Ring in the New Year at Minami

It’s hard to believe how fast time flies; we’re already in December! Ring in the new year with us and enjoy our special New Year’s Eve Set Menu.

Our New Year’s Eve Set Menu features five decadent courses of signature Aburi cuisine, including our chef’s creative Amuse Bouche starter, seasonal fresh Sashimi course, famous Aburi Sushi Selection, mouthwatering Miyazaki Wagyu entrée, and our New Year’s Eve-exclusive Espresso Caramel Mousse for dessert.

We will also be hosting live entertainment, with our jazz band playing in our dining room throughout the evening

This set menu is available exclusively on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, during dinner only.

View the full menu here. The early bird gets the worm – book early for best availability.

 

AMUSE BOUCHE

Our chef’s feature Terrine

SASHIMI

Fresh cuts of our Hamachi, Hirame, Botan Ebi, and Hokkaido Scallop

SUSHI

Our signature New Year’s Eve Aburi Sushi Selection

ENTRÉE

Decadent Miyazaki Wagyu, sourced from the southern region of Miyazaki in Japan.

DESSERT

Lead Pastry Chef Nikki Tam’s exclusive creation, the Espresso Caramel Mousse

Minami x Dine Out Vancouver 2018 Sneak Preview

Dine Out Vancouver is back for 2018, and we are excited to be participating again this year!

From January 19 – February 4, join us during lunch or dinner and enjoy our 3-course prix fixe menus. Of course, these dining experiences are best paired with our feature sake flight and wine.

Here are some sneak peek photos of our delicious Dine Out Vancouver menus. View the full menu here, and don’t forget to book early to secure a seating!

LUNCH

Minami Zen

DINNER

Aburi Oshi Bites

Braised Alberta Beef Shank and Herb Spiced Prawns

Earl Grey Mousse

Canada 150 Chef’s BBQ at Minami

Canada’s 150 anniversary is coming up, and what better way to celebrate this national holiday than with amazing food, amazing beer, and amazing company?

Join us on July 1st to celebrate Canada day with our special Chef’s BBQ! Hosted on our hidden garden patio, our BBQ will feature specialty Minami skewers, an Aburi Sushi station, Strange Fellows beer, and, of course, our talented Minami chefs.

Details on the event and how to book below:

When: Saturday, July 1st 2:30PM – 5:00PM
Where: Minami’s Hidden Garden Patio
Price: $45++
To Book: Kindly complete this registration form, and email to rsvp@minamirestaurant.com

We look forward to celebrating this special day with you!

Father’s Day at Minami

Treat your father this Father’s Day to an indulgent dining experience at Minami. Our exclusive menu features items like our deluxe Surf ‘n’ Turf Aburi Sushi, rich 16oz Bone-In Rib Eye Steak, and don’t forget to pair your evening with our very special World of Whisky Flight. Keep reading for a sneak peek of these enticing dishes.

This menu will be available during dinner only on Sunday, June 18. View the full Father’s Day menu here.

The early bird gets the worm, so book your seating with us today.

Surf ‘n’ Turf Aburi Sushi

Our chef’s selection of signature Aburi oshi and nigiri, flame seared with our unique sauces and garnishes. Featuring premium ingredients like our decadent Japanese wagyu, silky õ-toro, and rich akami maguro with foie gras, this indulgent dish is not to be missed.

Grand Marnier Spiced Chocolate Brownie

Crafted with a rich Grand Marnier ganache, nutty praline cream, sweet pineapple crème anglaise, and paired with a creamy pineapple rum ice cream, this rum-infused delight is the perfect way to end any meal.

World of Whisky Flight

Finally, don’t forget to pair your evening dining with our exclusive World of Whisky Flight. Curated by our Beverage Director Stephen Whiteside, this adventurous flight features whisky sourced from different nations around the world, notably India, Taiwan, and Japan.

MINAMI x VEUVE CLICQUOT

We are excited to announce Minami’s collaboration with Veuve Clicquot for Yellow Week!

From May 1st-7th, join us for this special event and enjoy a glass or bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne at our feature price- $21 for a glass and $130 for a bottle.

We recommend pairing your Veuve Clicquot with our our addictive Champagne Roll. This guest favourite features scallop, local sockeye salmon, and uni rolled in tobiko and finished with our secret Miku sauce on top, flame seared.

Don’t miss this limited time feature- book now to dine with us today.

Contest: Minami x Skoah for Mother’s Day

 
Win the perfect Mother’s Day experience for you and your mother! Dine at Minami where you’ll be treated to the Minami Zen Lunch and dessert, then head over to Skoah for a customized 75 minute Facialicious treatment.
Minami’s Zen Lunch and Dessert
Start with our deluxe Minami Zen lunch, featuring a selection of four seasonal items from our kitchen, five pieces of our signature flame seared Aburi sushi, and miso soup. Finish the dining experience with a slice of our decadent Green Tea Opera, delicately crafted with green tea genoise, hazelnut wafer, azuki bean cream, and paired with matcha ice cream.
Skoah’s Facialicious
Faint of heart beware, this skin workout is pure pleasure. The best part…it’s all about you. This facial is personalized by your skin care trainer. Dry skin, oily skin, redness, puffy eyes, acne? We can handle it. So can you. This Skoah classic includes deep cleansing, exfoliating, delicate extractions, detoxifying, stimulating masques and our trademark soothing massage. 75 minutes of relaxation.
To Enter: Follow both Minami and Skoah’s pages, like the contest post, and tag a friend in the comments. Contest runs from April 17th-May 1st, and the winner will be announced on May 5th. The winner must reply with confirmation within 24 hours of the announcement.

