Category: Review

Zen Sanuki Udon

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

Clay Pot King

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.

New York – Le Bernardin

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


Continuing our tradition of splurging at a Japanese restaurant for my birthday, Stephen and I headed to Jugemu last November. We booked an early dinner reservation (new parent life) and enjoyed a lovely omakase meal at the sushi bar. I was incredibly saddened to hear that the restaurant would be closing their doors at the

New York – Peter Luger

Our last trip to New York City was to celebrate a milestone birthday for Stephen, so of course steak was on the itinerary. I narrowed down our options to two classics, Peter Luger and Keens Steakhouse. Somehow the only reservations available was Friday lunch at Peter Luger and dinner at Keens, on the same day.