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Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Fratelli

Restaurant: Fratelli Location: 499 Terry Fox Drive, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Italian Menu: http://www.fratelli.ca/menu.php Price: $15-25 Another great find in Kanata! Definitely needed a break from the overload of pub food and it’s always great to eat a nicer meal once in awhile. The restaurant is quite cozy and dim which gave it a sense of warmth in this cold … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Montreal]: Schwartz’s Montreal Hebrew Delicatessen

Restaurant: Schwartz’s Montreal Hebrew Delicatessen Location: 3895 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal, QC Cuisine: Eastern European/ Sandwiches Menu: http://www.schwartzsdeli.com/index_eng.html Price: $10 or Less Venturing to Montreal, one of the Must Go Places (or else I’d be like you really haven’t went at all) is Schwartz’s Montreal Hebrew Delicatessen. When ever I hear about Montreal I hear “Smoked Meat”; I didn’t exactly know what … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Senbazuru Sushi Bar

Restaurant: Senbazuru Sushi Bar Location: 9665 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON Cuisine: Japanese/ Sushi Menu: http://www.senbazurusushi.com/Menu.htm Price: $10 – 15 I was super disappointed after eating at Sushi Queen Izakaya because I’ve been craving Japanese food for the longest time. Ottawa is definitely lacking some quality Japanese food, so I had to get my dose before returning back. I … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Montreal]: Pho Lien

Restaurant: Pho Lien Location: 5703 Chemin De La Côte-Des-Neiges, Montréal, QC Cuisine: Vietnamese/ Noodles Menu: N/A Price: $10-15 After sight-seeing in the snowy weather, I just wanted something hot. I hadn’t had any “good” Pho in Ottawa that could match up to what I’ve eaten in Vancouver (although I might be going to the wrong places:P) so I was … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Montreal]: Juliette et Chocolat

Restaurant: Juliette et Chocolat Location: 1615 Rue Saint Denis, Montréal, QC Cuisine: French/ Desserts Menu: http://www.julietteetchocolat.com/mmm.php Price: $10-15 My first visit to Montreal, so I just decided to go with what other tourists recommended. For desserts, I heard Juliette et Chocolat was a MUST! Luckily, it wasn’t extremely cold (for East Coast standards, that is) because I had to wait … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Din Tai Fung – Shanghai Dim Sum

Restaurant: Din Tai Fung – Shanghai Dim Sum Location: 3235 Hwy 7 East Unit #18B, Markham, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Dim Sum Menu: http://www.dintaifung.com.tw/en/product_a_list.asp Price: $10 -15 Walking around Markham, I was really just wanting some authentic Chinese food. Little did I know, there was a Din Tai Fung! I’m not sure if this is a part of the “real” Din … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Sushi Queen Izakaya

Restaurant: Sushi Queen Izakaya Location: 665 Bay Street, Toronto, ON Cuisine: Japanese/ Sushi/ Tapas Menu: http://www.sushiqueenizakaya.com/menu.html Price: $10 – 15 I arrived in Toronto quite late, but around 11PM I was really craving Japanese food! I’ve been terribly deprived of sushi and izakaya ever since I arrived in Ottawa. So coming to Toronto, I was really looking forward to some good Japanese … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Sea King Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant: Sea King Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant Location: 1558 Merivale, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/Seafood Menu: http://www.urbanspoon.com/u/menu/1480550?p=0 Price: $10-15 Around the time of Chinese New Year I was feeling super homesick! I know that if I was home I’d get a satisfying supply of Chinese Home-cooking. Just imagining the Shark Fin Soup, the assortment of BBQ meats, … Continue reading