Featured image: Beef brisket bao and the classic maple BBQ pork bao @ Gongfu Bao Having had some Gongfu Bao back in their food cart days at Confederation Park, I was pretty excited to hear that their shop on Bank Street has open. The shop itself is not super big but the decor is very interesting with… Continue reading Quickie Nom Noms: Gong Fu Bao – Now serving both familiar and new tastes.
Cafe Orient: The most authentic Chinese food in Ottawa
Featured Image: Preserved egg and sliced pork congee, Singaporean fried vermicelli and Chinese bread sticks. Having moved from Vancouver to Ottawa, I really miss having quick access to good Chinese food throughout the city. Sometimes I just have cravings for a really good bowl of congee (Chinese rice porridge) or some good old stir-fried noodles.… Continue reading Cafe Orient: The most authentic Chinese food in Ottawa
“Chilled Mango Sago Cream with Pomelo” and the hilarious store hours sign @ Honey Town Translation: Normal opening time: 11:30. If I sleep in: 12:30. If on vacation: closed. If too busy hitting on girls: closed. Normal closing: 22:00. Many ladies: 23:00. Hot ladies: always open. All men: early closing.
Update: This restaurant has permanently closed. The other night, we had a girls’ night to catch up over dinner. Even before we started dinner, we were planning for dessert. As you may or may not know by now, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth so it really says something about this dessert place.… Continue reading Asian Dessert
Curry fish balls @ Ottawa Asian Fest
Twisted potato and taro @ Ottawa Asian Fest
Singapore-Thai style oyster omelettes @ Ottawa Asian Fest
The Essense of Stinky Tofu
Yesterday, we went to Ottawa’s Asian Fest. This is the first time they held it at the new Landsdowne Park and it looks like it is a huge success; The turn out was quite impressive. Caution: as soon as you enter Landsdowne park, though, you will appreciate a very strong, fermented, and many say, unpleasant… Continue reading The Essense of Stinky Tofu
Journey to my roots meal chez B+A
BBQ duck/chicken meal @ T&T