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carileee

Passionate Marketing Student From Vancouver Enveloped by Creativity and Endless Drive to Succeed. Loves a Good Challenge and Trying New Things!
carileee has written 140 posts for carrie lee [ c a r i ]

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Alirang

Restaurant: Alirang Location: 134 Nelson Street, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Korean Menu: N/A Price: $10-15 I think I haven’t had Korean food for about a year, which seems quite strange because I remember times when I use to eat it almost everyday! A quaint little house in the Byward Market area with a cozy interior. Approaching Christmas time, the walls were laced … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: The Cheshire Cat Pub

Restaurant: The Cheshire Cat Pub Location: 2193 Richardson Side Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: International/ Pub Menu: http://www.cheshirecatpub.com/menus.html Price: $10-15 Out with my team for my going-away lunch, I chose The Cheshire Cat Pub. Living in Ottawa for about a year you’d think that I’d be bored of pub fare. Yet I’ve gained quite an addiction to that chill pub vibe and overly … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Bin 790 Bistro Tapas & Wine Bar (HAPPY HOUR)

Restaurant: Bin 790 Bistro Tapas & Wine Bar Location: 790 Kanata Avenue, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Tapas/ Seafood/ Brunch Menu: http://www.bin790.net/#!menu Price: $15-25 Although this was not the first time I’ve dined at Bin 790, I was excited to explore the tastes of their Happy Hour Menu. It was last-call for Happy Hour and we made it just in time for the deals. … Continue reading

Canadian Museum of Civilization

I never thought I’d spend so long in a museum. About 4-5 hours of exploring the wonders of Canadian Heritage, Multiculturalism and Japanese Innovation. Surprisingly, my favorite part of the museum was the Children’s portion. A wonderland of whimsical novelties. Canadian Museum of Civilization – 100 Laurier Street Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8 “Be a kid again; … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Asian Legend 味香村

Restaurant: Asian Legend 味香村 Location: 4452 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Shanghainese Menu: http://www.asianlegend.ca/ Price: $10-15 Intense craving for Shanghainese food! Among the wide range of Chinese delicacies, Shanghainese has to be my favorite! So, I was super excited to visit Asian Legend. I’ve been consistently impressed by restaurant interiors, but I was hoping the food was as impressive as … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: RAA Uptown Japanese

Restaurant: RAA Uptown Japanese Location: 4848 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON Cuisine: Japanese/ Sushi/ Tapas Menu: http://www.raajapanese.com/ Price: $10-15 It’s no wonder they offered a Teambuy Deal (something like Groupon) for this place. RAA would definitely not be on my foodie radar if it hadn’t been for my friend’s frugal purchase. The interior was impressive with a lot of detail and fixtures that … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: The Burger’s Priest

Restaurant: The Burger’s Priest Location: 1636 Queen Street East,Toronto, ON Cuisine: American/ Burgers Menu: http://www.theburgerspriest.com/ Price: $10 or Less According to rankings (which my friend informed me of), The Burger’s Priest is suppose to be the #1 burger in Toronto. Needless to say I was extremely excited to sink my teeth into a juicy burger. I think if no one told … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Greg’s Ice Cream

Restaurant: Greg’s Ice Cream Location: 750 Spadina Avenue,Toronto, ON Cuisine: Dessert/ Ice Cream Menu: N/A Price: $10 or Less To add to my day at the beach it was only necessary to grab some ice cream to perfect a hot sunny day. Greg’s is a very small ice cream parlor that you might just pass by because it looks like … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Toronto]: Turbo Lounge

Restaurant: Turbo Lounge Location: 5310 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON Cuisine: Korean/ Bar/ Lounge Menu: http://www.turbolounge.ca/ Price: $10-15 Arriving in Toronto at night, clearly pass dinner time, my friend took me to a bar/lounge in K-town (Korean Town). Completely did not expect the interior to look like a neon-lit Chinese diner (LOL). The young clientele created an upbeat atmosphere. In terms of food, … Continue reading

In The City That Never Sleeps [Manhattan, New York]

With a limited time in New York, I really wish I could have had a couple more days to explore the city. But within just a few days I saw a lot and just took in the city. The liveliness of the New York City is simply contagious.  1. The Holland Tunnel – Felt like … Continue reading