Had a couple chances to go here after I saw the review in the Georgia Strait. Having loved the Pho place that this restaurant replaced, I was initially a bit worried.
I first came here with one of my students, and was extremely happy with the food and quite pleasantly surprised. The dinner menu includes no Pho, but an excellent mix of other vietnamese foods including rice paper rolls and spare ribs. When thinking Fusion, most people tend not to think Vietnamese but I was VERY pleasantly surprised when I ate here.
I was quite frankly amazed by the food; the flavours and textures are amazing in the rice paper rolls. I have tried the ham, chicken and prawn and have to say the ham is my favourite. The provided sauces, both an apple sauce and a pleasant slightly vinegary sauce, make an excellent accompaniment.
The Spareribs were beautifully cooked and marinated, and I cleaned them quite literally to the bone, not a scrap left on them. Wonderful.
The most recent visit, we also tried the buddha soup, a pleasantly mildly curry soup; again, flavourful and quite nice, with a nice mix of ingredients.
I must also recommend the bitter beer on the menu, absolutely wonderful. A perfect accompaniment to the beautiful rice paper rolls. If you're a fan of pale ale, you'll absolutely love it. Now I just need to find out where I can buy it outside this restaurant!
All in all, highly recommended.