Jinya Ramen

Jinya Ramen Bar has 3 locations in the lower mainland – two in Vancouver and one in Burnaby. Their restaurants offer a sleek and modern dining atmosphere while serving non-pretentious noodles in a good, solid broth. Aside from traditional ramen, you will find the chef’s creations quite tantalizing. Such was the Slurp Up Cilantro Ramen made…

Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ – Downtown

I’ve been meaning to try Gyu Kaku for awhile know. My friends rave about it. Gyu-Kaku, meaning “Horn of the Bull” in Japanese is a Yakiniku – style restaurant.  Very popular in the US, the only two locations in Canada are located in Vancouver. The way it works is simple: Each table is equipped with a grill. You order…

#TurnontheRAJIO Turn on the LOVE

After a bit of a break, VANEATS.ca is back with a new dining package! I really missed them, their dining packages are always so innovating and a great value. Rajio – Japanese for radio, it’s the name of the izakaya-style restaurant that has partnered up with VANEATS.ca to offer a four course dining package that’s guaranteed to please….

Aji Japanese Bistro – El Dorado Hills, California

Last week I made a trip to El Dorado Hills, California for work. Located 30-40 minutes northeast of Sacramento, I didn’t expect much from the restaurants in this town. With only a hand full of restaurants in El Dorado Hills, my colleagues and I had a group dinner reservation at Aji Japanese Bistro, a local Japanese…

Bistro Sakana Dine Out Menu 2014

With a goal to not only satisfy but inspire diners, Bistro Sakana’s Dine Out menu for 2014 does just that. @jminter and @billyforce recommended we try out Bistro Sakana for dinner. Jay had been there before for lunch and had nothing but good things to say about the food. Bistro Sakana has a reputation for freshness…

Guu Garlic

Guu Garlic has managed to do the impossible: to make garlic sexy. Guu serves Japanese-style tapas in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. I was introduced to Guu by @DennisPang, who not only is a social media influencer of the highest caliber, but a well know connoisseur of good food and drink (if you doubt me, just…

#SupaSuika – A Super deal from VANEATS.ca and Suika Izakaya

Nowadays $35 can barely get you a meal, not to mention drinks. With VANEATS.ca new dining package #SupaSuika, not only can two people eat a delicious, versatile meal, but can also have a pitcher of refreshing drinks! Suika is one of the best Izakayas in the city. I love this place, the atmosphere, the food and…

VANEATS.ca and Kingyo Izakaya Present: SIMPLY KINGYO

This one has got to be one of my favourite VANEATS.ca packages of all time. And I’ve sampled quite a few of them! When I got the email to review the Simply Kingyo Dining package at Kingyo Izakaya on Denman, I called up @BillyForce , @JMinter and @JakeSheridan to join me for dinner. Something this delicious has got to be shared…

Gyoza King

It was lunch time with @JoshRimer, @ProWorksCraig, @BillyForce and @JMinter. Billy suggested we check out Gyoza King on Robson St. Gyoza King has been a part of the West End for over 17 years. It’s very rare that this Japanese Izakaya doesn’t have a huge line up of hungry people waiting to get in. We…

KI Sushi

It’s hard to find good quality sushi in the burbs. Aside from Hanako in Surrey, I don’t know many sushi restaurants outside Vancouver that I would recommend. Granted, I haven’t been to every sushi restaurant outside Van, but I’ve been to a fair share of them, especially in Surrey and my findings are always the same:…