|Shio Ramen. (Photo courtesy of www.boneats.ca.)|
Monday, 16 January 2012
With my sister still having some time off work, we went grocery shopping one day for some meals over the coming days. After finishing most of her shopping it was time for lunch, so we decided to swing by a nearby ramen noodle restaurant. Located in the same commercial complex as the J-Town Japanese mall, Niwatei had a more varied menu selection than Vancouver's Motomachi Shokudo, but my sister and I opted to stick with the ramen noodles. Unfortunately, as I wasn't expecting to try something new for lunch, I committed a foodie cardinal sin (again!) and didn't bring my camera with me. Fortunately, my sister (http://www.boneats.ca/) saved my bacon one more time.
Thursday, 12 January 2012
|Vegetarian Bayaaynatu (for two) with an additional order of Gored-Gored at Ethiopian House. All the food items were served on a layer of injera.|
Monday, 9 January 2012
(Special thanks to my sister at boneats.ca for allowing me to use her photos on this post. Though I did bring a camera to dinner, I was unable to take decent pictures with it under low lighting conditions.)
Though my sister and I were planning to take our parents to a restaurant in Toronto for their anniversary dinner, my parents still wanted to dine out on their actual anniversary date, so, at the suggestion of a fellow Ottawa foodie, we went to Allium Restaurant for dinner. Located in the Hintonburg neighbourhood, and owned by chef Arup Jana, Allium featured Canadian cuisine in a short menu. One thing I found amusing about the restaurant was that its menu featured a surprise appetizer and a surprise main course, but none of the staff revealed what those dishes were, not even hints. Understandably, the menu cautioned persons with dislikes or allergies to not choose the surprise dishes.
|Dijon-herb butter served with the bread at our table. (Photo courtesy of www.boneats.ca.)|