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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

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Twisted Fork Bistro

Restaurant: Twisted Fork Bistro Location: 1147 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: French/ Breakfast/ Brunch/ Bar Menu: http://www.twistedforkbistro.ca/index2.php Price: $15-25 I don’t think I’ve ever waited for seats as long as I’ve waited here! 10 minutes and another 10 minutes and another 10 minutes. Let’s just say you will have way better luck with seats if you come in a pair rather than … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Hidden Tasting Bar and Social Lounge

Restaurant: Hidden Tasting Bar and Social Lounge Location: 433 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: International/ Tapas/ Bar Menu: http://www.hiddenvancouver.ca/ Price: $15-25 Took a long time for me to decide, but in the end I chose Hidden for my official Birthday Dinner! I was first attracted by their menu and pictures of the interior, which I found online. I just wanted to find … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Shuraku Sake Bar & Bistro

Restaurant: Shuraku Sake Bar & Bistro Location: 833 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Japanese/ Sushi/ Tapas/ Bar Menu: http://www.shuraku.net/diningmenus.php Price: $10-15 After a long day of endless eating, I found myself at another spot for some more eating. I had devoured a lot of meat at a BBQ previously, so izakaya had the perfect portion of food to finish off my night. … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Sydney]: Zeta Bar

Restaurant: Zeta Bar Location: Level 4, 488 George Street, Sydney, NSW Cuisine: Wine Bar Menu: http://www.zetabar.com.au/Cocktails.html Price: $25-35 So it’s been a routine during my stay in Sydney to find a drink after my dinner. Zeta Bar was actually featured in my Lonely Planet City Guide. It has a great selection of drinks and a very attentive staff. Being … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Sydney]: Mizuya Japanese Restaurant

Restaurant: Mizuya Japanese Restaurant Location: Basement, 614 George Street, Sydney, NSW Cuisine: Japanese/ Korean Menu: http://www.mizuya.com.au/menu.aspx Price: $15-25 The most modern and electronically integrated Japanese restaurant I’ve ever dined at. I thought the touchscreen ordering system was efficient and innovative. Also, it was great that you could see pictures of what you’re ordering so less uncertainty. I think I … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Sydney]: Summit Restaurant & Orbit Bar

Restaurant: Summit Restaurant & Orbit Bar Location: 264 George Street, Sydney, NSW Cuisine: Modern Australian/ Bar Menu: http://www.summitrestaurant.com.au/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=QwwZGlLtPmY%3d&tabid=3003&language=en-AU Price: $25-35 This was the Bar/Lounge that I’ve been to in Sydney. The bar is actually revolving as your sitting inside and the interior design was very stylish with a magenta glow to the room. The menu was full of … Continue reading