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Hi Genki: Don Don Udon

As I’ve mentioned in the past, Hi Genki is a bit of a hidden gem tucked away next to the National Nikkei Heritage Centre. That’s a slight misnomer as plenty of people are aware of the great food here now and lineups during lunchtime are not unexpected.
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Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin (Hawaii 2016)

Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin is a well-known Japanese eatery that started in the upscale Ginza region of Tokyo in 1927 and has since expanded to Hong Kong, Korea, and even Hawaii.
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Gyo-O – The Fish King

Gyo-O is tiny little Japanese restaurant with an unusually high ceiling.  They’ve taken advantage of this extra space to put in a huge mural on one wall as well as decorating the remaining walls with wooden blocks covered in kanji.

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Hi Genki – Lunch at the Old Folks Home

I was watching one of those Discovery tv shows on Tokyo life the other day and it got me into the mood for some Japanese food.  What better place to try but Hi Genki?  Located in the Nikkei Place complex in Burnaby, Hi Genki is run by the same people that run Fujiya. Read the rest of this entry