Oka-San Kitchen and Cafe

Oka-San, which translates to "mother" in Japanese, is a Japanese-Hawaiian fusion restaurant that serves up a mix of classic comforting Japanese dishes and tasty Hawaiian foods like spam and poké. Located in Fraserhood, Oka-san is situated alongside notable restaurants like Les Faux Bourgeois, Savio Volpe, Jethro's, and the recently opened Bells and Whistles. From what … Continue reading Oka-San Kitchen and Cafe

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Western Lake

At Western Lake, good things come to those who wait. No matter what day it is, queues can be upwards of over an hour and that's even for people with existing reservations. If you're going to try your luck and walk in without a reservation, expect to be disappointed. People flock over to get their … Continue reading Western Lake

Ramen Butcher

Aside from the plethora of sushi restaurants Vancouver is known for, you'll also find many locals slurping up steaming bowls of ramen at any time of the day. The ramen scene has grown tremendously over the last few years with interests from international chains like Ramen Taka set to open up in April this year. You'll … Continue reading Ramen Butcher

Uncle Lu

Going out for food has become more of a luxury these days with school in the way. Some weekends are better than others when I actually do feel like having a social life!The boyfriend and I trekked out to Richmond with his family for a simple dinner after picking up his dad from the airport. … Continue reading Uncle Lu

Wildebeest

Happy weekend, everyone! Over the winter break, I met up with some friends for brunch at Wildebeest located in historic Gastown. For those of you who frequent Catch 122, they're practically next door to each other (minus the crazy line-up) Similar to Fable Diner and Forage, Wildebeest emphasizes on sustainable agriculture known as the "farm-to-table" concept where … Continue reading Wildebeest

Hyack Sushi

Hyack Sushi is a welcome addition to the New Westminster neighbourhood utilizing both traditional and modern interpretation of Japanese cuisine. I was invited to attend a media tasting organized by Vancityduo during the early phase of opening. Hyack Sushi is conveniently located just two short blocks away from New Westminster Station along the Expo Line so it's super … Continue reading Hyack Sushi

Deer Garden

I'm sure many of you know Deer Garden Signatures as the go-to place for noodle soups where you can customize your bowl of noodles from soup base, noodles, and toppings. But.. how many of you guys out there know about Deer Garden's Coquitlam location where they serve up classic Chinese-style comfort food? According to the … Continue reading Deer Garden