It was a privilege to have met Michelin trained sushi chef Charlie Lee
and Hidekazu Tojo
at the “Sushi and the City
” press and media event. Chef Charlie Lee
will be teaching sushi and sashimi classes in Vancouver starting May 6.
Charlie carefully placing the final garnishes to his eggplant nigri. This eggplant took 12 hours to boil.
Special guest, Tojo, demonstrated three different sushi techniques that will be used in Charlie's classes
Charlie preparing the finishing touches to his Pressed Red Tuna Aburi
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Labels: food, photography
Posted on Saturday, 7 May 2016
at 10:15 pm
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What’s in your brown bag?
And that’s how our afternoon started. My friend Dyanne and I spent the day in New Westminster. With our brown bag in hand, we made our way down to the docks.
Labels: lifestyle, photography
Posted on Tuesday, 26 April 2016
at 12:05 pm
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It’s been a year since I last visited Kingyo Izakaya on Denman Street.
Pressed Mackerel Sushi
- seared marinated mackerel pressed sushi with special mustard mixed soy based sauce & green onion-ginger paste oil.
The spread!& Kingyo
is one of my favourite lunch spots in town.
Deep fried fresh corn
- with soy-butter
Stone-grilled kakuni bibimbap
- stewed tender pork belly “kakuni”,takana pickles, green onion and konbu
tsukudani on “hitomebore” rice in a sizzling stone bowl.
The mixed Stone-Grilled Kakuni Bibimbap
Sockeye salmon carpaccio
- sliced sockeye salmon topped with salmon caviar (Ikura Roe), onions, garlic
chips, green onion. Served with pesto sauce & soy based dressing
The Pressed mackerel
The complimentary frozen grapes that comes at the end of your meal
Labels: food, photography, vancouver
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2016
at 6:23 pm
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