New Tang Dynasty – Chinatown

Intimidated by Chinatown? Don’t be! Hand-pulled noodles is one of a handful of items this restaurant is known for! Special thanks to my friends for first recommending, but also for discovering lamb skewers on the menu. Tip: Order the Hand-pulled noodles in chili oil and add beef. What sounds like a simple dish is surprisingly…

Diamond Bakery – Chinatown

I would never have found this location by myself as it is tucked below ground level. The staff are very friendly. The baking and pastry aroma will draw any egg tarts addict. I believe these are the best in the city. The perfect texture, flaky pastry around pretty yellow moons – these are well worth…

Bon-Ga Korean

This is a gem in Chinatown! Bento box lunch special was HUGE with #kfc, beef rib, BBQ beef, pork, a bowl of miso and more! The sides of radish and sesame sprouts lightened up the meal as well. Enjoyed the k-pop background music too. It is a bit hidden in Chinatown, but worth the small…

Pho Hoai – Best Pho in Calgary

Yep – I said it….best Pho in Calgary. Nestled in a strip mall in Chinatown, this unassuming restaurant has patio furniture seating for overflow and some of the most turt service I’ve encountered (because their only window of customers is the lunch rush). Satay is sooooooo good here, consistent and definitely made from scratch. Portion…