Yolk of the City at Marutama Ra-men

Recently, I finally dragged my mom, also a ramen egg aficionado, to Marutama Ra-men. Having been there once before and swooning ever since, I have been singing Marutama’s praises for a while. I got the Aosa Ramen, which comes with a generous helping of the fragant sea lettuce. The sea lettuce tastes a little briny,…

So Matcha Love at Chicco Cafe

It is only after I moved away from Vancouver that I realized how much I love Asian desserts. You never know what you’re missing until it’s gone. Chicco Cafe is part of the Gyozaking restaurant group that also owns Gyoza King(never been), Gyo-O in Richmond(LOOOVVEEE this place!) and G-men Ramen Shop(awesome ramen!). Chicco Cafe is a…

Lava Yolk Time at Marutama Ra-men

People often say chicken noodle soup is good for the soul. Unfortunately, perhaps I missed the memo, I don’t understand why people find chicken noodle soup so fascinating. If I have a cold, I would rather get a nice steaming bowl of pho. Then I went to Marutama. Marutama Ra-men is unique in that their…

Birthday Dinner: Kingyo Izakaya

The grand finale of Teng’s Birthday Bonanza (Feasting Fest was also a name I considered but it’s almost one am which has nothing to do with anything but I reckoned sufficed to become a reason) was Kingyo Izakaya. You will (should/ought to) remember that we went there for lunch last summer and enjoyed every morsel…