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 […]

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. […]

Marutama Ramen

Location: 780 Bidwell, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C8 (Behind McDonalds on Robson) Phone: (604) 688-8837 Hours: MON – THU : 11:30 – 22:00 FRI & SUN : 11:00 – 22:30 SUN : 11:00 – 21:00 HOLIDAY : CLOSED Hints:  Street parking One of Vancouver’s Talk of Town restaurants Chicken soup “Kae-Dama” for extra noodles   It’s been awhile since […]

Nao Sushi – Lunch Edition

Location: 7060 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC Phone: (604) 521-3131 | Hours: Unknown Website: http://www.naosushi.ca/ My girlfriend and I visited Nao in between the border of Burnaby and New West just a few weeks ago. I remember that we were searching for Japanese restaurants in the area awhile back and we came across  “Dai Sushi” and “Nao Sushi”. And the first thing we […]

Fuji Sushi – Lunch Edition

Location: 526 Clarke Road, Coquitlam Phone: (604) 936-0304 [Reservations for dinner is highly recommended.] Website: www.fujisushi.com Social: TWITTER, FACEBOOK My girlfriend and I are visiting yet another Japanese gem in Coquitlam. It’s actually near the Burquitlam area (near Lougheed Town Centre), hence a pretty central location. This restaurant has been around for at least 10 years […]

Aoyama Cafe – Dinner Edition

I’m out in Richmond once again with my girlfriend. This time we are visiting a Japanese cafe inside Aberdeen Centre called “Aoyama Cafe“. Half of the restaurant is actually a coffee shop and the other half is more like a restaurant. The restaurant is located on the first level of Aberdeen Centre, beside the customer […]

Fumisen, Tenku Bakudanyaki, Shoryumen

Today, we are going to visit a food place that is located outdoors in the open. It’s a collection of 3 different Japanese cuisines. Fumisen serving Sushi cones, Tenku serving Bakudanyaki (a Japanese style savoury fritter, topped with an assortment of sauces and seasonings), and Shoryumen serving ramen. Location/Hours: They are all located next to […]

Sushi Shelter 101 – Dinner Edition

My girlfriend and I decided to visit this tiny gem in the Port of Coquitlam for dinner after a recommendation from my good friend, Micky. (Thanks for the great recommendation.) The restaurant was located in a strip mall behind Save-On Foods in Port Coquitlam. You will never find the restaurant if you don’t actually explore […]

Matoi Sushi Japanese Restaurant

My girlfriend and I drove passed this new Japanese restaurant on the way home, so we decided to give it a shot. The restaurant is located in Coquitlam on the corner of Westwood St. and Lougheed Hwy. From memory, I believe it used to be another Japanese restaurant before Matoi opened. We tried to look […]