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The Shop at Two Rivers Meats in North Vancouver

The Shop is an eatery and butcher shop under one roof at Two Rivers Meats in North Vancouver. We were invited to try their winter menu, which features their specialty meats and seasonal produce available from local suppliers. Interior The [...]

November 16, 2018 burger, Canadian, Farm to Table, Kid Friendly, North Vancouver, Ramen, Specialty Shop

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

Mensho Tokyo SF: Long Lines, Expensive, and Rich in Flavour

Mensho Tokyo is a popular ramen shop in Japan and this is their first location outside of Japan. Luckily, it’s located in San Francisco in the Tenderloin. When I was visiting for a week, a lot of my Instagram followers [...]

September 2, 2018 Japanese, Ramen, San Francisco

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

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

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

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

Yah Yah Ya Ramen in Downtown Vancouver

Yah Yah Ya Ramen opened their second location in Vancouver and they specialize in Yokohama-style ramen. The style of ramen blends tonkotsu and shoyu broth together to give a unique blend of broth. We were invited to try their special [...]

July 1, 2017 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers

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

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

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

Koyuki Sapporo Ramen: New Ramen Shop near Robson

Koyuki Sapporo Ramen is the newest ramen joint to appear near Robson Street. With so many other ramen shops in the area, I was curious how it would compare. I came here with Dee from Gastrofork to see if it [...]

July 29, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

Ramen Koika: Ramen on Davie Street

Ramen Koika is located on Davie Street opened by Caleb Lee. He traveled to Japan to learn how to make ramen in Chiba, Tokyo and Osaka. Did you know he also was a banker before getting into the restaurant industry? [...]

June 28, 2016 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, snack
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