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Mensho Tokyo SF: Long Lines, Expensive, and Rich in Flavour

Mensho Tokyo is a popular ramen shop in Japan and this is their first location outside of Japan. Luckily, it’s located in San Francisco in the Tenderloin. When I was visiting for a week, a lot of my Instagram followers [...]

September 2, 2018 Japanese, Ramen, San Francisco

Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese Cheesecake at Metropolis at Metrotown

Uncle Tetsu is best known around the world for their famous Japanese Cheesecakes. They opened up at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, BC and there are always long line ups even though it has been open for a few months.  [...]

August 12, 2018 Burnaby Central, Dessert, Japanese, Specialty Shop

Kosoo Restaurant: $30 Lunch Set for Two in Vancouver

Kosoo Resaurant is serving up their Kosoo Set Course for $15 per person. There’s not a lot of options where you can get such a diverse amount of dishes for just $15. We were excited to give this set course a [...]

August 8, 2018 Fusion, Japanese, Korean, lunch, Robson Street/West End

Nana’s Green Tea: Matcha Drinks and Soft Serve in Waikiki

Inside Yokocho Gourmet Alley in Waikiki is Nana’s Green Tea, a Japanese Tea House that specializes in tea-based drinks and desserts. Vancouver has one opening up very soon, but when we were in Waikiki, we had to come for a [...]

August 6, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Hawaii, Japanese

Mr. Black Restaurant 黑桑: Meal Sets, Hot Pots, and Drinks in Richmond

Mr Black is a newer restaurant located in Aberdeen Centre Mall serving up Japanese and Taiwanese inspired tapas and meal sets. Mr Black is a little hard to find but it’s right above H Mart on the 2nd floor of [...]

July 24, 2018 Hot Pot, Izakaya, Japanese, Richmond, Taiwanese

Tsujiri Edmonton: Japanese Matcha Desserts in Downtwon

Tsujiri is a Japanese-chain for tea-based desserts with over 155 years of history. Primarily focusing on matcha – ground up green tea with many health benefits as it is rich in vitamins and antioxidants. They have matcha parfaits, floats, and [...]

July 8, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Edmonton, Japanese

Izakaya Gon’s on Denman Street

Izakaya Gon’s is a new Japanese restaurant that opened up in the West End of Downtown Vancouver. I was quite curious to see how this would compare to the other options in the area. I came after work with my [...]

June 27, 2018 Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Ramen Taka: Ramen Challenge in Vancouver

Ramen Taka aka Ramen Takanotsume is launching their Giga Ramen Challenge on June 1st and it’s not for the faint of heart. I came to watch my friend Maggie attempt this challenge and wow…it’s not easy. In 30 minutes, you must finish [...]

June 3, 2018 Downtown, food challenge, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen

[Sneak Peek] Nana’s Green Tea in Vancouver BC

Nana’s Green Tea is opening in Vancouver, BC on June 6th, 2018. Nana’s opened in Tokyo 10 years ago and is a Japanese cafe specializing in all things matcha. Matcha is powdered green tea popularly used in drinks and desserts. All [...]

May 26, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Japanese, Kerrisdale

Kurumucho: Japanese Taco Shop in Vancouver

Kurumucho is a Japanese Taco Shop in Vancouver. M and I wanted to grab a bite before seeing a movie, so we decided to come here for some of their unique tacos. The menu looks very healthy, so it is [...]

May 25, 2018 Downtown, Fusion, Gluten-Free, Japanese, Mexican, Seafood, Three Beakers, Vegetarian

Blazing Sushi: Food Court Aburi-style Sushi in Vancouver

Blazing Sushi recently opened up in the International Village Food Court by Stadium Skytrain in Vancouver. My friend told me about them serving up food court aburi-style sushi and that got me very curious how it can compare to the [...]

May 22, 2018 Chinatown, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers

Ramen Koika: More Ramen on Robson Street

Ramen Koika has opened another location on Robson street to join all the other Ramen shops on the same street. It has taken over the previous location of Hapa Izakaya. We came to check out a bunch of their appetizers [...]

May 14, 2018 Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Jinya Ramen Bar: Suntory Toki Highballs, Appetizers and Noodles

Jinya Ramen Bar on Robson celebrates its 1 year anniversary with a gift to themselves, and their customers by proxy, the first Suntory Toki Highball Machine in Canada! What in the world is a highball machine? You can think of it as [...]

May 10, 2018 Happy Hour, Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Ramen Nakamura: Over Hyped Oxtail Ramen in Honolulu

Ramen Nakamura is known for their oxtail ramen. We came right in the morning when they opened to avoid any line ups, plus we were up early due to the time difference. When you look on the internet, a lot [...]

April 30, 2018 Hawaii, Japanese, lunch, Ramen, Three Beakers

Musubi Cafe Iyasume in Waikiki: Spam Musubi, Poke and Rice Bowls

Musubi Cafe Iyasume is one of the top restaurants to eat in Waikiki. Located under the Aqua Pacific Monarch Hotel is this little cafe serving up musubi, a popular snack and lunch food in Hawaii. It is made up of [...]

April 29, 2018 Cafe, Four Beakers, Hawaii, Hawaiian, Japanese

Kosoo Restaurant: French and Korean Fusion Cuisine in Vancouver

Kosoo Resaurant is a fusion restaurant using typical Korean and Japanese ingredients with French cooking techniques. A very interesting flavour combination but can work well together. The restaurant is located by Cardero and Robson Street in the West End of [...]

April 15, 2018 French, Fusion, Japanese, Korean, Late Night, Robson Street/West End

Restaurant Yugo: French and Japanese Fusion on Main Street

Restaurant Yugo just opened up on Main Street serving up a fusion of Japanese and French cuisine. If you’re a fan of their sister restaurant – Kitchen by Yugo on Denman Street, you’ll enjoy this too. I came after work with [...]

April 11, 2018 Four Beakers, French, Fusion, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood, Tapas

Morimoto New York: Lunch and Sushi Sets

During my 2nd trip to New York City, I had to come back again to eat from their lunch menu. I had an awesome time a few years ago, so I had to bring my friends. I’ve been to Morimoto [...]

March 10, 2018 Chelsea, Four Beakers, Japanese, lunch, New York, Seafood
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