KW Greek Festival

Aligned with the theme of Arab cuisine/exotic food, I checked out the annual KW Greek Festival this weekend - Coupon for food! Combination Plate - Pork Souvlaki, Gyros, Greek Salad, Dolmades, Pita ($15) My first dolma, interesting! Amazing volunteers. Baklava - Phyllo with almonds, walnuts, syrup ($2.50) Galaktoboureko - Phyllo with homemade custard & syrup …

Exclamat!on

Exclamat!on is the latest addition to KW’s Chinese cuisine community. Unlike the others (China Garden, Cameron Seafood, Crystal Palace, King Tin etc. ), Exclamat!on brands itself as an Asian Fusion Cuisine restaurant. I have always been wary of “fusion” - ie. not authentic…? Browsing through their website did not provide any additional comfort. This was …

Jimmy’s Lunch

In the midst of a delicious greasy bunch with M at Toronto’s popular diner, Aunties & Uncles, a couple weeks ago, M mentioned Jimmy’s Lunch in Kitchener. He stumbled upon it on a random hungry Sunday, and described it as the “most sketchy place he has ever been to”. Torn seats, old booths, and he …

The Princess Cafe

Princess Cafe is not a stereotypical girly, pinkish, princessy hangout. The name derived simply based on its connection with the Princess Cinemas, a local theater with two branches across the street from each other - Original Princess and Princess Twin. The Princess Twin is connected to the cafe on King Street, while the Original Princess …

Ennios Pasta House

Ennios is one of the few Italian restaurants around (East Side Mario’s does not count), with two locations within the KW region. This family-owned restaurant offers a full-fledged menu with elaborated choices of pasta, pizza, and other Italian mains. The exterior is pleasant and welcoming. Stoney brick walls convey a sense of pride for traditional …

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. …