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[Sneak Peek] Ramen Taka in Aberdeen Centre

Ramen Taka has opened their second location at Aberdeen Centre on the 2nd floor. Their first location is on Bidwell and Robson Street. They are best known for their delicious broth that is topped with seasoned Hokkaido lard. It is [...]

April 24, 2019 Japanese, Ramen, Richmond

Usagi Sweets: Japanese Sweets in Vancouver

Usagi Sweets is a small shop with Japanese pastries like mochi mochi, brownies, cookies, and other sweet treats. It is run by the daughter of the owners of the now defunct Basho Cafe, which has now become Yama Cafe after [...]

March 16, 2019 Cafe, Dessert, Fairview, Japanese

Sushi Maro: Lunch in Yaletown

Sushi Maro is a a Japanese restaurant in Yaletown just steps from Yaletown Station. I came here for a quickie lunch with a friend as we’re never been here before. There’s a lot of other Japanese restaurants around here but [...]

March 2, 2019 Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Yaletown

Stem Japanese Eatery: Traditional Japanese Omakase with a Twist

Stem Japanese Eatery opened in South Burnaby in 2017 and we finally made a visit by going to try their Chef’s Omakase set menu. We assumed its the best way to try the variety on the menu while utilizing seasonal [...]

February 19, 2019 Japanese, Seafood, South Burnaby

Matcha Cafe Maiko: Dessert in San Francisco

Matcha Cafe Maiko is a great place for matcha and Hojicha dessert lovers. When I was in San Francisco, I knew I needed to make a visit while we were in Japan Town. I couldn’t miss this chance. As it [...]

February 15, 2019 Cafe, Dessert, Japanese, San Francisco

Ajisai Sushi Bar in Kerrisdale: Review

Ajisai Sushi Bar is a very popular Japanese restaurant in Kerrisdale and popular among the locals and visitors. I haven’t been here before and my aunt was in town, so we all went to go give it a try. For [...]

February 4, 2019 Japanese, Kerrisdale, Seafood, Sushi

Ramen Koika: Prime Rib Ramen in Vancouver

Ramen Koika has launched their limited time-only Prime Rib Ramen as their special for the next few months. They are anticipating this will stay on the menu for another 2-3 months as it’s been quite popular. We were invited to [...]

January 26, 2019 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Bake49: Japanese Desserts in Yaletown

I have been waiting in anticipation for Bake49 to open since they announced their location in Yaletown. I’m a sucker for Japanese desserts, so I had to make my friend go with me despite being on a diabetic diet until [...]

January 22, 2019 Dessert, Japanese, Yaletown

[Sneak Peek] Dine Out Vancouver 2019 at Donsanko Restaurant

Dosanko Restaurant serves up Yōshoku-style Japanese cuisine using seasonally inspired, local ingredients following Japanese traditions of using what’s around you. They are one of the participating restaurants on the Dine Out Vancouver 2019 list. We got a special sneak peek to see [...]

January 18, 2019 Dineout, Japanese, Strathcona

Green Leaf Sushi: Korean Japanese Fusion in Burnaby

Green Leaf Cafe opened their second location in Burnaby and it’s good they finally opened right by Lougheed Mall so there are more food options in the area. They are a Japanese and Korean fusion restaurant that takes the best [...]

January 15, 2019 Fusion, Japanese, Korean, Noodles, North Burnaby, Sushi

Hida Takayama Ramen in Vancouver: Review

Your next favourite ramen might be from a food court. It’s a bold claim, I know. Vancouver loves ramen and throughout the years, there had been a trend of using heavy broth full of flavour. It’s absolutely delicious but they [...]

January 4, 2019 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Yuu Japanese Tapas: Volcano Ramen and Miriku Collection in Richmond

Yuu Japanese Tapas is located in Richmond, BC and they serve up contemporary Japanese cuisine. They have a wide menu from appetizers, individualized hot pots, ramen and other items. Earlier in the year, The Original beer Ramen made headlines around [...]

December 27, 2018 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Richmond

Black Rice Izakaya: 2018 New Winter Menu

Black Rice Izakaya continues to offer seasonal items on top of their regular menu.They are located near the Vancouver Public Library and BC Place. A very convenient location serving up Japanese izakaya, fresh specialty seafood, sushi rolls, sake and cocktails. [...]

December 20, 2018 Downtown, Fusion, Japanese

Horin Ramen + Sake: Now Open on Robson Street in Vancouver

Horin Ramen + Sake finally open their doors on Robson and Bute in Downtown Vancouver. They specialize in Fukuoka Ramen with their own spicy twist. Back in 1966, Mr. Sadayuki Nakahara and his wife Keiko were the originators of adding [...]

November 8, 2018 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Ramen Gaoh: New Ramen Shop in North Burnaby

Ramen Gaoh is a new ramen shop in North Burnaby on Hastings and Willingdon. They are the newest concept from the Menya Kouji Group, which also has Ramen Gojiro and The Ramen Butcher. What is unique about Ramen Gaoh is [...]

November 3, 2018 Japanese, Noodles, North Burnaby, Ramen

Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba: Japanese Noodles in Downtown Vancouver

Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba opened up in Downtown Vancouver right under BCIT Downtown Campus on Seymour Street. Japanese Chef Takuma Ishikawa created KOKORO mazesoba in Tokyo Japan in 2013 and soon expanded quickly around Japan. Ever since they opened in Vancouver, its [...]

October 28, 2018 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles

Wasabi Robson: Aburi, Sushi Rolls and Bento Boxes

Wasabi Robson is the newest sushi restaurant to open up in Downtown Vancouver at the Vancouver Public Library. I saw them on Instagram and wanted to make a visit as they make a few aburi-style sushi items on the menu [...]

October 12, 2018 Downtown, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Seafood, Sushi

Matsuzushi: $25 Omakase in Port Moody

Matsuzushi is a hidden gem in Port Moody serving up $25 Omakase, which is a Japanese term meaning “I’ll leave it up to you”. I was intrigued by a lot of people posting up pictures of this great deal, so [...]

October 8, 2018 Japanese, Port Moody, Seafood, Sushi
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