08 Jun '11, 9pm

#Vancouver is an up and coming culinary hub according to @TODAYonline

AT THE risk of being stoned with chilli crab mantou buns by fellow Singaporeans, I'm proud to say that I've never been desparately homesick for good Singaporean food in the last four years I've lived in Vancouver. (Cue outrage from food-obsessed friends back home.) I'll let you in on a little secret: Vancouver, of all places in North America, is an up-and-coming culinary hub. Yes, Vancouver. The largest city in the province of British Columbia is probably better known as the place migrating Taiwanese and Hong Kongers have chosen to reside, as well as a stand-in for American cities in Hollywood movies and TV shows such as Smallville, the Twilight franchise and the upcoming Mission: Impossible 4. But where there is a constant flow of movie stars, you can bet your bottom dollar there will be great food available. Where else would folk like Tom Cruise eat? Jean-Georges Vongeri...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Travel/EDC110609-0000299/Chow-...

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