Yuwa Details December’s Feature Dishes, Announces New Year’s Eve Plans

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Vancouver, BC | In Japan, the commemoration of the New Year (known as ‘Oshogatsu’) is more than just a turn of the calendar — it is the single-most important holiday of the year. It represents a time for families to gather together and not only mark the year gone by but also honour ancestors and take part in time-honoured traditions that celebrate the year to come.

In that same spirit, we invite all our friends to join us on Tuesday, December 31 and say ‘Yoi otoshi o!’ as we prepare for the New Year by featuring our regular nightly menu. Designed by Chef Masahiro Omori, our seasonal menus showcase an ever-changing selection of the freshest, hand-picked cuts of sashimi, sushi and seafood available, elegantly presented in an unforgettable feast for the senses.

From our entire Yuwa family to yours, we wish you a very happy holiday season and hope to see you in the New Year!


December Feature Dishes

Grilled Beach Oyster with Jalapeño Miso 10
white button mushroom, B.C. Gala apple, green onion

Yuri-Ne Tempura 10
lightly fried lily bulbs served with matcha sea salt

Ankou Karaage 16
okaki cracker-crusted and deep-fried monkfish, moshio-seaweed sea salt

Buri Daikon 17
slow-braised premium matured yellowtail, daikon, eggplant,
radish sprouts, julienned ginger + yuzu zest

Purple Yam Ice Cream 6
served with fresh berries and sweet potato chips

Holiday Closures | We will be closed December 24 & 25 and January 1 & 2 to celebrate the holiday season with our family and friends.

ABOUT YUWA JAPANESE CUISINE | Tucked away in the heart of Vancouver’s West Side, Yuwa Japanese Cuisine is an elegant enclave where a creative homage to regional Japanese fare is complemented by one of the city’s best selections of artisan sake and wine. Led by Executive Chef Masahiro Omori and renowned Sake Sommelier and Co-Owner Iori Kataoka, Yuwa offers an inspired approach to the traditional kaiseki style of dining where the very best local and seasonal ingredients are paired with consummate service, attention to detail and expert knowledge of fine wine and sake from around the world to provide a Zen culinary experience unlike any other. Formerly known as Zest Japanese Cuisine, Yuwa was newly christened in the fall of 2017 and quickly singled out as a finalist for both Best New Restaurant and Best Japanese at the 2018 and 2019 editions of the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, respectively.

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