Yuji’s From Japan – to Vancouver with Oishii

Local Japanese Restaurant, Yuji’s From Japan, is like a corner of Yokohama flavours in Vancouver We’re lucky in Vancouver to have Yuji’s back, this time as Yuji’s From Japan, a small but popular japanese restaurant. Yokohama trained, with French Cuisine experience, Yuji’s delivers quality Japanese food, beautiful and fresh sashimi, and some innovative small plates. […]

Vancouver Powell Street Festival 2013

The thirty-seventh annual Vancouver Powell Street Festival –  Celebrating Japanese Canadian Art, Culture and Heritage in Vancouver. The 2013 Vancouver Powell Street Festival held on August 3 & 4, 2013 from 11:30am-7pm is an annual celebration of Japanese Canadian arts, culture and heritage that features something for everyone: dance, music, film and video, visual arts, […]

Nicli Antica Pizzeria – This is How We Do Pizza Night in Gastown

Nicli Antica Pizzeria – This is How We Do Pizza Night in Gastown I am eating my way through the current  Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge from June 20 – July 14, 2013.  It’s a tough assignment, but with many years of University education behind me, I’ve got some mad skills! Thank you Richard Wolak for organizing […]

Divine Dahlia Lounge – Downtown Seattle

My Divine Dinner at Dahlia Lounge – Downtown Seattle Restaurant reviews are so personal, and not always about the food. ‘Was my day going well? Who did I dine with? Were the specials what I’d anticipated?’  That said, I had a long day, I missed my train, making my journey drag out after a long […]

Joyeaux – A Working Vietnamese Lunch Downtown Vancouver

I work downtown.  I often don’t have a lot of time for lunch, but sometimes I like to enjoy a sit-down lunch meal with friends that is both fast and tasty. If there is a name for business lunch in Vietnamese it should be Joyeaux Cafe & Restaurant. It’s efficient, but try to get there […]

Surfing Goat Dairy on Maui – Won My Heart

It’s Kidding Season in Maui! I don’t really need much excuse to visit a goat dairy farm, especially when there are baby goats. But Surfing Goat Dairy Farm has such a great reputation for local fresh and sustainable food in Maui, this visit was about the cheese. This is great trip up-country. Highly recommend if you’ve […]

Vancouver Chinatown Still Satisfies Traditional to Trendy Food Hunger

Vancouver’s Chinatown Can Still Deliver Some Great Food If you read the list of winners from the Vancouver Chinese Restaurant Awards 2013 its hard to find a restaurant outside Richmond.  Fair enough, there are great traditional and fine Chinese restaurants in Richmond.  But Vancouver Chinatown still has a few gems. Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie If you’re looking […]

Miku – Amazingly Fresh Sushi and Innovative Presentation

Miku…This was my second visit in 6 months. I love the food at Miku. I love the vibe and energy and intentions. It’s hard not to gush about Miku’s food, pretty much everything I’ve ever ordered was spectacular in freshness, quality and presentation. Miku has got it going, whether the salads, the Carpaccios, the Sashimi […]

Okonomiyaki Chibo, Waikiki – Quality Okonomiyaki

It’s been a while since I’ve visited an okonomiyaki restaurant. They are hard to find outside Japan, certainly hard to find in Vancouver! Japanese comfort food, casual and tasty. Luckily for Waikiki, there’s a great place for the okonomiyaki experience at Chibo Restaurant. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q2GKSSBUFc&w=560&h=315] 

Edible Canada – Local Fare Breakfast at Granville Island Market

Usually I make my Granville Island Public Market trips early in the morning and am focused with list in hand. This weekend, it was quiet, and we slept in, and found ourselves arriving later (9 am) at the market. The bistro was just opening, and we were hungry. Lucky us. Brunch is Saturday and Sunday […]