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20th century pricing and a sublime roll: Shiro

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If the 21st century was a person, it’d be a teenager now. I remember when I was a teenager in the 90’s…gas prices were around 50 cents a litre, an album on CD cost around $15 (or more) , and … Continue reading

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Taipei: Shin Yeh Taiwanese Cuisine

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I’ll make it real simple: If you visit only one Taiwanese restaurant in your lifetime, it absolutely has to be Shin Yeh Taiwanese Cuisine. No, it is not regarded as the best restaurant in Taiwan. And no, it does not … Continue reading

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Sushi Town-Lite: Sushi Oyama

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If nothing else, the fact that Sushi Oyama is located in an older and larger house makes it stick out prominently among the rows upon rows of generic and unremarkable strip malls and ground floor storefronts on Kingsway in metrotown. … Continue reading

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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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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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A Great Experience Without The Need For Great Food

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Oru – How can you complain about a meal at a nice restaurant in one of the more exclusive hotels in the city? You can’t. It was sunny, and the second floor restaurant had wraparound wall-to-ceiling windows that allowed bright, … Continue reading

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Osaka: I never thought I would say this in Japan but…Order the rolls, not the nigiri

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Kaiba Sushi – Ever since my family and I first arrived in Osaka for our trip to Kansai, I had been looking  for a traditional sushi restaurant where I could have a proper sushi meal.  I asked the ‘personal butler’ … Continue reading

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