Hokkaido Ramen Santouka is the most popular ramen joint in Vancouver; you usually see a massive line out their door while passing by on Robson during dinner. G and I were shopping on Robson, met up with J, and were looking to grab a pre-dinner bite somewhere close-by. Luckily, Santouka wasn’t packed yet and we were seated immediately, yay!
At Santouka, there are 4 soup different soup bases: shio, shoyu, miso, and kara miso. The first three are the most commom and can be found at any ramen establishment, but each can also Continue reading
Following my most recent vist to Hansik Korean, I finally had the chance to visit Aoto-ya Blue Door. Annnd, I’ll say that it’s another awesome place to eat at in the neighbourhood. Also, if you haven’t heard, Blue Door was established by the same owner as Tenhachi. After Tenhachi closed, Blue Door opened shortly after on Victoria Drive, and I’m loving the new location since it’s so much closer! The restaurant itself is small with minimal deco, but it’s very neat and tidy, and gives off a home-style feeling.
Looking at the menu and the specials on the wall, there were quite a bit of options. I felt like eating something Continue reading
Hansik Korean Restaurant. Based on my dining experience at the restaurant a couple days ago, I am definitely coming to eat here more often! Where do I start. The food of course.
There were 3 banchan that came: the nappa cabbage type kimchee, sweet potato cubes, and pickled daikon chunky sticks. I liked their kimchee a lot! It tasted refreshing and the flavours were crisp.
Before Soho Teahouse, we ate at a friend’s major-meat-filled BBQ at Stanley Park and so, we only intended to order drinks. Soho has an expansive list of drinks to choose from, AND you can also create your own drink aka DIY bubble tea with an option of spiking it up! It’s the only bbt joint I know of in Vancouver that offers this; I have yet to try it!
Here is one of the special bubble tea that Soho serves, called “Tinkerbell” :)