Asaka Ramen

Living in the Tri-Cities, I consider driving to Richmond such a luxury these days given the rising gas prices. Of course, every time I come to Richmond, I always convince myself that visiting a new restaurant is a must! Since the boyfriend and I were heading to the outlet for some shopping, we decided to … Continue reading Asaka Ramen

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Xi An Cuisine

Chinese food is incredibly diverse with each region offering different variations of their take on what makes their culture and food unique.  The distinction lies in  how the food is traditionally prepared (braising, sautéing, stir-frying, steaming, stewing, etc!). An influx of different types of Chinese cuisine are slowly trickling into the food scene and it's quite … Continue reading Xi An Cuisine

Gyo-O

Gyo-O, which translates to “Fish King” is Japanese restaurant located on Sexsmith Road within Continental Mall that specializes in donburi (rice bowls , ramen, and udon noodle soups with focus on seafood. This place is a great alternative to regular Japanese establishments as they put more emphasis on Japanese comfort food rather than sushi. The … Continue reading Gyo-O

Yuu Japanese Tapas

‘Yuu Japanese Tapas’ is a casual, family-friendly Japanese restaurant located in the popular Continental Plaza in Richmond. The space has a very traditional Japanese feel to it with wooden fixtures and interesting décor plastered throughout the restaurant. Walking in at 2:30pm, the place was bustling with the late lunch crowd comprised of mostly young families. They … Continue reading Yuu Japanese Tapas