Ever since I ate at Tachi, the first stand up sushi restaurant in Canada (also owned by Shoushin), I feel the need to complete the experience by trying the omakase that is offered at Shoushin. Contrary to Tachi’s casual set up, Shoushin offers a fine dining experience with exquisite interior decor and customer service. Continue reading
Finally during my most recent trip to Tokyo, I gave in to the hype and visited the famous sushi shop located within Tsukiji Market. Using my jet lag as motivation, my friends and I arrived outside of Sushi Dai around 3:30 am for its 5 am opening where a line had already formed. Continue reading
The one thing I loved about Japan is the various coffee shops/cafes that I get to visit. This past Christmas, I continued my quest of coffee shop hopping and visit two of the transitional-style cafes. Continue reading
During my most recent trip to Japan over the Christmas holiday, my friends and I decided to do a quick day trip to Osaka from Kyoto on Christmas day. Knowing Osaka as the food capital of Japan, we didn’t bother planning where to eat and just let spontaneity take its course.
So many exciting new dining options have been emerging in Toronto’s food scene in the past few years and one of the most recent additions is Assembly Chef’s Hall located in downtown Toronto. Its concept resembles that of New York’s Chelsea Market or the Canal Street Market, where various food vendors set up in a food court-like fashion.
Among the various vendors in Assembly Chef’s Hall, some places can be hit or miss. Tachi, the first stand-up sushi restaurant in Canada, was definitely a grand slam in my book.
One thing I love about travelling in Tokyo is that you never know what you will stumble upon. Outside of the touristy areas, I love exploring the different neighbourhoods within this city. On my most recent trip to Tokyo over the Christmas holiday, my friends and I came across this contemporary Japanese style restaurant located in the basement of a building in the Daikayama neighbourhood.
So I have been debating keep this little gem to myself for a while, but it is just too good to not share it. Dandylion is a low key and quaint restaurant featuring a seasonal menu that is small yet delicious and creative. Continue reading