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BonkaVancouverNoshing here, noshing there.Since July 23, 2007Favourite List (36)Try List (2)464 Reviews
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Cambie Vietnamese Restaurant4136 Main Street, Vancouver
Friendly owner, ample portions
Submitted Sunday, August 9, 2009 - 1:45am [Dine in]

Having foregone breakfast and lunch we made a stop here for an early dinner. The moment the owner saw us as we entered he cheerfully greeted us and immediately I recognized him from a prior visit at their old location.

My friend and my gf ordered their bowls of pho while I had my lemongrass chicken over rice, I had an extra shrimp salad roll for myself and we split a plate of spring rolls. The broth was a dark, cloudy soup with good body, but a bit too much msg than I'd like. Your usual meats and noodles present, the rice noodles a little broader than norm. My dish was all meat and rice - a thick, large piece of chicken with the lovely skin still in tact. Subtle lemongrass flavour, perfectly cooked topped with some fried green onions. My salad roll was fresh, with well cooked shrimp and a great peanut sauce for dipping. The spring rolls are large, with a nice, minced filling and crispy skin but a little oily due to the loosely assembled rolls. Prices are just a little bit higher than the norm but the portions easily make up for it. Big menu with quite a few other items (ie: curries) you wouldn't find at a similar outfit.

We had I believe the son doing our table service. Friendly enough but you could tell he did not want to be there, but did everything asked of him. I won't fault him for it as he did as good a job at any comparable place.

Typical decor with some kitschy knick knacks, it's not without its charm.

Ample choices, ample portions and fairly solid. Not much to argue about.

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Triple O's196 SE Marine Drive, Vancouver
Whitespot burger on the go
Submitted Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 2:43am [Dine in]

I happened to stop by this location recently for a quick bite just to see if anything has changed here. They have a drivethru window which has it's advantage though orders are almost guaranteed slow, so expect to sit at the window with the car off for a bit.

The menu is small but the core items are there, I usually opt for the bacon cheddar burger or the chicken supreme on its own, since I find their fries rather suspect; a limp gathering of mostly end pieces (I'm pretty unlucky with Whitespot/Triple O's fries) where the end result tends to find its way into the trash. The burgers are quite good, rather comparable to big brother, but are messy and poorly assembled. Prices are fair given the slightly better product compared to what else is available in the area.

Servers are typically surly, looking like they're trapped in their own microcosm of the fast food nation, but prior visits have yielded a more cheerful persona from other staff members. The problem for me however is speed. Kitchen pace is slow and I usually wait for 10 (as long as 15 minutes) for my lone burger and fries; defeats the purpose of its installation at a gas station and their whole angle as an express location.

The dine in area consists of a few stools, which I would hardly get excited about. It's pretty clean, but mostly because of the lack of traffic. For what it's worth, they make due of the surroundings.

Pretty decent burger, though having it as takeout really seems out of place.

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Oh Gelato1013 Government St., Victoria
Just about the best gelato I've had
Submitted Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 1:40am [Dine in]

This gelato place was actually next door to the deli we just left, so it was time for dessert. Incredible sight for the sweet tooth, from the saltwater taffy candy to the selections of pure maple syrup and smoked salmon.

The window display showcases the colourful gelato selections, but it was the cheesecake on a stick that caught my attention. At $7 per, it really dents the wallet, but I felt like novelty food. My friend and my gf shared a couple of gelato flavours, scoops of tiramisu and cookies'n'cream. The cheesecake stick had it's charm, dense New York style that was both delicious yet guilty, I was about to keel over had my gf not finished the remaining bits. The gelato (notably the tiramisu) was the biggest surprise, probably the best I've had in BC. Velvety smooth and complete with espresso powder, it was a loud shout of flavour reincarnated into cool dairy form. 2 small scoops for $7 is not cheap at all, but I suppose this time quality quantifies price.

Friendly, competent young staff, combined with their natural immaturity works well in a casual atmosphere.

An absolute sidetrack next time I'm here.

