Feast on eats at this weekend’s Japan Food Fair


Pull on your stretchy pants and get ready to feast on fare from the Land of the Rising Sun at the spring edition of the Japan Food Fair.

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Hosted by the Vancouver Buddhist Temple, this “spring bazaar”-style event features heaps of traditional Japanese fare like maki (roll) sushi, saba (mackerel) nigiri sushi, chicken teriyaki, ohagi (sweet sticky rice balls), manju (Japanese steamed cake), udon noodles, and much more, all at affordable prices.

Image via Vancouver Buddhist Temple

The Japan Food Fair takes place on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from noon to 2 pm, making it the ideal lunch destination if you’re in the area of the Vancouver Buddhist Temple on the east side of town.

Admission is free, and the event is family-friendly.

Japan Food Fair

When: Sunday, March 3, 2019 from noon to 2 pm
Where: Vancouver Buddhist Temple – 220 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom