Review: Santouka Ramen

I am always looking for a good Ramen shop close to where  I live.   Currently my favorite is Santouka Ramen on Broadway. It is a Hokkaido style ramen.  It opened up this year.  The original location in Vancouver is on Robson Street but I seldom travel downtown.  So I have never been. I have been…

The Dark Table – A Different Experience

A while back I wanted to try a new dining experience. I heard about a place called Dark Table where you eat in the dark. You would lose you sense of sight and experience meals with your other senses. When we arrived at the restaurant, we all waited outside and a waiter came out to…

Review: Hi Genki

Hi Genki is a hidden gem in Burnaby. It is located in a Nikkei Senior Home. They serve authentic Japanese cuisine in a  cafeteria type setting. Upon entering the senior home, you would not have suspected it would be a restaurant. The only hint is the line up of patrons patiently waiting for seats. Large…

Review – Mamie Taylors

Mamie Taylor’s is a restaurant located in Chinatown, Vancouver. As you walk in, you notice the taxidermy along the wall, the brickwork and the friendly wait staff. You definitely feel welcome when you enter. Looking at the menu, you notice that there are a lot of local west coast ingredients. The one thing on the…