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Cantonese

Craving Cantonese? Ask Chowhounds where to find the best Cantonese food near you and share your favorite spots. Discuss Cantonese cooking and recipes and get menu inspiration.

A Cantonese Stir-Fried Tomato and Egg Dish as Satisfying as It Is Comforting

Hetty McKinnon’s veggie-forward recipes are the things of lore, passed onto friends and family with a satisfied stamp of approval. Just as many of Hetty’s recipes are often shared between households...
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Chef Change at Hakka Restaurant - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The founder, Master Chef Jin Hua Li, who made this one of my favorite restaurants retired and sold the place to his sous chef in the latter part of last year. One of my culinary friends assured me ...

Three Star Restaurant | Outer Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

Despite the name, Three Star is a dim sum and Chinese steam table take-out operation. I had a chance to check it out last month. During COVID times, only one customer at a time is allowed inside an...

Dim Sum at Dragon Beaux in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Dragon Beaux opened its doors nearly five years ago. https://www.chowhound.com/post/dragon-beaux-opens-san-francisco-1006349?commentId=9477490 While it has stumbled occasionally . . . coinciding wi...

Recipe for Sweet and Sour Sauce

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by bxgirl 1 month ago

Looking for a tried-and-true recipe for chicken in sweet and sour sauce, or any generic sweet and sour sauce recipe. Also, does sweet and sour sauce always include pineapples and their juice? Just ...

Hot, yummy homemade soup for a cold Canadian Fall day

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 month ago

With weather turning colder each day. Here's a recipe idea for a delicious and hearty, traditional Cantonese home-style soup to battle the environment. Mullard Duck, Peking Duck Wings, Prosciutt...

Another sumptuous and most satisfying meal at our self-appointed 'family canteen', aka, Wei's Kitchen, Markham!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 month ago

This is my third meal at this hole-in-the wall gem within the span of a fortnight and my daughter's first. For this dinner, she inadvertently experienced a pseudo-Micherlin 3* moment, albeit an ' E...

"Wei's Kitchen," Markham - Another enjoyable and gratifying meal loaded with home-style, traditional Cantonese wok-hay dishes!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 month ago

With such a varied and diversified menu drawing us to try their range of authentic, Cantonese home-style offerings. None of our five dishes we ordered tonight were repetition of our previous visit....

"WEI'S KITCHEN," First Markham Place - Traditional Cantonese wok-hay stirred fry at its VERY BEST!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

After a nice, leisurely walk around Richmond Hill's Seneca campus, on this gorgeous Thanks- Giving Day, we ended up in First Markham Place in search of a casual place for dinner. The place we de...

'O'Mei' - Going overboard on a Dim Sum lunch as if just been released from spending 1000 days in prison! :D!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

Nowadays, when it comes to consistently good and varied Dim Sum selection, coupled with efficient, friendly services. To me, O'Mei, Richmond Hill is a no-brainer. Arriving for a really late lunc...

'Flavourful House, Richmond Hill' - Using birthday as an excuse to indulge on an unorthodox, Canto-Style afternoon tea!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

No more home-made sandwiches for today's afternoon nosh! Instead, decided to do same taste testing/comparison of a couple of my favourite dishes - Sha-tin style roasted pigeon and Fried sliced beef...

Surprisingly good quality Dim Sum at 'DESTINY'.......( of Bubble Tea fame ), Hwy#7 & E. Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill.

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

Today's periodic family luncheon gathering involved something quite out-of-the-ordinary! For once, my kids actually took this self- proclaimed ' Canto-phile ' foodie elder for a Cantonese Dim Sum l...

Whole roast suckling pig for Vietnamese 1st bday celebration?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 5 months ago

In August, my niece is celebrating her first birthday in the Bay Area. My Vietnamese inlaws will be up here from SoCal and we're looking to get some catered food, including a small whole roasted pi...

"Best Dim Sum Food Co, 23 Milliken Blvd, Scarborough" - A more in-depth look and tasting of their product offering

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

During the past year and a half of living under Covid restrictions. For my occasional Dim Sum fix, I have grown to rely mostly on store bought frozen Dim Sum. 'Fu Kee Bao Dim, Scarborough', with...

" FLAVOURFUL HOUSE, West Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill " - A wondrous meal that triggered some well deserved OMG reaction!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

A classic old Chinese saying once stated - " For every mountain peak, there's always another that's taller "! This idiom is well suited in describing the few Cantonese ' wok-hay ' stirred fry, d...

HOOKED ON CANTO-FOOD!... this time, an amazingly delectable meal at ' Chi-Star, Richmond Hill '

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

Being deprived of my favorite Cantonese wok-hay stirred fry cuisine for over a year due to Covid, the family chowdown at Ritzy palace last weekend has somehow opened up the flood-gate for more, imm...

"Ritzy Palace, Markham" - First sit-down, indoor Cantonese feast for over a year!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

Fearing another round of lock-down due to the Delta variant, I decided to organize a family chow-down before things get dicey again?! In anticipation of tonight's huge feast, I deliberately skip...

Covid19 Casualty - 'Dragon Boat Fusion,' Richmond Hill closed permanently!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Together with its other two brethren restaurants - 'The One Fusion' and 'Skyview Fusion,' Dragon Boat Fusion. the eldest statesman, has formed a formidable trio with them in providing some of the b...

San Francisco Chinatown Eats directory

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Chinese restaurants have been hit particularly hard by Coronavirus fall out starting with the early reports of the disease in January and many closing down with March's shelter-in-place orders. Vol...

"A JUICE DIM SUM" (Langham Sq., Markham) - Trying out some interesting, new & old traditional products from this hidden gem

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 5 months ago

I'm going to start off my write-up by announcing......this outfit sells store-made, authentic Hong Kong style XO-Sauce!! ( Dried scallops, sun dried shrimps, Chinese ham, salted preserved fish, gar...

Dim sum on the Peninsula

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by JadeM 5 months ago

What's good these days? Anybody have a recent experience at Koi Palace? I'm picking up a friend SFO tomorrow around 1pm, and we can eat down there on our way back to the city.