Good luck!

Bring your Valentine to Minami

Love is in the air at Minami. From February 10th to 14th, treat your loved one to an indulgent dining experience with our special five course menu, crafted just for this amorous occasion.

Enjoy our famous Aburi sushi, mouthwatering AAA Sterling Silver Filet Mignon Wellington entrée, and conclude the romantic evening with our Valentine’s Day-exclusive Strawberry Sakekasu Mousse dessert. This intimate dining experience is best paired with our premium sake flight.

Or, order à la carte and share our special Yaletown Kaisen Platter, featuring our chef’s selection of fresh seafood and ceviche, along with a glass of our special Ruby Flame cocktail.

Check out our full Valentine’s Day menu here. The early bird gets the worm, so book now for best availability.

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Our Valentine’s Day-exclusive Ruby Flame cocktail

New Year’s Eve at Minami

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, so what better way to celebrate the arrival of 2017 than to come to Minami! On December 31st, enjoy our live jazz band and exclusive New Year’s Eve Menu, featuring five delightful courses including our famous Aburi Sushi, decadent lobster tail and beef tenderloin Surf and Turf Entrée, and festive Champagne Citrus Praline Bavarois dessert. Join us in ringing in the new year with some great cuisine and great company!

Limited seatings available, and reservations are filling up fast! Book with us today.

Contest: Yamato Drummers of Japan

Yamato The Drummers of Japan

Photo Credit: Hiroshi Seo

Get ready to experience taiko drums like you have never before. Yamato Drummers of Japan comes to Vancouver for the first time and for one night only on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at 8 p.m. Expect to see and listen to a stunning display of drumming athleticism and artistry that will sure thrill your auditory and visual senses.

Yamato was founded in Japan in 1993 by Aristic Director Masa Ogawa. The drummers are dedicated to showcasing the incredible, sheer power of Japan’s traditional taiko drums, which all range in different sizes. In addition to the drums, Yamato combines its performance with dance, unique costumes, and so much more.

YamatoMinami Restaurant is pleased to partner with Yamato for a special giveaway! Enter-to-win for a chance to see the talented drummers for the one night they are in Vancouver, plus a $100 gift card to Minami. Make a night of it! Contest closes January 31st, 2016 at noon. The winner will be announced the next day and must claim his/her prize 24 hours after being selected. Prizes must be picked up at the restaurant. Four ways to enter are:

1) Tweet the following on Twitter and make sure to follow @MinamiYaletown:

I want to win tickets to #YAMATO and dinner at @MinamiYaletown. #YAMATOxMinami http://bit.ly/1OYp8Dq

2) “Like” the Minami Facebook Page and comment on Yamato poster photo.

3) Enter at Minami Restaurant directly at 1118 Mainland Street. Ballots are available at reception.

4) Regram the Yamato photo on Instagram, tag and like @AburiRetaurants, and use hashtag #YAMATOxMinami in the comments section.

To buy tickets, visit Tickets Tonight.

Special thanks to Laura Murray PR for the partnership.

Good luck!

Broadway Across Canada’s ONCE comes to Vancouver

Broadway Across Canada Once

Broadway Across Canada (BAC) brings musical Once to Vancouver next week, from November 17th, 2015 to Sunday, November 22nd, 2015. Once is the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and definitely cannot be missed. It features an ensemble of actors/musicians who play their own instruments onstage and tells the tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.

From the BAC website:

Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking,Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams…not living in fear…and the power of music to connect all of us.

Minami is pleased to partner, once again, with BAC to offer a giveaway of two pairs of tickets to Once as well as two $50 gift cards to Minami. Contest closes Sunday, November 15th at noon. Winners will be announced the same day and must claim their prize 24 hours after being selected. Prizes must be picked up at the restaurant. Tickets are for opening night on November 17th only at 8:00pm. Four ways to enter are:

1) Tweet the following on Twitter and make sure to follow @MinamiYaletown and @BACTouring:

I want to win tickets to @BACTouring’s #ONCE and dinner at @MinamiYaletown. #BACxMinami http://bit.ly/1NopqNc

2) “Like” the Minami Facebook Page and comment on Once poster photo.

3) Enter at Minami Restaurant directly at 1118 Mainland Street. Ballots are available at reception.

4) Regram the Once poster on Instagram, tag and like the @AburiRetaurants and @BacTouring accounts, and use hashtag #BACxMinami in the comments section.

To buy tickets, visit the Broadway Across Canada website.

Good luck!

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