Monthly Archives: February 2013

Overrated and Overpriced? Part III: Miku

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People hate on Miku for a variety of reasons. Some dislike its dressed-up, non-traditional sushi; some are put off by its high prices; some do not care for its chain-like atmosphere; some cannot accept the fact that its sushi bar … Continue reading

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Context and Perspective: Dinesty on Robson

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It’s funny how a different perspective and proper context quickly alters one’s prior opinions. I was quite enamored with the food I was served at Dinesty’s Richmond location the first few times that I dined there. I thought that it … Continue reading

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Chirashi Attack! Juno (Vancouver Sushi Bistro)

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I checked out Juno’s online menu yesterday and confirmed that they had chirashi on their menu. I then relayed this information to my wife. We quickly agreed to designate our lunch today as a “healthy lunch” and drove down to … Continue reading

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Chirashi Attack! Sushi Mart

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My wife and I have been on a chirashi binge for the past month and half in an effort to increase our consumption of fish and decrease our dependence on meat from land-dwelling creatures (our attempt at  “eating healthier”). After … Continue reading

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Overrated and Overpriced? Part II: Tojo’s

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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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Overrated and Overpriced? Part I: Cioppino’s

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Cioppino’s – My wife and I dine out way more often for lunch than we do for dinner. This means that we don’t get a chance to try some of the more highly-regarded local restaurants that only offer dinner service. … Continue reading

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The Great Canadian Burger

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Harvey’s – (Note: This post was written prior to my “reboot”.) Okay, I might be (grossly) overstating it in the title of this post. But Harvey’s was the ONE burger that my wife missed during our eleven years away from … Continue reading

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