Author: Ari

Restaurant Review

Seirinkan in Tokyo

We’ve done a review of Pizza Strada in Tokyo and now we’re back with a review of the Seirinkan which most people might know from David Chang’s Ugly Delicious. There was a lot of hype surrounding Seirinkan – we saw it pop up all over friends’ Instagram and having been to two pizza places in […]

Travel

ANA Flight Seattle to Tokyo Food

I was playing around with flights when I noticed an ANA flight deal that flew Vancouver -> Seattle (layover) -> Tokyo (layover) -> Tawain and then Taiwan to Tokyo with a return direct flight from Tokyo to Vancouver. It’s a bit much but we figured for around $600, it was a steal to be able […]

Restaurant Review

Pizza Strada in Tokyo

We originally weren’t supposed to go to Pizza Strada. We had plans to eat omurice at Edoya in Minato but when we arrived at 6pm on a Sunday, they informed us that they were full and were no longer taking anymore guests. We were a bit disappointed as they don’t take reservations but then I […]

Kissa Tanto
Restaurant Review

Kissa Tanto

Everyone knows about Kissa Tanto. It’s on the list of Canada’s Best Restaurants as well as beloved even by a critic from the NY Times. The hype is real and we wanted to experience it for ourselves. We made our reservations in July for a Friday night and some of the timeslots that night was […]

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Dinesty in Vancouver

We went to try the new Dinesty location in Richmond (#150 5555 Gilbert Road in Richmond). We’d previously been to other Dinesty locations including the Robson St., Aberdeen Mall (now closed) and No. 3 Road ones. I think my personal favorite is the No. 3 Road one. I called to make reservations for 4 for […]

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Wild Sushi in Vancouver

We went to Wild Sushi in Dunbar for a quick meal because it was close by. Howie had been here before and he described it as “cheap comfort food” and told me not to have high expectations. This description doesn’t scare me because I personally like cheap eats sometimes – there’s something very familiar about […]