Friday, 22 February 2013

Bistro 7-1/4

The open kitchen, surrounded on three sides by a kitchen bar for ten (10) diners.
My November 2012 visit to Bistro 7-1/4, a play on its address (725 Osborne St.), was actually my second visit to the restaurant and the first since its early 2012 expansion.  I'd first explored it the previous summer and had the pleasant opportunity to dine at the kitchen bar, giving me an uninterrupted view of the chef and sous-chef working in the small open kitchen.  Unfortunately, I had forgotten to bring my camera with me (sacrilège!), so I made sure I came back again camera in hand.  This time, I was unable to sit at the kitchen bar, but I got to see the expanded side of the restaurant.

Thursday, 7 February 2013

A Kawaii-zy Creperie

On one daytrip in September 2012 to Winnipeg I didn't have time to enjoy a full-service dinner, so I wanted to find a preferably different and untried place for a quick bite to eat.  Apparently a creperie had opened fairly recently in Osborne Village, and since I hadn't had a crepe for a while, I had to visit this place.  Kawaii Crepe serves both savoury and sweet crepes, and serves them differently than crepes I've had elsewhere in the past.  "Kawaii" means cute in Japanese, and apparently the crepes are made in a distinctly Japanese style; no simple rolls served on plates, the crepes here are folded into flat triangles and served open-ended on stands, allowing one to steadily chomp on them like one would an ice cream cone.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Too Long an Absence

Hello there!

Yes, I'm still out and about.  Unfortunately my time since the Christmas season had been so hectic I've had to neglect my blog for a while.  Now that both the holiday season is over and my involvement in "The Producers" is done, I can find some time to catch up with my blog.  I've had the pleasure to discover some neat places to eat over the Christmas season; stay tuned for future posts, and thank you for your patience!