Category Archives: Cuisine

The 5 Best Dinner Restaurants on Bank Street in Ottawa


Bank Street is one of the liveliest streets in Ottawa. It runs north to south and is the backbone of many neighbourhoods, stretching through Downtown, Centretown, the Glebe and Old Ottawa South. Of course, peppered all along Bank Street are endless cafes and restaurants, but the wide array of food choices can get a little […]

Wilf & Ada’s, A Scratch Diner – Ottawa – Review

Wilf and Ada's

“There’s nowhere else in the city you can get amazing brunch every day of the week.” In fact, Wilf and Ada’s is so amazing that it was featured on the Food Network show “You Gotta Eat Here”, where John Catucci travels Canada, eating at the best, most loved restaurants. If you live in Ottawa, you’ve […]

What is typical authentic Canadian food? A Quick Guide For You Eh?

Canadian cuisine takes influence from First Nations, British and French cuisine with its own additions suited to resources available in Canada. With several different climates spanning Canada, the cuisine changes with each region. We have compiled a list of the most popular recipes with exploration into the history and origin of each, to provide a […]

Mel’s Diner Kitchener-Waterloo – My Review

If you are a resident of the city off Waterloo, Ontario, or an alum of either the University of Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier University, then you probably are well-acquainted with a little place called Mel’s Diner, which is a great little 50’s style breakfast spot located on University Avenue at Philip Street.  It’s open 7am-11pm, Monday […]

Forest Heights | Neighbourhoods of Kitchener Waterloo Region

This neighbourhood of Forest Heights is a bit older and more established than many neighbourhoods in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, which makes it a prime destination for anyone moving into the area – particularly families. Bordered by Trussler Road, Highland Road West, Fischer-Hallman Road and the Highway 7/8, it is conveniently nestled next to the Conestoga […]

Arlington Five Cafe, Ottawa – My Review

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COFFEE & SANDWICHES I discovered Arlington Five a couple years ago. I was walking down Bank Street when I glanced over to the side street next to me; I noticed that there was a little café, almost like a house, with the word “COFFEE” painted across the front and “SANDWICHES” spelled vertically down the side. […]

Best Chinese Food Restaurants Near Conestoga Mall

Today we review some of the best dine-in/takeout options for Chinese food in north Waterloo, near Conestoga Mall. As Conestoga Mall is a small bus terminal, we have included some restaurants that are on bus lines going to and from the mall. No matter your preferences for atmosphere to take-out versus dine-in, all options on […]

The Bauer Kitchen and Bakery Waterloo – My Review

The Bauer Kitchen, also known as TBK, is many things all at once. It is a beautiful restaurant and also a charming café and bakery. It serves lunch and dinner and also brunch on the weekends. It is elegant and classy yet cozy and relaxed. It’s everything you could want in a restaurant and more! […]

Rawlicious Kitchener – My Review

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I know, it’s hard to eat healthy sometimes. It seems like there are endless options when it comes to junk food, but very few places to go for a pure, natural meal. If you’re looking for food that you don’t have to feel the slightest bit guilty about, Rawlicious is for you. The restaurant was […]

Sweet Dreams Teashop Waterloo – My Review

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Sweet Dreams Teashop is a dream come true for anyone who loves bubble tea and delicious food. The charming café serves bubble tea, loose leaf tea, and a variety of food and pastries. All of these marvelous things can be found at 170 University Ave in the University Shops Plaza. History Sweet Dreams Teashop was […]