Minami x Dine Out Vancouver 2017

The ever-popular Dine Out Vancouver is back for 2017, and Minami is proud to be participating again this year! For a limited time only from January 20 – February 5, join us for our delectable three-course lunch and dinner menus.

Spend an indulgent evening with our signature Aburi sushi, choice of mouthwatering entrees including our Miso Sakekasu Baked Sable Fish & Coconut Poached Half Lobster Tail ‘surf’ option, and our Dine-Out exclusive Hojicha Mousse dessert. Or, come in during the noon hour and enjoy our Minami Zen lunch, paired with our chef’s selection of house made ice cream or sorbet for dessert.

Don’t miss this amazing dining opportunity! Check out our full Dine Out Vancouver 2017 menu here and book now for best availability.

Looking for other Dine Out restaurants? Check out our sister restaurant Gyoza Bar.

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.

Holiday Eggnog Recipe


Our very own bartender, Mark Gunther, was on Global BC recently and created a very eggnog cocktail with the anchors. We’ve been receiving a few requests for the recipe, so here it is:

Mark’s Eggnog Cocktail

Ingredients:

•2 eggs separated into yolks and whites
•4 tbsp sugar
•1 cup whipping cream
•2/3 cup whole milk
•1/3 cup each dark rum, bourbon, cognac
•1 tps ground nutmeg
•1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
•vanilla – a dash to taste

Method:

– whip cream to soft peaks
– whip egg whites & 1 tbsp sugar to soft peaks
-whip yolks & 3 tbsp sugar till combined
-add milk to yolk & sugar base
-add spices and vanilla to milk & sugar base
-add alcohol to the seasoned base
-add whipped cream to this base, stirring gently to avoid breaking the bubbles
-gently fold the whipped egg whites into this base, being careful to keep the bubbles in the texture

*Best if left to rest for 3-5days to let the floors combine and mellow*

To Serve:
-serve and garnish with a cinnamon stick and a dusting of ground nutmeg

CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF OCEAN WISE AT MINAMI

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On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Minami invites you to celebrate a decade of supporting sustainable seafood as Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program turns 10. The evening begins at 6 p.m. on our hidden patio and features an Ocean Wise-dedicated menu created by Executive Chef Alan Ferrer and Sushi Chef Hiroshi Hoshiko, complete with sake pairings. Proceeds benefit the Ocean Wise program.

With only twelve seats available, tickets are $150 each (exclusive of tax and gratuity) and can be purchased by visiting Minami in-person at 1118 Mainland Street, by phone at 604-685-8080, or emailing info@minamirestaurant.com.

Check out the menu below.

Minami 10th Anniversary Oceanwise Dinner 2015

Mother’s Day

It’s time to celebrate mom this Sunday! We have two excellent menus for that perfect day – a $35 brunch with cocktail option and a $60 set menu for dinner. Take a look at the menus below. Call 604-685-8080 to book or visit Open Table for online reservations.

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Minami Mother's Day Menu 2015 FINAL SV

 

The New Year’s Eve Menu!

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This is the special four-course menu for the lucky guests who decide to celebrate New Year’s Eve at Minami! Tickets are on sale now for $85 (plus tax and gratuity). Contact Minami directly at 1118 Mainland Street to book or email info@minamirestaurant.com

2014 MINAMI NEW YEARS EVE SET MENU

AMUSE

KUMAMOTO OYSTER W/ UNI

Sake foam, umami dashi gelee, pickled fennel & plum salsa

ABURI SASHIMI

Maguro/foie gras sauce – Hotate/daikon oroshi, ikura, Himalayan truffles –

Atlantic Salmon/blood orange sauce – Hamachi/quinoa salad

SURF & TURF

AAA STERLING SILVER FILET MIGNON & ABURI ½ MARITIME LOBSTER TAIL

Peppercorn miso crusted, truffled duxelle veal sauce, ginger glazed carrot, white & green asparagus, parsnip celeriac puree, honey yuzu beurre blanc, herb oil, micro herb salad, cabernet vinegar, sun choke crisps

SUSHI APPY

Aburi tai nigiri/kalamata olive tapenade – aburi duck nigiri/ume gari compote – minami roll – ebi oshi – salmon oshi

DESSERT

VALORHNA MILK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE DACQUOISE

Miso caramel glaze, mandarin yuzu sorbet

Valentine’s Day

Our chefs have created a special Valentine’s Day menu for February 14th! For $150 per couple, it is a great representation of all our popular dishes with six courses and two sake pairings. Call now to book!

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Holiday Dining!

Make Miku or Minami your holiday dining destination and enjoy our specially prepared 7 course Holiday Set Menus.

Miku will be offering it’s special Holiday Menu  on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Minami’s menu will be offered on New Year’s Eve only. Check out the menus below!

Miku Holiday Menu 2013  Minami New Year's Eve Menu

Taste of Yaletown 2013

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We are once again participating in Taste of Yaletown this year! From October 16 to 27th, experience special set menus during lunch and/or dinner at a truly affordable price.

Check out our three menus here or below and make a reservation today at Open Table or by calling (604) 685-8080.

A portion of profits from each meal served during Taste of Yaletown is donated to The Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Since the event began nine years ago, Taste of Yaletown has raised over $100,000 in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

 

SUZUKI TEMPURA BAP $15

seasonal vegetables, kale gomae, tsukemono, steamed rice,
feature miso soup


MINAMI ZEN LUNCH $25

FIRST – sushi
5 piece chef’s selection sushi

SECOND – minami zen
aburi bincho
wasabi masatake sauce

chicken tofu salad
baby greens, sous-vide chicken breast, miso marinated tofu, umami soy vinaigrette

ebi fritter
asian slaw, sweet chili mayo, soy-balsamic reduction

sterling silver karubi pork rib
apple-ginger haccho miso sauce, spiced apple-raisin chutney

DESSERT
matcha crème brûlée
fresh berries


VEGAN DINNER MENU $35

optional sake pairing 15

FIRST- temari sushi
5 piece vegetable temari sushi
sake pairing – aburi ginjo

SECOND – minami zen
slow roasted beet salad
roasted walnuts, miso-marinated tofu, spiced apple raisin chutney, cabernet cassis tarragon vinaigrette

kale gomae
lotus root chip

farmer’s market tsukemono
pickled vegetables

truffled multigrain sansai salad
Iari, micro greens
sake pairing – tengumai umajun

DESSERT
mirin poached pear
cassis-shiso-mint sorbet
sake pairing – indigo wind


DINNER MENU $45

optional sake pairing 15

FIRST – minami sushi sampler
ebi oshi, salmon oshi, temari: maguro, hamachi, ika
sake pairing – aburi ginjo

SECOND – minami zen
slow roasted beet salad
roasted walnuts, blue cheese, spiced apple raisin chutney, cabernet cassis tarragon vinaigrette

jidori chicken foie gras gyoza
truffle dashi

saikyo miso sablefish
kale gomae, yuzu miso sauce, wasabi relish

sterling silver kurabi pork rib
yukon parsnip puree, watercress, apple-ginger haccho miso sauce
sake pairing – tengumai umajun

DESSERT
earl grey bavarois
berry sauce, cassis-shiso-mint sorbet
sake pairing – indigo wind