I literally can’t contain my excitement as I pack my two suitcases for what will be a trip full of family visits, shopping and of course eating! I haven’t been back to Japan since 2005 but this time I’ll be going back with my mom for her family reunion! So we’re spending a good chunk of time in various cities, mostly south of Tokyo and when I look back at my last visit what I reminisce the most is the FOOD So in honour of my heritage, some of the best Japanese food in Toronto can be found at Guu! An Izakaya (traditional Japanese drinking bar that serves small plates – Japanese tapas) that first opened in Vancouver. You won’t find sushi here but only some of city’s greatest Japanese cuisine. And the atmosphere – prepare for a lively group of hosts and chefs. I will be in transit over the next few days so I leave you with some of my favourite dishes until I log in on the other side of the Pacific!