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Yah Yah Ya Ramen in Downtown Vancouver

Yah Yah Ya Ramen opened their second location in Vancouver and they specialize in Yokohama-style ramen. The style of ramen blends tonkotsu and shoyu broth together to give a unique blend of broth. We were invited to try their special [...]

July 1, 2017 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers

Black Rice Izakaya: Aburi, Teishoku and Flames

Black Rice Izakaya has recently added a few new items on the menu. It’s been a while since I made my last visit, but I was excited to see what else they were adding to the menu. I came with a [...]

June 23, 2017 Japanese, Yaletown

Pepper Lunch Canada: New Location at Garden City Central

Pepper Lunch Canada has opened their third location at Garden City Central, the big complex with the Wal-Mart. You’ll find the same great food sizzling on their cast iron plates. When you walk in, you order right at the counter [...]

May 24, 2017 Japanese, Richmond

Kobe Japanese Steak and Seafood House: Teppanyaki Dining Experience

Kobe Japanese Steak and Seafood House specializes in Teppanyaki Dining Experience and has been around since 1969. They require reservations and can fit up to 120 people. I’ve always known about it and wanted to go try it. M and I received [...]

May 22, 2017 Downtown, Japanese, Seafood, Steakhouse

Yui Japanese Bistro: Affordable Aburi in Vancouver

Yui Japanese Bistro recently opened in Downtown Vancouver and is a hidden gem tucked away in a business building. They pride themselves of making aburi sushi at affordable prices.  Yui is located on the first floor. The restaurant is pretty [...]

May 2, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Yama Cafe: Japanese Cafe in Vancouver

Yama Cafe has taken over Basho Cafe a few months ago. Everyone was so sad that Basho closed their doors, but Yama has kept the essence of Basho and put his spin on the menu. I came here with a [...]

April 30, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Dessert, Four Beakers, Japanese

Jinya Ramen in the Telus Garden on Robson Street

Jinya Ramen Bar is opening up on April 21st at the Telus Garden on Robson Street. They have all their classic ramen dishes with an expanded menu with more appetizers and drinks. Jinya has been one of my personal favourite ramen [...]

April 15, 2017 Four Beakers, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Mikan Cafe: Japanese Pasta and Poutine

Mikan Cafe is the sister restaurant of Cafe de L’Orangerie. They have poutine, Japanse spaghetti, sandwiches and other items on the menu. This cafe use to be called Jean Talon, but they changed up their menu and has a new [...]

March 17, 2017 Cafe, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Benkei Ramen: Peko Ramen and Vegan Ramen in Vancouver

Benkei Ramen in Vancouver has always been innovating their ramen to cater to those who love authentic Japanese ramen as well as those with dietary restrictions. I was invited with a friend to try their new Peko Ramen as well as [...]

March 3, 2017 Fairview, Japanese, Ramen, Three Beakers

Men no Kura: Ramen in Vancouver

Men-no Kura is another new addition to the ramen community on Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver. There are several ramen shops in close proximity, so competition is high. I came here at night with a few friends to have 2nd [...]

January 11, 2017 Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Raisu: Japanese Cuisine in Kitsilano

Raisu is the newest sister restaurant to Kingyo, Rajio, and Suika. I came with my friends late at night as we wanted to try something new in town. The restaurant is hidden on the second floor, so the door is [...]

January 1, 2017 Japanese, Kitsilano

Kissa Tanto: Japanese and Italian Fusion in Chinatown

Tucked into the upper story of a delightfully faded building in Chinatown, Kissa Tanto serves up a posh fusion of Italian and Japanese food. They take their inspiration from the delicate flavours of Japanese cuisine and the warmth of ltalian cooking. Kissa [...]

December 28, 2016 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Fusion, Italian, Japanese

Pepper Lunch on Cambie: Gyozas, Yaki Udon and Grilled Meats

Pepper Lunch launched a few items on their menu a few month ago. We went to their Cambie location to try a few of these items. I’ve been a big fan of their restaurant ever since I had it in [...]

November 22, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Kibo Restaurant and Lounge: Drink in Yaletown

It’s been a while since my last visit to Kibo. They are a modern Japanese restaurant which is popular among larger groups celebrating birthdays or other milestones. We came here to grab a few bites and get some drinks in the [...]

November 20, 2016 Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Natsumi Ramen: Ramen on Commercial Drive

Natsumi Ramen on Commercial Drive is one of the newer ramen shops to pop up in Vancouver. There aren’t any ramen shops in the area, so I was surprised this was here. I was walking along Commercial Drive with a [...]

November 16, 2016 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Japanese, Ramen, Three Beakers

Ryuu Japanese Kitchen at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet

Ryuu Japanese Kitchen is your place for sushi and Japanese food at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet. There’s a handful of dining options in this outlet, but you’ll only find sushi and a few other dishes here unless you travel further [...]

October 16, 2016 Japanese, Richmond, Sushi, Three Beakers

Yayoi: Japanese Teishoku Restaurant in Palo Alto

Yayoi opened their first US location in Palo Alto on University Avenue serving up teishoku-style Japanese restaurant, which are set meals which typically includes smaller side dishes like rice, miso soup, side dish and pickled vegetables with the main course. My [...]

October 13, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Palo Alto, Three Beakers

Sushirrito: Sushi Burrito in Palo Alto

Sushirrito is the original sushi burrito concept before it went big around the world. When I was in San Francisco and Palo Alto, I knew I had to check this place out. Sushirrito is made-to-order with a mix of Asian [...]

October 11, 2016 Fusion, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mexican, Palo Alto, Three Beakers