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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

Sushi Bar Maumi: Reservation Only Omakase

Sushi Bar Maumi is located on Davie Street in Vancouver and specializes in nigiri sushi for his omakase menu. Reservations are required, so they will not take walk-ins. Omakase is $75 per person and if you want to order more, [...]

November 2, 2017 Four Beakers, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Sushi

Hapa Izakaya: Taste of Yaletown 2017

Taste of Yaletown is back for it’s 13th year, a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of dishes from 26 restaurants in the Yaletown area from now till October 27th. Chefs create a 3 course menu [...]

October 16, 2017 Event, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Jinya Ramen Bar: Open at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby

Jinya Ramen Bar has finally opened in Burnaby outside Metropolis at Metrotown. It’s been under construction for a while, but we are so happy they have opened their doors for a soft opening. Finally, I don’t have to always travel [...]

September 11, 2017 Burnaby Central, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Rajio Japanese Public House: Osaka-Style Japanese Izakaya in Vancouver

It’s been 3 years since my last visit to Rajio Japanese Public House and I remember a lot of great nights here but I’m glad I’ve come back for more of their Osaka-style dishes. Interior The interior is fun and [...]

September 10, 2017 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Noodles, Ramen, Seafood, Sushi, UBC/Point Grey

Yui Japanese Bistro: Chefs Reg and Ping introduces new menu

Yui Japanese Bistro is launching new items on their menu this month and we were invited to give these items a try. I love dining here as its like a secret hidden gem in Downtown. They hide inside a business [...]

August 1, 2017 Downtown, Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Pokerrito is open on Hornby Street: Review

Pokerrito has opened their second location on Hornby and Nelson. They serve up Hawaiian poké with a Japanese twist in burritos, bowls, and salads. I was watching Wonder Woman with friends and we needed quick bite to eat before the show. [...]

July 25, 2017 Downtown, Hawaiian, Japanese, Seafood, Three Beakers
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