[Restaurant Review] So Hyang Korean Cuisine

So Hyang Korean Cuisine Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Address: 6345 Fraser Street, Vancouver BC V5W 3A3

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After experiencing Enchant, the Molangs were craving for some hot food. We wandered all the way to South Fraser Street, and among numerous cash-only restaurants, we finally found a place that accepted credit cards – So Hyang Korean Cuisine.

First and foremost, we would like to commend their staff for a superb service. Their friendliness, helpfulness, and efficiency made our dining experience that much better!

For our late dinner, we simply ordered a hotpot for two.

Gam Ja Tang – $24.95

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This was a classic hot pot with pork bone, potatoes, and veggies. The meat had been slowly cooked to be point that it would just melt off the bones. The soup was satisfyingly flavourful; especially on a snowy day! For spiciness level, we asked for “mild”, but it turned out to be closer to “medium” (not a complaint; just stating our observation :P).

All the side dishes were refillable, and we enjoyed the variety.

  • Kimchi – something spicy
  • Potatoes – something sweet and filling
  • Bean sprouts – something crunchy
  • Fish cakes – something sweet and mushy

Molang Scores & Verdict

Food: 4/5

Value: 4/5

Service: 4.5/5

Ambiance: 4/5

Total: 16.5/20

Excellent food and service. Prices were lower than comparable restaurants in the city as well 🙂

 

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[Restaurant Review] Pot Belly Mini Hotpot

Pot Belly Mini Hotpot Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Address: 3779 Sexsmith Road, Richmond V6X 1J8

Pot Belly Mini Hotpot is a newly opened restaurant in Richmond. They picked an interesting location because one of their direct competitors (I would presume) is just around the corner. Perhaps they’re trying to siphon off some customers since the other mini hot pot place is almost always fully booked.

Ordering is pretty straightforward, as you go through a list, and circle your preferences. Hotpots are $13.99 each.

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We went doing lunch hours, and every order of hotpot comes with a free drink. The drink can be either iced black tea or green tea. Milk tea or fruit juices would cost an extra dollar.

They also offer side dishes (~$6.00) like fried chicken nuggets, Taiwanese fishcakes, and stinky tofu, etc., but we were mostly interested in hotpot at the time.

Our cooking apparatus looks cute. The pots were heated up by some kind of oil-jelly. They seem more cost-friendly than gas/electric stoves.

The two pots we ordered contained the following:

  1. Tomato soup + lamb + satay sauce + medium heat + vermicelli
  2. Pumpkin soup + chicken + spicy garlic sauce + mild heat + vermicelli

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