You MUST get this dish in Happy Tree House BBQ!

A few nights ago, I suddenly craved for skewers, so Mr. and I decided to go Happy Tree House BBQ to satisfy my cravings. I often go to the Kingsway location, because it is closer to my house and is more spacious. For anyone who doesn’t know about Happy Tree House BBQ, it specializes in Chinese-style skewers and grilled fish. It has two locations – Kingsway and Richmond, and they are some of the few restaurants in Vancouver that open until late at night. I usually come here for skewers, but there is this one dish that I must order whenever I am here. Read until the end to learn more about this dish.

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Bringing you to JiangHu for Authentic Taiwanese Dishes

Right Next to Hotpot Palace, there is another hidden gem that serves authentic Taiwanese pot and stir-fry dishes – JiangHu. It uses local ingredients to create some unique dishes that you rarely see in Vancouver. Recently, they launched a happy hour for late-night supper, which is best for any late night cravings out there, especially when everything closes early in Vancouver. This event is organized by Issabelle, the Community Manager of Yelp Vancouver, and I was so excited to be part of it. In addition, Feast: Asian Dining Festival also joined us for the night.

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Feast x Subaru: A Satisfied Chinese Dinner at Continental Seafood Restaurant

If you missed the first and second stops of my FEAST! adventure, then you should go check out my last blog posts about an amazing $38 set menu at Hotpot Palace and $48 set menu at Mr. Bro Bistro & Izakaya. You have now until Monday, November 18 to have a taste of the Feast: Asian Dining Festival. For my last stop, I invited my friends to join me at Continental Seafood Restaurant to enjoy a $178 set menu for 6 people.

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Feast x Subaru: First Time Visiting Hotpot Palace

This is the second year of Feast: Asian Dining Festival, which you can dine in 34 participating restaurants in Richmond with a discounted price or special set menus featuring their signature dishes. This festival features a variety of cuisines, including Chinese, Indian, Korean, Persian, and Japanese, so there must be a suitable restaurant for everyone. The festival is happening from now until November 18, 2019. I collaborated with Feast and Subaru to drive around Richmond and visit some participating restaurants. My first stop is Hotpot Palace, a high-end hotpot restaurant offering a $38 set menu during the Feast Festival.

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[RECIPE] Houjicha Old Street Castella Cake (培茶古早味蛋糕)

I always have sudden thoughts to bake in the middle of the day, so I am interested in simple recipes with basic ingredients that I can find at home. I previously made a Black Sesame Japanese Cotton Cake few years ago, but this time I want to challenge an authentic treat in Taiwan, Old Street Castella Cake (古早味蛋糕). The recipe uses the same ingredients, slightly different method, and with a different texture.

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