Kyzock (海賊):

Take out has never tasted so good!

Reviewed By Junko Mayede Nikkei Life Editor This month, I am reviewing a restaurant near SFU’s downtown campus called Kyzock. While a good majority of the orders are take-out, there is space for around ten people to sit and enjoy drinks and food. This shop actually first opened as Zero One Sushi in 2001. However, […]

Cake-Ya: ふわふわっ、しっとり!ロールケ

For this issue I decided to try something a bit different: paying a visit to a cake shop. I had only seen (and drooled over) their desserts nicely displayed at Nikkei Place events, and had been dying to actually try them. Nestled in a quaint neighbourhood in Port Moody, Cake-ya has enjoyed high ratings by […]

Izakaya Suika: a restaurant committed to creating new cultures

居酒屋SUIKA−新しい文化の創造に挑戦するレストラン   My friends and colleagues had been telling me all about Izakaya Suika, which was nominated for Vancouver Magazine’s Restaurant Award in the “Casual Japanese” category in 2014. I checked out their website just to see what the fuss was about, only to be dazzled by the images of their mouth-watering dishes. Soon I […]

Restaurant – Kaide Sushi

If you want fresh, quality sushi, I would recommend this restaurant! Recently, I have been wanting to eat sushi very much.  A friend recommended Kaide, a highly-rated sushi restaurant located near the corner of Richards and Pacific Street in Yaletown.  I decided to try out them with my co-worker. The atmosphere is very cozy and […]

Miura Waffle Milk Bar

Miura Waffle Milk Bar opened in May 2010 and it specializes in a mixture of savory and sweet waffle sandwiches, also with combos including nori chips. The other reason to go there is for their milk drinks. It is perfect place for a casual lunch with friends or co-workers. The atmosphere is light, and the décor is a mix between modern and traditional Japanese, with wooden yatai-style posts and clean-cut style table areas.

Jules Café

For the past year our staff have been enjoying lunch at a special café close to Nikkei Place. If you haven’t yet visited Jules Café it is well worth the visit. I had a chance to sit down with Julia Tanaka today and ask her about her café. Hi, Julia – Can you tell me […]