Chinatown BBQ: "If you've got a big appetite, the Chef's Plate is a heaping serving of BBQ and roasted pork, soy sauce chicken, and half of a salty egg on rice."
DD Mau Chinatown: "Get there for happy hour to score cheaper bites and drinks. For food, things like crispy calamari, salad rolls and papaya salad are on offer. Wash it down with a shot and beer for $10."
Christine's on Blackcomb: "They can accommodate larger groups. If that's you, it's best to contact them ahead. Also, they aren't open for dinner."
Vancouver’s restaurant scene is a treat to explore! This multi-cultural city is full of tempting hole-in-the-walls that are full on flavor and light on cost. In fact, some of the best dishes can be found in these mom and pop shops – head to Chinatown when you’re in the mood for Chinese, Cambodian, Vietnamese and other exotic flavors. Vancouver is known to have some of the best sushi in North America and it’s not surprising considering the city is right on the ocean and is home to a large Japanese population. Fresh seafood doesn’t stop at sushi and can be found everywhere from waterfront fish and chip shops to high-end restaurants. Gastownmay draw you in with its historic charm, but the restaurants will keep you coming back for more. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Put on your stretchy pants and explore the diverse culinary scene!
Natasha is not born and raised in Vancouver, but is pretty certain it's her spirit hometown. After jumping around Canada, Texas, Arkansas and the UK, she has her feet firmly planted in Vancouver's beaches.
When Natasha's not freelance writing and copywriting, she's either cooking up a storm in her kitchen, kicking back with friends over a glass of wine or exploring... Read More