Recently I got promoted to the Yelp Elite status, yay! For those of you who do not frequent the Yelp website, it’s basically my go-to resource for looking up new restaurants and ratings from customers like us. As a Yelp Elite, I get some extra perks which I will share with some of you later (though I think some of you guys are Elites already). Anyways, let’s move on!
Wu Tai Vegetarian
8425 Woodbine Avenue
Markham, ON L3R 2P4
This is a vegetarian restaurant, I think the name speaks for itself. I don’t have much to say because my boyfriend is watching me as I type, I’m stressed lols.
Dishes that we ordered (party of 11)
– Preserved olive leaves fried rice
– Braised E-fu noodles with bean sprouts
– Crispy fried milk with mushrooms
– Sauteed seasonal vegetables with bean curd sauce
– Purple sweet potato and fungus soup
– Yellow ear and seasonal vegetables soup
– Thai-styled flavoured mushroom
I got a little lazy and didn’t take any photos so google it yourself lols.
Food comes out slow, I am warning you! The staff are all very nice, but not everyone speaks English. One of the people we were dining with commented that she used her phone to assist her in communicating with the staff (I really don’t think this is needed).
If you were to come here and order only 1 dish, I highly recommend the “Crisp fried milk with mushrooms”. It is nothing like you would imagine. It is a very common dish in the Chinese book of cuisine lols, the exterior surface is super crunchy. While biting into these tiny crunchies, you will be embraced by EXTREMELY soft condensed-milk textures. Now, I do not know if they use condensed milk here as others have noted they substituted it with coconut milk. The whole thing tastes amazing and is probably better known as a dessert, but the oyster mushrooms on the side are salty enough to create a balance. By the way, everything is mushrooms in this restaurant.
It’s not cheap. And for those of you who usually eat meat, you might find your stomach feeling a little unsatisfied. As such, it would be smart to order the rice and noodle dishes – at least you get some carbohydrates.
My rating: 8.2/10
Others would rate it as: 8.8/10