- Good for Groups
- Takes Reservations
DaiLo translates to big brother in Cantonese, which feels apt given that chef Nick Liu’s parents still occasionally make the dumplings. Chef Liu cooks the food he grew up eating through his Canadian childhood as the son of Chinese immigrant parents, but re-imagined with a little fusion thrown in. Everything is pretty sensational but the musts are the crispy octopus taco with sambal aioli, the miso salt cod, and the hakka wontons. Aside from the food, the space is really considered and so striking, with blue leather booths and distressed-looking painted brick walls broken up by sections papered with hand-painted scenes of Chinese nature.