There are a lot of good things about eating in Richmond, as the area is rich with a variety of cultural dining available around the clock. Here is what people have to say about eating in Richmond:
The Georgia Straight:
“Every weekend, Vancouver revellers head out to eat and drink in the downtown core. But many of these partygoers are unaware that there is a whole other dining scene amid the strip malls and neon signage of Richmond. This city may be partly below sea level, but its nightlife is an elevated experience of drinking spots and late-night eateries. In many cases, things begin with a 10 p.m. buzz and only really get going when the clock strikes midnight. Young people from all over the Lower Mainland flock to a range of establishments that cater to their appreciation of Asian languages, cultures, and food …”
“With airfares rising as fast as the economy is sinking, there’s no need to spend a bundle to fly across the Pacific for a taste of the Orient. A day in “The Ditch” is a day in another world …”
Wikipedia on Richmond’s Golden Village:
“Golden Village is a commercial district of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada best known for its high concentration of Asian-themed shopping malls. It is the home to the second-largest Asian community in North America.
With Richmond’s Asian-Canadians making up 60 percent of the city’s population, Richmond is sometimes seen as the ‘new Chinatown’ of Metro Vancouver and Golden Village is often blamed for luring many Chinese away from Vancouver’s Chinatown. While Chinatown is often viewed as a lower income area, bordering Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside, Richmond is largely an affluent suburb …”