The other night, we met up with some fellow food-loving friends for an evening of catching up. We decided to try Citizen. Aaron was the only one who has been to this restaurant before and he quite enjoyed his last experience. At that time, they had a guest chef, so the menu was very different.… Continue reading Citizen: A Lovely Night Out with Friends
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
Seared Foie Gras, Carbonara Pasta and Pulpo Gallego @ Navarra Restaurant.
Update: This restaurant has permanently closed. To celebrate the legal union of 2 self-proclaimed foodies, we embarked on a gluttonous adventure this weekend. To start things off, Aaron had reservations at Navarra - his favourite restaurant in Ottawa. Apparently, the chef, Rene Rodriguez, won Top Chef Canada Season 4. No big deal. Narvarra is a… Continue reading Top Chef
Mexican-style Duck Tartar, Truffle Fries, Lobster Roll and Deep Fried Oreos @ Atari
It’s about time to try another new restaurant with a rooftop patio! Aaron suggested Atari, a video game inspired restaurant in the Byward Market. The decor is very unique, with video game characters found everywhere from the floor to the bar. The rooftop patio is a nice piece of gem in the busy Byward Market. Their… Continue reading New Little Gem in the Market