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Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Colonnade Pizza

Restaurant: Colonnade Pizza Location: 461 Hazeldean Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Italian/ Pizza Menu: http://www.colonnadepizza.com/new/id2.html Price: $10-15 A refreshing change from those Pizza Chains. From the family oriented service to the neighborhood restaurant interior, it feel very homey. Although we got take-out, the people at the restaurant were so friendly and keep telling us to come back to visit them:). On the car … Continue reading

Dining 101 [New York]: Lombardi’s Pizza

Restaurant: Lombardi’s Pizza Location: 32 Spring Street, New York, NY Cuisine: Italian/ Pizza Menu: http://www.firstpizza.com/images/Web_Menu_Oct_2011.pdf Price: $15-25 Of course, after watching Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives and Man Vs. Food all the time, I’d be insane not to try out Lombardi’s Pizza. Zagat rated “Best Pizza on the Planet”, so who am I to say no to the World’s best;)? The menu is … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Graffiti’s Italian Eatery

Restaurant: Graffiti’s Italian Eatery Location: 101 Kanata Avenue, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Italian Menu: http://www.graffitis.ca/Menus/LunchMenu/tabid/9833/Default.aspx Price: $15-25 I actually didn’t even know there was a restaurant at the Holiday Inn, but here it is! The decor reminded me of Olive Garden, lots of wine bottles, rustic fixtures, and plants hanging from the ceiling. The service was a bit lacking that though. Considering that … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Bella Gelateria

Restaurant: Bella Gelateria Location: 1001 W Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Dessert/ Ice Cream/ Italian Menu: http://www.bellagelateria.com/products.htm Price: $10 or Less Heard talks of this place on Urbanspoon and on Twitter. I was definitely curious to see what everyone was raving about! I actually passed by here while heading to the Lobby Lounge at the Fairmont one night. But I didn’t get … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Montreal]: Reuben’s Deli

Restaurant: Reuben’s Deli Location: 1116 Rue Ste-Catherine W, Montréal, QC Cuisine: Diner/ Sandwiches/ Italian Menu: http://www.reubensdeli.com/ Price: $15-25 I really wanted to go to Hakata Ramen, but then it was closed from 3-6pm. Pretty hungry on a Sunday in Montreal and on a day that all shops closed at 5pm, I seriously did not want to wait til 6pm. … Continue reading

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 [Vancouver]: Olive Garden

Restaurant: Olive Garden Location: 20080 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC Cuisine: Italian Menu: http://www.olivegarden.com/Menu/ Price: $15-25 Even though I live in Surrey, Langley is quite a drive! I went a rainy day after lecture and I thought there wouldn’t be much people, but I was wrong! Luckily, they allow you to take a seat at the bar while you wait … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Anton’s Pasta Bar

Restaurant: Anton’s Pasta Bar Location: 4260 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC Cuisine: Italian Menu: http://www.antonspastabar.com/dinner.htm Price: $15-25 When I came back from Hong Kong, the first place one of my closest friends told me I had to go was Anton’s. I’ve been known to eat a surprising amount of food and he told me that there’s no way I could … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Sydney]: Caffe Gasparo

Restaurant: Caffe Gasparo Location: 130 Burwood Road, Burwood, NSW Cuisine: Italian/ Brunch/ Breakfast/ Sandwich Menu: N/A Price: $15-25 Staying in Sydney for 2 weeks I can’t expect to eat extravagantly everyday. A night out to eat in Burwood I randomly chose to eat at Caffe Gasparo completely based on the vibe I got from the outside. I wasn’t … Continue reading