Anh and Chi wins Gold for BEST VIETNAMESE at 2017 Golden Plates Awards

Georgia Straight Reader’s Choice 2017 Awards Winner! Gold = Best VietnameseBronze = Best Bartender View Details at straight.com

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Local interior designers go global at Vancouver’s most photogenic restaurants

The interior design of Main Street’s Anh and Chi honours Vietnamese culture with cross-generational appeal. straight.com | By Lucy Lau Read the Original Article Here When siblings Vincent and Amelie Nguyen decided to take the reins at their parents’ restaurant—the long-standing Pho Hoang on Main Street—in 2015, a revamp was in order. But before the aging space was gutted and transformed into the bright, welcoming room that, today, is known as Anh and Chi, there were a few ground rules to establish. First, the Nguyens would continue to offer the traditional, home-style Vietnamese dishes, such as pho and bún bò...

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Best new restaurants in Vancouver 2016

dailyhive.com | By Lindsay William-Ross  Instead, this year has been about the gentle evolution of the neighbourhood spot, a relaxing of the “fine dining” rules that leave room for table-cloth free surfaces and umbrellas in your drinks. There are second generation food families who are melding rich culinary heritage with modern touches. These days comfort doesn’t mean compromising quality. It’s an exciting time to be eating in Vancouver, and you don’t have to get too dressed up to enjoy some of the city’s best restaurants. Hell, you don’t even have to spend too much. Here are our picks for the...

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10 most beautiful Vancouver restaurants

Vancouver has no shortage of great restaurants with drool-worthy décor that are a cut above the rest. From elegant to eclectic, check out these 10 restaurants that are a feast for the stomach and the eyes. dailyhive.com | Alice Chen | November 15, 2016 Read the Original Article Here   Photo by Jess Fleming/Daily Hive   A departure from traditional Vietnamese décor, Anh and Chi features bright white walls with warm wood furniture. The marriage between traditional and modern can be found both in the cuisine: authentic Vietnamese dishes with innovative cocktails, and the décor: minimalistic colours and lighting infused with traditional touches...

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New generation Vietnamese restaurant Anh and Chi remembers its roots

Life can turn on a dime, swiftly and without mercy. vancouversun.com | Mia Stainsby | August 24, 2016 Read the Original Article Here That is what happened to the Nguyen family six years ago when Hoang Nguyen died. He was the heart of Pho Hoang, a longtime Vietnamese fixture on Main Street that opened in 1994. He was 54. His wife Ly continued cooking, as she had done ever since they arrived as refugees in 1983. Son Vincent was in Australia in his second year of medical school when his father died. “I couldn’t stay away,” he says. “Mom was...

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Anh and Chi Serves Modernized Vietnamese Cuisine

Anh and Chi is a contemporary take on traditional Vietnamese cuisine that will have you pho-get all about your favourite go-to dishes. vitadaily.ca | By Miranda Sam We recommend starting off with the Xich Lo (think classic Sidecar cocktail recipe with a kefir lime sugar rim), nibbling on some light and crispy spring rolls, then working your way up to the red snapper (a delicious choice not commonly found on most Vietnamese menus). Sibling co-owner Amelie Ngyuen says the heart of the restaurant is all about health and happiness: they offer environmentally friendly Oceanwise seafood, use local ingredients from green...

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