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Punxsutawney Phil was right—winter has cast a long shadow this year. Seemingly endless bouts of wind, rain, and sleet have battered these parts in the past weeks and more may...
Vancouverites already loved Slurpees and pricey Starbucks Frappuccinos, so when bubble tea Version 3.0 arrived here in the early 1990s, we were ready for it. What could be more...
In the Chinese tradition, the Lunar New Year is all about positive new beginnings. Starting this Sunday (February 10) and for the two weeks that follow, we will greet the Year of...
My love for noodle soups deepened when traipsing around Asia a few years ago. A bowl of stewed duck noodles, fragrant with fresh herbs, doled out by a jocular woman outside the...
The Year of the Water Dragon will be upon us on January 23 and here are some predictions gathered along the grapevine. No, the world will not end. Energy and high-tech sectors...
So it's official. A CBC news report advises that for a good night's sleep, one should go to bed with neither a full stomach nor an empty one. To the Chinese, this gastronomic...
This year, February 3 marks the start of the new year on the lunar calendar. Over the next 15 days, traditionally designated as the Spring Festival in Chinese culture, there will...
Vancouverites have known for some time that Richmond is a treasure trove of Chinese restaurants. But the thought of crossing a congested bridge just to grab a bite to eat can be a...
If you’re planning to catch the Chinese New Year parade in Chinatown this Sunday (February 14) starting at 9:30 a.m., consider picking up breakfast en route. At 882 Bakery &...
The good ones survive, and the better ones thrive. But the mark of a really successful restaurant is longevity. Sure, a new restaurant may be splashy and have an up-and-coming...

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