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I’ve always found so-called “fast food” places in Japan to be reliable because most of the quick-service chains in Japan have clearly-detailed standard operating procedures (SOP) as to how each menu item is to be prepared and assembled (much like … Continue reading
Tagged donburiya, downtown, Ebi-Ten, fast food, japanese, noodle soup, noodles, robson, tempura, teriyaki, udon
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Standards on what makes a restaurant and its dishes good vary greatly from one person to another. Some might think that value is of utmost importance, some prefer intimate surroundings, while others will consider no factor other than the freshness … Continue reading
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Tojo’s has become the poster child for local overrated and overpriced restaurants. The consensus from local foodies and food bloggers seems to be that the restaurant serves average-quality sushi with prices so high that they border on being unconscionable. I’ve … Continue reading
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It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say the Kani Doraku is the most iconic restaurant in Osaka. No matter where you look – whether it be travel websites, travel magazines, or travel guidebooks – the giant crab that is a … Continue reading
Tagged chawanmushi, crab, croquette, hosomaki, Japan, kani, landmark, maki, Osaka, raw crab, sushi, sweet and sour, tempura
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Applause Japanese Restaurant- After reviewing the pictures that I took of my family’s lunch at Applause Japanese Restaurant today, I have to say that they are truly awful. There were so many items on our table that I couldn’t take … Continue reading
Tagged beef teriyaki, chicken karaage, chicken katsu, chicken teriyaki, chicken wings, curry, dynamite roll, fried chicken, japanese, katsu, nigiri, rolls, salad, sushi, tempura, udon, vancouver
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Yamato Sushi – I wouldn’t have known about tiny Yamato Sushi on Davie if not for its being one of the more popular downtown/Yaletown sushi places on Urbanspoon. From the reviews, I gathered that it wasn’t popular for its authenticity … Continue reading
Tagged beef teriyaki, california roll, downtown, dynamite roll, futomaki, japanese, miso soup, rolls, sashimi, sushi, tempura, yaletown
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Zen – I don’t know where to begin…I know, how about this? Zen Sucks! I’ll spare you the usual introductory paragraphs and get straight to the mostly crap food my family and I had for dinner a few hours ago … Continue reading
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Makoto Japanese Restaurant – Today, for my family’s weekly Saturday lunch at a place fairly close to my daughter’s Mandarin school in Burnaby, I planned on taking them to New Age Chinese Cuisine. I chose New Age because I really … Continue reading
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Hi Genki – I have known about Hi Genki, a cafeteria for a Japanese retirement home that doubles as a Japanese restaraurant, for several months now. But I’ve never really had any motivation to try it. Frankly, I don’t think … Continue reading
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Day 4 – Ebisu… The Golden Arches.Some can’t live without it’s food and others blame it for all of the world’s current problems. But I assume most people feel rather neutral about it’s existence. It’s everywhere and it is inexpensive. … Continue reading