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Pho Ai My


Location: 221 Spadina Avenue, Toronto #73 #58 I can’t remember the last number…..but these were our numbers (a consistent order amongst a few of my fellow diners). Mine (#73) was the vermicelli with chicken & spring roll dish (what I always order at Vietnamese restos): And while we were all in agreement that the new … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Montreal!


Off to Montreal for the weekend! Got a few recommendations (thanks A!) under my belt, such as Daou for Lebanese and Chu Chai for veg Thai. Any other places I must try? ***Update*** My friend M  just recommended the following (Thanks M!!) so I had to share her list: Sushi: http://www.maiko-sushi.com/montreal/en/mtl-index.htm Thai vegan: http://restomontreal.ca/portal/chuchai/index.php?lang=en Thai … Continue reading

Stoney’s


Location: 323 Kerr Street, Oakville Cost: Sunday Brunch approx $9 per entree After all the hoopla and hype over Stoney’s; we finally made it for brunch on Sunday and I have to tell you…I am a little bit disappointed. Okay, so you stand in line, make your order, get a number, pick up your own … Continue reading

TIFF eats!


I’m wondering where the stars will be dining during TIFF this year… I know the Windsor Arms Hotel will be packed tonight for the Artists for Peace and Justice Awareness Bash…and Demi Moore is likely to be there. I’ll be doing a photo gig there next month, so I’m looking forward to that but for … Continue reading

Elephant & Castle


Location: 212 King Street West, Toronto Cost: $50 with tip http://www.elephantcastle.com As far as pub food in the city goes…this place has got to have the blurst (read: worst). It’s got a great atmosphere for after work or late night drinks, but I’ve got to say the food is absolutely mediocre. So, the mahi sandwich with fries was just … Continue reading

Quesada’s


Location: 234 Wellington Street West, Toronto Cost: $8-15 http://www.quesada.ca My friend who’d just moved to Toronto from Calgary treated me for lunch at this place; I’d heard many good things about the food, so I was excited to try it out. Let me first say though, that I have yet to find a really tasty … Continue reading

By The Way Cafe Round 2


Location: 400 Blor St West, Toronto Cost: Approx $20 http://www.bythewaycafe.com Recently went to BTWC again for a friend’s birthday brunch gathering. The french toast stuffed with apples and brie sat very well with the birthday girl. (I ordinarily flock towards french toast, but can’t do brie and didn’t feel like regular french toast that day … Continue reading

By the Way Cafe


I’m sorry, but this place is just begging for a text message review. Something like this perhaps? ~ Loc: 400 Blor St W, TO BTW, i wn 2 dis plc on Blr St W 4 brnch 1 Sat morn aftr yoga cls & ws plsntly surpsd by da cozy atmsphr & frndly srvic. Da scrmbld … Continue reading

Grazie Ristorante


Location: 2373 Yonge Street, Toronto http://www.grazie.ca Went to Grazie recently for a friend’s birthday dinner.  The place was packed and as is the case with a lot of restaurants in the city, they don’t seat you unless your whole party has arrived, and they don’t take reservations.   We ended up waiting I think a little over a half … Continue reading

Mistaan Catering and Sweets


Location: 460 McNicoll Ave, Toronto Simply the Best. Samosas. Ever. As Miranda Priestly would say, That’s all.