Cheap Eats · Mediteranean · Restaurants · Vegetarian

Beirut Street Food

L and I did our usual run to Crossroads Market. He was hungry and wanted to get a bite to eat for lunch. I suggested Beirut Street Food, as it was seven minutes away from Crossroads Market. I read on Yelp that the meats are cooked over charcoal and the pita is made fresh to… Continue reading Beirut Street Food

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Bars/Lounges · Restaurants · Special Occasion · Vancouver/Richmond · Vegetarian

Nightingale – Vancouver

I was back home for the weekend. I asked Naomi to pick the restaurant for Friday night's festivities. She recommended Nightingale for the ambience and large selection of vegetarian dishes. When we arrived at the restaurant I informed the bubbly hostess that our party of four shrunk to three. She gleefully informed me that as a… Continue reading Nightingale – Vancouver

Pizza · Restaurants · Vegetarian

Bow Tie Pizza – Stampede 2017 Series

Bow Tie Pizza invited me to try some of their product for free. After I read Jomar's posting on Zomato about his positive experience, I was game. For this posting, I selected Miike Snow because Bow Tie's vegan pizza makes me a little Genghis Khan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_SlAzsXa7E From Killarney to Bow Tie, it was about a… Continue reading Bow Tie Pizza – Stampede 2017 Series

Bars/Lounges · Vegetarian

The Coup – Meat Eaters Rejoice

L and I wanted to go out for dinner but he wanted something "different". I told him to call J-Thug and ask for a recommendation. I know the name "J-Thug" doesn't connotate images of refinement or sophistication, but this dude knows his restaurants, women and booze (in that particular order). J-Thug told L to check… Continue reading The Coup – Meat Eaters Rejoice

Vegetarian · Vietnamese

Tamarind Vietnamese Restaurant

My buddy Jaime is leaving Calgary. She wants to hit up some of her favourite restaurants before she leaves at the end of this month. On a chilly Wednesday night, she suggested we check a vegetarian Vietnamese restaurant in the downtown core, Tamarind. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o22i_gqAf_o Before I talk about the food, I'm going to set the mood… Continue reading Tamarind Vietnamese Restaurant

17th Ave · Cheap Eats · Korean · Vegetarian · Vietnamese

Watercress Express – Fei Po is a Fan

*As of September 2015, Watercress Express has changed management and the Chef Lam Pham has left the company. The post below was when he was co-owner. Ten bucks won't buy you much in this city. Maybe one and a quarter pint of beer. Two thirds of a glass of wine? However, Watercress Express does offer… Continue reading Watercress Express – Fei Po is a Fan