Archive for January, 2009

Well, this time it’s a thing to do, and in Kitchener. But I like rhymes! Kitchener’s own Grand Philharmonic Choir will be performing a concert, Journey Through Fire, tomorrow at the Centre in the Square. The concert will feature the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, as well as a local muezzin and rabbi. The music is centered on […]


Cafe 1842 (@ the Huether Hotel) 59 King Street North, Waterloo Breakfast Menu: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-11:30am Saturday-Sunday, 7:30am-3:00pm Brunch, one of the sacred rituals of Saturday mornings, requires an appropriate dinning establishment: decor that’s not too fancy, but not too raunchy, the toast can’t be too toasted, but need that crunchy layer allowing the jam to […]


Matter of Taste 119 King Street West, Kitchener Monday, 8am-6pm Tuesday-Friday, 8am-9pm Saturday, 9am-9pm Sunday 11am-5m Seattle (one of the cities I’d rather be living in) is known for its abundance of funky and eclectic coffee shops. I really love these interesting spots littered all over the city, where working or reading or chatting just […]


After a huge snowfall in Kitchener, we’re usually seeing scenes like this: Of course this is only when (or if) the sidewalks have been cleared, which doesn’t seem to happent to prompty in this city. But on a winter weekend here’s what you’ll see in McLennan Park (on Ottawa St S between Homer Watson Blvd […]


Mei King 82 Margaret Avenue, Kitchener Sunday to Thursday, 10am-11pm Friday/Saturday, 11am-12am If your idea of a great Chinese meal is a combo at Macnhu Wok, then you’ll love Mei King. I would describe it as a classy sit-down version of the populat mall fast food chain. The food is pretty satisfying, always served hot, […]


Kitchener’s 12th Annual Christkindl Market December 4-7 2008, Kitchener City Hall With Kitchener’s large German population, it seems like the ideal place to hold a traditional Christmas markets. These outdoor markets have taken place for years in front of churches in Germany. The market consists of food vendors, entertainers and a live nativity scene in […]


The Terrace Cafe 1 King Street West, Kitchener Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 2:00 pm Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Despite its elegant decor and the rich history of the hotel it sits under, the Terrace Cafe has a modest menu with reasonable prices and servers who take a casual approach. […]