4.5$$January 18, 2017
When I hear about a restaurant that doesn’t take reservations and always has a lineup, my curiosity gets piqued. I will go pretty far for good food, but I don’t like waiting, especially not in the winter. Kookminhakgyo is a somewhat new Korean BBQ spot in North York that’s quickly gained popularity and with it,...
January 13, 2017
Every year I set a handful of New Year’s resolutions, many of which are rolled over from the previous year. One of these consistent resolutions is always to eat healthier and exercise more. 2017 is no different. This year, I’d like to make being healthy a priority. Being a food blogger takes a toll on...
January 12, 2017
This week has been tough. Pretty much out of nowhere, I started feeling under the weather and proceeded to spend the next two days in bed. After 30 hours of sleep, I’m refreshed but still quite low on energy. Luckily, The Hubs made a huge batch of braised ribs and pumpkin last weekend for me...
4.5$January 7, 2017
Walking into Via Cibo, I was greeted by a fully open kitchen where chefs prepared fresh pasta, pizza and other classic Italian dishes. Designed as a fast casual restaurant (I believe the first of it’s kind in Toronto) Via Cibo served up authentic, traditional Italian cuisine with a focus on fresh, simple ingredients. To be...
4.5$$$January 2, 2017
After enjoying a delicious meal at Aoyama, I chatted with the server as we settled our bill. We talked about other Japanese restaurants I liked in the city and she recommended Shinobu, a North York restaurant that was already high on my list of places to try. Friends who lived in the neighbourhood often listed...
3.5$$$$December 28, 2016
Over a year later I’m finally writing the last post about my trip to Vancouver from 2015, dinner at Tojo’s, one of Vancouver’s most well-known and acclaimed Japanese restaurants. Besides procrastination, I’ve been delaying this post because I was disappointed in the meal. After eating at a handful of Japanese restaurants since, I grew even...
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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