Press

2019

OpenTable’s Diner’s Choice Awards names us in these categories:

Japanese (Vancouver/British Columbia)
Most Booked (Vancouver/British Columbia)
Best Overall (Vancouver)
Best Food (Vancouver)
Japanese (Vancouver)
Most Booked (Vancouver)

VIA Rail names us one of Five Fabulous Sushi Restaurants in Vancouver

We are featured in The Georgia Straight’s Restaurants in Metro Vancouver to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Our Mother’s Day weekend features are named in this Vancouver Is Awesome Mother’s Day round up

We are among Daily Hive’s Must-Try Seafood Restaurants in Vancouver

Miku and Minami are named readers’ pick for best Japanese in The Vancouver Courier’s Stars of Vancouver 2019

Open Table diners have named us Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for a Big Night Out out of 2,500 establishments

Miku’s Elson Cheng creates the sakura-themed Yozakura cocktail, kicking off the patio season in The Vancouver Sun and The Provence 

Our Sakura “blossom inspired offerings” made a quick feature in The Scout List, Vol. 518: April Events in Vancouver

Sharon Boorstin from Los Angeles Times highlights Miku’s evening dining in her Vancouver feature Take a peek at Canada’s indigenous cultures on a weekend escape to Vancouver

The Vancouver Sun’s Mia Stainsby features our Sakura-themed dishes in  Side Dishes: Cherry Blossom Menus

We are among The Georgia Straight’s picks for 6 Vancouver spots to find cherry blossom-inspired dishes

Our Sakura Features are highlighted in Inside Vancouver’s Date Night feature for Get Outside: 5 Blossoming Ways to Celebrate Spring in Vancouver

We are featured on USA Today’s 10 Best guide for Vancouver’s Best Seafood Restaurants: Enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s Bounty

Scout Magazine highlights our spring features in their piece Sakura Season Inspires New Dishes and Drinks at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar

The Province and The Vancouver Sun names us as one of the best places to spot a winemaker after hours in their article Salut!: Best of the International Wine Festival

We are the 2019 Populist Award winner for Best Sushi

Daily Hive’s Dished highlights our Valentine’s Day menu among 2Vancouver restaurants serving special Valentine’s Day dinners

Georgia Straight features our Valentine’s Day Kaiseki in their list Valentine’s Day 2019: Dozens of places to take your date for dinner in Vancouver

Our Valentine’s Day menu is featured in BC Living’s Date Night: Valentine’s Day 2019 Dining Guide

Vancouver is Awesome and Business Insider Vancouver choose our Valentine’s Day Kaiseki menu as one of 15 Ways for Food Lovers to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

We are one of Noms Magazine’s picks for Top Restaurants To Have Your Valentine’s Day Dinner At In Vancouver

German Publication Essen & Trinken features Head Sushi Chef Shingo Fujiwara in their Canadian highlight Oh, Wie Schön ist Kanada

Yelp names us in Top 100 Places to Eat in Canada 2019

2018

We are OpenTable’s 2018 Diners’ Choice for the following categories:

Japanese
Most Booked in Vancouver
Best Overall
Best Service
Scenic View

Our exclusive New Year’s Eve Kaiseki menu is featured in Georgia Straight’s guide to 12 Restaurants Offering Celebratory New Year’s Eve Menus in Metro Vancouver.

Vancouver Magazine features Executive Sushi Chef Kazuhiro Hayashi’s pick for Chef’s Holiday Gift Picks.

We are named one of the Best Sushi Restaurants in Vancouver You Must Visit by Noms Magazine

Executive Sushi Chef Kazuhiro Hayashi makes our world-famous Aburi Salmon Oshi Sushi with Coleen and Jay on Global News Morning Weekend.

