My friends recently got on my case for only covering Japanese restaurants. It’s fortunate I do actually eat at other places! This review will be about a restaurant located in Markham on Main Street.
Recently, I had the pleasure of going to Zen again to try more of their menu. WARNING: Long post ahead! The pictures are pretty nice though, so just read the parts that you want to read.
As a freelance writer, I’ve had a lot of great opportunities to try places I’ve been to in new ways. Thus far, my greatest experience with writing has come from the time I’ve spent at Zen Japanese Restaurant.
It’s an Asian thing guys
My parents used to take me to J-Town to reward me for good behaviour. I always loved this place — not too large, but it felt a little bit like a culinary playground with its amazing bakery, curry, meat shop, sushi stand, and mini-fish market. On this trip, we ended up scoring some amazing lunch specials at the meat market (WAGYU BEEF DON) and By the Sea.
This place is ALWAYS so busy during the day but I recently found out that they’re open 24/7. Score! Continue reading
Just because most bowls of pho look the same, don’t be fooled! There’s definitely better and worse when it comes to pho. And while Vietnam Noodle Star’s name is a lie since there is no actual Vietnamese on the menu, their food is still pretty darn good.