STAFF MEAL | On Freddie Fried Rice, Spiced Pork Ribs, And Lamb Samosas At Campagnolo

STAFF MEAL | On Freddie Fried Rice, Spiced Pork Ribs, And Lamb Samosas At Campagnolo

by Ken Tsui | Recently, Campagnolo chef Nathan Lowey decided to serve BBQ spiced pork ribs for staff meal. It's a menu item often found Upstairs. But first, he has to butcher the ribs. An entire pig is delivered to the restaurant each week, so this is nothing new. He finds a cleaver that looks like something out of Mortal Kombat. “They usually use this to break open skulls,” he says with a laugh as he lifts it. Meanwhile, chefs Michael “Freddy” Wu and Jesse McMillan are in… more 

STAFF MEAL | A Big, Belated Thanksgiving Feast For The Crew At Gastown’s Bambudda

STAFF MEAL | A Big, Belated Thanksgiving Feast For The Crew At Gastown’s Bambudda

by Ken Tsui | Before Curtis Luk and his kitchen crew gear up for another night at Gastown’s Bambudda, they’re celebrating a late Thanksgiving, Bambudda… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Savoury Tofu Pudding Soup And Tianjin Wraps At “O’ Tray Noodle”

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Savoury Tofu Pudding Soup And Tianjin Wraps At “O’ Tray Noodle”

by Ken Tsui | Tucked between the Radisson Hotel and T&T Supermarket in Richmond, the food court at the Presidential Plaza feels like a complete… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | The Crispy Strip Mall Awesomeness Of Richmond’s “LA Chicken”

NEVER HEARD OF IT | The Crispy Strip Mall Awesomeness Of Richmond’s “LA Chicken”

by Ken Tsui | Comedian Chris Rock once famously quipped that “after you have Popeyes, you need one of those ‘Men in Black’ memory sticks to erase your… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Julia Kwan On Her New Film Documenting Big Change In Chinatown

VANCOUVERITES | Julia Kwan On Her New Film Documenting Big Change In Chinatown

by Ken Tsui | “It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” says Sundance award-winning filmmaker Julia Kwan about her new documentary, Everything Will Be… more 

STAFF MEAL | Whipping Up A Mountain Of Hiyashi Chuka At Burdock & Co. On Main St.

STAFF MEAL | Whipping Up A Mountain Of Hiyashi Chuka At Burdock & Co. On Main St.

by Ken Tsui | In the midst of preparing for another busy night at Main Street’s Burdock & Co., the kitchen crew are working on hiyashi chuka, a… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Getting Jiggly With It At Richmond’s Aptly Named ‘Excellent Tofu’

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Getting Jiggly With It At Richmond’s Aptly Named ‘Excellent Tofu’

by Ken Tsui | Tofu gets a bad rap for being bland but Excellent Tofu & Snack is all about changing those expectations with clean and refreshing… more 

STAFF MEAL | On Digging Into A Big Indian Pre-Shift Feast At Mount Pleasant’s “Acorn”

STAFF MEAL | On Digging Into A Big Indian Pre-Shift Feast At Mount Pleasant’s “Acorn”

by Ken Tsui | In the dog days of summer, chef/co-owner Brian Skinner and the kitchen team at Main Street vegetarian mainstay The Acorn are sweating it out as… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Northern Vietnamese Cuisine Finds Home At East Van’s “Mr. Red”

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Northern Vietnamese Cuisine Finds Home At East Van’s “Mr. Red”

by Ken Tsui | Mr. Red Cafe has only been open in Hastings-Sunrise neighbourhood for a few months now but it’s already being praised as a rare taste of… more 

STAFF MEAL | Japanese Pre-Shift Feast At Mount Pleasant’s Peruvian-Inspired Chicha

STAFF MEAL | Japanese Pre-Shift Feast At Mount Pleasant’s Peruvian-Inspired Chicha

by Ken Tsui | Before chefs Shelome Bouvette and Allison Flook kick-off another fully booked dinner service at Mount Pleasant’s Peruvian-inspired… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Scarfing Koobideh & Crispy Tahdig At Persian-Flavoured Zeitoon

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Scarfing Koobideh & Crispy Tahdig At Persian-Flavoured Zeitoon

by Ken Tsui | Persian eatery Zeitoon is well known on the North Shore for its delicious koobideh kebab. It's a mixture of minced beef and spices… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | With “Hou Lok” Night Owls Scarfing Whitebait & Roe-Filled Smelt

NEVER HEARD OF IT | With “Hou Lok” Night Owls Scarfing Whitebait & Roe-Filled Smelt

by Ken Tsui | When I was a kid, my parents would regale me with mouth-watering tales of “siu yeh”, the Cantonese-style late night menu reserved for those… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #500 | Scenes From The Summer’s First ‘Food Cart Fest’ Sunday

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #500 | Scenes From The Summer’s First ‘Food Cart Fest’ Sunday

by Ken Tsui | The first Sunday of the 3rd annual Food Cart Fest went down this past weekend. Located at 215 West 1st Ave (on the seawall just west of… more 

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