Nao Sushi Coquitlam

I’ve been to Nao for Sushi at their other location in Burnaby and it is always packed! When I learnt that Nao was coming to Coquitlam, I was a bit surprised as we already have many great Sushi places in the area but interesting move for Nao to move to Coquitlam of all places. This […]

Sushi Buzza

Yikes! It’s been a month since my last blog post. I really need to get back into the game before my name falls off the list of Google searches! Content creation is no easy task, maintaining content is a much harder task and never mind having interesting content. Buzza Japanese Restaurant is in the Mallarville […]

Cafe de L’Orangerie

It was my very first time being at Cafe de L’Orangerie despite that this has been on my wish list for awhile. The cafe is not your normal cafe with coffee and donuts, but this is a Japanese style cafe with a twist. It specializes in pasta, curry, hamburger steak, cutlets and desserts. And of […]

Nagano (revived!)

Nagano has been in the Tri-Cities area for a long time. Until recent, they were affected by a fire that had crumbled down their building. But that was only temporary, they are back again! A couple of us visited for lunch on a Sunday afternoon after church. I was sad to find that their lunch […]

VanVan Izakaya

EWRL Disclaimer: I was invited by ChineseBites to try out the menu at VanVan Izakaya. Opinions are my own. Location: 1333 Robson Street, Vancouver Phone: 604 568 2998 Hours: (Lunch) 11:30AM – 3PM (Dinner) 5:30PM – 12AM (except for Sunday, 10:30PM) Hints:  Street parking Alcohol offerings Japanese Tapas Surprisingly this was the first time I’ve heard of VanVan Izakaya. They are located […]

Hanamori Sushi

Location: #102 511 Rochester Ave Coquitlam, BC V3K 0A2 Phone: (604) 939-2422 Hints:  Hidden beside an apartment Very little parking Very small restaurant I was here in the summer and in fear of heat, I was resisting from coming to this place because it had its doors open. This could only mean one thing, no air con! […]

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Location: 888 Nelson St Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9 Phone: (604) 558-3885 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:30am-10:30pm Friday: 11:30am-11:30am Saturday: 11:30am-11:30pm Sunday: 11:30am-10:30pm Hints:  Authentic Japanese BBQ Great customer service Paid underground/street parking Happy Hour Web: Gyu-Kaku in the heart of downtown Vancouver offers social dining experience that is authentic to the Japanese Yakiniku (BBQ) dining experience. They […]

Yah Yah Ya Ramen

Location: #1423-8388 Capstan Way Richmond, BC V6X 4B6 Phone: (604) 285-5113 Hours:  Tues-Sun: 11AM – 2:30PM, 5PM – 9PM Hints:  It’s a big mall. Hint: it’s right beside Richmond Sushi. From Tokyo Japanese staffed Write your name down as soon as you arrive! Facebook: I don’t remember how or when I stumbled upon this restaurant. But it was one […]

Kisoji Japanese Kitchen

Location: 1 – 19040 Lougheed Hwy Pitt Meadows, BC, V3Y 2N6 (Pitt Meadows) Phone: (604) 457-4567 Hours:  Monday: CLOSED Tuesday – Thursday: 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm Friday – Saturday: 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-9:30pm Sunday: 12:00pm-8:00pm Hints/Remarks: Fresh Sashimi Private party room Wide selection of cooked and uncooked food TVs in the room I don’t remember where I’ve stumbled upon Kisoji but I did. […]