Kinome Izakaya

It’s hard to find Japanese restaurants actually run by Japanese people in Vancouver. So when I do know of one, I have to visit it. Kinome Izakaya specializes in soba noodles. The ones served at Kinome are handmade and hard to find in Vancouver. Everything I had at Kinome was well made but nothing was … Continue reading Kinome Izakaya

Dinner at Guu Otokomae

We came to Guu Otokomae in Gaston for a relaxed early dinner. The layout of this Guu is interesting because it’s upstairs and split between two levels. The service was not overbearing and was prompt as well. We started with the fried shrimp (ebi). I felt that the batter was pretty disappointing – it was … Continue reading Dinner at Guu Otokomae

Green Leaf Sushi – or oily sushi?

I came to Green Leaf Sushi for their pressed sushi and also because of all the Instagram posts. We started with the octopus (tako) appetizer. When it came to the table we found it to be fairly small compared to other places. The flavours tasted pretty fresh but could have done with a little more … Continue reading Green Leaf Sushi – or oily sushi?