Show 208, January 28, 2017: Lee Man, Chinese Food Expert & Founding Judge, Chinese Restaurant Awards

Lee ManChinese, Taiwanese, Indian, Greek, Thai, Japanese, Italian – diners can enjoy authentic and delicious culinary styles from across the globe, without ever leaving Richmond. Richmond is home to more than 800 restaurants, half of them Asian and many highly acclaimed.

Local food expert Lee Man, founding judge for the Chinese Restaurant Awards and contributor to Vancouver Magazine, joins us with commentary on Chinese New Year and the diversity of cuisine in Richmond. Lee is also a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.

Lee was the gracious guide to an international group of visiting food, libation and travel journalists (invited by Tourism Richmond) at a sumptuous 10-course, Hong Kong style Cantonese Chinese New Year Celebration dinner at Golden Paramount Seafood Restaurant in Richmond. Lee planned the incredible menu including a steamed, whole Rock Cod that was deboned at the table. Magnificent…