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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

Mr Osmad: Japanese Souffle Cheesecake in Vancouver

Mr. Osmad Souffle Cheesecake is located in Damso restaurant on Bute Street near Robson Street. Osmad is Damso backwards. They bake the Japanese Souffle Cheesecakes in-house everyday in 30 minute batches, so grab them before they’re gone or else you [...]

March 8, 2018 Bakery, Dessert, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio: Pescatarian Tasting Menu

Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio just released their Pescatarian Tasting menu from February 19 till March 31. The menu has 5 Peruvian-Japanese fusion dishes by executive chef Ricardo Valverde. I personally love tasting menus as it gives you a glimpse [...]

February 21, 2018 Downtown, Fusion, Japanese, Peruvian

Lunch at Kitchen by Yugo in Downtown Vancouver

Kitchen by Yugo is located on Denman and Robson specializing in French and Japanese Fusion cuisine. I’ve heard lots about this place and I decided to come with a friend for lunch as it’s interesting how they will marry these [...]

January 22, 2018 French, Fusion, Japanese, lunch, Robson Street/West End, Sushi, Three Beakers

Black Rice Izakaya: Winter Menu

Black Rice Izakaya in Vancouver is always trying to have seasonal items on the menu to keep items fresh and also cater to the tastebuds for the winter months. They have released 6 new dishes for the cold winter season. [...]

December 29, 2017 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Korean, Three Beakers

Ichikame Shokudo: Ramen in Vancouver

There’s a new ramen shop in town called Ichikame Shokudo located in South Vancouver. I was invited to give their ramen and other dishes a try. I was pretty excited to try this place and we can never have too [...]

December 17, 2017 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers, Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney
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