July 24 is a very special day at Harold’s Bistro & Bar as it marks the birthday of their most beloved and loyal customer, Harold Cross. Over lunch, 365 contributor Tara Lee chatted with Harold about meeting Pierre Trudeau and Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the secret to his amazing longevity.
Once our three-hour rest break was over, it was time to put on our stretchy pants again. We made our way over to Vivacity Restaurant located on Alexandra Road (aka “Food Street”) for our final ten courses of the day.
Day one: we had a long list of restaurants to visit on this two-day tour of Richmond’s hole-in-the-wall eateries. But I didn’t mind – I wasn’t driving! Read on to find out where we went and what we ate.
It sounds innocuous enough, right? You’d think “boiled fish” might be something to serve with mushy peas, or at least something you’d order to temper the heat of other spicy plates. But like many Sichuan dishes, this innocent-seeming seafood specialty can be a bowl of fire.
In our next instalment of a monthly feature on prominent strip malls in Richmond, BC, 365 contributor Tara Lee visits Delta Shopping Centre and discovers fried chicken, bowls of pho, hearty Filipino cuisine, and a bountiful Indian buffet.
There is no bad time for pho. It’s 10:30pm right now and the more I write about pho, the closer I am to convincing myself to hop in the car and go get a bowl as soon as I’m done.
With over 200 local farms providing fresh produce, it’s easy to eat healthy in Richmond, whether you’re dining at home or in one of the city’s 800 restaurants. Buying local is a great way to enjoy the freshest food while supporting local farmers. Here are four farms that offer family-friendly activities ranging from interactive displays to getting your hands dirty to pick your own produce!
Often called tofu sheets, bean curd skins, or tofu skins, bean curd sheets are a byproduct of the tofu-making process. 365 contributor Carolyn Heller explores the different styles of use for these versatile sheets.
SOURCED FROM ICHIRO JAPANESE RESTAURANT Katsuyuki Sakura lives, breathes, and eats sushi. “Making sushi is never boring,” he says during an in-person chat. He jokes, though, that sometimes he … Read more