New Dishes, New Chef at Cold Tea Restaurant

Chef Liam Breen recently joined Cold Tea and he has launched a new menu filled with wonderful new dishes celebrating Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine. Most of the dishes are small plates designed to share.

1st dish:

SHRIMP TOAST

Fried shrimp mousse on milk toast, sesame, ginger, scallion; this was my favourite of the new dishes with its tasty milk bread and great flavours; you are going to want to order another!

2nd dish:

SALT AND PEPPER PRAWNS

Crispy fried prawns, red chilli, lime leaf, black bean

3rd dish:

MARINATED LOTUS ROOT SALAD

Mature black vinegar, green papaya, chilli oil, scallion, black bean, cilantro

4th dish:

CRISPY BRUSSEL SPROUTS (V)

Soy vinaigrette, chilli with the addition of the 5-spice cured Bacon; which provided great flavours, another favourite.

5th dish:

UNCLE LEE’S CRISPY WINGS

Szechuan ginger soy glaze, green onion, toasted sesame seed; these were very good.

6th dish:

IBERICO SHOULDER CHAR SIU

Slow cooked and finished on grill, pork jus

7th dish:

FRIED RICE (V)

Gai lan, carrot, onion, peas, soy reduction; a great accompaniment.

Cold Tea Restaurant is located at 1193 Granville Street in downtown Vancouver; you can call to reserve at (604) 423-2653 and follow them on Instagram @coldtearestaurant

By: Richard Wolak