarely can have back home – in this instance it was sashimi! He introduced to us a favorite restaurant of his, Toyotomi, located in Richmond near…

K-Town Korean BBQ & Hot Pot

I’ve never tried Korean BBQ before. (Shocking I know!) So Jake and I decided to check out K-Town in Surrey for date night. Jake was very excited about it, this is an excellent choice of restaurant for someone who’s on the Paleo diet. I say that because Korean BBQ consists of a lot of meat…