Raku

Raku

I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual. Bobby Flay As “Aburiya Raku” means “Charcoal Grill House Enjoyment”, we would like you to enjoy our authentic Japanese food. Our goal is to see your smile! Raku was such 

Miku – A waterfront restaurant – Vancouver BC

Miku – A waterfront restaurant – Vancouver BC

  I’m not making art, I’m making sushi. Masaharu Morimoto Downtown restaurant specializing in Aburi (seared) sushi. This restaurant was recommended by family and locals that live in Vancouver. I really wanted to love this place and just couldn’t. Offering a beautiful view and large space, 

Hanabi – Ramen and Japanese Curry

Hanabi – Ramen and Japanese Curry

Let’s eat! New management and restaurant. The ramen is pretty tasty. My very flavorful clam ramen had so many clams and delicious chicken meat balls and my ramen was al dente! Just the way I like it. Hanabi boasts on being both healthy and delicious: 

Kusakabe

Kusakabe

 Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about our destination.  – Drake  Today marks the second month since the grand opening of Kusakabe, a modern marriage between sushi and kaiseki-style dining. This 30-seat sushi restaurant offers friendly service in great detail. Dining here brings 

Benu **

Benu **

We feast with our eyes first. A thoughtful journey, an experience that delicately touched my palate. From the moment you set foot inside, you are addressed by name.  A menu is prepared personally for you. Asian fusion kitchen collaboration at its finest. While I enjoyed 

Satou

Satou

Throwback Thursday – Steak it to me baby!  Steak House Satou has been famed for its Matsuzaka beef. It wouldn’t be uncommon to find it listed in a travel guide and written about in reviews. Located in a cute bicycle town of Kichijoji-Honcho, there is a huge 

Sushi Dai

Sushi Dai

Throwback Thursday – Sushi for breakfast? YES, please! Irasshaimase! If you are looking to make a trip to Tokyo, you must try and squeeze in some time to check out the famous Tsukiji fish market. Surely, no visit to Tsukiji is complete without a sushi breakfast. 

Dash

Dash

In Chinese, we have a saying: You eat first with your eyes, then your nose, then your mouth.  -Wendy Leon, Hong Kong-raised chef Why in the world did it take me so long to try Dash? I’ve walked by and pointed it out but never 

Royce’ – Pote Goma Cookies

Royce’ – Pote Goma Cookies

If you’re afraid of butter use cream – Julia Child Confectionary at its finest when it comes to Royce’ chocolates (headquartered in Sapporo, Japan) and varieties. Being a big fan of all things sweet my friend had introduced me to Royce a few years ago. Back then, 

Takara Sake USA

Takara Sake USA

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. – Bertrand Russell Last Wednesday’s meet-up with a dear friend in Berkeley lead into a full day of touring his neighborhood which included the opportunity for a tasting at Takara Sake. Once parked we