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Aoki Sushi on Broadway rocks

Carlo, Dan and I went on another lunch excursion today. This time it was a block away for sushi at Aoki Sushi, 1888 W. Broadway St, Vancouver. We’ve been there a few times and there’s always great food and excellent authentically Japanese hospitality right down to the automated voice that thanks you, in Japanese of course, when you walk through the door.

I had the pacific salmon sashimi in a cool shaped ice bowl:

It’s made by my favourite sushi chef on the planet:

He wears the funny plastic hair hat every day and always greets with a smile. One day while sitting at the counter across from him as he worked, seeing as I’m brave enough to go for sashimi, he offered me some fresh sea urchin and fatty tuna to test the culinary lengths I was willing to venture to. Although I didn’t bite he took it in stride and teased me for the rest of our visit.

In short, I like Aoki Sushi.

Check out the dinhere.ca reviews and the 2006 article from The Vancouver Courier for more about Aoki Sushi.

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  • carolbrowne September 9, 2008, 2:46 pm

    Plastic hair? Hahaha! He sounds great. EWW! Urchin!

  • Wes A. Wiens September 10, 2008, 7:14 pm

    Sea Urchin looks like baby poo (but I’d eat it for free) but fatty tuna is awesome!

  • ablom September 11, 2008, 9:47 am

    Looks pretty good. One of the things I miss the most about the Coast is that you can get decent food in the restaurants. North of Hope it’s generally crap. I wouldn’t try any Sashimi here if I could get it..