Sunday, May 16, 2010

How to Spend Your Earnings in One Sitting

Hola Bloggies:

So I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! Things have been absolutely lovely here in my casa. In between garage sales, baking, outings and fantastic Sunday weather it’s been a brilliant weekend!

And I have to say, I’m actually quite excited for this next week ahead. Now that the weather has turned and my work load is lighter things are definitely looking up!

Now as you bloggies remember yesterday we had a garage sale. It was my first one ever so I wasn’t sure what to expect. We managed to sell some stuff although not a lot. At the end of the day (we were there from 8am – 1pm) we donated what the remainder to the Salvation Army Thrift Store and took our profits to a new restaurant in town! More Japanese! lol



We arrived at the tail end of the lunch service (there was literally only half an hour left) so the place was absolutely barren. But don’t let that fool you – Fubuki Sushi has only been open a couple of weeks and already it’s amassed quite the following. Usually it’s totally hoping!

As you can see from our order sheet, we decided to have Combo A (house salad, edamame, and shrimp tempura udon) along with a Combo C (miso soup, house salad, and two jumbo rolls). To maximize our choices we decided to share everything.




I completely forgot to take a picture of some of the dishes before we began deconstructing them into two dishes so you’ll just have to believe me when I say the presentation here is pretty great. Honestly, the first time I saw the house salad I was beyond impressed with how I looked! Then I tasted it and was even happier – they use miso, seaweed, and a teeny bit of Japanese mayo. Yum!

Two other reasons to love Fubuki? The miso is always of perfect strength and the edamame is copious!



This is the part where I confess I’ve been here way too many times since it opened! Admittedly, I have a sushi problem but the fact that it’s about the only acceptable ethnic food in this town isn’t helping matters! lol Seriously though – the fish quality at this restaurant is right up there with the best of the West Coast! And that’s saying something!!!



And this is half the udon. Be still my heart, was it ever good!!! The broth had a wonderful depth of flavour and the noodles were perfectly al dente. What? You thought only Italian pasta had to be al dente? Nuh huh – there’s nothing worse than a soggy udon noodle!

This place is quickly becoming my go-to lunch time restaurant. As far as the Rockies go it’s very reasonably priced (yes, $14 + tea passes for reasonably priced around here) and the food is awesome!


As for our garage sale earnings? I guess you could say they were put to good use!

Now that you know my go-to lunch restaurant – tell me about yours! Is it ethnic? What’s your usual dish?


Marianne (frenchfriestoflaxseeds) said...

I don't eat out often enough to have a go to lunch spot. In fact, I try not to eat lunch out, because it's expensive! But I do love me some sushi. Perhaps I need to visit you, so I can see if this sushi place truly does live up to our abundance on the coast.

A Toronto girl out West said...


The Kootenays totally outdid themselves on this one! BTW - you should totally visit! I hear you're on summer vacation!!!

Jessica said...

that's all I'm saying ;)

A Toronto girl out West said...


Gracias. That's all I'm saying. :o)