Zakkushi on Denman (Vancouver Downtown)

March 2nd, 2013. Yum Time @ Zakkushi!!         After a bit of a social dry spell I was more than excited about an evening of eats with Richard to explore a place we'd heard so much about... Zakkushi on Denman!     Zakkushi is a Japanese Izakaya bar space that focuses on … Continue reading Zakkushi on Denman (Vancouver Downtown)


Guu w/ Garlic

August 21st, 2011.  Foodie Weekend: Day 2           After a quick pre-eats takoyaki at a nearby Korean bar, Daniel, Don and I went to Guu with Garlic for some real eats  ;D  My favorite Guu location, it's right on Robson street and has great bar seating overlooking the chefs.    I always … Continue reading Guu w/ Garlic

Guu Otokomae Gastown

July 18th, 2011.  Guu Otokomae Gastown Reunion~~       I love my childhood friends.  So many amazing memories, innocent friendships and fearless adventures.  Thank goodness for Facebook for keeping me in touch with friends from even 20 years ago!!    A few years back I had unexpectedly run into my childhood BFF, "Namoo Bark"'s kid-sister, Michelle in New … Continue reading Guu Otokomae Gastown


Gyu-Kaku – East Village

  March 31st, 2011. Gyu-Kaku - East Village             Co-worker, Min Obba ALWAYS talks about Gyu-Kaku in the East Village so of course I had to check it out!  I love everything izakaya and had been craving it for so long...I needed my fix!  Plus I really wanted to go explore East … Continue reading Gyu-Kaku – East Village


Suika Snack Bar

December 18th, 2010. Izakaya Christmas Dinner @ Suika        Unconventional? Yes.  Perfectly west coast?  Absolutely!  I was invited to a Christmas dinner by a bunch of new friends to this new up and coming Izakaya place, Suika.  Suika=Watermelon.  Heh 🙂           The appeal of this place is that it's not located … Continue reading Suika Snack Bar