Ask for Luigi

Restaurant: Ask for Luigi Cuisine: Italian Area: Vancouver (Gastown) Address: 305 Alexander Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)428-2544 Hours of Operation: Tues-Thurs 11:30 am – 2:30 pm/5:30 pm – 10:30 pm, Fri 11:30 am – 2:30 pm/5:30 pm – 11:00 pm, Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm/5:30...

Shima-ya

Restaurant: Shima-ya Cuisine: Japanese Area: Vancouver Address: 5589 Victoria Drive Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)322-4649 Hours of Operation: Tues-Sat 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm/5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Lately, I’ve been trying to cut back on my food intake...

Sushi Hachi

Restaurant: Sushi Hachi Cuisine: Japanese Area: Richmond Address: Pacific Plaza, 1287-8888 Odlin Crescent Parking: Private Parking Phone: (604)207-2882 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent How much do we love sushi? CC and I always said that we would never be able...

Joe Fortes (Happy Hour)

Restaurant: Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse Area: Robson Street/West End Address: 777 Thurlow St. Parking: Street Parking/Valet Parking Phone: (604) 669-1940 Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday 11:00am -11:00pm (Happy Hour: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Spring is here! What does...

HK B.B.Q. Master

Restaurant: HK BBQ Master Cuisine: Chinese Area: Richmond Address: 4651 No.  3 Road Parking: Private Parking (Superstore) Phone: (604)272-6568 Hours of Operation: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm everyday except for Wednesdays *CASH ONLY 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Have you ever been to the Saturday Organic Market in Richmond?...

Black Rice Izakaya

Restaurant: Black Rice Izakaya Cuisine: Japanese Area: Yaletown Address: 782 Cambie Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (778)379-0416 Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Fri 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am, Sat-Sun 3:00 pm –...

Hachibei

Restaurant: Hachibei Cuisine: Japanese Area: Fairview Address: 778 W 16th Avenue Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)879-3357 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent When I first moved to Canada, I remember being asked if I ate Sushi and Sashimi everyday growing up in Japan……I...

Tokyo Thyme

Restaurant: Tokyo Thyme Cuisine: Japanese Area: Vancouver West Address: 5405 West Blvd Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)263-3262 Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Sat 11:30 am – 8:30 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent About couples years ago, we drove all the way to Kerrisdale to...

Mean Poutine

Restaurant: Mean Poutine Cuisine: Poutine/Hot Dog/Fast Food Area: Downtown Address: 718 Nelson Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)568-4351 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 11:00am – 4:00am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Have you ever slept for 20 hours straight? Well, I just did! When I finally woke up, my hubby was...