Browsing the "Sushi" Category

Green Leaf Sushi: Aburi Sushi and Sashimi

Green Leaf Sushi in Kitsilano has been generating quite a buzz lately for their Aburi Sushi Platter. They have their version of Miku’s Salmon Oshi Sushi, which is driving people crazy on instagram. We came here for dinner with the family [...]

April 23, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Kitsilano, Noodles, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Carp: Sushi and Bento Boxes

Carp Sushi and Bento is a little Japanese take out restaurant located near Kingsgate Mall. A friend of ours highly recommended this place for their sashimi and rolls. M and I decided to come here after work for a quick [...]

April 18, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Three Beakers

Sushi By Yuji: Nigiri and Gukan Sushi

Sushi By Yuji is on Kingsway is best known for their fresh nigri and gunkan types of sushi. After seeing lots of people commenting about my last post about Masayoshi, people told me to check out Sushi by Yuji. The [...]

March 7, 2016 Japanese, Kensington, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Masayoshi Sushi Bar: Omakase Set

For Valentines Day, M took me to Masayoshi sushi bar to indulge in their Omakase set for $120 per person. Usually its $100, so not sure why it was a bite more expensive than normal. Even on their regular menu, [...]

February 29, 2016 Japanese, Kensington, Seafood, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

Black Rice Izakaya: Japanese Restaurant near BC Place

Every Friday, my friends and I love to spend time eating and drinking at Japanese Izakayas to unwind after a week of work. Since we’ve managed to hit most Izakayas in Downtown, I had to do some reasearch to see [...]

July 20, 2015 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers

Aqua Sushi: Sashimi Brown Rice Bowls

Making a revisit to a restaurant is always great as I always discover new things on the menu. The food at Aqua Sushi has always been of great quality and I’ve been making a lot of trips there recently for [...]

July 6, 2015 Gluten Free Options, Japanese, lunch, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

O Sushi: Sushi on Granville Street

O Sushi is located right by Vancouver City Centre Skytrain. I’ve always walked by in the past never thinking much about this restaurant. A few days ago when my coworker suggested this place for lunch and I thought I should [...]

May 2, 2015 Downtown, Japanese, Sushi, Two Beakers

Kazu Japanese Restaurant: New Japanese Restaurant in Burnaby

Kazu Japanese Restaurant opened in 2014 and they are serving delicious sushi in North Burnaby. It’s on Madison and Hastings to be exact. M and I were looking for dinner after work and decided to pop in here. There have [...]

January 10, 2015 Four Beakers, Japanese, Kid Friendly, North Burnaby, Seafood, Sushi

Hanamori Sushi: Aburi Sushi in Coquitlam

Hanamori Sushi, located beside the Foggy Dew in Coquitlam has been around for years but recently has gone under new management/owners. I’m not exactly sure how this has impacted their menu, but it seems like it’s still similar. The interior has [...]

October 15, 2014 Coquitlam, Japanese, Sushi, Two Beakers

Minami: Taste of Yaletown

  Taste of Yaletown is back for its 10th year full of bites, treats, sips and sights of Yaletown. Every year, Taste of Yaletown brings together the talents of chefs with culinary treasures in the best dining district in Vancouver. [...]

October 11, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Yaletown

Miku: Great Place to Take Tourists in Vancouver

Behind these beautiful doors are the famous aburi sushi dishes from Miku. Aburi Sushi was inspired by the innovative idea of sear-flaming sushi, which they are best known for. You can’t come here without having a taste of their Aburi [...]

August 11, 2014 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Seafood, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers

Minami: Minami Zen Lunch Set

Mags and I wandered to Yaletown to get a sandwich, but ended up going to Minami, which was the best idea ever. We just needed a taste of their delicious Salmon Oshi Sushi. If you’ve had it before, you know [...]

June 30, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch, Seafood, Sushi, Yaletown

Manna Sushi: New Sushi Restaurant near Olympic Village

Working near Science World means very limited food choices. There are some great choices near the Olympic Village, but my coworkers and I have been to all of them. When we heard Manna Sushi opened on 2nd and Ontario Street, [...]

June 25, 2014 Japanese, Kid Friendly, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Sushi, Two Beakers

Kishimoto: I Got Cravings

Right after work, M and I were deciding if we wanted to go home to cook dinner or just to go out for dinner. After pondering in the car for a while, I thought about Kishimoto and we ditched our [...]

May 11, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi

Tokyo Thyme: Time for Japanese Food

Tokyo Thyme has been on my “to-eat” list for a very long time, but it’s always out of the way for me as I live and work far away from Kerrisdale. M was very skeptical like he usually is. We [...]

April 25, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Kerrisdale, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Sushi

Itadakimasu Izakaya: Japanese Food on Main

Itadakimasu Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant on Main street. They are only open for dinner and they have some good drink specials at night. We came here for a triple birthday party as they had great drink specials and good [...]

April 24, 2014 Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Aki Japanese Restaurant: Relocated to Pender Street

Aki Japanese Restaurant is located on Pender Street near Coal Harbour. They have relocated from their previous location on Thurlow. They are one of the oldest and authentic Japanese restaurant in Vancouver. I came here with M and CoffeeLover for dinner [...]

February 26, 2014 Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Kishimoto: Beautiful Sushi Rolls on Commercial Drive

Coming with the girls on the weekend for lunch drew us to Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen. I haven’t been back in 3 years, so I just had to come back and try more items off their menu. Also, they serve Salmon [...]

February 2, 2014 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Japanese, Sushi, Tapas, Three Beakers