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Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ: Happy Hour Makes Us Happy

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ is a Japanese restaurant in Downtown. It’s located beside Relish Gastopub and below Guu Garden. They have a lot of good lunch combos and even a wicked Happy Hour special. They sell Japanese BBQ grill dishes, noodles, [...]

July 7, 2012 BBQ, Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Suika Snackbar: Suika Punch Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: VANEATS.ca approached me to try out their “Suika Punch” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and I brought along M and CandiedZen to keep the review as unbiased [...]

June 21, 2012 Fairview, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Kamei Royale: Kamei Kiss Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: VANEATS.ca approached me to try out their “Kamei Kiss” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and I brought along M to keep the review as unbiased as I [...]

May 31, 2012 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Three Beakers

Guu Izakaya (Toronto): Still got it Guu’d

Guu Izakaya is the first Guu location in Toronto. It is much smaller than its other location – Guu SakaBar, but it is very very popular. BaguetteGirl, CanuckGirl and I waited 1.5 hours for a table of 3. That’s quite [...]

May 23, 2012 Downtown/University of Toronto, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Guu SakaBar: Still Guu’d in Toronto, ON

Guu SakaBar is another restaurant part of the Guu restaurants. They sell Japanese Izakaya items like tapas dishes. Guu currently has 6 restaurants in Vancouver and 2 in Toronto. Since I have already been to all the ones in Vancouver, [...]

May 19, 2012 Izakaya, Japanese, The Annex

Alpha Sushi & Japanese Tapas: A Good Alternative

Alpha Sushi and Japanese Tapas is located in Yaletown and is quite popular even on weekday nights. It was empty at 5pm, but by 6pm it started to get quite packed. As you can gather by their name….they do have [...]

May 5, 2012 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Yaletown

Guu Garlic: Garlic Chips are Addictive

Guu Garlic is one of my favorite Guu locations as they serve tapas with a theme of garlic. Since there are so many Guus in Vancouver now, there are only 2 that I adore going to … Guu Garden and [...]

April 29, 2012 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ: $7.95 Lunch Combo and Happy Hour

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ is a new Japanese restaurant that opened up Downtown. It’s located beside Relish Gastopub and below Guu Garden. They have a lot of good lunch combos and even a Happy Hour special. They sell Japanese BBQ grill [...]

March 11, 2012 BBQ, Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Hapa Izakaya Coal Harbour: New Beginnings

Hapa Umi was the higher-end restaurant of the Hapa Izakaya chain. From hearing much feedback from the customers, they decided to change Hapa Umi into Hapa Izakaya Coal Harbour. The prices are much lower and you will be having similar [...]

March 8, 2012 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Sushiyama: Amazing Japanese Food!

Sushiyama is a very popular Japanese restaurant in Vancouver. It’s good for their cheap eats and quality food. No wonder during peak hours, there can be a lot of people lining up. Luckily, it was after the lunch hour rush [...]

January 6, 2012 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood

Sushimoto: Hidden Sushi Place in North Burnaby

Sushimoto is a hidden Japanese restaurant in Burnaby near Holdom Skytrain. It’s a nice hidden find since nothing else is really around that area. They are quite busy during peak hours and are growing to be quite popular since they [...]

December 28, 2011 Izakaya, Japanese, North Burnaby, Three Beakers

Guu Garden: Rice Burger Bento Lunch Is Awesome

Guu Garden is probably my favorite place to have lunch downtown. It’s cheap and you are guaranteed a fabulous lunch. Plus, I love Japanese food to death. For AvocadoGirl’s last day of work, I took her here since she really [...]

December 20, 2011 Downtown, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch

Kingyo Japanese Izakaya: Kingyo Craze Dining Package

Foodology Disclaimer: VANEATS.ca approached me to try out their “Kingyo Craze” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and bought an additional one for a friend to keep the review as [...]

November 25, 2011 Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Seafood

Ramen Sanpachi (Broadway): Way More Than Just Ramen

I usually go to the Ramen Sanpachi on Robson, but one day CandiedZen and I found ourselves venturing far down Broadway since we couldn’t decide where to eat. Eventually we ended up at Sanpachi kinda close to UBC.  They have a different [...]

October 18, 2011 Izakaya, Japanese, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Hapa Umi: Delicious Food in Small Portions

Hapa Umi is the higher end version of Hapa Izakaya. They are located near Waterfront and serve up some unique Japanese dishes. I bought 2 Living Social Coupons a while ago, and since they were about to expire, I really [...]

October 10, 2011 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Guu Gastown: Guu’d Food

My goal in life is to go to every single Guu in the world! Hopefully that can be achieved in my lifetime….which may be hard since locations keep popping up around the world. Today, my adventures brought me to Guu [...]

September 13, 2011 Gastown, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen: Great Addition to The Drive

My sister found a new Japanese place on Commercial Drive called Kishimoto that serves up sushi and different izakaya dishes. Since I just adore Japanese food to death, I dragging M to come eat with me. There are a few [...]

August 22, 2011 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Electric Owl Social Club: Surprising Asian Inspired Menu

It was @wongers birthday and she decided to have it at the Electric Owl. The name of the place sounded very interesting, seemed more like a pub/lounge to me. Since we went there early and it was fireworks night, this [...]

August 16, 2011 Izakaya, Japanese, Strathcona, Tapas, Two Beakers
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