Lindsay Anderson takes 365ers on a tour of all the sweets, treats and holiday specialties to scoop up during Lunar New Year in Richmond.
365 Days of Dining: Aberdeen Centre
Everyone knows oysters are a popular aphrodisiac to order on Valentine’s Day, but what about the lesser-known conspirators of romance?
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.
There’s something magical about sitting around a table with friends to enjoy dumplings.
Dumplings are little pieces of heaven that come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavours. If you’re not a dumpling aficionado, you may still recognize some of the classic favourites like har gow, sui mai, and xiao long bao. Expert or not, there is no wrong way to fill a table full of bamboo baskets and happy eaters.
When you need something comforting on a rainy day, a bowl of congee is the way to go. Congee is a 24/7 inexpensive meal in a bowl and perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or to wrap up a fun evening at 2am.
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Yesterday, after I’d finished working out, I was so, so hungry and specifically craving Shanghainese food. The Problem: I was alone, a situation not conducive to the family-style servings of … Read more
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Yesterday I learned several things: I have a new baby cousin. Welcome to the world, Sadie Louise! The Oval has a beautiful new café, complete with cookies I will be … Read more