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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 [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 [Vancouver]: Rodney’s Oyster House

Restaurant: Rodney’s Oyster House Location: 1228 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Seafood Menu: http://www.rohvan.com/#menu Price: $15-25 Spending 8 months on the East Coast, nothing more I missed than FRESH SEAFOOD:)! There always seems to be a wait for seats at Rodney’s, but somehow I was lucky this time. I was seated almost instantly! Even though it was just at the bar, it … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: The Fish House

Restaurant: The Fish House Location: 8901 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver, BC Cuisine: Seafood/ Afternoon Tea Menu: http://www.fishhousestanleypark.com/menus_dinner.html Price: $25 and Up The day before my birthday, I felt like going to a place where I could wear one of the many fancy dresses I bought. The Fish House isn’t extremely “dressy”, but its like country-club “dressy”. My friend chose to take me … Continue reading

Cooking 101: #7 – Mussels Mariniere

Shrimp Was SOLD OUT… So grocery shopping, I noticed shrimp was on sale and I really wanted to eat seafood. When I got to the Seafood Counter at Loblaws… ALL THE SHRIMP WAS GONE! Quite disappointed, but then I notice that the Mussels! Only $4.99 for 1kg (I’m not sure if that’s cheap, but I … Continue reading

Cooking 101 : #1 – Scallop Buckwheat Pasta

The Beginning of my Cooking Excursions… Moving to Ottawa for a year has begun in quite a challenge. I’ve lived alone in Vancouver, but cooking was never necessary. Let’s be honest, if you’re hungry in Vancouver there is always food at any hour! Unfortunately, Ottawa definitely does not accommodate my lack of cooking skills. So, … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Sea King Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant: Sea King Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant Location: 1558 Merivale, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Chinese/Seafood Menu: http://www.urbanspoon.com/u/menu/1480550?p=0 Price: $10-15 Around the time of Chinese New Year I was feeling super homesick! I know that if I was home I’d get a satisfying supply of Chinese Home-cooking. Just imagining the Shark Fin Soup, the assortment of BBQ meats, … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: The Shore Club

Restaurant: The Shore Club Location: 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON Cuisine: Steakhouse/ Seafood Menu: http://www.theshoreclub.ca/menu/dinner/ Price: $25 and Up I was staying in Downtown Ottawa on the weekend and just wanted to have a nice dinner. The weather was extremely cold! So, of course I chose a place that I could get to with the least amount of … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Ottawa]: Bin 790 Bistro Tapas & Wine Bar

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 This is definitely the best dining experience I’ve had in Kanata. Walking into a lounge dressed with a wall of wine bottles and dim lighting, it was quite a posh and romantic atmosphere? Well, it’d definitely be the … Continue reading

Dining 101 [Vancouver]: CHOP Steakhouse

Restaurant: CHOP Steakhouse Location: 10251 St Edwards Drive, Richmond, BC Cuisine: Steakhouse/ Seafood Menu: http://www.chop.ca/the-menu.aspx Price: $25 and Up I’ve actually been to Chop a few times. For some reason I always happen to come here around the time I’m about to leave Vancouver. But every time the food always maintains a standard. Although what I really like about … Continue reading