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Chinese Soul Food

I finally got around to making renditions of some favorite dishes of mine from the Yunnan and Hunan cuisine, as well as a Hakka dish that I learned from my father. I had invited a few friends who share my love for spicy…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Two Alternative Magazines for the Food-Obsessed

Hitting my local newsstand, it’s not hard to find the usual suspects vying for your attention, featuring the sexiest food photography to make you forget you just had lunch. Saveur, Everyday Food, Bon Appetit,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Lychee Ginger White Tea Poached Asian Winter Pear

The last of our unique Chinese New Year recipes created by Vancouver’s Chinese food guru Nathan Fong is a dessert of Asian winter pear poached in lychee ginger white tea and served with a delicious chocolate spice…

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Posted by: on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
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Green Tea Spice Rub Salmon

Today’s Chinese New Year recipe by local Chinese food guru Nathan Fong is green tea spice rubbed salmon. Barbecue rubs have always been popular in the South. Here, I’ve used aromatic green tea, high in…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
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Chinese New Year…with a twist!

Our latest guest contributor is local Chinese food guru Nathan Fong, who kicks off Chinese New Year by offering us three unique recipes for the season; an salad appetizer featuring lime ginger mint herbal tea poached…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
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Demystifying Chinese New Year treats + laughing sesame ball cookie recipe

Chinese (or Lunar) New Year is the most important festival in China and it is also celebrated throughout many Asian countries. It’s a time for family reunion, which also means indulging in a lot of scrumptious food.…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Oodles and oodles of noodles

Guest writer: Joseph Wu (origami expert, noodle nut, and husband to regular Foodist contributor, Nancy Wu) When Nancy was invited to participate in Tourism Richmond’s Noodle-Mania event, she immediately asked if I…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
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Vote for your favourite Chinese restaurant!

What’s your favourite Chinese restaurant? Care to share? How about casting a vote in the HSBC Chinese Restaurant Awards Diners’ Choice Awards? Voting runs from October 6 until November 12 and results will be…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 8th, 2010
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Chinese Restaurant Awards

Chinese people take their food very seriously. My mom makes a weekly trek to a place in Richmond (sssh, it’s a secret) to buy roast duck and pork with skin so crispy that it shatters when you look at it. When I was…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 18th, 2010
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Oru Restaurant: pan-Asian perfection

Amidst all of the Winter Olympic frenzy, another piece of culinary artistry has risen in Vancouver—specifically at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The vibrant Oru Restaurant is described as “pan-Asian” cuisine but is…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 26th, 2010
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Bao Bei’s a Chinatown Gem

Chinatown got a little bit cooler last night. With the exception of the Alibi Room on one end and Campagnolo on the other, the dining and drinking establishments are not exactly what you’d call sexy. But former…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 16th, 2010
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Chinese wedding banquets

Last weekend, I went to a Chinese wedding banquet. If you’ve never been, you should try to wrangle yourself an invitation to eat the twelve-course meal. You read right, it’s a twelve-course meal. We had:…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 12th, 2009
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Hey, there’s oatmeal in my Haw-Gow!

Happy Robbie Burns Day! Yes, I was reminded of this on my drive into work this morning while listening to a radio interview with an expert on scotch (incidentally, did you know the proper way to taste scotch is with a 50…

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Posted by: on Thursday, January 25th, 2007
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The Green Lettuce Project

I love food. There is no doubt about that! I also love teaching. So, when I found out that there were UBC students studying local restaurants for a 4th year History course, it caught my attention! Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Monday, October 16th, 2006
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Chickitie China, the Chinese Chicken

The other day, Mark and I were watching Kylie Kwong on TV, and saw her preparing Chinese-Style Poached Chicken. We’ve seen it in restaurants before, but never could figure out how to make it. How can something so…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 1st, 2006
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