Tasting Queen West

Doing a little recon on what to taste on Queen West. What are your fave vendors, drinks, bakeries, cafes, restaurants along Queen West? The places you’d drop in, have a little sample, sip or snack and then move onto the next one? Some of my favourites include: Clafouti, Rock Lobster, Lisa Marie, New York Subway,…

Leading The DigiTalks at the Digital Restaurant Project

On Friday March 14th,, I will be spending the day at the Digital Restaurant Project leading the DigiTalks discussing  the effects of online engagement for restaurants including reputation management, reservations,  and PR. Hosted by the Ted Rogers Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Research, this is the inaugural Digital Restaurant Project. The Project will explore the…

Kingston Eats

Since I am both “from” Kingston and the editor/publisher of the CheapEats Restaurant Guides, I get asked often where to go in Kingston for good eats cheap. Since I’m heading down to Podcasters Across Borders in Kingston this weekend, I decided to share this email which I wrote for a friend headed down to Kingston…

Foodie Links (mainly Ottawan)

What Are Your Must Try Dishes In Ottawa? CEOT is building the list of 100 must try dishes in Ottawa and 20 spots have been reserved for your suggestions. An active discussion is underway in the comments section – check it out! (tags: ottawa cheapeatsottawa bestof food ceot restaurants) Shawarma Debate – Chicken or Beef?…

Winterlicious – Yum!

Winterlicious 2007 Restaurants start taking Winterlicious reservations  from American Express Cardholders tomorrow, and from everyone else on January 11th.  Book early to make sure you get a table.   Don't know what I'm talking about? Winterlicious is Toronto's restaurant festival.  For 2 weeks during the WinterCity festival, and 2 weeks during the summer (Summerlicious), restaurants across…

#99 Obsess aka Yup, My Lunch Again

Sunday may be your day of rest, but it’s my day of meals and meetings.  So meet my weekend lunches: BTW – a couple of people had blogged about my No One Cares What You Had for Lunch series… So I guess somebody cares.  Specifically Venus @ The Handbasket, Holly @ Holly Babble and Excruciating…

Day 19 – Back in Beautiful Barrhaven

It was spring day today! Sunny, warm and birds on every branch. I caught up on email and then headed over to Barrhaven Centre to grab lunch and pick up some essentials. Got off the bus too late to check Vith’s new restaurant recommendation… a Pho place in Barrhaven, a must try while I’m out…