Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Lady tehMa » Aug 15th, 2013, 11:12 am

Phoenix Within wrote:Average at best for quality, much like the rest of the city. Larger selection of their deserts and salads, but I thought their main selection was just okay.



I'm sorry, I should have qualified: "pretty good for Kelowna" ;)
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby gardengirl » Aug 15th, 2013, 5:36 pm

Lady tehMa wrote:However, food is pretty good and they have a wide selection.


Phoenix Within wrote:Average at best for quality, much like the rest of the city. Larger selection of their deserts and salads, but I thought their main selection was just okay.


Salads? Ummm. Aren't we talking about Chinese food? Isn't talking about salads kind of like talking about cheese and Chinese food?
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Phoenix Within » Aug 15th, 2013, 7:25 pm

gardengirl wrote:Salads? Ummm. Aren't we talking about Chinese food?

Well, not the reason I go to an Asian buffet, but good to have a choice for everyone I guess. I think a sushi bar would have been a better use of space, and more justified of price.
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby normaM » Aug 16th, 2013, 5:19 am

so is it auth or the usual?
I dont care the cost if it is good.. but I agree re the cheese comment :/
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Phoenix Within » Aug 16th, 2013, 9:32 am

PM'd you Norma
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Phoenix Within » Oct 5th, 2013, 9:54 pm

Hate to drag up an old thread, but try "Mei Wei Chinese Cuisine" in West Kelowna. My new favourite Chinese place!
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Symbonite » Oct 28th, 2013, 12:17 pm

Appears that Buffet King just closed down. Too bad Liked that place especially their spring rolls and Spicy Crispy Chicken.
and their Broccoli was always fresh and GREEN.

But I did go to Asian pear last night and it was very good....probably around 200 people basically packed at 6pm.

Maybe since Asian pear went in Buffet king had a hard time...but I would give Buffet king a break and maybe their Lease was up. because they are trying to change the strip mall there....
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Phoenix Within » Oct 29th, 2013, 3:07 pm

Symbonite wrote:Maybe since Asian pear went in Buffet king had a hard time...but I would give Buffet king a break and maybe their Lease was up. because they are trying to change the strip mall there....

I've been in the BK since AP opened, and it didn't seem to be hurting business. I stopped by out of curiosity and all the booths and tables are gone. Hopefully they open elsewhere. Still one of the better choices for a buffet in this city IMHO.

I've been to Asian Pear, and it didn't seem like a threat to BK's business. While AP is a HUGE improvement over what was there before, it still struck me as typical Kelowna average, just more expensive. I like what they've done to the place, but I'm sure not going to be paying more for the ambiance in a BUFFET! Hell, I don't pay more for the ambiance anywhere!

Anyone heard what's happening with Cora's? Their old location is becoming a Dollarama.
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Bpeep » Oct 29th, 2013, 3:26 pm

The word Im hearing is BK's lease is up.
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Captain Awesome » Oct 29th, 2013, 3:28 pm

Speaking of Chinese food:

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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Bsuds » Oct 29th, 2013, 5:23 pm

Phoenix Within wrote:Anyone heard what's happening with Cora's? Their old location is becoming a Dollarama.


I thought the Dollarama was going where the chicken place was?
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Phoenix Within » Oct 29th, 2013, 5:34 pm

Bsuds wrote:I thought the Dollarama was going where the chicken place was?

Nope, that's now the Bulk Barn. (Now open!)
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby Symbonite » Oct 30th, 2013, 12:44 am

Thats what I thought...Lease came up.

too bad and looking at all the empty space that the stripmall has I would think they would keep them in there because of that fact.
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby normaM » Oct 30th, 2013, 6:02 am

AP was like a school cafeteria. Goodness people can inhale food. Not much selection for chinese food. I will miss the BK, fond memories.
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Re: Where do you get good Chinese food in Kelowna

Postby keekster » Nov 1st, 2013, 11:24 pm

Wok Out is a good option.

If you want mediocre but fairly cheap (lunch buffet is $12) all you can eat place, the Asian Pear Buffet is worth a try. It just opened on Harvey - it must be under a different ownership now, they've renovated and relaunched recently.
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