Menya Fuji Ramen

At Yonge and Finch in Toronto, change is constant amidst the restaurants and businesses that line the area. The latest addition to the neighbourhood is Menya Fuji, an unassuming, simple Japanese restaurant focused on ramen. Menya Fuji offers a number of appetizers to get started. The takoyaki dish come in an order of 5. Each one is packed with 2 pieces of octopus (!!) within a crispy exterior, however the inside is quite doughy. The chicken karaage was very juicy with a thick crispy skin. Each piece was quite large and tender. We tried the Tonkotsu Shio ramen which is a pork bone broth with aRead More →

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From the head chef of Kaka All You Can Eat, a new cheese-inspired Japanese fusion restaurant has opened in the heart of Richmond Hill. We joined Chef Frank and team for an afternoon of demonstrations and good eats at the Game of Cheese. Game of Cheese was originally a restaurant featuring cheese fondue, however after considering some customer feedback they evolved their menu to include other Japanese-Italian fusion dishes that are comforting and affordable. Their menu offers 9 different types of pizza and 10 types of pasta with Asian-inspired flavours such as Chicken Kaarage Pizza, Seafood Omurice Pizza, and Seafood Linguine. Chef Frank provided aRead More →

Welcome to our latest blog series featuring our review of the top desserts of summer 2016 in Toronto. You’ve seen countless photos of these desserts on Instagram, but do they live up to the hype? Follow our blog series to find out! Tsujiri is a global chain that was founded in Japan known for their matcha desserts. Tsujiri’s store in Toronto is its first in North America and is suitated amongst many other popular Japanese restaurants and dessert shops at Bay and Dundas. The design of the store is beautifully done, with wood panels lining the walls both on the exterior and interior of theRead More →

Originating from Vancouver, Miku is a very popular Japanese-themed restaurant known for their aburi-style sushi. They are able to draw long lines at their Vancouver location, but will they be able to meet the high expectations that Torontonians have after hearing about all the hype? Read on and find out! Located by the Harbourfront at Bay and Queens Quay, Miku Toronto houses a seating area that allows diners to look into the city. The bar area is nestled inside near a glass wall with tapestry that has similar designs to that of the Vancouver location. It is also here where the sushi chefs are onRead More →