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Ravi Soups

Location: 322 Adelaide St W, Toronto Cost: $10.99 (used to be $9.99) for combo (soup & half wrap) Soups shouldn’t cost more than a few bucks, right?  Wrong where Ravi soups is concerned!  But, consider it the HIGH end of soups where your soup eats like a meal…isn’t that what Campbell’s Chunky soup advertisers want you … Continue reading

Mildred’s Temple Kitchen

Location: 85 Hanna Ave, Toronto (Liberty Village) Waiting time: 2 hours Much like a vast and airy temple on a cold and windy day, the aptly named, Mildred’s “Temple” Kitchen is a cold place. In atmosphere (cafeteria-like with concrete floors, hard plastic chairs, raggedy coir-esque mats, drafty) but especially in service. I have no patience … Continue reading


It has come to my attention that my Flickr pics are not showing up.  Grr. My apologies.  There are obviously some broken photo links which I must go back and fix at some point. I am aware of it now, thanks for letting me know!

Happy Valentimes: Butler’s Pantry

Location: 591 Markham St. Mirvish Village, Toronto, ON Cost: $28 incl tip http://www.butlerspantry.ca How fitting a name for a place that serves everything that could possibly exist in a Pantry!  (On a side note: A butler’s pantry was commonly used for the storing, cleaning and counting of silver by the butler…). Whatever the name, this cosy nook in the Annex  serves brunch until … Continue reading

Winterlicious 2009

The 7th annual Winterlicious has been extended for two more weeks! February 16 – 28, 2009 Have you already been? Are you going to go?


Location: 315 King St West,  Toronto Cost: Winterlicious $15 lunch ($69 for 4) http://www.marcels.com Winterlicious has been extended until Feb 28th, and Marcel’s lunch menu was quite tasty for anyone who’s still keen on getting on the “Licioustrain”. Here is their lunch menu: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Soupe du jour Fresh daily soup or Salade maison, vinaigrette balsamique Mesclun … Continue reading