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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 [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 [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]: James Street Pub

Restaurant: James Street Pub Location: 390 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Pub Menu: http://www.heartandcrown.ca/james/menu.aspx Price: $10-15 Quite a random Wing Night. We actually were planning to eat Pho, but somehow ended up at 1/2 Price Wings at James Street Pub. This is technically my first visit to James Street, you could say. I’ve came in about 2 times prior … 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]: Wild Wing

Restaurant: Wild Wing Location: 3320 McCarthy Road, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Pub/American Menu: http://www.bestchickenwings.com/web_new/images/Menuon.pdf Price: $10-15 So in my search for a place to watch Game 5 of the Stanley Cup, my friends and I were craving some wings. In Vancouver, I’m definitely considered a regular at WINGS (mostly at the Kingsway or North Road locations) because wings are undoubtedly … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: The EXchange Pub

Restaurant: The Exchange Pub Location: Rideau Centre, 50 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: International/Pub Menu: http://www.theexpub.com/ex_menus.html Price: $15-25 Another below zero night in Downtown Ottawa, so I wanted something to warm the stomach and not a great distance from the Hotel. Scurrying through Rideau Centre, the EXchange Pub looked quite cozy from an outside view. Although I must admit … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: Martini’s

Restaurant: Martini’s Location: 151 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Pub/Greek/Pizza Menu: http://www.martinis.ca/food Price: $10-15 The wood and brick fixtures kind of remind me of an Irish Pub, but the vibe I get from the restaurant feels more classy (although I’m not sure if classy is the right word to use). The restaurant seems to be a great fit for friends, … Continue reading