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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 [New York]: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Restaurant: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Location: 246 W Willow Street, Syracuse, NY Cuisine: Southern/ American/ Barbeque Menu: http://www.dinosaurbbq.com/locations/syracuse/ Price: $15-25 Going to New York from Ottawa I knew I would pass by Syracuse. I absolutely could not miss out on the opportunity to eat at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. I knew this place would be popular, I just didn’t expect it to be THIS POPULAR! Walking … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Pennsylvania]: J.J. Bridjes

Restaurant: J.J. Bridjes Location: 925 Northern Blvd, Clarks Summit, PA Cuisine: Pub/ American Menu: N/A Price: $10-15 On my return trip from New York, wanted to pass by Pennsylvania and find an All-American Diner. I’d say this was the closest place we found along the way. Walking inside the restaurant, I realized that it was really dark, but the atmosphere was … Continue reading

Dining 101 [New York]: Shake Shack (UWS)

Restaurant: Shake Shack (UWS) Location: 366 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY Cuisine: American/ Burgers/ Fries Menu: http://shakeshack.com/_pdf/menus/Menu_UWS.pdf Price: $10 or Less So apparently this is suppose to be the “In-N-Out” of New York? Although it’s all about preferences, I was excited to try the Shake Shack! I loved the interior and organized layout of the place. Clean, but funky;). Although there … Continue reading

Dining 101 [New York]: Katz’s Deli

Restaurant: Katz’s Delicatessen Location: 205 E Houston Street, New York, NY Cuisine: Sandwiches/ Meat Shop/ American Menu: http://katzsdelicatessen.com/menus/ Price: $15-25 This may not be the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building, but Katz’s is definitely a New York tourist attraction. After watching Adam Richmond chow down on a juicy Pastrami Sandwich on Man vs. Food, I knew I had to pay … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Acme Cafe

Restaurant: Acme Cafe Location: 51 W Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Diner/ Sandwiches/ American Menu: http://www.acmecafe.ca/ Price: $10-15 On my short visit back to Vancouver, I had to visit Acme Cafe. Brunch is definitely my favorite meal of the day and this was definitely on my Wish List:)! A lot of people are quite “iffy” about the neighborhood, but honesty it’s not … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Rideau Carleton Raceway Dining Room

Restaurant: Rideau Carleton Raceway Dining Room Location: 4837 Albion Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: American/ Buffet Menu: http://www.rcr.net/dining.html Price: $10 -15 I was really excited to go to the raceway because the last time I’d been to horse races was in Hong Kong. It was a great experience learning how to bet on horses with my co-workers, but the food … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: The Barley Mow Pub

Restaurant: The Barley Mow Pub Location: 700 March Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: American/ Pub Menu: http://www.barleymow.com/menus/menu_kanata.pdf Price: $10-15 I’ve been to Barley Mow numerous times for Wing Night. I remember when I first came to Ottawa they still had 1 cent wings on Thursdays, which is now $2.50 for 1lb and fries (still a good deal). But this night … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Georgetown Sports Pub

Restaurant:Georgetown Sports Pub Location: 1159 Bank Street Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Pub / American Menu: http://www.georgetownpub.ca/menu.php Price: $10-15 I’ve walked into this pub previously, but it’s been at times when the area was pretty empty. Tonight it was GAME 6 (Go Canucks Go!) of the Stanley Cup Finals, so it was so packed that if we had … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Eggspectation

Restaurant: Eggspectation Location:171 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Breakfast/Brunch/American Menu: http://www.eggspectations.com/canada_eng/html/menu.html Price: $10-15 I think every bright and sunny weekend deserves a tasty start. Especially since a friend was visiting from Vancouver and energized to sight-see (have to fuel up before a long day!). Not exactly a super early start, I think we were seated about … Continue reading