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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 [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

Dining 101 [Toronto]: 360 at the CN Tower

Restaurant: 360 at the CN Tower Location: 301 Front Street W, Toronto, ON Cuisine: Seafood/ European/ Steakhouse Menu: http://www.cntower.ca/en-CA/360-Restaurant/Menus/Lunch—Prix-Fixe.html Price: $25 & Up Being a tourist in Toronto, I had to visit the CN Tower before leaving. The best way is definitely to eat at the 360 Restaurant because you get a free lift up to the tower; you can visit the … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Niagara]: Canyon Creek Chophouse

Restaurant: Canyon Creek Chophouse Location: 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, ON Cuisine: Steakhouse Menu: http://www.canyoncreekchophouse.com/pdf/menu_niagara_dinner.pdf Price: $25 and Up It was my first time visiting Niagara Falls, so I was super excited just to be there. I guess the best thing to do at Niagara is simply enjoy the view. Canyon Creek Chophouse may not be a “one-of-a-kind” place to dine, but … 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]: 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