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Dim Sum

Review: Dim Sum at Top Shanghai Cuisine

by gigi on February 8, 2012

Jenkins and I met up with Jenkins’ mom for dim sum one sunny weekend afternoon. Jenkins’ dad was supposed to come as well but there was a slight mix-up in coordinating the date and our original lunch for four ended up being just for three. I had previously reviewed Top Shanghai Cuisine a few years […]


Jenkins and I met up with his family one morning for some dim sum at Shun Feng Seafood Restaurant, located in Parker Place mall in Richmond. This location has changed names a few times but I had never been here in its latest incarnation. Jenkins’ mom had seen a dim sum promotion in the newspaper […]


Review: Kam Wai Dim Sum

by gigi on September 29, 2010

Jenkins and I were doing some grocery shopping in Chinatown one day when we decided to stick around for some lunch as well. We wandered past Kam Wai Dim Sum on Pender Street when I remembered Sherman doing a review about it fairly recently. I’m always game for dim sum and Jenkins did not need […]


Review: Rainflower Restaurant

by gigi on March 24, 2010

For people who used to frequent the old XS Cargo on No. 3 Road in Richmond, they’ll probably also know that it moved to another location a few blocks down by Alderbridge and No. 3 a couple of years ago. What they may also know is that in the location where XS Cargo was originally […]


Review: Dim Sum at Empire Chinese Cuisine

by gigi on March 11, 2009

We had a large family get-together one morning and congregated at Empire Chinese Cuisine on Alexandria Road in Richmond for some dim sum. Even though we arrived at the restaurant at 10:30 in the morning, it was already packed with people. There were about about 13 of us and whenever my family goes for dim […]


Review: A Golden Ocean of Dim Sum

by gigi on January 8, 2009

Jenkins’ parents wanted to go for dim sum one weekend and since I am a sucker for dim sum, I eagerly accepted their invitation on behalf of Jenkins and myself. It had been a while since I was at Golden Ocean for dim sum because I normally don’t like waiting too long to be seated […]