On October 22nd, I attended the opening party for this new Japanese Yakitori Bar/Restaurant in the Olympic Village neighborhood.
Executive Chef Hiro Amano leads the kitchen and food operations of this new one of a kind Yakitori style bar. Designed by The Fifteen Group, plans are in place to open more locations throughout Vancouver and beyond over the next few years after this flagship location is up and rolling.
I enjoyed some delicious bites and yakitori that were served offering a taste of the menu including the Kale gomaae, Ebi fritters, Oishi Chicken, and the Fire-roasted pineapple.
The 5,000 sq ft space features a large commissary set-up kitchen in the back with a large walk-in fridge and freezer as well as a grill set-up to be able to offer catering outside of their restaurant operations. KU-SHI: Japanese for skewer. And skewers are what they do (but with a “Q”). Meat, seafood, veggie and dessert skewers grilled to perfection on a stick.
Q Shi Q is located at 159 West 4th Avenue in Vancouver. You can eat-in or takeout, call them at 604-428-7744. Hours are: Monday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. You can follow them on twitter @QshiQJapanBBQ
By: Richard Wolak