Category Archive: Food & Drink

Mar 09

The Little Turkish Village without Willy

It has been a long time since we first reviewed The Little Turkish Village in Orleans. We have been frequenting the establishment for well over 20 years. It was the only restaurant that we knew of that purported to offer Turkish food even though Willy himself was from Hong Kong. Their lamb shank, Turkish salad …

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Mar 05

Ottawa Dining – Ottawa Deals for March 5 2012

Ottawa Daily Dining Deals for March 05, 2012 Well, it looks like I maybe spoke too soon! After going several weeks without much in the way of good local dining deals, today we have 3 more from SwarmJam, TeamBuy and WagJag. Perhaps there is still life in the Groupon Daily Deals model after all. Today’s …

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Mar 02

Ottawa Dining – Ottawa Deals for March 2 2012

Ottawa Dining – Ottawa Deals Ottawa Daily Dining Deals for March 02, 2012 Here are today’s Daily Deals for the Ottawa area. The fact that it has been an entire month since our last post of Ottawa Deals goes to show that restaurant owners are becoming wary as we mentioned in our recent post. Since …

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Feb 20

Can the Coupons and Groupons keep on coming?

Perhaps you’ve noticed it already? Even though the number of companies and websites offering local deals, coupons and discounts is increasing exponentially, the actual deals themselves or at least the quality and attractiveness of them is decreasing. It was bound to happen. As the sayings go, “you can’t get blood from a stone” and “you …

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Feb 04

Ottawa Daily Deals for February 4th – 2012

Ottawa Daily Dining Deals for February 04, 2012 Here are today’s Daily Deals for the Ottawa area. This is the beginning of a regular feature where we will round up all of the various deals, discounts and coupons that pertain to Food and Dining out in the Ottawa area. If you don’t find anything tempting …

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Jan 05

The Sterling Restaurant Review: Our only beef was the beef!

Sterling Restaurant in Gatineau: Mainly because of the Meat! It’s a good thing it wasn’t a date! We were way more than fashionably late.. The beef though called Sterling perhaps wasn’t the best, But we thoroughly enjoyed all of the rest. But don’t go if you hope to lose weight Anyone who had been in …

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Dec 28

The Bogey Bar: A Breakfast without Par in Orleans

The Bogey Bar: Breakfast without Par in Orleans So we were looking for breakfast in Orleans, Where we’d be comfortable just dressed in jeans. When I Googled, it suggested The Bogey Bar And luckily I knew that it wasn’t too far Did it cost us a fortune? By no means! It is not quite the …

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Nov 11

Spice up your life at the Pepper Garden on Montreal Rd.

Pepper Garden: Don’t judge this book by its cover! Montreal Road, I’ll admit, is not much for spice! It’s not where you’d think you’d go to eat something nice. However, The Pepper Garden clearly goes against this grain The food inside is as good as the outside is plain! Your satisfaction is sure, not a …

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Oct 31

D’Arcy McGees Irish Pub in Orleans is worth a try!

[ad name=”BidvertiserBanner”] D’Arcy McGee’s in Orleans: a restaurant in a pub’s clothing? Most Ottawans surely know of old D’Arcy McGee’s, The Sparks location is certain to please? But now there’s another way out in the East Where with the Luck of the Irish, you’ll get a good feast Or perhaps you’d prefer just fish, chips …

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Oct 14

Solo Pasta: A Touch of Italy in Eastbourne!

[ad#Google Adsense Banner468x60] Each time I go back to my childhood home town of Eastbourne in the U.K., I seem to be introduced to different restaurants that challenge my traditional views of the British gastronomic scene. On this particular visit, John and Daphne (a.k.a. my parents), once again kept up this trend by taking me …

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