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Isn’t this a HK Cafe?: Yuu Japanese Tapas

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It is rare that I eat alone, but I had to when I visited Yuu Japanese Tapas last week. I had a meeting in Richmond that extended from early afternoon into dinner time. It was too late to drive home … Continue reading

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Food Trucks: Mogu Japanese Street Eats

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I was at the Pacific Centre during lunchtime today and instead of having my usual spicy beef basil fried rice from the Thai food court stall, I decided to venture outside the confines of the mall and sample the offerings … Continue reading

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Chirashi Attack + ! Gyo-O

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My wife and I are so committed to our chirashi-prioritized diet that we chose to have raw fish over rice for our dinner even when we were in Richmond – the land of amazingly tasty Chinese food. There seemed to … Continue reading

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London: Wagamama

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I first heard about Wagamama ramen in the mid-to-late 90’s, when it was a rapidly expanding chain of Japanese-themed restaurants in London. It was sort of a cutting edge concept back then. It served ramen, which was a much lesser-known … Continue reading

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Kyoto: Ikkousha Hakata Ramen

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What do you do when you get rejected as a walk-in by an empty Michelin-starred unagi restaurant? Head straight for ramen row, of course. Kyoto’s version of the ramen row takes up an entire floor in one of the numerous … Continue reading

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Trying To Come Up With A Better Picture Of The Food

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Applause Japanese Restaurant- After reviewing the pictures that I took of my family’s lunch at Applause Japanese Restaurant today, I have to say that they are truly awful. There were so many items on our table that I couldn’t take … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe the Negative Hype (Just Like You Shouldn’t Believe Positive Hype).

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Ramen Jinya – My post today was originally going to be about my father’s day dinner at Gotham Steakhouse, but when I got home, I realized that the pictures I took today were simply too dark. They probably need a … Continue reading

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