Tsuki sushi bar opened up recently in the gastown (or affectionately newly named “Crosstown”) area of Vancouver. It replaced the now defunct Rasoeii Indian food (which was tasty was well). So far since day one, business appears to be booming. Since so many people seemed to be eating there, I thought I would try it out as well.
What I really loved about Tsuki sushi bar other than real Japanese people making the food (you will be surprised how many non-Japanese people own Japanese restaurants), is that the atmosphere is really cool. It has a very minimalist vibe to it and yet it has the usual Japanese izakaya feel.
What’s even better is that this restaurant does take out, and they are probably the first restaurant that I have seen who is environmentally conscious with their take out! The take out containers are all cardboard and biodegradable (none of that styrofoam crap that adds to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch) and they put their nice cardboard take out containers in a paper bag. Also, they label the seafood items on the menu that are ocean friendly, and has the Vancouver Aquarium stamp of approval. I also like that you can substitute brown rice to replace white rice. Another great thing is that they give you a free miso soup if you order sushi! (Hopefully they don’t stop doing this since everyone will be asking for miso soup now). Continue Reading →