After an exhausting day of city buses and museum we had a quick rest at the hotel then back out again for dinner with friends S and J. Of the places they recommended, Bao Bei sold us from their website, which is beautiful. We met there at 7:00 and put our name on the list (no reservations). Luckily there is a beautiful bar just steps away at The Keefer Hotel. We were seated at about 8:15 in most exquisite surroundings. It was cramped and bustling, but that only added to the charm. The menu is simple with small plates for sharing. We ordered drinks and about ten dishes which came out one or two at a time. The food was exceptional, one of the best meals of my life. As our camera is poor at taking indoor low-light food shots, I have no pics to show you. I can, however, recommend Bao Bei very highly as long as you have the time to wait for a table. I think my favourite things about this place are that all their meat is “locally sourced, ethically raised, hormone and chemical free” and MSG? “No! Never!” Check out the menu on their website.

On Keefer Street just off Main.

Gorgeously designed menu.

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