Tag: Riley Park

Long’s Noodle House Vancouver, Riley Park 小龍記麵家 | Drunken Chicken and XLB

Long’s Noodle House Vancouver, Riley Park 小龍記麵家 | Drunken Chicken and XLB

Long’s Noodle House Vancouver 小龍記麵家 is located on Main Street beside Au Petite Cafe. The space is super small and perhaps no bigger than someone’s master bedroom. Despite the limited space and long line up during lunch and dinner, they have one of the best drunken […]

The Fish Counter Vancouver (Riley Park) | Budget Fish and Chips

The Fish Counter Vancouver (Riley Park) | Budget Fish and Chips

  How to open a restaurant on a budget and still achieve the hipster cool vibe. The Fish Counter will teach you how to open a restaurant on a budget. You do not need fancy furniture, nor sexy waitresses. You do not need eye catching […]

Beefy Beef Noodle House 京園牛肉麵, Vancouver (Riley Park)

Beefy Beef Noodle House 京園牛肉麵, Vancouver (Riley Park)

Beefy Beef Taiwanese Noodles

Beefy Beef Taiwanese Noodles

November 14, 2013

Vancouver Coastal Health
Health Protection Program
1200 – 601 W Broadway.
Vancouver, BC. V5Z 4C2

 

 

To Whom It May Concern,

I just want to bring health inspectors to attention to this establishment where I visited in mid-October. I was at Beefy Beef Noodle House with 2 friends of mine because we found out Hawkers Delight wasn’t opened on Sunday, and I wasn’t quite happy about that. So I had to settle down the street.

We arrived with no expectation. We just wanted to fill our void and get out. We didn’t want any trouble, we didn’t expect above and beyond service, or extra anything. Only we got what we didn’t wanted…

We were sitting there and suddenly a fly creeps up on the table, and that’s not a big deal. Suddenly our food arrives.

 

Beefy Beef Taiwanese Noodles

First to arrive, eggplant with rice. According to our friend, this is bland with way too much sauce. My friend, what did you expect? They are going to make sure the egg plants are cooked, the cornstarch is added for extra sauce to cover anything unpleasant and sent you to your way. Next…

 

 

Beefy Beef Taiwanese Noodles

Beef Tenderloin Noodle. To be fair, tenderloin is el-dente, so were the noodles. No surprises, but it doesn’t have a wow factor.

Before we finish of with the last dish, another inspect crawled up to the table to join us. I sincerely apologize for not taking a photo to show you, I was too busy trying to flick it away.

 

 

Beefy Beef Taiwanese Noodles

Not to get too carried away with the cleanliness of the restaurant, the last thing we ordered was beef brisket noodles. Same broth, same garnishes, nothing really worth talking about.

 

 

In summary: fast, dirty but will get the job done. If you are a “foodie”, have OCD, clean freak, stay away.
Beefy Beef Noodle House 京園牛肉麵 on Urbanspoon
4063 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 5C8
(604) 568-6821

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The Acorn Restaurant & Bar, Vancouver (Riley Park) | Halloumi and Lavender Honey Crème Brulee

The Acorn Restaurant & Bar, Vancouver (Riley Park) | Halloumi and Lavender Honey Crème Brulee

    The Acorn is a trendy vegetarian restaurant along Main Street / King Edward – next to Zakkushi Charcoal Grill. It is where hipsters rejoice, independent and consignment fashion stores congregate, and eateries compete. The concept of The Acorn is for refined presentation of […]

Sawasdee Thai Restaurant Vancouver (Riley Park) | Crying Tiger and Pad Thai

Sawasdee Thai Restaurant Vancouver (Riley Park) | Crying Tiger and Pad Thai

    Sawasdee Thai Restaurant Vancouver has been recommended to us several times but it wasn’t until now that we finally had a chance to come here. My dear friends took me here for my birthday (just one of the many dinners that month). It is […]

Locus Restaurant & Lounge, Vancouver (Riley Park)

Locus Restaurant & Lounge, Vancouver (Riley Park)

Locus Bar Lounge

Locus Bar Lounge
We’ve passed by Locus Restaurant on many occasions travelling down Main Street looking for a bit to eat. But we never really had a urge to venture inside. The exterior is someone dark and the insides was rather gothic-esque. You know… with the dark atmosphere, some red lighting, random forest and branches inside… It wasn’t until our friend Tina suggest we have brunch at Locus Restaurant. Service was friendly and prompt. The plus side was that we sat next to the big window… plenty of natural sunlight. I think I may be somewhat depressed sitting inside in the dark-side. It’s not like I stepped out from Vampire Diaries.
Locus Bar Lounge

There are plenty of daily brunch specials which all seemed to have ran out by 1pm. No more protein quiche and special omelette. I like how they offered organic local produces and smoothies. Fresh breads (cinnamon and white) are served with sugar butter and a spicy jalapeno.

 

Locus Bar Lounge

Egg White Omelette 12: Sauteed mushrooms, wilted spinach, and goat cheese folded into free range egg whites. I healthy alternative where tastes aren’t discounted.
Locus Bar Lounge

Huevos Rancheros 13: 2 creamy eggs (sunny side up my favorite), spicy black beans, jalapeno jack cheese and a house-made corn tortilla topped with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole. The crunchy tortilla on the bottom of the eggs added a nice texture. I love the southern mix.

Locus Bar Lounge

Organic Lamb Burger 14: A mouth watery juicy lamp patty, seaoned perfectly and served on a multi-grain bun. Pistachio-mint pesto and brie with greens and roasted potatoes.
Locus Bar Lounge

 

Locus Restaurant was a pleasant surprise and now we have another brunch place to add to our list. I could get used to this. Prices are fairly reasonable too.
Locus on Urbanspoon
4121 Main St Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P6

(604) 708-4121

 

 

 

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