Food

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The Roll Joint, a student-founded restaurant caters to K-W’s weekend crowd

Moving away from home for university can be exciting, however there seems to always be something missing — whether that be familiar faces, or familiar foods. Such is the exact motivation behind the creation of The Roll Joint – a new, student run restaurant that operates on Friday and Saturday nights from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. “It was last […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Urban Bricks Pizza aims to combine Neapolitan pizzas with the fast-paced university culture

As per the evident four year-or-so turnover for K-W’s restaurant and nightlife scene, this month we welcome Urban Bricks Pizza, which now stands in place of the forgettable Heaven Gastro Club on University Ave. Walking inside the pizza joint, the affluence that the American chain was bringing to compete with existing pizzerias was evident. The inside was equipped with a […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
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THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival brings out K-W’s finest

On a cold, stormy night in downtown Kitchener, a mac and cheese festival seemed like the perfect place to take refuge. Despite a sour event last year, THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival returned for a second year to dispel all doubts. The layout was set up similar to Taco Fest, a very successful event also held at THEMUSEUM. Instead of […]

by Fani Hsieh· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Food ·
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New laws enforcing calorie counts on food menus raise concern

Last week, I went to Burrito Boyz with some coworkers for lunch. As I read the menu, I noticed that all of the calorie counts were beside each option. When it came time to order, I found myself subconsciously changing my order last minute to something that had less calories than the meal I had originally wanted. As of Jan. […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 4 comments · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
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Rhapsody Barrel Bar is perhaps Kitchener’s chameleon restaurant

Rhapsody Barrel Bar is an inconspicuous restaurant and music venue situated in the heart of downtown Kitchener. I describe the place as inconspicuous because it’s difficult to predict what this place can offer. I remember walking by and feeling confused. The restaurant is attached to a clothing store, hosts its own café at the front and if you peer in, […]

by Erika Ymana· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Presidential food review: The BRARitto

Now, I have my share of Indian cuisine on the regular, so the novelty of combining one ethnically appropriated food with the flavour of another isn’t enough to glaze my eyes over with wonder. But the BRARitto doesn’t need to do that. It’s good, for just being plain good. Taking the original burrito recipe and adding butter chicken sauce is […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Food ·