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Nov 23, 2013 02:54 PM

Oyster Omellete or Pancake, Where?

Hi there,

I was wondering where these items can be had!?


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  1. Good version at Hai Phong on Kingsway. Some swear by the one at Phnom Penh .

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    1. re: grayelf

      thx grayelf, always brining the goods

      1. re: sillewater

        Per the other responses, I've seen it at several Taiwanese/bubble tea joints in the past. There was one in Kerrisdale on 40th just off the Boulevard that had it but I don't recall being very impressed.

        1. re: grayelf

          Yeah that was Cabin 5555, and the oyster omelette was ....... not good. They've been closed for awhile.

    2. can you please tell me more about this - what is it?

      our Asian family members (due to severe allergies) do not eat seafood of any type - fin, shell, etc - so I don't know about this ...

      where are the oysters from -

      is that a consideration in this dish?

      thank you in advance

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      1. re: Georgia Strait

        No idea about the oysters but there are oyster omelettes that are made mostly of egg and sometimes starch (which I think is the Taiwanese preference) and oyster pancakes made mostly with starch but can also include eggs (which is the southeast version). Pretty tasty when made right. Hard time finding it in Vancouver, for me so far.

      2. Many of the Taiwanese restos offer oyster omelette. What part of town are you in ?

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        1. re: LotusRapper

          I'm up for it anywhere. I've been to a couple Taiwanese places in Richmond (incl. Delicious Cuisine) and they don't seem to have it.

          1. re: sillewater

            Wonder if Pearl Castle (Richmond) has 'em ?

            I know Pearl House (Burnaby) and Corner 23 (Cambie/23 in Vanc) has it:


            1. re: sillewater

              One year during the Taiwan Festival the organisers used imported Korean Oysters in the Omelettes claiming that local product wasn't the right flavour profile no idea how accurate that is but maybe that's why it's not offered in some places.

                1. re: sillewater

                  I just found that Kao's Family Restaurant in Richmond also has oyster pancake!! It was not bad... not as good as the one at the nightmarket 2 or 3 years ago but I think it could be better than Sunway? Although I haven't been to Sunway in a long time