Enjoyed a delicious brunch with both Lawrence Ferber and Lawrence Lee on a Saturday recently at one of my favourite restaurants in Richmond. Every weekend this restaurant offers a Seafood Brunch where they serve it all to your table for $59 per person; it’s almost like the brunch buffets of yesterday, yet it isn’t, here as they serve each of the dishes directly to your table.
We ended up asking and doing a little bit of substituting based on dietary preferences. Normally the first dish is the Chilled Shellfish with oysters, prawn cocktail marinated mussels & clams, wild pink scallops; and one of my brunch mates enjoyed that dish. The other two which included me enjoyed the Kurobuta Pork Belly (this was a substitution for a couple not eating the Shellfish dish) black garlic balsamic glazed peppercorn lime aioli; and the Fried Chicken (this was a substitution for a couple of us not eating the Shellfish dish).
Tuna & Crab Poke a very tasty dish with avocado, kaiso seaweed, shaved red onion, scallions sesame seed, and crisp protato chips
Burrata Salad a beautiful salad with strawberry, fig, avocado, baby basil heirloom tomatoes, burrata
Salmon Lobster Benny
salmon and lobster salad, bottarga hollandaise (and one with Avocado for me instead of the egg); with Fraser Valley Sausage & Double Smoked Bacon
Crispy Brussels Sprouts a flavourful dish with marcona almonds, calabrian chili crunch, parmesan
smash fried, garlic truffle butter, parmesan herbs, green peppercorn aioli
Liege Waffle with pistachio mascarpone cream, wild berry compote and this was the table favourite; we would all come back just for more of this dish.
By: Richard Wolak