By ADELE BRUNNHOFER
“The most common misconception of sake is everything. Most people have only had it warm, and chances are they had way too much,” says Adam Snelling, sake sommelier and general manager of Ki Modern Japanese. Ki serves 41 varieties of Japan’s national fermented-rice drink. Bottles are imported from Japan, but the restaurant also pours American and Canadian sake. The majority are tokutei meishoshu, meaning premium sake. (more…)
Best Restaurants on Calgary’s Edmonton Trail: The original “Soul in a Bowl” at OEB Breakfast Co. (Photo: Jason Dziver)
Just a four-minute drive north of downtown, Edmonton Trail is the dark horse of emerging restaurant rows. The stretch is punctuated with an eclectic mix of eateries from retro diners serving brunch, burgers and Benedicts to upscale bistros serving fusion cuisine.
• Hamachi House on Morris Street: One of Halifax’s most popular sushi destinations; also offers tempura, teriyaki
• Fujiyama on Blowers Street: Picked by Where editors as one of Canada’s Best New Restaurants; specializes in sushi and hibachi.
• Sushi Nami Royale on Dresden Row: Japanese fine dining with traditional and fusion sushi; exotic cocktails.