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The Seal Meat Experience

Although many of you might be a little disheartened in the upcoming tasting choice, I for one feel that introducing myself to as many different foods, flavors, and textures allows me to appreciate the art of cooking, the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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Japanese Culinary Arts

I recently put my employee tuition credits to good use with the UBC Japanese Culinary Arts course led by instructor Hana Dethlefsen. Hana was co-blogger of the former Two Girls Forking and now writes for her spin-off blog…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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The Foodists Preview Hapa Umi

Recently Mark and I had the privilege of getting a first-hand sneak peak of the new Hapa Umi just before they opened. Hapa Umi is latest offering from this city’s preeminent izakaya empire Hapa Izakaya. Make no…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 24th, 2011
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Sockeye Sushi

The sockeye were here in record numbers this year and not only that, were tastier than previous years too… nice and fatty. I even got out for some fishing action myself a couple of weeks ago with fishchilliwack.com…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
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NYC: Eating up Manhattan

It’s been 7 years since I last visited NYC. My memories are foggy but I remembered something about piles of hot succulent pastrami at Katz’ as big as a small child’s head (since shrunk to the size of small…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 13th, 2009
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Irashai Grill: Saucy Japanese Fusion With a Twist

Ben and I were recently invited to join a few other food bloggers at a media tasting lunch at Irashai Grill on West Pender. But wait a second I thought, there’s an Irashai downtown Vancouver? Since when? Well…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 21st, 2009
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Japanese Lime

I was a bit dubious when “Rime”, a Turkish restaurant on Commercial Drive, re-opened as a Japanese joint called, Lime. But it looked intriguing and I love Japanese food, so eventually got to check it out and…

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Posted by: on Monday, May 11th, 2009
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Takumi Japanese Restaurant

Takumi Japanese restaurant is a great little Japanese restaurant in West Vancouver. It’s in a bit of an isolated area near Thunderbird Marina on Marine Drive. It wasn’t very busy when we went but I think that it will…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 5th, 2009
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Ajisai Sushi

My favorite place to worship raw fish in Vancouver is Ajisai Sushi. Thanks to Lisa’s mighty recommendation, I found a place that regularly brings in fresh saba (mackerel) and aji (horse mackerel) and makes what is…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 22nd, 2008
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Fall for Food in Japan

My family and I enjoyed 2 weeks in Tokyo & Nagano this October which turned out to be a repeat of a humid summer I once had as a kid. As usual, we had amazing food experiences. Some were comfortable flavors from past…

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Posted by: on Saturday, November 15th, 2008
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Ajisai…Hai!

The best way to eat in a Japanese restaurant is to sidle right up to the bar so you can watch the magic. See if the sushi chefs make eye contact with you. Although, as I sit here in Ajisai, I believe the chefs think I’m…

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Posted by: on Monday, March 12th, 2007
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