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Japanese food

Japan gives kudos to king of Vancouver sushi kitchen, chef Hidekazu Tojo

When Hidekazu Tojo began preparing sushi at a modest Japanese restaurant in Vancouver 45 years ago, customers were squeamish about eating raw fish wrapped in seaweed. So the 21−year−old...

Eating like a king at Kingyo Izakaya

Upon entering the restaurant I was impressed by the decor, the open-concept kitchen (normal for Japanese restaurants) and the friendly staff.

Vancouver's sushi pioneer leaves giant legacy

Vancouver's famed sushi scene was sparked by Aki Takeuchi, the humble sushi chef who left a giant mark on the city's culinary history.

Ebisu on Robson: beer and food special review

Throughout November, Ebisu has a promotional package that offers a pitcher of Sapporo beer and an abundance of fried goodness.

Japanese yatai at Bridgeport: mobile food at its best

What is it about mobile food that is so intriguing?  From snacks on road trips, to running for the ice cream truck, there’s something about food on wheels that simply gets the stomach growling....

Kintaro Ramen: Trigger Your Taste Memory

Brave the line up standing in the cold, brave the elbows knocking you in the side, brave the splashback from the noodles hitting you in the face.  Yes, it’s worth it.   Watching Food...