Bar Food, Canada, Japanese, Tapas

Kuidaore: Cute Izakaya in Ottawa

We felt like going to a Japanese Izayaka so we headed over to Kuidaore for some TGIF food and drinks one night. Apparently kuidaore (食い倒れ) in Japanese means “to eat one's self into ruin”1. Location/Ambience It was quite busy on a Friday night but we were able to get a table for 2 with minimal wait.… Continue reading Kuidaore: Cute Izakaya in Ottawa

Japanese, Quickie Nom Nom

Quickie Nom Nom: Sansotei Ramen – Best Ramen in Ottawa!

Featured Image: Tonkotsu Ramen @ Sansotei Ramen. Photo credit: Aaron. So it has been brought to my attention that my ramen review needs updating. And with the insanely cold weather outside (-23 degrees celsius), it’s always nice to think about enjoying a hot bowl of soupy noodles. Back in 2015, there were not too many… Continue reading Quickie Nom Nom: Sansotei Ramen – Best Ramen in Ottawa!



We wanted to grab something quickly for a late lunch the other day and we had to be in Chinatown to pick up something anyway, so we decided to go the Ginza Ramen. This quaint little place is a very simple restaurant located at the west end of Chinatown (or China Street…because it is literally… Continue reading Simplicity


Vancouver, I miss you

Vancouver is home and will always be home. One of things I miss most about Vancouver (aside from my family and friends, of course) is the sushi. I definitely took this for granted while I was there; hence, every time I return I will always have at least one meal of sushi (if not ten).… Continue reading Vancouver, I miss you