Gyo Para Gyoza & Ramen Bar

When it comes to ramen, there are many options in Vancouver, and some taste better than the others. For example, you can always see a long line up at Ramen Danbo regardless of time and day. Or some are hidden like this one, Gyo Para Gyoza & Ramen Bar. It is a spacious restaurant that is located in the heart of Kitsilano on the corner of West Broadway and Arbutus Street. Although the ramen bar is on such a busy street, it can be easily missed, but the handmade gyoza and ramen are what Brenda and I are coming for.

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Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant

Last night, I went on a mini food crawl with Eva and Jason at the Tasting Plates event around the Mount Pleasant neighborhood. There are four participating restaurants, including PappaRoti, Uma Sushi, Maizal, and Westcoast Poke. We get to experience and enjoy some of the signature food items from different restaurant.

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[RECIPE] Matcha Brownie Mochi

Have you tried the mochi muffins (also known as moffins) from Yama Cafe or Usagi Sweets? They are addicting and delicious to munch on as an afternoon tea snack. However, they are quite expensive ($1.25 to $1.50 each) especially I lost control and bought dozens of them. So after doing some research online, I decided to make my own version of moffins! I referenced a recipe from one of my favourite baker, Michelle from Sift and Simmer. I made some changes on the portion of sugar and oil to make them less sweet and I guess healthier.

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Hida Takayama Ramen

Have you ever entered the Robson Public Market? You may walk past it, but you just never have the reason to enter this quiet and small market. However, some of the best eateries can be found in the most unexpected places. After reading this post, you will have just the perfect reason to enter and explore a hidden gem for a bowl of inexpensive ramen.

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