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Authentic Hong Kong style food in Richond

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OrangeL99 Aug 3, 2008 02:05 PM

Los Angeles hound coming to Richmond, BC in Sept. The main purpose of my trip to try really good authentic Hong Kong style food. I will stay for 3 days in Richmond near Bridgeport and No. 3 road. I won't have a car. Since there is not many Hong Kong style food in Los Angeles, I am really excited to try authentic Hong Kong style food in Richmond. I have put together some places based on prior Chowhound post and my friend's comment. Is there any other recommendation? What do you think of the choice below?

Dim Sum - Kirin or Shiang Garden or Neptune?

Congee (minced beef) and plain rice noodle roll with hoy sin sauce and peanut sauce(Cheung Fan) - Lam Chu Kee or Wah Yuen Noodle House inside Yahan?

Baked pork chop rice and Wife cake - Kam Do Restaurant

Chicken wing - Food court in Aberdeen Center

Chicken egg ball (egg ball waffle) and imitation shark fin soup - Any food court in Richmond. Any special place plaza foodcourt?

Hot Pot - Sun Tung Kee

Egg Custard and pineapple bun with butter and milk tea - Lido Restaurant

Asian - Troprika

Sushi - Richmond sushi or Shota?

  1. fmed Aug 4, 2008 10:31 PM

    I would consider Sea Harbour for dim sum. Your choices are good.

    All the other choices seem reasonable. Mui Garden is another good choice for HK Singapore/Malaysian. I'm not too familiar with the rest of the items.

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      OrangeL99 Aug 6, 2008 06:36 PM

      Thank you for the additional choices. I'll definitely add to my list. But I'll pass on XLB restaurants since there is a very good one call Ding Tai Fung in Los Angeles already.

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        fmed Aug 6, 2008 07:59 PM

        Yes indeed Din Tai Fung is the benchmark for XLB.

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      kwailan4 Aug 3, 2008 02:36 PM

      Richmond Sushi or Shota? I assume you meant all you can eat. I'll go with Ninkazu / Tomokazu Japanese Restaurant. It is on the second level on a strip mall beside Aberdeen Centre.

      205-4231 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond

      For real Japanese, the following are good options:

      Seto
      Torarenbo
      Nan Chuu

      Your list for Dim Sum, wife cake and Hot Pot looks pretty good. I am not familiar with the rest of the items. Tropika is good for HK-Style Singapore/Malaysian food.

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        OrangeL99 Aug 4, 2008 10:17 PM

        I'm glad someone agree with my choices. Do these real Japanese restaurants serve good sashimi?

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          kwailan4 Aug 5, 2008 10:25 AM

          Sashimi is pretty good at both Seto and Torarenbo. Nan Chuu is an izakaya, so the sashimi selection is pretty limited.

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            fmed Aug 5, 2008 04:58 PM

            If you decide to go to Torarenbo, know that there is very good XLB nearby at Chen's (at Parker Village).

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              kwailan4 Aug 6, 2008 11:23 AM

              Many a times, I will be heading to Torarenbo, but after parking my car, I ended up at Chen's :)

              Speaking of proximity, Nan Chuu is literally next to Kam Do, and Seto is across the street.

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