New to Frasier/King Ed neighbourhood - Whats good?
I just moved to the neighborhood (and Vancouver) and there are so many small restaurants its overwhelming. Where are the must eats in the area? I truly eat anything.
You're in a revitalizing neighborhood that is undergoing changes. As for good eats in the immediate vicinity of Fraser St corridor between Kingsway and 41st Ave, I can think of:
Les Faux Bourgeois (who spearheaed the Fraser corridor good eats)
Los Cuervos Taqueria & Cantina
Sal y Limon
Fraser Court Seafood Restaurant (Chinese, with good dim sum)
Koon Bo Seafood Restaurant
Madras Dosa House
Of the above, I've not been to Madras nor Pizza Carano. I also left out a few I feel are quite average (Jethro's Fine Grub; Pho Long, Royal Fortune Szechuan) although you might find me at Pho Long once awhile > 10pm slurping down a big bowl of pho or bun vermicelli noodles. IMHO, Jethro's is quite over-rated and there are better options elsewhere.
At Kingsway and Fraser, Ba Le is pretty fine for banh mi, though not quite as good as Kim Chau further east on K'way for me. Bee Kim Heng also has excellent Singapore style beef jerky to take home and snack on.
I've only been to Carano once, but I quite enjoyed it. I'd rate their pizza right up there, close to 2 of my other favourites, Barbarellas and Farinas. Service was great, I got served quickly, however like Farinas, I found the tall stools and communal table to be somewhat uncomfortable. Easy to find parking in the neighbourhood is another plus. Thanks for the reminder, I'm going to have to visit this place again soon.