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Richmond, B.C. - All you can eat.....

the Chow Times blog buffet tag has a few places reviewed. The writers live in Richmond so you might find something there


Nov 15, 2010
ch1pper in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Chili Fries?

Recently, I've been seized by the nostalgic yearning for a really great basket of chili fries. It hearkens back to the good times my family would have when we would go to the Dairy Queen down the street and have their basket of fries with the works. O those heady days of mounds of chili, sour cream, green onions, cheese and hot sauce. They were especially good after a particularly rainy winter day when you had to wade through the flooded parking lot to get to them. A trek worth the soggy feet!

Nowadays, Dairy Queen seems to have wiped the very thought of chili fries from their menu. I went in and asked if they had chili for my fries and they handed me a condiment cup with a mere mote of chili for my large box (no basket) of fries. I could have wept for the state of the world.

Now I am reduced to getting Wendy`s chili side and the fries side and pouring chili over the fries with the hot sauce.

Please, rescue me from my anguish. Is there anywhere on Vancouver Island or the Lower Mainland where I can sate my craving for great chili fries? Or am I destined to wander into the United States where chili fries still roam wild and free.

Nov 15, 2010
ch1pper in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

would like a "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" roadtrip to Victoria from Calgary

If you go just 45 minutes west of Victoria, you'll find Mom's Cafe in Sooke. A classic diner where everything is good. I'm from Sooke so I know of what I speak. I personally love the shakes.

Here it is on Google Maps:

Nov 15, 2010
ch1pper in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)