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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

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 [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 [Ottawa]: Hong Chow

Restaurant: Hong Chow Location: 3462 Hazeldean Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Buffet Menu: http://www.hongchow.com/menu.html Price: $10-15 I’ve been to Panda Garden a few times now, so it was time to try out a different Buffet place. Hong Chow’s interior is much more modern and sleek compared to the cafeteria-like design of Panda Garden. Although there were less choices in food items, the … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Phu Yen

Restaurant: Phu Yen Location: 700 March Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Vietnamese Menu: http://www.phu-yenrestaurant.com/menu.html Price: $10-15 In the midst of the High-Tech region of Ottawa, there are few places people can really go to for lunch. Luckily, just a 2 minute drive from my work there’s this Vietnamese/Chinese restaurant in a tiny plaza. It gets pretty packed here during lunch time, … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Panda Garden Buffet

Restaurant: Panda Garden Buffet Location: 420 Hazeldaen Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/ Japanese/ International Menu: http://pandagardenkanata.com/ Price: $10-15 A few days before my visit to Vancouver, I just had to have a lunch with my team :)! I’ve never been to Panda Garden previously, but I’ve heard that they have a standard variety for a low price! I’d say … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Hockey Sushi

Restaurant: Hockey Sushi Location: 4055 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Japanese/ Sushi Menu: http://kanata.hockeysushi.com/menu/index.php Price: $15-25 Probably the best All-You-Can-Eat Sushi in Kanata, but definitely not the best I’ve had. I still think Sushi Kan is probably still the best I’ve had in Ottawa, but Hockey Sushi is decent although a bit overpriced for the quality. On a more … 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]: Thi Fusion

Restaurant: Thi Fusion Location: 880 Kanata Avenue, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Thai/ Japanese Menu: http://thifusion.com/menu.html Price: $10-15 Visited Thi Fusion for the first time with co-workers during lunch time. They have a great $10 lunch deal; almost everything on the menu is $10 during lunch time! Re-visited a few times and have had both good and bad experiences with … Continue reading