Recipe: Steamed Halibut with Pickled Chili Peppers

This recipe works with any type of fresh oily fish with a fatty texture, such as sea bass, black cod, and halibut.

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Recipe: Pan Seared Salmon with Nettle Pesto

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When I lived in the east coast, salmon was never my favorite fish to fry. The salmon I had at local restaurants were mostly overcooked – the meat was stiff and flavorless. Health benefits aside, I simply couldn’t fathom why they are such a big deal.

Back then, salmon was just salmon. Continue reading “Recipe: Pan Seared Salmon with Nettle Pesto”

Willows Inn

So what it’s like to dine in one of the ten restaurants in the world worth a plane ride.

Exterior:

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Naka Kaiseki

***Even though Naka Kaiseki was closed on January 2017, chef Shota Nakajima converted the space into a more casual and cost conscious Adana (3 courses $37). You can also watch chef Nakajima compete on Food Network’s Iron Chef Gauntlet.

I have found the BEST Japanese restaurant in Seattle. And it has nothing to do with sushi. Continue reading “Naka Kaiseki”

Miku Restaurant

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Vancouver is voted one of the best places to live in North America.  We spent a Sunday afternoon strolling along the seawall in Stanley Park.  It was early fall.  The sky was pristine blue, a few trees have turned colors.  There was a light breeze blowing up small ripples on the surface of the water.  I snapped a photo of the downtown skyline at Coal Harbour.

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Miku is a Aburi style Japanese restaurant right across the street from Canada Place. Continue reading “Miku Restaurant”