4.5$$February 26, 2017
I fell in love with raw oysters about 5 years ago. The treat was fairly costly and as a new grad, my friends and I would often visit restaurants specifically for their oyster deals; buck-a-shuck nights were well researched. When The Hubby and I started dating, we went to a seafood night at one of...
4.0$$$February 24, 2017
I am a big fan of The Oscars. Every year I try to watch all of the best picture nominees that interest me and usually, I’ve crossed off 1 or 2 before they are even announced. This year however, I found myself playing catch up, having seen none of the nominated movies with only a...
4.5$$$February 20, 2017
This year Sidecar Restaurant on College St. is celebrating their 9th anniversary, an impressive feat for any restaurant in the neighbourhood that’s constantly welcoming new faces and saying goodbye to old favourites. Chef Hyun Jung Kim joined the restaurant recently and unveiled a new menu that will delight any customer. From scallops to duck breast...
February 17, 2017
In 2016, The Hubs and I continued travelling the world together from a two week vacation through Europe to weekend trips across the border. I’ve been terrible about blogging about my travel posts (in fact…none are up just yet) but I’ll be sharing them soon! Meanwhile in Toronto, it feels like more and more restaurants are...
4.5$February 14, 2017
Katsuya first opened in North York as Mr, Tonkatsu but recently re-branded in order to expand their menu. The new menu still centres around katsu, but offers a selection of appetizers and some twists on the traditional Japanese dish. I was invited by Darren, DKLo of DKLoEvents, to a media night at Katsuya to taste...
4.0$$February 9, 2017
Little Sister is a midtown restaurant that opened in 2014 with a tapas menu inspired by Indonesian cuisine. The restaurant is the sister establishment of Quince (now Noorden), located just three blocks away, which is one of my favourite lunch spots in the neighbourhood. Although I work within a 10 minute walk from Little Sister,...
Mid 20 something working and living in Toronto, loves food, sushi, sweets, noodles and strawberries
TRAVEL
Last October, one of The Hubby’s groomsmen got married in Vancouver. We flew out Thursday night and spent the weekend catching up with our West Coast friends and eating a lot of Japanese food.
COOKS
As flu season continues, and I continue to recover, stews, soups and congee will be on the menu for the foreseeable future. This recipe for a hearty Beef Shank Stew hits all the right spots for flavour, comfort and easy to make.
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