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
Poke time Poke shops have been popping up and around Vancouver for the past month or some. Some far from the city center and some like Poke time in downtown. I was really excited for the Poke burrito and I wasn’t disappointed. There are so many choices that come with the Poke burrito. The type … Continue reading Poke Time on Robson
I was looking for somewhere to have lunch in the Marpole area and after must deliberation of whether we should eat Japanese, Chinese, West coast food and in the end we settled on a fusion of Japanese and Italian at Café de l’orangerie. There were so many things we wanted to order on the menu. … Continue reading Comfort food at Cafe de l’Orangerie
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
The Eatery Oh, the Eatery. What is there to say about this pink and whacky establishment that hasn’t been already been said. To be honest, the food was not all that memorable. I don’t even remember exactly what we had because it all just tasted the same after a while. A summary of the flavours … Continue reading An… interesting experience at The Eatery
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?
Finally, after 3 years of wanting to eat Shishinori, I’m finally here. Is this a hyped up place or not? And after 3 years of hyping will it live up to the hype? I would say, yes, it did. I had the spicy chicken bowl meal with Peach green tea and mango pudding. The spicy … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Shihinori