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Ryoji Ramen and Izakaya, Toronto

In Eating / Food On February 21, 2016 0 Comments

One mis-timed weekday dinner prep meant a scramble for a quick meal out that would appease us and the kids. On a friend’s recommendation for kid-friendly spots, we… Read More »

The Ramen Butcher, Vancouver

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On February 16, 2015 0 Comments

We all grew up in North America thinking ramen was the instant kind of noodle that came in dried blocks with seasoning packets. But Vancouver sure knows better… Read More »

Toronto sushi: CJ Lunch Box

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Toronto On December 10, 2013 0 Comments

CJ Lunch Box is known as CJ’s around my Toronto office. It’s a popular, regular lunch stop for people who work around the King/Spadina area. CJ is not… Read More »

Let’s Roll Sushi in Lansdowne Mall

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Richmond B.C., Vancouver On July 22, 2013 0 Comments

Just found a new favourite place to hit up when I’m starving and stuck at the mall (specifically Lansdowne Mall in Richmond). Especially after you’ve promised to buy… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Suika Snack Bar Izakaya

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On June 15, 2012 2 Comments

I love izakaya — the Japanese drinks and small plates concept — and now I love Suika Snack Bar the best. Suika is the younger sister of the… Read More »

RICHMOND: Guu Aberdeen

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On February 14, 2012 1 Comment

I first wrote about Guu in 2007 when they had three locations. Now the Japanese izakaya chain has eight, including Toronto. (Hi Gigi!) The one we’ve been going… Read More »

#visaeveryday 4

In Sponsored On January 15, 2012 0 Comments

Bit of an unexpected busy day being called into work. So I used my VISA to buy second breakfast (good ole A&W), late lunch (curry tonkatsu rice and… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Sushi Kimura omakase

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On December 29, 2011 2 Comments

Sushi Kimura had food blogs and critics buzzing this spring. Chef Itsuroku Kimura moved from L.A. — where he owned and ran four restaurants — to retire in… Read More »