Executive Sushi Chef Kazuhiro is on CTV News making our signature Red Wave Roll to commemorate our 10th year anniversary in Miku Celebrates 10 Years

Daily Hive features our limited-time Miku 10 Year Anniversary Kaiseki menu in Iconic Vancouver Sushi Spot offers Stellar Special Menu this Month

The Georgia Straight highlights our success in innovative Japanese cuisine through the eyes of owner and CEO Seigo Nakamura in The Origin of Vancouver’s Deep Love for Aburi Sushi

Scout Magazine highlights our 10 year anniversary celebration in their feature Aburi Sushi Pioneer Miku Celebrates 10 Years with Anniversary Tasting Menu

We are featured as a must-do in Vancouver and concierge recommendation in Where Magazine’s One Perfect Day

Essential Magazine featured our plating of the Aburi Prime  in their Art of the Plate

We are one of Daily Hive and The Georgia Straight’s picks for restaurants to treat your Dad at on Father’s Day in Metro Vancouver

BC Living recommends our feature Father’s Day menu in 18 Father’s Day Gifts He Actually Wants

Yelp is naming us one of Top 50 Places to Eat in Vancouver 2018

We are the Readers’ Choice for Japanese cuisine in Where Magazine’s 2018 Where to Dine Awards!

Inside Vancouver names us on their traveller to-do list in Relaxing Before and After Cruise Activities in Vancouver

BC Living highlights our Mother’s Day Features in their article Treat Mom to the Most Delicious Mother’s Day Menus

USA Today features us as one of Vancouver’s Trademark Tastes

Our Sakura Features are a must-try in BC Living’s You Gotta Try This in April 2018

Scout Magazine covers our new Sakura Inspired Dishes and Drinks

Our Aburi Salmon Oshi Sushi is on Montecristo Magazine’s Vancouver Food Bucket List

We are one of Top Chef Canada Chef Felix Zhou’s favourite places to eat in this Eat North feature

Eater names us as part of 38 Essential Vancouver Restaurants

Philippine Airlines in-flight magazine Mabuhay features our ocean-wise selection of dishes in their piece on Sustaining Our Seas

Our flame-seared Aburi sushi is a must-have in Equinox’s 48 Hours in Vancouver

2017

Chef Jean Pierre Guerin names our signature Aburi Salmon Oshi Sushi as a Dish you Must Try in Vancouver

Jennifer recounted her experience trying our signature Aburi Sushi in her Star Tribune article Enjoy Nature Steps from Urban Vancouver

Our signature Aburi Salmon Oshi sushi is a way to enjoy local, wild Salmon in HelloBC’s article on Seasonal Foods to Try in British Columbia this Fall

We are Global News Connect’s choice for Restaurants To Try While You’re In Vancouver

Brides Magazine named us in one of 8 Reasons to Honeymoon in Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Magazine mentioned us as one of 17 Best Restaurants in Downtown Vancouver

BC Bay featured our recent Valpolicella & Prosecco Superiore wine pairing dinner

The A List covered A Day in Downtown Vancouver, and she loves our Aburi Oshi Sushi

Alissa Jenkins from International Traveller named us her favourite Japanese restaurant in Vancouver

Beverage Director Stephen Whiteside is featured in BC Living’s Wine Experts Reveal Their Favourite BC Rosés feature

We were named one of Opentable’s 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada for 2017!

The Vancouver Sun also featured us in their Vancouver spots listed among Canada’s top 100 for outdoor dining!

2017 Where To Dine Awards

2017 Where to Dine Awards named us Critics’ Choice in Sustainable Seafood

Our chefs were featured on Vancouver Chef’s Life on the Line series

The Daily Meal named us one of The World’s 8 Best Sushi Restaurants

Georgia Straight’s 2017 Golden Plates named us Best Japanese and 2nd in Best Sushi

Eater featured us as a part of 38 Essential Vancouver Restaurants

We were District Local’s recommendation for Dine Out Alternatives

2016

We are Gayot’s selection for Top 10 Vancouver View Restaurants, 2016 Best of Vancouver Outdoor Dining Restaurants, and 2016 Best of Vancouver Heart-Healthy Restaurants 

19th Annual Golden Plates announced us as Best Japanese and 2nd in Best Sushi

Stars of Vancouver 2016 named us Best Japanese and Sushi Restaurant Downtown

We won the 2016 Where to Dine Awards Vancouver’s Readers’ Choice in Japanese

Westender’s Best of the City Dining 2016 Awards awarded us Readers’ Choice Best Japanese cuisine

Best of the City Dining 2016 Awards also named us Best Restaurant to take Visitors, Best View, and Best Work Lunch

We were named one of Opentable’s Top 100 Restaurants in Canada

We were announced as one of Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in Canada for 2016

Vancouver Magazine’s The 2016 Restaurant Awards announced us as an Honorable Mention for Best Upscale Japanese

Scout Magazine named our waterfront patio as one of Vancouver’s Best Patios