Shibuyatei – Richmond, BC


Shibuyatei
#125, 2971 Sexsmith Road
Richmond, BC
To be confirmed: (604) 779-0053

Simple is best.  An adage that applies to many things in this thing called life, including something we all love, food.  Lately, I’ve been all about uncomplicated flavors and limited combinations of ingredients that tell a story on my taste buds.  Smart cookery and unpretentious offerings are my current targets when it comes to dining out.  Give me something that’s comforting too and well you’ve got something right in my wheelhouse.  An old stalwart, Japanese ramen, is right up there in my favorite foods of all time.

I’d been notified in July that a new operation was about to set up shop at a busy intersection in Richmond, formerly occupied by a sandwich business.  The end of July marked their opening and as a few weeks had passed (and having received some insights from members granted a pre-opening audience) I finally made my way out for a lunchtime meal.  Inside, remnants of the previous tenant were apparent from the still fresh business handover, with some temporary signage hung outside for the Tokyo-style of ramen being produced by Shibuyatei.

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