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Old Time Deli1009 Government Street, Victoria
Home of the best Montreal smoked beef brisket sandwich
Submitted Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 1:15am [Dine in]

More or less, those were the words on the glass outside this rather large deli. Of course, we took them up on that and ordered the 1/2lb sandwich, the house special focaccia sandwich and a monstrous pickle for my gf. It feels family run, so there aren't too many staff on hand to wait on customers. It wasn't busy so we got our order pretty quickly. The half pounder sounded bigger than it looked. One bite and both my friend and I agreed, it was not the best. It was definitely good, nothing over the top, but they kept it simple - the hot, juicy, thinly sliced brisket meat served on rye with a shmear of mustard. The focaccia sandwich was a thin assembly of capicolo and provolone alongside the standard sandwich parts. Again, good, but nothing special. We received a couple of slices of pickle on the side, forgettable, lacking that much needed crunch. As much as I can justify spending more money on local businesses, it does venture onto the steep end.

Ultra friendly staff; it's easy to overlook the minimal service. Decor borders old town characteristics, somewhat akin to a deli you'd see on tv, though the several computers set up in the back (internet cafe) is somewhat a detractor.

I didn't mind the food but I don't think I'll be back.

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Orale Tacos, Tamales and Deli1002 Johnson St., Victoria
The concept is there, but the nuts and bolts are missing
Submitted Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 12:45am [Dine in]

A friend, my gf and I headed over to the island on the weekend, and we wanted to make the most of it so we kept this place in mind. Hungry and weakened from the blistering heat, we hoped the 4 blocks from the edge of Downtown was worth the trek, it was disappointing. It's on the corner, tucked away from the traffic and desolate buildings. The decor is minimalistic and rather ratty.

We weren't prepared to stuff ourselves, but wanted a good hit to get us back. We ordered various tacos, tostadas, a tamale and a plate of nachos. Of all the fillings, the Rajas Con Crema was the best, consisting of a melange of corn, poblano chilis, onions and cream. The meat fillings were especially comparable to fast food/cafeteria quality. Dry, stringy and oily, it was neatly lumped on from the warming trays and does not qualify as fresh. Our chicken and mole tamale was at best decent; you could tell it was reconstituted back to life from frozen. The tortilla chips for the nachos were oversalted though it did come with a half decent cast of salsa, guacamole and sour cream. The lower than typical prices are reflected in the smaller portions, but is par with other so called authentic Mexican eateries in this part of the country.

Cafeteria service, but the fellow assembling our order was friendly.

We were all at a loss the moment we stepped in, and was only solidified during and after eating the abysmal food. I'm no expert in Mexican cuisine but while the bones are present to be really good food, the food lacks care and quality, and it shows.

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Yogen Fruz2929 Barnet Highway, 2740, Coquitlam
Good frogurt, but not their best location
Submitted Monday, July 20, 2009 - 5:01pm [Dine in]

A recent trip over to Coquitlam Centre and I had to make my way over to the frogurt stand before a vigorous attempt at shopping at T&T. There was already a big lineup for the cool stuff but the line moved steadily without issue.

I ordered a plain with mixed berries. It was good, but I didn't particularly like the overly frozen crushed ice texture from the frozen fruit, and by the time I could see the bottom of the cup, the frogurt was plain again - not a good mix. They definitely didn't rush in preparing my order, but I imagine there would be some know-how in making sure the toppings and mixed all the way through the frogurt.

Still, I'll be back again. It's kind of like pizza. When it's good, it's really good. But even when it's bad, it's still pretty good.

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Turkish Donair4066 East Hastings St., Burnaby
Soup Nazi reincarnation
Submitted Monday, July 20, 2009 - 4:52pm [Dine in]

My gf and I took a detour on our way to pick up a few things for a bbq. I wanted a donair but after a lengthy drive down East Hastings I was nerved that I wouldn't find one, then low and behold, I spotted this place.

There are a few occupied small tables outside this ultra small restaurant, and upon entering I took my time to decide. While waiting, I gazed over the typical cafe type decor. Clean but ordinary, and not larger group friendly. At first glance the lone staff reminded me of "The Soup Nazi", a gruff, stone-faced facial expression that made me second guess my choice for a brief moment; turns out he's one friendly guy. As the only staff present however, I spent roughly 15 minutes from entering to exiting as I waited while he was preparing another person's order. I probably would pass on coming here if you're in a hurry.

