November 30, 2019
During university, Stephen and I were roommates along with one of our best friends. Our roommate would often bring persimmons and Stephen was never a fan. I love the flavour of persimmons but the fruit was a bit finicky to enjoy, waiting for them to ripen, then peeling and dealing with a fuzzy tongue afterwards....
5.0$$November 23, 2019
With 3 new shops opening this year in the GTA, don’s popularity is clearly on the rise. The thick, bouncy wheat flour noodles have always been one of my favourites. Growing up, a pack of instant udon in some homemade chicken broth was often my go to after school snack. My first trip to Japan...
November 5, 2019
I moved to Canada with my family when I was 5 from China to St. John’s Newfoundland. It was a bit of a culture shock. I remember being incredibly upset the first time I was introduced to pizza, refusing to eat any of the cheese and crying for congee. Needless to say, growing up Turkey...
3.5$$October 7, 2019
Stephen, Alivia and I have been slowly exploring our new neighbourhood. From splash pads to libraries to restaurants, we’re getting to know Richmond Hill and looking for our new favourite eats, I had read good things about Clay Pot King on Instagram and decided to have lunch there with my parents for my mom’s birthday....
August 22, 2019
I have always been a big fan of meal prepping and packing my lunches for work. I make healthier food choices, am kinder to my wallet eating out less and it saves me time during the week when I can just grab a container from the fridge and go. Coming home from my first trip...
4.0$$$$August 18, 2019
When it comes to Michelin stars, I have mixed feelings. On one hand, the few 3 star restaurants I’ve dined at have been truly unforgettable meals. On the other, I struggle with how geographically concentrated the guides are and the inconsistency of 1 star restaurants. Nonetheless I respect the Michelin rating system and still seek...
Mid 20 something working and living in Toronto, loves food, sushi, sweets, noodles and strawberries
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Last year, Stephen and I went to Europe together for the first time. Both of us had been to the continent before with friends, but never with each other. Our first stop was Paris.
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I'm not sure how healthy my eggplant actually is, but it's one of my favourite dishes to order for Chinese take-out
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