Cleaver – Cutting through Classics

If you follow my posts you’ve likely¬†realized I have a penchant for fried chicken. So of course I ordered the Buttermilk Chicken Slider. For a slider, this was a HUGE portion size. I also picked off a friend’s chicken salad with parmesan dressing – and it was absolutely delicious. Use the term “salad” loosely as…

Wok Box – Creekside

Who doesn’t enjoy eating noodles out of a cute take out box? It’s like opening a gift! I ordered a small Dan Dan (spicy) with chicken for about $8 and green onion cake as a side ($4.50).¬† In my opinion, there could be a bit more protein, but really it’s about the Asian (Chinese, Thai,…

Wow Chicken – KFC Trek #1

After a long day of moving, we visited the takeout window at Wow Chicken located on 10th St in Kensington. Perfect for picnics/last minute group takeout, you can order by the half or whole chicken, with a range of sauces to choose from. This is not your traditional KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) but Korean Fried…

National on 8th – Scotch Egg

This is not a full review of the restaurant – just of one appy to go with my beer: The Scotch Egg. What is a scotch egg? It is a medium poached egg wrapped in sausage and deep fried in batter. The trick is not overcooking the yolk – which is really hard to do….

Pho Hoai – Best Pho in Calgary

Yep – I said it….best Pho in Calgary. Nestled in a strip mall in Chinatown, this unassuming restaurant has patio furniture seating for overflow and some of the most turt service I’ve encountered (because their only window of customers is the lunch rush). Satay is sooooooo good here, consistent and definitely made from scratch. Portion…