eating

Tabun Kitchen

Tabun Kitchen

Tabun.  I wonder if the owners know what tabun means in Japanese.  It means maybe.  So maybe kitchen, an interesting choice to name your eatery.  I guess it makes it easy for waiters to respond to questions about food.   Customer: How is your kofta? […]

Pearl Liang

Pearl Liang

Dim sum is something that is particularly dear to me.  I hesitate to use the word literally here, as it is so often overused but I cannot think of a more suitable word to use in this instance. It is something which is close to […]

Bayleaf

Bayleaf

It is somewhat ironic that right after I complain about titles of restaurants being fairly non-descriptive and not providing many clues, (Kitchen Table, I am looking at you), I would then find myself in Bayleaf.  In this case, the name is a kind of a […]

Vapiano

Vapiano

A long overdue review of one of my favourite lunch places.   It is ideal mostly because of its location. Although within a short walk from my church on a Sunday, we aren’t exactly spoilt for choice in Waterloo.  Some people might vouch for the […]

Kitchen Table

Kitchen Table

Bubbledogs.  Kind of a weird name. A doggy spa perhaps?  Although perhaps better than calling your restaurant Kitchen Table. Non-descriptive it is. Kind of a mouthful as well.  Although, it is better than alternatives I have seen.  The Fire Station, Low Slow & Juke and […]