Canada, Vancouver

Calamari – “Done the Right Way”

I’m quite impressed by the Vancouver Chinatown scene nowadays. There has been quite a few new, cool restaurants in the area. I went to try another - Torafuku, the other day. Again, it was a modern, fusion Japanese concept. There were booths and a communal table as well. Everything was tapas style so we ordered… Continue reading Calamari – “Done the Right Way”

Canada, Vancouver

Noodles!

We were in Chinatown, Vancouver and wanted to get a quick bite to eat, so my brother suggested a new fusion noodle place - Fat Mao. I was immediately impressed by the modern decor and open kitchen concept of the place. Another interesting point was the Japanese manga influence as there were manga lying around… Continue reading Noodles!

Chinese

Asian Dessert

Update: This restaurant has permanently closed. The other night, we had a girls’ night to catch up over dinner. Even before we started dinner, we were planning for dessert. As you may or may not know by now, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth so it really says something about this dessert place.… Continue reading Asian Dessert

Japanese

Simplicity

We wanted to grab something quickly for a late lunch the other day and we had to be in Chinatown to pick up something anyway, so we decided to go the Ginza Ramen. This quaint little place is a very simple restaurant located at the west end of Chinatown (or China Street…because it is literally… Continue reading Simplicity