Category: Eat and Drink

June 16, 2023 0

10 Best Vietnamese Restaurants in Vancouver for Delicious Food

By Đặng Trường Diêm

We all have that strange craving sometimes when we’re tired of eating rice, despite having the best rice cooker in the kitchen. It could be Indian cuisine or some Vietnamese delicacy. If it’s the latter, we’ve got you!
Vietnam has a rich cultural heritage with various traditions and customs; it is a country of beauty and culinary excellence in our city. From the famous banh mi sandwiches to the classic fried noodles, there’s no shortage …

February 26, 2021 0

Six Easy Steps to Step Up Your Coffee Game

By Đặng Trường Diêm

Nothing like a good cup of coffee can’t fix a bad day. What once was a luxury for Vietnamese people has now been made affordable. Imagine being away from the city with your friends and family with a Vietnamese brewed coffee. 
The difference between Vietnamese coffee from other coffee is the presence of Robusta bean. As most coffees have a strong and bitter taste, this has a mixture of strong and nuttier savor than Arabica beans. On the contrary, it has twice the amount of caffeine but lesser sugar and fat. 

February 25, 2021 0

Top Dishes to Prepare for Tết Đoan Ngọ

By Đặng Trường Diêm

It’s a common culture for Vietnam to celebrate Tết Đoan Ngọ or Vietnamese Mid-year Festival. At the dawn of May 5th, people eat fermented sticky and fruits and conduct a worship ceremony at noon – as ancestors pray for safety, peace, and a good harvest.
The festival happens on the 11th hour of the day. Aper the Vietnamese language, Đoan means beginning while Ngọ is known for the seventh animal in the zodiac sign – the horse. It extends its belief in eating dumplings to cleanse the body from an unwanted parasite. 

February 21, 2021 0

Di Mai Restaurant Serves the Best Rustic Vietnamese Cuisine

By Đặng Trường Diêm

In a modern world filled with busy streets and high skyscrapers, people sometimes yearn to live where old memories lie. Di Mai restaurant has a sweet spot for nostalgia through its ambient decor and rustic dishes.
Every floor space fills a state-of-the-art harmonious blend of Vietnamese orthodox as its focal point. Its colorful, patterned tiles reminisce every 80’s and 90’s kids of their home. It reminds diners of their childhood, but also the old streets of Saigon: rustic and modern. 
The place captures …