A Day at Fisherman’s Wharf

What makes the Fisherman’s Wharf such an exciting place to visit? It’s without a doubt, the quality and freshness of the fish that you can purchase straight from the boat – and the prices are incredible.

Vietnamese Food: There’s Some French in That!

Culinary traditions love to travel. Well before we had long-haul jets and refrigerated trucks to transport foods from one place to another, they made their way around the globe through immigration, colonization, and trade. This kind of movement has always informed what’s on our plates, and has re-shaped many culinary traditions, even those we regard as static.

Craft Beer in Richmond

Over the past few years, this province’s beer scene has exploded like a poorly-tapped keg. In the lower mainland, we can barely keep up with all the craft breweries opening each month, and the libation lists in pubs just keep growing. In celebration of this wonderful time of year, here’s a roundup of places in Richmond you can find craft beer, and some suggestions for trying BC brews!

Returning to Steveston

Do you know how long it’s been since I was in Steveston? Far too long, I realized recently, so I headed south to visit Richmond’s picturesque little fishing village last week.

A Super Sweet Guide to Richmond Bakeries

This post is dedicated to the sweetest places in Richmond: its bakeries. While there are many scattered throughout the city, today I’m going to focus on those that offer Chinese baked goods, all of which were a new concept to me when I started 365 Days of Dining.

A Dim Sum Shakeup at Chef Tony

Writing about dim sum can be tricky. More than once I’ve found myself on thesaurus.com, scanning desperately for another way to say, “The dumpling wrapper was firm,” or “Those pastries were mad flaky!” Sometimes, writing about dim sum makes me feel like an unimaginative idiot.

Fun Factor: Richmond’s Escape Games put to the test

Richmond Escape Games battle head-to-head

When tasked with the goal to try the different escape games in Richmond I truly didn’t know what I was getting into or that I would start a new obsession for myself and my husband. I went in with the notion that you just escape a room and that’s that. That you needed to use logic to solve puzzles that would eventually lead you out the door. Boy, was I wrong. Well yes, that is the fundamental object of the game, I didn’t realize the intensity of the experience or the immersion into a storyline that would be possible in a mere 45-minute gameplay experience.