I ordered the Lebanese lamb donair, which included all the standard ingredients including hummus and tabouleh. The microwaved pita was a touch over-nuked, giving it a somewhat chewy texture but otherwise it was one tasty snack while the strips of lamb were tender and well seasoned. Good portion to boot as I ordered the small.

Good grub, irregardless if this was the only eatery of its type in the area.

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Hai Phong Vietnamese Restaurant1246 Kingsway, Vancouver
Not your typical pho joint
Submitted Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 12:21am [Dine in]

First thing I noticed before I opened the door to this noodle joint for dinner was that there were VISA/MC/Interac stickers attached to the glass, a huge plus. Upon entering, the second surprise was the decor. Modern looking tables, better than decent cleanliness and some fancy (but poorly situated) LCDs on the walls. What's next? The option to choose between hot and cold tea. The bones of a typical Vietnamese restaurant is vacant here, but the food is great.

The menu is varied with variety; crab here? Yes! My usual order of the special mixed beef pho hit the mark as intended. The large pieces of beef flank was far better than most, tender with lots of fatty marbling that didn't hurt the jaw. The rice noodles were thinner than typical, as was the more cloudy, yet rich broth. The side order of spring rolls instead uses chinese wrappers you'd find at dim sum, but familiar once you bite into them. They're diminutive, comparable to a fat stogie. My gf's lemongrass chicken was a hit, with a huge portion of rice and a simple broth with bones on the side for slurping. One surprise, the Vietnamese coffee came already mixed, a first for me.

Servers are fast and friendly. Kitchen speed was slowish, but everything was hot off the press. One server went around the room apologizing for the kitchen delays to all the hungry customers waiting. Kudos to keeping starved individuals both informed and temporarily sane for the time being.

They do everything a little better than the usual plethora of Vietnamese noodle restaurants across the city. A nice find.

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Yogen Fruz650 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Pretty impressive
Submitted Friday, July 10, 2009 - 4:03am [Dine in]

What can I say, their frogurt at this location is quite outstanding. It's nothing special if you break it down, plain with mix-ins, but I'm a big stickler with keeping my frogurt simple, so I don't like to add filler into it other than maybe some fresh fruit. The result is a smooth, creamy texture with no fuss. The staff here also tends to mix it far better, a small but noticeable difference you can taste.

The service is adequate but they slow down some when it starts to get busy, and rarely does a neat line form so be prepared to step on toes for those line jumpers.

Still good value after all these years, it's a nice alternative for that different kind of cool treat.

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Wimaan Thai Restaurant1063 W. Broadway, Vancouver
Missing element
Submitted Friday, July 10, 2009 - 3:46am [Dine in]

We did our usual dinner date with a couple of friends and decided to give Wimaan a try after countless passerbys on Broadway. It's usually empty when I pass by their windows and if it wasn't for a huge party there, we would've dined in solitude.

We ordered our usual Thai favourites and none disappointed, but neither were they homeruns either. The pork kebabs could've used some more action, but the peanut satay sauce was good, the same sauce found in the raw greens with chicken which provided roughage. Our green curry was a little heavy on the bamboo shoots but plenty of the coconut milk for the rice. Portions are scant though prices are a little cheaper in compensation.

Our server lacked much enthusiasm but was on the ball for water refills and plate clearing, though the other staff that brought out our dishes (cook?) wore a nice big grin to our table.

Big, empty feeling space filled with knick knacks that're hardly worth raving about, as the decor feels a little outdated, though I didn't see any tumbleweeds go by either.

The food here seems like it can go either way; fortunately for us it was pretty good, but it left us a little unsatisfied.

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Church's Chicken5704 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Acquaint yourselves with the drumsticks
Submitted Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 3:31am [Dine in]

I normally visit this outfit when friends living close by want to stop in for some greasy goodness. The chicken is much of the same, as are their fries and the abysmal sides but what they give you when you flash a coupon is no mere coincidence. We usually break out the 3pcs, 4pcs or 5pcs chicken combo coupons here, and what we usually end up with are mostly smallish drumsticks, though much of the same even without coupons, so I would tend to say this location is rather stingy with the thighs with smaller orders.

The service is not bad rather the slow pace at when your order is ready. I am rather impatient with takeout food and the sight of watching the order assembling area full of staff with no appreciable difference in speediness shows that more bodies doesn't always mean quicker service.

