Miku Restaurant


Vancouver is voted one of the best places to live in North America.  We spent a Sunday afternoon strolling along the seawall in Stanley Park.  It was early fall.  The sky was pristine blue, a few trees have turned colors.  There was a light breeze blowing up small ripples on the surface of the water.  I snapped a photo of the downtown skyline at Coal Harbour.

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Miku is a Aburi style Japanese restaurant right across the street from Canada Place. Continue reading “Miku Restaurant”

Top Shanghai


It is a fact commonly known that the best Chinese food in America is in New York, L.A and the San Francisco Bay Area.  But being in Seattle has its own advantage.  One of the closest metropolitan cities has the second largest Chinese population in Canada, and it is only two hours drive away.

We love day tripping to Vancouver.  There is no hassle in booking a hotel, checking in/checking out. We get up, drive for two hours, have fantastic Chinese food; plan some afternoon activity such as a leisurely walk in Stanley Park, braving the Grind, shopping or a restorative foot massage; And before long, it is time for dinner again.

Of all the places in Richmond, B.C, Top Shanghai Restaurant is one of our old-time favorites.  We find the environment bustling, the food authentic and the price tag very reasonable.

For four people, we ordered the following (in no particular order): Continue reading “Top Shanghai”