Why You Should Visit Nagasaki 長崎 Japan

If you’re tired of the flocks of tourists in Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo, I recommend a few days in Nagasaki! There is so much more to Nagasaki (長崎) than it’s atomic past. Nagasaki (長崎) is a charming and modern port city on the island of Kyushu and the capital of Nagasaki Prefecture. Nagasaki is embraced […]

2015 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Days

Welcome to Spring, Welcome to the 2015 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. Certainly one of the most favourite festivals of the year, when we all go soft in the knees admiring those delicate blush of pink petals that seems to cover all of Vancouver. This year, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival runs from April 2 – […]

2014 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Days

Vancouver celebrates Spring with the annual month-long Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF). This year, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival runs from April 3 – 28, 2014. This spring festival offers something fun for everyone’s level of activity and interests. View My Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms – Photo Gallery Cherry Blossom Picnic – Sunday, April 13, 2014 […]

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, […]

2013 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Days

Vancouver celebrates Spring with the annual month-long Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF). This year, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival runs from April 4 – 30, 2013. And there is something for everyone’s level of activity and interests.

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]