Hog Heaven

Hog Heaven

Every once in awhile along comes a restaurant that does one thing well. Put simply, Hog Heaven is the place to go for smoked meat meals.  Billing itself as a Louisiana Smokehouse, I can attest that they offer lots of smoked meats – pork, beef brisket, beef cheek, and even turkey drumsticks! I visited Hog […]

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Peasant Asian Restaurant

Peasant Asian Restaurant

Review by May-Lee Wong. Our city is littered with pretty good but not particularly impressive Vietnamese restaurants. They all seem to serve the same tasty but generic pho (which resembles in no way the noodle soup of the same name in Vietnam), crispy spring rolls with a sweet and sour dipping sauce, and lemongrass chicken. […]

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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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