Comfort food · Japanese · Restaurants

Ramen Ichinen

I’ve been meaning to try Ramen Ichinen ever sinced it opened in November of 2016. Since L and I were shopping in the hood, we stopped by for lunch. I called beforehand to make sure they weren't sold out of ramen. The person who answered the phone was cheery and helpful. She warned me if… Continue reading Ramen Ichinen

Japanese · Restaurants · Seafood · Special Occasion · Sushi

Sukiyaki House – Valentine’s dinner

I took L out for Valentine’s Day. I picked Sukiyaki House because he knows the owner’s son and he’s heard a lot about the restaurant’s legendary special dinner events. For this post, let’s listen to L’s favourite Japanese band, Tokyo No.1 Soul Set. When I received a call from the restaurant to confirm my… Continue reading Sukiyaki House – Valentine’s dinner

Cheap Eats · Comfort food · Curry · Fusion · Happy Hour · Japanese · Restaurants · Sushi


My husband and I dine at Redheads every week. Recently, Redheads started to offer Japanese tapas. We've only gotten through half the menu. What I like about the tapas menu is we can try so many different items but not feel stuffed. The mini seaweed ($2.50) was a generous quantity for the price. I like… Continue reading Redheads