Having a casual lunch time date

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If you are looking to take your relationship with a friend or acquaintance to the next level, it can be a good idea to ask them out on a proper date. Here are some ideas to make your date go smoothly and help them to see you in a new light.  Choose the right venue If you are squishing in a date in the middle of a busy work day, it can be good to choose somewhere with rapid service.

23 May 2016

Should You Order À La Carte or Go for the Set Menu?

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If you're going to a fine dining venue, you'll likely have to decide between opting for the set menu or ordering à la carte. It's best to know what you want before you arrive, so here's a quick overview of the benefits of each option. The Benefits of Ordering the Set Menu  The set menu is sometimes referred to as either the table d'hôte or the prix fixe; no matter the terminology, it means that you will be provided with a multi-course meal in which nearly all of the options are chosen for you.

19 May 2016

Love Authentic Chinese Cuisine? Don't Miss These Traditional Cantonese Dishes

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If you enjoy Chinese food and want something a little more authentic than a chicken curry when you visit a Chinese restaurant, you should explore traditional Cantonese dishes. Cantonese cuisine originates from the Guangdong province and dishes are made with lots of fresh ingredients. The cooking style usually involves steaming or quickly stir-frying, and the flavours of the main ingredients in each dish take centre stage, as Cantonese dishes don't include lots of herbs or spices.

19 May 2016

Turning a Lazy Movie Night into a romantic date night

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As the weather gets cooler the idea of dressing up and leaving the house to go on a proper date can seem like drag. However in order to keep the magic alive you might want to see what you can do to turn a night on the couch stream TV shows into a romantic date. Here are some ideas to take it up a notch.  Order some Chinese takeaway  Rather than just ordering a pizza and laying back on the couch, it can be cool to hit up the local Chinese restaurant (like Express Dragon) for takeaway and try some dishes that you don't usually try.

18 May 2016