Everybody’s  – Bar Snacks

Everybody’s – Bar Snacks

Cheapeats colleague Alexia, food journalist Anna King Shahab and I went out recently to check out good places to have a drink and a bite to eat. We loved our finds at both Everybody’s and at Orleans and just have to share them with you. Perfect for a casual evening with a friend or a […]

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Boy and Bird

Boy and Bird

It was an evening of hits and misses. The first miss came when we discovered there was no formal system to handle customers waiting for a table, as the chicken (and as we discovered later, the other things as well) proved so popular that every table had been taken. “Come back in 30 minutes, but […]

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B & D Restaurant

B & D Restaurant

B&D Restaurant is a bit of an anomaly. It challenges a number of one’s beliefs held about cheap (but rarely cheerful) Chinese restaurants. Located in Eden Quarter, B&D Restaurant is a twee square of a shop where a rare effort has been made to create some sense of ambience through the use of dark wood […]

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Bombay Blues

Bombay Blues

I headed out to Bombay Blues in St John’s during the judging process for the recent Metro Cheapeats awards. Located in one of those anonymous strip malls on the Glen Innes side of St John’s, I was initially apprehensive about the quality of the food that I would find there. I had referred to their […]

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Xuxu Dumpling

Xuxu Dumpling

It’s very rare that Lynn, May-Lee and I get to check out a cheapie find together, so on the night we visited the Black Hoof we decided to squeeze in a visit to Xuxu Dumpling too. And we didn’t regret it. What a gorgeous place – and with affordable food! We happened to turn up […]

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The Black Hoof

The Black Hoof

Review by May-Lee Wong While the name The Black Hoof may conjure images of an English pub with dark wood, Yorkshire puds and bar maids, the name actually refers to the hoof of the prized black Iberian pigs, of which several of their legs can be found hanging above The Black Hoof’s bar. Once a […]

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