Alex Chen and Sonal Ranjit appreciate good food. The also really like to present experiences that twist and bend your expectations. Alex Chen has lived and worked all across Canada, and the great mosaic of cultures he has encountered along that journey has influenced his identity as a Canadian and the food he cooks. This eclectic meal combines elements of many of the diverse breakfast dishes that Alex and Sonal love to cook. And who doesn’t like Breakfast for Dinner?
Veggie Congee (Century Egg with Mushrooms) with Scallion French Toast
Rice porridge with traditional preserved eggs and mushrooms twisted with a french toast to dip into the porridge
Frittata with Boursin
Open faced egg dish with delicate and creamy bousin cheese
Shakshuka with Fried Rice
Eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chilli peppers and onions served with a side of fried rice
Maple Coffee Pork Belly or Eggplant bacon
Crispy crackling crust. Maple. Coffee. All in one dish.
Sweet dumplings filled with red beans and nutella served with a coconut milk sauce
Alex Chen grew up in Coquitlam, British Columbia. He’s lived all across Canada, from a Buddhist temple in Madeira Park to Charlottetown to Toronto. Though he still really really misses the mountains and ocean, he enjoys cooking for lots of people and hopes you can come and join him on this culinary adventure.
Every weekend The Depanneur invites a guest chef to host a fun, informal dinner party.