Village Creperie

Did you know that there is a day dedicated to eating crepes? The Catholic holiday of Candlemas, on 2 February, is a feast to commemorate the purification of the Virgin Mary and the presentation of baby Jesus. In France, this holiday is called la Chandeleur, Fête de la Lumière,* or jour des crêpes. Not only …

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My-Thai

I have been craving spicy food lately. I add cayenne pepper and extra spicy curry powder to all my marinates. I can’t eat another scrambled egg without the extra spicy chunky salsa. After trying out a new recipe for spicy hummus the other day, I came to a realization - I am addicted to spice. …

Watami

Watami is one rare non All-you-can-eat (AYCE) Japanese restaurant in Waterloo,  with a full focus on Japanese cuisine (others are typically a mix of Korean/Japanese). Although Watami’s owner is Chinese, the restaurant’s interpretation and execution of ‘modern Japanese cuisine’ is refreshing - not exactly authentic, but appealing. Their website is also very impressive. I love …

Cafe O

Y and I are always on the hunt for a unique cafe to get some fresh beans for our new Moka. We stumbled upon Cafe O, and heard that they recently started roasting their own beans. Since they specialize in espresso-based coffee (yey for latte art!) and coffee roasting, I got really excited to check …