Tag Archives: Japanese food

Hanabi Ramen

I took a stroll to the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, VA, this afternoon and stopped by Hanabi Ramen for lunch. I was greeted by a friendly host, who was also an attentive server. I asked him what he recommended, and … Continue reading

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Kingyo, Vancouver, Canada

On a recent night, I wanted to eat at my favorite neighborhood restaurant, The Fat Badger. It was a Monday night, and the gastropub turned out to be closed on Mondays. What to do? It had been snow storming that … Continue reading

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Homemade Sushi

We made nigiri sushi on Friday evening, and it turned out beautifully. We actually made too much and gave ourselves a sushi hangover the next day. It’s easy to make your own sushi at home–and much less expensive than ordering … Continue reading

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Hato Popo in Vancouver

We’ve only been in our new home city, Vancouver, for two weeks, but we’ve already become regulars at the new Japanese restaurant Hato Popo, located downtown on Robson St. We ate dinner there our first night in the city. Exhausted, jet lagged and hungry, … Continue reading

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