Archive for the ‘Restaurants’ Category

Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine 29 King St E., Kitchener I’ve been working in downtown Kitchener for a few weeks now, and despite my pledge to try new places and discover more about KW, when lunch time rolls around, I really can’t resist a trip to Rainbow Caribbean. I used to go for the meaty curry, the delightful fried […]


Rude Native Bistro & Lounge King and Erb in Uptown Waterloo So I heard Rude Native has an insane happy hour deal $4 for all appetizers and drinks, everyday 4pm-6pm and 10pm-2am. Three of us went, and got samosas, mussels,  garlic buds and brie, some drinks and some dessert. The food was good. I honestly pigged out on […]


Kismet Restaurant 160 University Ave W. Waterloo Monday to Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. To most, Kismet means fate or destiny. To me Kismet is like an abusive relationship with really really really good food. The staff hate all customers. Don’t expect a smile. Don’t ask questions about the menu items. And for goodness […]


I really wanted to like Yukiko’s. They have a nicely laid out patio, and the interior is very quaint. It’s in a great location in Uptown Waterloo, but it’s out-of-the-way enough that you feel like it’s a special spot, and you’re away from the noise of King Street. But, I really can’t tolerate bad service […]


In the heart of Belmont Village announced with a cheery sign in multiple fonts, is Village Creperie. This Kitchener gem is a quiet little bistro with a warm and inviting interior. The soft lighting and welcoming staff makes diners feel at ease immediately. Most of the dishes combine local fresh organic ingredients, in a soft […]


KW Lunch Blog

16Mar10

Where to go to lunch (mostly in downtown Kitchener). If you are going to Boston Pizza for lunch, don’t talk to me. I really hate that “restaurant” a lot.


During my recent visit to Koh-i-Noor, I discovered Waterloo Region’s Eat Smart! program. Basically it’s a designation given to restaurants in the area which have healthier food choices, adhere to Food Safety regulations, and have non-smoking seating. initially I thought “Wow, what a great idea, next time I don’t know where to eat I can […]