Really good fried chicken is an obscurity for us Vancouverites though Church's is a decent to good stop gap solution.

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Church's Chicken2504 Kingsway, Vancouver
For the last time, the chicken is not oily!
Submitted Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 3:10am [Dine in]

Of all the Church's installations around town, this is my most frequented location. I usually do takeout here, and alternate between their sandwich or chicken combos. The main highlight here is their chicken, with the oh-so-familiar skin that falls right off. The batter is not too thick, with good flavour, your standard greasiness and very juicy. Most people tend to mistake all the stuff the squirts out as oil, but it is mostly the juices from the meat. Though not concrete, I remember reading a few blurbs before that their chicken is ice cold before entering the oil, giving it their distinctive thin and crispy outer skin and juiciness. Their regular chicken breast sandwich is also a hit but the slice of american cheese on top is an odd pairing. I don't know if this location has it but certain locations have the spicy option which is good in it's own right. The fries are much crispier than before, and I like the crinkle cut style myself, and don't forget the jalapeno bombers either. Everything else on the menu though is merely passable but best to avoid them.

Expect to wait a bit for your order, especially when it's busy. Even at the drive-thru window, I've been told to pull over and wait for my order. It has happened to me a handful of times over the years but it's anyone's guess.

The time's I have eaten in the decor is nothing special, and moderately clean, though most of the staff tend to hover behind the doors.

Church's is one of those foods I crave on occasion, usually surfacing when I gander through the Supersaver coupon books when going through the junkmail. How dare they.

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Denny's5605 Kingsway, Burnaby
Late night guilt dining
Submitted Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 7:26pm [Dine in]

I hadn't eaten all day and decided to end the night on a greasy note so I dragged my also hungry gf with me and we were promptly seated with sparse customers scattered about. They had a different late night menu with far fewer choices, but still something for most people. The gf's slamwich is a combination breakfast in sandwich form: eggs, sausage, ham, bacon and cheese nestled between two pieces of buttered toast, with a shmear of mayo and syrup to finish you off. Good, yet almost disgustingly greasy with the bread soaked to the gills with butter that you could ring out like a wet towel. My country fried steak hit my hankering for batter-lathered choice cut meat quite well, though a little more oily than I would've liked. The refillable soda was welcoming; the only thing that would cut through the grease.

Our server was friendly but disappeared for long stretches at a time, with our empty glasses waiting for refills and my empty plate sitting, but reappeared to wait on the occupied tables, seemingly to combine trips to the tables in one swoop rather than to make seperate visits.

Near identical layout to the other locations, complete with the shady characters that loiter in and around the restaurant. It's pretty clean though I would hesitate to bring your better half here unless you're comfortable with the sometimes wierdo crowd.

I wanted something greasy and Denny's delivered as expected.

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Sushi Bar1822 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
Sushi rolls for the western palette
Submitted Monday, July 6, 2009 - 4:54pm [Dine in]

My gf and I headed over to West 4th for some food, figuring since neither of us would decide on a place I thought we should finally give this place a try after having my gf mention it before. It's very unassuming from street view, a small, yet clean operation.

We were promptly seated and made our way through the menus. There are many choices from bento boxes to nigiri but seems they are known for their unique rolls, which most have some sort of western influence added. Ingredients like bacon, pineapple and cream cheese are what you can expect here, including a rich, creamy baked roll known as the volcano roll, complete with a sweet sauce layered on top. Our amaebi and snapper nigiri was standard, but a nice surprise to know they use wild salmon. I didn't particularly like the hot sauce served over the cold lettuce for our green salad, which had a sharp pungent taste of wasabi. The spicy tuna roll was a touch pasty for us and, according to my gf they used to shread the pollock in the california roll, which now is served up as a long strip. All rolls are bite size, which apparently have shrunk a little.

Service was good, and our tea was refilled promptly. A few unfamiliar terms on the menu which she was able to answer without issue. Decor is sparse, but it is clean.

Good choice for those suspicious of raw fish. It uses a lot of typical ingredients and covers them in sauce. For what it is, it's good, and just for the area.

