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travel journal - vancouver (day 1)

Place: Vancouver, Canada

Hotel: La Grande Residence at The Sutton Place Hotel

Day 1 Restaurants: Japa Dog | Miku Restaurant

As soon as I landed, I went straight to Japa Dog.  Luckily and awesome-ly, the hot dog stand was right outside of my hotel!

OROSHI - bratwurst, grated radish, special soy and green onion

TERIMAYO - all beef, teriyaki sauce, Japanese mayonnaise, fried onion and seaweed

Regular all beef dog for Venise.

OKONOMI - fried cabbage, dried bonito flakes, kurobuta pork

My cousin, Emily, who lives in Vancouver took us to her local sushi place, Miku Restaurant.

Shrimp Tempura

Chicken Nanban - deep friend chicken with house made tartar sauce

Sashimi Platter

Assorted Nigiri Sushi - scallop with sweet sauce, red tuna with masatake (onion/soy), mackarel with relish onion, shrimp with basil mayo, albacore with miso sauce, salmon with mustard, and hamachi with avacado sauce.

Aburi Salmon Oshi Sushi - pressed aburi sockeye salmon with MIKU sauce.

Crepe Suzette - two French crepes, soaked in hot, buttery orange sauce, served with vanilla ice cream

Lemon Mousse - fresh lemon zest scented white wine mouse, served on a white chocolate disk, paired with poached cinnamon apples and raspberry sauce

After dinner, we took a short walk back to the hotel and called it a day.  :)