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There are many things we can’t do at the moment, but eating and drinking our days away is not one of those things (thank goodness).
Restaurants and bars continue to open their doors in and around Vancouver while abiding by public health orders, and we continue to stay hungry.
Here are three noteworthy new restaurants to check out in Vancouver this weekend.
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We have more news when it comes to BC firsts for food and beverage chains: Nam Dae Moon is set to soft open its first location in the province this weekend. The popular international rice cake chain was founded in China in 2011, and it will be opening its first BC location in Richmond’s Continental Plaza this weekend on Saturday, April 24.
Address: 2132 – 3779 Sexsmith Road, Richmond
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BlackBall has quietly opened its new Vancouver location in Kerrisdale. The popular brand is known for serving up authentic Taiwanese desserts and drinks such as Grass Jelly, Taro Balls, and Shaved Ice, to name just a few. BlackBall’s new 2184 W 41st Avenue location is open daily from noon to 9 pm during its soft open. The grand opening will take place on April 28, after which its hours will be extended. The 41st Avenue BlackBall also has Castella Cheesecake offerings up for order.
Address: 2184 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver
This new 1070 Kingsway eatery is the first location in North America for the famous South Korean chain. Folks who head to check out NeNe’s offerings will find a menu of seven varieties of fried chicken including Original, Swicy (sweet and spicy), Freaking Hot, Snowing Cheese, Snowing Chilli, Soy Garlic, and Green Onion Chicken in both original and garlic varieties.
Address: 1070 Kingsway, Vancouver
On top of these openings, local food and beverage makers across the city have launched some incredible pop-up experiences, offerings, and collabs.
Be sure to check out eight of the can’t-miss ones.