Category: Featured

Oyster Boy

When we first started dating, the BF was not a fan of raw oysters. He told me about how once during a work dinner he had access to an unlimited supply of freshly shucked oysters and didn’t take advantage of a single one. I was green with envy. If it was me in that situation

Jacobs & Co Steakhouse

For Valentine’s Day this year the BF and I decided to forgo gifts and instead splurge on a meal. He still got me macarons and I found him ravioli pans, but we kept ourselves in check. This was good because dinner at Jacobs & Co Steakhouse more than fit the definition of a splurge meal,

Bison Shepherd’s Pie

Taking advantage of a Groupon offer the BF bought several cuts of bison that included 2 lbs of ground meat. This was perfect for a Sunday of cooking Shepherd’s pie with plenty of leftovers for lunch during the week. With inspiration from this recipe from blog Slice of Feist, we seasoned the bison filling with

Sake Bar Kushi

The weather in Toronto this winter has been best suited for hibernating. It took an enticing invitation from Kushi Sake Bar for me to venture out into the cold. Kushi Sake Bar is a Japanese izakaya that opened 6 months ago on Eglinton, between Avenue and Yonge. They’ve recently updated their menu with special winter

Chantecler

It takes an exceptional restaurant to bring me out to the Parkdale neighbourhood, which partially explains why it’s taken me this long to stop by Chantecler. The last time I was in the area, the weather was warm and we walked along Queen after eating at Grand Electric. I’m glad Chantecler takes reservations, because the