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Review: Ramen Jinya

by gigi on January 11, 2012

Jenkins and I have been long-time fans of Ebi Ten so when we learned that there was going to be an addition to the Ebi Ten family in the form of Ramen Jinya, we were eager to check it out. I’m not sure if all of the Ramen Jinyas worldwide are owned by Ebi Ten […]


Review: Bistro Sakana

by gigi on November 23, 2011

Bistro Sakana in Yaletown used to be on of Jenkins and my go-to places for Japanese food in downtown. For whatever reason, we hadn’t been for many years though so we decided to check it out one day when we were in the mood for Japanese food but didn’t want to wander too far from […]


Review: Shiro Sushi

by gigi on April 19, 2011

Back in the day, Jenkins and I used to frequent Shiro Sushi quite a bit. It was located conveniently for us and the quality of sushi was always quite good. For whatever reason though, we stopped going. Neither of us could figure out why so Jenkins suggested that we check it out for dinner one […]


Review: Sushi King House (Kerrisdale)

by gigi on March 28, 2011

Shortly after Jenkins and I came back from our Asia trip, we were a bit reluctant to go to a Japanese restaurant too soon after our return. However, we were forced to take the punch finally when we were walking around in Kerrisdale late one afternoon looking for a super late lunch. For some reason, […]


Tokyo: Sushi Dai at Tsukiji Fish Market

by gigi on February 1, 2011

One of the things I was most looking forward to for my Tokyo trip was my impending visit to Tsukiji Fish Market, the largest fish market in the world. I had heard countless stories from people going to the market and indulging in a breakfast of some of the freshest fish one can imagine and […]


Review: Kimura Sushi & Japanese Cuisine

by gigi on January 13, 2011

I had actually wanted to try Kimura Sushi for quite a while but it’s a bit out of the way from where I live and I don’t work in Burnaby as much as I used to. Luckily for me, my aunt and uncle live psuedo-close and since my aunt has been telling me to go […]