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TRAVEL: Mr. B’s Bistro, N’awlins


Location: 201 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA http://www.mrbsbistro.com So, this is another one of those overdue/back-burner pieces. Better late than never, right? Located in the French Quarter, and coming highly recommended from many a source on the world wide web, my first impression of Mr. B’s was that it seemed more suited towards a 40+ … Continue reading

For the Love of Food CONTEST!


Shirley over at ShesConnected.com contacted me regarding a Food Network Canada contest: From August 14 for a month, Food Network Canada would like to share the love with fellow foodies and cooking enthusiasts by giving foodies a chance to win a $250 William Sonoma Gift Card or 1 of 4 prize packages from foodnetwork.ca! Check … Continue reading

LOCAL FEATURE: 360 Restaurant


Location: CN Tower, 301 Front Street West, Toronto The 360 Restaurant at the CN Tower has a magnificent revolving view of Toronto and is located more than 351 metres (1,151 ft) from the ground.  The subtle rotation of the restaurant takes a few minutes to get used to but the changing landscape takes no adjustment at all!  It’s quite simply, stunning! … Continue reading

Frugal Fare #6: The Banknote


Location: 663 King Street West, Toronto The Banknote is one of those work-lunch and after-work dinner/drinks places serving up burger & beer type meals in a bank setting.  Yes, aptly named The Banknote, as it used to a bank, they still have the ol’ vault in the back and teller booths.  If that ambiance doesn’t suit you, there’s always their cosy patio on … Continue reading

Alice Fazooli’s


Location: 294 Adelaide St W, Toronto Dear Alice, I think you are a nice spot for lunch, your pizzas are  good, the sangria is nice and the ambiance on your patio patio is lovely. But I’m mad at you because that day after lunch, you forgot to give me my leftovers and when I came … Continue reading

TRAVEL: India, Delhi: Yo China!


Location: Third Floor, City Square Mall, Rajouri Garden, Delhi http://www.yo-china.com Definitely one of the highlights from our trip to Delhi was eating chinese food.  That may sound weird, but chinese food in India is simply superb!  It’s spicy and flavourful in the way that chinese food isn’t in the west.  The closest you can get … Continue reading

Canton Chilli


Location: 418 Spadina Ave., Toronto cantonchilli.com For HUGE portions of good hakka chinese, look no further than Canton Chilli on Spadina. I can’t get over the dissimilarity between the website and the restaurant. But hey, they have a website! Anyway, we chose from the special group menu which included soup and spring rolls. Each of … Continue reading

Gone fishin’


Looks like Le Gourmand may be opening back up again!! Can I get a WHA WHA?! A sign on the door says: Gone Fishin’, be back Monday! Don’t know about you, but over here we’re getting ready to put on a few pounds.

O&B Canteen NOW OPEN + O&B Cafe, Oakville


Locations: O&B Canteen: 330 King St. West, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto O&B Cafe & Grill: 240 Leighland Avenue #235, Oakville The new TIFF building’s restaurant is now open – here’s their menu online. It seems to always be packed in there and one day I will try it. Not too long ago, we dined at … Continue reading

Recipe: Good Old Fashioned Pancakes


Just in time for Saturday morning’s breakfast! I’d only ever made Aunt Jemima pancakes when I was younger so when I found this recipe for pancakes on Allrecipes.com (with 4.5 stars and 3,327 reviews!), I had to try it. It’s easily the best pancake recipe, ever, and the only one I use and will continue … Continue reading