Monthly Archives: January 2012

Napa Valley Wine Tasting Experience & ★ Michelin Starred Restaurant – Bouchon

Napa Valley is one the of the world’s famous wine region producing many wines, which we often heard, were sold at exorbitant prices. The drive from San Francisco to Napa Valley took about 1.5 hours and we stopped by Napa … Continue reading

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Cheung Hing Restaurant, San Francisco

This was the most exciting discovery on this trip…we finally found a Roast Duck comparable to those in London! Cheung Hing‘s roast duck was amazing! Perfect in terms of duck – has a layer of fats under the skin, skin was … Continue reading

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Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant, Vancouver

We hadn’t planned to try a Dim Sum place in Vancouver but a friend recommended a place called Sun Sui Wah on the last day of our trip. Unfortunately, the place only opens at 10am and we got a plane to … Continue reading

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Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, Vancouver

Each time we visit a city, we will try to plan for a sumptuous meal in one of the highly rated dining places from either Michelin guide or World’s Best Restaurant listing. As Vancouver wasn’t rated by Michelin, we selected the place … Continue reading

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Dockside Restaurant, Vancouver

From Lonely Planet book, we read that there are quite a number of microbreweries in Vancouver city. We’ve tried some of the beers on tap at local bars & pub, so we decided to try Dockside Brewing Company’s beer at their … Continue reading

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Miko Sushi, Vancouver

Miko Sushi was a recommendation from a friend who had been working in Vancouver for a few years. Its situated near the main shopping street and was near our accommodation.  The menu was pretty comprehensive, with sashimi, gunkan, makizushi, hand-roll, fried … Continue reading

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Kam Gok Yuen, Vancouver

Vancouver has the second-largest Chinatown in North America (after San Francisco), so we reckoned that there would be nice roast duck (comparable to London’s Gold Mine or Four Seasons) available. According to internet search Kam Gok Yuen was one of the … Continue reading

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