Cold Tea Restaurant: All-Day Dimsum with Vietnamese Family Style Dishes

Cold Tea Restaurant is a newly opened restaurant that serves Chinese-Vietnamese dishes. They offer all day dimsum, Chinese BBQ, and Vietnamese family style food, along with unique handcrafted cocktails. I was invited by my friend, Brenda, to try out some dishes and drinks.

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Contactless Food Delivery is Available in Canada

The First Dessert food delivery by UberEats

To prevent further spread of COVID-19, many are working from home. Some may be struggling to get groceries, or just tired of cooking and washing dishes. Contactless food delivery is here to rescue. There are numerous food delivery services that are available in Vancouver, and many are proactively adopting new policies to alleviate customers’ concerns with COVID-19. You can support local businesses through these delivery services. In this blog post, I included the companies that I have used before and are offering contactless delivery, as well as promo codes for first-time users.

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More Northern Vietnamese Cuisine: Hanoi Old Quarter Restaurant

On my second stop on Victoria Drive, I decided to try the sister restaurant of Mr. Red Cafe, Hanoi Old Quarter Restaurant. Similar to Viet Mama Cafe, they feature fresh and high-quality ingredients and don’t use any MSG in their dishes. It is clean, cozy, and spacious. It can get busy even on a weekday evening. Unlike other Vietnamese restaurants on the street, you can’t find pho or salad rolls on the menu. Instead, it has a handful of food selections, with unique dishes that you can’t find elsewhere.

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Northern Vietnamese Cuisine at Viet Mama Cafe

There are many new Vietnamese restaurants popping up on Victoria Drive, and I am planning to visit a new one every time until I try every single Vietnamese restaurant there! So you might see me blogging about Vietnamese restaurants more for the new little while. Last weekend, Mr. and I went to Viet Mama Cafe, which specializes in Northern Vietnamese cuisine. It is a family-owned business, and you can tell from their service that they really care about customers’ thoughts and hope to offer the best to them. All the dishes here have no MSG and use fresh ingredients.

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Do Chay: New Vegetarian/Vegan Vietnamese Restaurant on Kingsway

Do Chay is a new Vietnamese restaurant on Kingsway that features vegetarian and vegan authentic Vietnamese cuisine, with a modern twist. It belongs to the same owner as House Special and Green Lemongrass. Currently, it is at the soft-opening stage, which serves during lunch time. The menu is quite extensive to include Vietnamese street food, noodle bowls, and rice bowls. It also offers cocktails and Vietnamese iced coffee. I am invited to a media preview before its grand opening on May 18, and the food is unique and delicious!

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