Chong Fat – Calgary, Alberta

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

We’ve been going to this little noodle place for years, and I’ve actually never knew the name of Chong Fat as we had a nickname for them… which directly translates to “big bowl of noodles”. But, because this place is usually opened only during lunch hours, I’ve been having a harder time to get to, […]

Dynasty Century Palace – Edmonton, Alberta

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Recently, we traveled for a day trip to Edmonton in search of a good dim sum place where we kind of stumbled upon Dynasty Century Palace which was located on the second floor of a large building right on 105th Avenue. In fact, it’s quite hard to miss! The location is large with lots of […]

1 Pot – Calgary, Alberta

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

It was a pretty chilly spring evening when we decided to go to Chinatown in Calgary and try 1 Pot which is located right next to the paid parking lot. The space is large inside, but they were really busy! We made reservations as a friend told us it’s a good idea to… and it […]

Chatime – Calgary, Alberta

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Recently, bubble tea places has been popping up around Calgary alot, and when we heard of Chatime in Chinatown, we knew we wanted to try this place out! Located right on Centre Street, a small store front exists with just a few tables – and they have only bubble tea. We’ve been here twice now […]

New Gold Medal – Oakland, California

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

It was a late night before we had time to go have dinner. By the time we were ready, I just wanted some simple Chinese food and so we went to New God Medal Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown. It’s opened until late, and I hear they open early as well – so they’re always opened […]

Silver Dragon Restaurant – Calgary, Alberta

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

I have a few coworkers that really like dim sum at Silver Dragon in Chinatown. I have been here once for dinner many years ago, so I thought it was about time I gave them another shot – but for dim sum instead of dinner. Located on the 2nd floor, this huge restaurant seats a […]

Vic’s Hong Kong Style BBQ & Cafe – Calgary, AB

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

I really enjoy simple Hong Kong style breakfasts and lunches and Vic’s Hong Kong Style BBQ & Cafe is in the old location of Happy Valley Restaurant, which is on the top floor of this building. They have newly renovated the place so it looks simple, masculine and clean actually! It’s very comfortable and you […]

Soluxe Restaurant 陽光飯店 – Calgary, AB

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Chinatown in Calgary has changed a bit, and Soluxe Restaurant is a new change from Harbour City at the corner of Centre Street and 3rd Ave. We started with some dumplings – at this time when we visited Soluxe, it was right after we got home from China and we just wanted some good dumplings […]

Jing Jing Bakery

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

I love bakeries and I like them from any nationality or location. This one particular afternoon, I really wanted to pick up a bun and take to me on my zoo adventure that I was going on later that day. I went downstairs and it was around 1:30PM and there wasn’t anyone else in the […]

O’Cup Calgary

Monday, November 19th, 2012

There’s this one day, I just went to Chinatown, and noticed a new restaurant/cafe – so I called up a few friends and advised them something called O’Cup was opened. We made the effort to go down. It’s in the former location of Bubble Station (former location of original Dessert House). This little place has […]