One of our favorite mini-vacation is a trip to Richmond, British Columbia. Since it is only about 2 1/2 hours away, we usually head up there once a month during the weekend and we are there for only ONE reason and that is to pig out on Asian food! Even though there is an abundance of Asian food offerings in Seattle, there is none as authentic as those available in Richmond.
Usually for every trip, we will try to try something different but one of the place that we must visit every time is the Aberdeen Centre Food Court. Sometimes we pig out there and sometimes we just have desserts.
Here are some of the stuff that Aberdeen food court offers.
From Cafe Delight – the Hainanese Chicken Rice – C’s favorite. The chicken is soft and silky and the rice is fragrant. It comes with chili sauce and ground ginger and a small bowl of soup on the side. It comes pretty close to those available in Malaysia.
Then we have DH’s favorite – Wu Fung Dessert.
I am not sure why it is called a dessert stall when their most popular items are the fried chicken wings and curry fish ball. Their chicken wings sell like hot cakes. Since they are so popular, they are always made to order thus you will always get freshly fried chicken wings. None of those chicken wings that has been sitting under the heating lamp!!
They also offer fried squid which is just as good as the wings. Always crispy and flavorful.
Not forgetting the curry fish ball. This one is actually a hit or miss dish. Somedays they are good and somedays they are not. I think it depends on how long the fish ball has been sitting there.
They also offer make noodle soup where you choose your favorite kind of noodle and ingredients. Here DH chose the thin noodles with meatballs and fried tofu skin.
I have previously blogged about them. Here’s the strawberry snow with strawberry ice cream and strawberries. I have to admit that while I used to love these desserts, I feel that their standards are really dropping. Servings are a lot smaller nowadays and they have been pretty stingy with the ingredients too. Not like the heydays.
Also for desserts are these yummy bubble waffle from Bubble Waffle Cafe. These are the original flavor but they also comes in different flavors like green tea or strawberry.