The Berlin

The younger generation may not know that the City of Kitchener used to be the City of Berlin. Godmother S, healthy in her nineties, explained that the name changed during the first World War due to the anti-German movement. The Berlin, which opened at the end of 2015, was a highly anticipated addition to Downtown Kitchener. Its chef …

Hello!

Hello! Does anyone still read this blog? I have not posted for more than six months! Gosh, time is just flying by. Well, I have been quite occupied since the last time I wrote. Just a quite update... I am still alive! 1) Y & I were in Japan for over three weeks in January. …

Gilt Restaurant

Gilt Restaurant opened last week in Downtown Kitchener. I have been looking forward to their opening since I saw their beautiful signage. It seems to convey the concept of glamour and chic. Hot new contemporary restaurant NOW OPEN in the heart of Kitchener's innovation district. Owned by two women who love food, people and wine. …

Downtown Crepe Cafe ver 2.0

Downtown Crepe Cafe reopened recently under new management. Their menu looks a lot more exciting than the  previous owner's, with some interesting varieties and flavours. I am hoping that the Singaporean couple running the cafe will bring some authentic Southeast Asian flavours into this region! First Impression: Very bright and cheerful decor. Small open kitchen …