Where to stay

Fairmont Pacific Rim

1038 Canada Place Way 604-695-5300

fairmont.com/pacific-rim-vancouver

A luxury hotel on Vancouver's waterfront with one of the city's best cocktail bars for people-watching. Rooms from $330.

The Listel Hotel

1300 Robson St.

604-684-8461

thelistelhotel.com

A centrally located, zero-waste boutique hotel with contemporary art and two excellent restaurants: Forage and Timber. Rooms from $145.

Where to eat

New Town Bakery & Restaurant

148 E. Pender St.

604-689-7835

newtownbakery.ca

An old-school Chinese diner in the heart of Chinatown, made famous for its steamed buns and apple tarts. Breakfast from $8 per person, lunch and dinner from $12.

Aberdeen Center

Food Court

4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond

604-270-1234

aberdeencentre.com

A Hong Kong-style shopping mall in the suburb of Richmond, with an extensive food court on top floor. Many stalls are cash-only. Entrees from $8.

Hoitong Chinese Seafood Restaurant

8191 Westminster Hwy., Richmond

604-276-9229

Cantonese cuisine in a private dining room setting. Chinese-only menu, with photographs of popular items on the walls. Dinner from $30 per person. Reservations required, with two seatings (6 and 8 p.m.) per night.

Peninsula Seafood Restaurant

140-650 W. 41st Ave.

604-428-9999

bandao.ca/en

A high-end Cantonese restaurant inside a luxury mall. Lunch from $19 per person, dinner from $45. Reservations recommended.

Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

108-777 W. Broadway

604-876-8388

dynasty-restaurant.ca

A Hong Kong-inflected restaurant with excellent dim sum. Vegetarian friendly. Lunch from $15 per person, dinner from $30. Reservations recommended.

Information:

tourismvancouver.com

visitrichmondbc.com