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Sip Resto Lounge1117 Granville Street, Vancouver
Saunter at the Sip
Submitted Monday, July 6, 2009 - 4:22pm [Dine in]

After an early dinner, we had to loaf around before the night was done, and Sip came calling. I actually hadn't been here in ages so when I threw it out as an option, everyone obliged.

It was busy so we ended up occupying the wait area at the front for the night. Not exactly the best locale for sipping and nibbling but the couches did it's best. We loitered until closing time and our waitress kept us buzzed the rest of the night. Constant checkups, friendly yet not overbearing we didn't need to call her over once the entire night - absolutely on the button without missing a beat.

The menu relies on using an alcohol garnish in every dish. We stuck with a couple of appetizers, the 7 cheese dip and their fantastic beer fries, which we ordered nearly half a dozen times during the night. The portions were a tad small, while the cheese dip was an expensive $15 lesson that came with roughly 1 pita for dipping. Much of the menu was far more reasonably priced, however.

Great ambience, despite our seating location. The kitchen is open but not intrusive, while the music was loud, but didn't hinder conversation. Tame clientele, but that had a lot to do with the bouncer filtering out the rowdy crowd outside. The washrooms were tiny, 2 person max for the males and the lone stall for the females.

Another memorable Saturday night. Check out the beer fries, they are good.

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Watermark1305 Arbutus St., Vancouver
Wow the view, food not so much
Submitted Monday, July 6, 2009 - 3:57pm [Dine in]

A close knit group of us celebrated my gf's quarter century mark, alongside the great weather we've been having. Though we dined a little earlier than what we would've preferred, by the time we arrived, there were plenty of empty tables about.

The first thing you notice after climbing the stairs is the amazing view - you are literally a stone's throw away from the sand. Everything else is tidy and not overdone. While the sights were excellent, the food drew mixed reviews. The ravioli was the best entree, void of meat, instead a mushroom mix that was both tasty and filling. The fish entrees were next in line, cooked well, slightly underdone, with the swordfish having a great cream sauce, but the few sprigs of vegetables and the plain rice was terribly underwhelming. One of our carnivore friends ordered the striploin, which came grossly overdone; ironically it was the biggest portioned entree to boot, though he didn't bother to make a fuss. Appetizers were mostly misses, the mussels were not fresh, and mostly wasted on the rather good white wine cream sauce, and the side bread wasn't all that great. The shrimp in the spring rolls were overly fishy as per a previous reviewer, and the grilled eggplant lacked any sort of flavour at all.

We had one server for the night, and she made our meal more than pleasant with checkups and prompt dish clearing, though I did not like how our entrees came before we were finished our appetizers.

Without surprise, the views are the main act while the food isn't consistently executed all the way through and best reflects assembly line preparation on a plate (protein, neatly portioned vegetables, small starch, drizzle of sauce, garnish). It's another 4 star view, 3 star service, 2 star food restaurant that hangs on the coat tails of it's backdrop. Don't expect to be wowed, but the view is great.

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Spring Tea Bar4231 Hazelbridge Way, #270, Richmond
Bubble tea at a slug's pace
Submitted Friday, July 3, 2009 - 3:23am [Dine in]

We tagged along to this small upstairs bbt joint since some of our friends are also keen on trying new places. While visible from street level, the main entrance is up a flight of stairs and down a hallway..it mind as well have been in a doctor's office.

The layout is traditional, wooden tables and hard wooden benches or chairs to sit on. The table counters have seen better days, though most of the damage were carved in characters, but the rest of the place was tidy, and they even have a small covered outdoor patio area. On that warm night, there were only a few occupied tables.

They have a large drink menu including quite a few appetizers and soup dishes, but my gf and I ordered our usual slushes with pearls. Definitely one of the best slushes I've had, with the perfect texture and chewiness from the pearls. Well blended and smooth, with the only drawback being that the sizes are a little small and the prices lean on the steep end. Our friends enjoyed their teas though they agreed it was more expensive than the average.

Service is real slow; our final order came to the table almost at the next hour, and this was after our friend had to change her order to tea because they had run out of fresh fruit for her drink, taking them about 10 minutes to notify us after taking our orders. The 2 staff present are friendly but the wait is interminable, brought worse by the fact that several takeout customers walked in after we sat down but received their orders ahead of us.

