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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

Kilala: Japanese Restaurant in Burnaby

Kilala has been in the North Burnaby neighbourhood for about 10 years now. After all that time, I finally came here for a visit with M. It is a small sushi bar, so it can get pretty busy around dinner [...]

September 25, 2016 Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Seafood, Sushi

Kozakura: Japanese Cuisine in Gastown

Kozakura is a new Japanese Izakaya located near Gastown. They specialize in Kappo-style Japanese food and the menu is seasonal, fresh and local. Foodgressing, Food Wench, Maggi, Nosh & Nibble, Picky Diner and I came here for dinner as we were so curious about what [...]

September 24, 2016 Gastown, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Three Beakers

Kuma Izakaya: Drinks and Asian Fusion in Yaletown

Kuma Izakaya is located in Yaletown close to the Skytrain. They serve up Japanese and Korean dishes with a hint of French influence. At first it can seem confusing how all 3 types of cuisines would come together. We were [...]

August 15, 2016 Izakaya, Japanese, Korean, Late Night, Seafood, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Nabebugyo Hot Pot: Individual Hot Pot in Vancouver

Nabebugyo is a Japanese-style hot pot restaurant where you will get your own individual hot pot instead of sharing a big hot pot. My friends and I decided to come here after work to just give it a try. Interior [...]

August 14, 2016 Hot Pot, Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Three Beakers

Hachibei: Authentic Japanese Food near South Cambie

Hachibei is a little hidden Japanese restaurant in South Cambie. I’ve been craving to try new places in town and I stumbled upon Hachibei. It was highly recommended by a few friends and I am a sucker for small authentic [...]

August 12, 2016 Four Beakers, Japanese, Seafood, South Cambie Street, Sushi

Sushi UOmo: Sushi in North Burnaby

Sushi UOmo is located in North Burnaby in the Heights. M and I were looking for a new sushi place to eat dinner at. I’m trying to find more restaurants that I haven’t eaten at in the area and Sushi [...]

August 11, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers