In December, we jumped out from our comfort zone and challenged ourself to join the “Calgary’s Best Fish n Chips Award” competition hosted by Culinaire Magazine. Although Fish n Chips isn’t our specialty; we still decided to accept this challenge. We accepted because we also love Fish n Chips. We have been to few different …

Year 2020 is almost over, it was definitely a challenging year for most of us. Not just for small businesses, but it affected every single household. Some lost their jobs, others lost their businesses, and many lost their loved ones. Once you hear their stories, you can also feel their pain. However, we decided to …

In Y93 Sushi Crave, we served various Japanese comfort food. One of the specialty comfort food that we served is Ramen. Our customers love our ramen, especially in love with our broth. To be proud to tell you, we make our broth and tare in-house. Today, we are going to reveal the secret of our …

Alan is the co-founder of Y93 Kitchen (Y93 Sushi Crave Japanese Cafe). He is an artist, a chef, a guitarist, a husband and a loving father of 3 children. Alan moved to Canada by himself as an international student at the age of 15. During that time, he had to live independently, which means including …

Hi!  My name is Paulina ShiiYo. I am the owner of Drift Home Candle. It is my pleasure to share with you our candle creations here at Y93 Japan Chat Corner. Sharing the joy of making candles is one of our missions. Drift Home Candle is not only a place to find handmade scented candles, …

It is a Fender Stratocaster Hot Rod Reissue, means it got upgraded hardwares like Floyd Rose tremolo and Dimarzio pickups and some fancy wiring under the hood, it was made in Fujigen factory, Matsumoto Nagano, Japan, arguably the best guitar factory in Japan. I brought it new in the summer of 1993, and oh yeah, …

Our story — The Dream of Y93

It all began with a dream deep inside the hearts of our chef, Alan, and his loving wife, Susanna, to create a place in this beautiful and energetic city where people can share their stories and connect with each other through good quality Japanese cuisine. For Y93 café, 2018 was a year filled with hardship …

Japanese Cafe in YYC, Canada Y93 Sushi Crave is a Japanese Cafe. What is a Japanese Cafe? Have never heard of it?  In Japan, there is another name called “Kissaten” / 喫茶店 meaning “tea-drinking shop”, which can also be referred to as a coffee shop or cafe. A Kissaten serves high quality coffee or tea …

The name Y93 has a special meaning to the owners, Susanna and Alan Yau. Y is the initial of the last name of the owners, and 93 is their house number. Their house number is included in the name because the cafe is like a second home to the owners. You might be thinking that …