Though the drinks they prepare rank quite high on my scale, I can't warm up to their snail's pace. There are equally fantastic bbt places elsewhere without the thumb twiddling.

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Shady Island Seafood Bar & Grill3800 Bayview Street, #112, Richmond
Fish and chips express lane
Submitted Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 2:54am [Dine in]

Canada Day, sunny weather and Steveston undoubtly equalled some outdoor patio action, so fish and chips made sense. Though this place had inside seating, we decided to risk the hoards of people and did the takeout window with the limited menu and crossed our fingers for a space on the boardwalk.

The wait wasn't too bad considering the lineups and soon enough, the halibut, cod, chips and a couple of drinks came and we were already eating. High turnover meant we all received our orders hot off the oil. Though the batter was on the brown side (change the oil!), it was crisp, fairly light and not too thick. The fish was cooked perfectly (my gf liked them far better than the one down the boardwalk) and the fries, while looking very lifeless, was hot, and had a surprisingly nice crisp to it. Though we only received a small portion of tartar sauce each, we were easily able to get extra sauce at the window.

Service was akin to a fastfood counter. Though ours was fine, I noticed a few missed orders while we were eating. Extra points though for the lone staff cleaning down the patio tables and chairs for those lazy enough not to clean after themselves.

You'd think the view would be great here, but it wasn't the least bit impressive. Up close and facing a dock of idle boats on one side, while having crowds of people walk over your heads on the other side, and in the meantime trying to protect your food from hungry crows and pigeons makes the dining experience hasty.

The fish and chips portion of their menu is good so that is reflected in the ratings. Though I wouldn't exactly hurry back, it's about as good as I've had, though how much better could it get..

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Qoola1116 Denman Street, Vancouver
Quality product, but overdone
Submitted Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 2:28am [Dine in]

Seeing the oodles of customers flock in and around this new dig suggested this was the newest, hip and trendy frogurt establishment in town, and a new place to be seen, so an eventual visit was made the other night.

Honestly, I'm better off with fewer options to pick from, so when the window cases and menus displayed all the possible choices, I was floored. I eventually took the safe route and chose one of their specials, "The W", while a tag alone friend made his own. Our creation started with a base of green tea frogurt, topped with fresh blueberries, some sort of fruit snack-like, blandish chewy things and topped with a boysenberry sauce. The frogurt had a great, smooth texture with very mild undertones of the green tea, though not a particular fan, it could've been stronger still. It didn't hold it's body well even for a cool night - it was already turning into soup when we left to enjoy at English Bay - and there's nothing I hate more than melting ice cream/gelato/frogurt..whatever. The chewy things I did not care for and certainly did not go well at all with the other toppings. Our friend went a little daring with his incorporating cereal, chocolate and fruit together - well received, if not clashing. A note about the sizes, while my gf and I split a small, I couldn't see a discernable difference between ours and our friend's medium.

Service was friendly if not a little too perky but I suppose the sugary stuff brings out the smiles in everyone.

While the space is totally cool and today, it's starting to show it's age on the floor, scuffs and marring. They could've at least swept a little; bits and pieces of rubbish scattered.

While I agree the frogurt base product is excellent, you certainly pay for it, and with additional sizing and toppings, you can easily nail the $10 mark. While I like the idea of having a lot of toppings to choose from, some don't compliment at all. Keep it simple, stupid.

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Gah Lok Dim Sum4169 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Dim sum experience at home
Submitted Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 3:23am [Dine in]

My family has been coming here for frozen dim sum for ages. It took a lot of tries with the bamboo steamers, but with a little patience and know how you can nearly replicate a fairly solid dim sum experience in the comfort of your own home.

The storefront is nothing to look at, dim lighting, cramped and run down, but if you focus on the freezers along the walls you'll see a good selection to choose, from the ordinary potstickers, wontons and even sticky rice in lotus leaf, to the siu long baos and pork and chive dumplings, all with a fair amount of filling. Being frozen it does take away from the quality, but just a little, but factor in the price of a big frozen bag, it's great value, and allows you to have dim sum for several meals straight, if you so desired. While I've never had a good look, they make their items in house, which keeps costs down, and ensures better quality,

Good, with no frills, so skip the frozen foods section at T&T and come here instead.

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