Tag: Sushi

First Taste of Oshi Nori

Specializing in sushi hand rolls and other Japanese dishes in the heart of Yaletown, owners’ husband and wife Paulo and Priscilla have created a great spot featuring high quality seafood. Everything is so fresh and flavourful and you get to…

Experiencing Myomi Sushi in Richmond

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner where we experienced a variety of different Japanese dishes and their tasty sushi rolls. We started off with their Agedashi tofu followed by the Veggie gyoza and Miso soup. Loved the Power House Salad with salmon, smoked…

Kyushi-Style Omakase at Sushi Mahana

Truly a one of a kind experience, as we indulged in a 23 course Kyushu-style sushi Omakase dinner where we were enriched by the story of each course enjoying the flavours throughout the journey. Lawrence and I watched the chefs team lead…

Experiencing Marilena Café & Raw Bar in Victoria

Enjoyed a delicious dinner where Executive Chef Kristian Eligh leads the kitchen with his incredible menu of dishes and this fairly new restaurant that opened in June in downtown Victoria. Both Lawrence and I loved the dishes, ambience and the…

SUSHI HIL RESTAURANT

3330 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (236) 482-9060 Web: https://www.sushihil.com/ Instagram @sushihil_restaurant Advice: Advance reservations are suggested., closed Sunday’s. Specializing in Japanese cuisine with a focus on sushi and sashimi. owner/chef Hilary Nguy is dedicated to creating dishes with simplicity, finess and…

First Taste of Takenaka

Specializing in bento boxes, sushi and seafood bowls with fresh Japanese seafood and ingredients, Takenaka was first established as a Ghost kitchen, a virtual restaurant that provided their Japanese food for pickup from their commissary or for delivery. They have…

First Taste of Sashimiya

Chef Takayuki Omi and his wife Kaori just opened this one of a kind shop in downtown Vancouver. It is a Japanese Grab-and-go shop/eatery that features a menu filled with sushi rolls and premium sashimi made fresh for takeout as…

First Taste of Brass Fish Tavern

This new spot on the edge of Coal Harbour in downtown’s financial district comes to us from the Donnelly Group and it’s not the type of eatery you may have expected to come from this group; this one is elevated…

TONTON SUSHI

4018 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 428 2742 Web: http://sushitonton.com/ Instagram @tonton_sushi Advice: Reservations suggested. With it’s focus on Japanese cuisine, owner/chef Jin offers a large selection of Japanese specialties, from sushi to hot pot to oshi sushi to udon…

UMA SUSHI

450 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-8588 Web: https://www.facebook.com/umasushibar/ Instagram @umasushi_bar Advice: Reservations suggested With it’s focus on Japanese cuisine, Owner/Chef Ping leads the kitchen sushi bar and kitchen in his homey restaurant. You will want to sit at…

Vancouver Sushi Roll Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Sushi Roll Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to create and enter a Sushi Roll creation into this challenge, some entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created a special Sushi…

OKA-SAN KITCHEN

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 3578 Fraser Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-620-9898 Web: http://www.okasankitchen.com/ Twitter @Okasankitchen Advice: Counter service for take-out or table service. Closed Monday. This Japanese focussed eatery is a gem run by passionate chefs featuring a comfort food…

ANCORA DINING

1600 Howe Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-1164 Web: http://www.ancoradining.com/ Twitter: @ancoradining Advice: Reservations suggested. With it’s spectacular waterfront setting, Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde leads the kitchen where he offers up an exquisite menu of seafood focussed dishes, alongside Sushi Chef Yoshi Tabo….

Omakase Dinner at the Raw Bar

I was fortunate to join my friend and fellow writer Lawrence Ferber and friends recently for another Omakase tasting multi-course dinner. Chef Takayuki Omi prepared a selection of dishes as well as his 100% Ocean Wise certified sushi, sashimi and…

SHIZEN YA

UPDATED 4/30/19 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED   1102 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 569-3721 Web: http://shizenya.ca/ Twitter: @shizenya_van Advice: Open daily. Specializing in brown rice sushi, they are proud to be the first natural food Japanese restaurant in North America which serves…

BLACK RICE IZAKAYA

782 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel:  (778) 379-0416 Web: http://www.blackrice.ca/ Twitter: @BR_Izakaya Advice: Reservations suggested. Specializing in Japanese Izakaya you will find a menu that is filled with sashimi, sushi, nigiri, small cold and hot plates, tapas and Kushi-Yaki. I visited for…

Omakase Tasting at Raw Bar

My friend Chef Takayuki Omi joined me for an Omakase tasting menu (Chefs choice) on his night off. He guided me through this 100% Ocean Wise certified sushi bar explaining each of the pieces and noting the origin of each….

RAW BAR AT LOBBY LOUNGE

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver Tel: 604-695-5300 Web: http://www.fairmont.com/pacific-rim-vancouver/dining/the-raw-bar/ Twitter: @FairmontPacific Advice: No reservations. I joined my friend Cookbook Author/Food Writer Bonnie Stern for lunch while she was visiting recently and had the Omakase tasting menu (Chefs choice) with dessert and…

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