Hoshi Japanese Cuisine pairs intricate Japanese food with a waterfront view

Hoshi Japanese Cuisine Restaurant serves dishes that embody the various prefectures of Japan and their cultural foods. They specialize in Kaiseki, a multi-course seasonal set menu that must be pre-ordered in advance and regularly, they have an all day menu and Teishoku, lunch meal set. The Chef has an incredible culinary experience, “apprentice Chef of…

Tokyo Katsu-sand serves Japanese Katsu Sandwiches in Downtown Vancouver

Tokyo Katsu-sand brings the sought-after sandwiches we know and love from Japan to the heart of Vancouver Downtown. They feature four sandwiches: Gyu-Katsu, Tonkatsu, Ebi Katsu and Chicken Katsu. Gyu-Katsu Gyu Katsu is their best seller and it is a deep fried AAA strip loin beef sandwich. The meat was very tender and the panko…

Kun’s Omakase Bar is Steveston’s Best Kept Secret for Japanese food

Kun’s Omakase Bar‘s name says it all – they offer Japanese food that is focused on highlighting the quality of different fish and seafood. Their Chef Special Omakase is not available right now due to Covid-19 but their menu has a variety of delectable bites. New Winter Menu Items Sun Seeker Oysters with Caviar &…

Shin Ka Gyuu AYCE Sukiyaki Experience Stands Out in Vancouver

Shin Ka Gyuu serves an elevated AYCE sukiyaki experience in Vancouver. Choose between a $58 or $78 set with quality meats, sashimi, sushi, side dishes and dessert offerings. What is Sukiyaki? Sukiyaki is the art of cooking meats, vegetables and starches into a boiling pot of distinctive sweet and salty soy sauce broth. Similar to…

Vancouver Tea Festival 2020 | Part 1

On March 7 – 8, Vancouver Tea Society hosted their annual Vancouver Tea Festival at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. See the incredible vendors and their stories about tea down below! kyth + kyn Vivian is the owner behind kyth + kyn and her brand is about modernizing the approach of Chinese medicinal herbs…

Whisk Matcha’s Matcha 101 |Vancouver Tea Festival 2020 Part 2

At the Vancouver Tea Festival, there are workshops attendees can sit in on and I went to Whisk Matcha’s Matcha 101 class. Whisk Matcha Kimmy from Whisk Matcha has been rapidly making a name for herself by being the matcha queen of Vancouver! I got the opportunity to sit in on her matcha 101 class…

Hi Genki | Japanese Comfort Food

Located inside the Robert Nimi Nikkei Home, Hi Genki serves affordable and delicious Japanese Comfort Food to their Seniors and all customers. Spicy Kaarage Don ($9.95) Sweet & spicy soy fried chicken This was my favourite dish because the spicy glaze on the chicken just perfectly enhanced the sweet soy, sweet rice and tender chicken…

Haisai! Sweets & Treats |AMAZING Japanese Baked Goods

The ladies from Haisai! have been gracing Vancouverites with their quality Japanese baked goods at pop ups and I got the chance to snag a few at WeWork! Cookies Okinawa Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies What is Okinawa Sea Salt? Salt in Okinawa is rich in minerals, slightly sweeter and is produced is clear ocean…

Dosanko |Japanese Yōshoku Restaurant

Located in the Japantown of Vancouver, Dosanko serves delicious Western styled (Yōshoku) Japanese food that will make you think “why didn’t I come here earlier??” Most Popular Dishes Omu-rice Omurice is a Japanese omelette that is folded within itself in the cooking process and then the extremely fluffy and silky egg is draped over rice…

Gram Cafe Richmond | Japanese Souffle Pancakes at Aberdeen Centre

Gram Cafe has brought their fluffy, premium souffle pancakes to Vancouver! They are in preparations to open but the date is not known yet. I had the opportunity to preview the menu and give you all the inside scoop of the best dishes! Premium Pancakes Gram is famous for their iconic, stacked 3 souffle pancakes….