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Hot Dining: Bento Redux

Pork katsudon at Oru. Photo by KK Law

Right across from the new Vancouver Convention Centre West, Oru (in the Fairmont Pacific Rim) has a lunchtime lure that’s hard to resist. Bathed in natural light, the spacious upstairs room revels in a modern, minimalist setting.

Executive chef David Wong’s “Asian brasserie” cuisine includes a midday Four Set, a variation on the Japanese bento box: flexible choices of appetizer, salad, small entrée and dessert range from spicy Thai chicken to kimchi-spiced braised short rib—not to mention seductive and silky ganache chocolate tart.—Tim Pawsey

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