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National Pancake Week (Feb 19 – 25)

In honour of National Pancake Week (Feb 19 – 25), I’m reposting my favourite pancake recipe, and also letting you know about IHOP’s FREE PANCAKES FOR A YEAR – “Stacks for Good Acts” – CONTEST.  If you’ve done good, let them know and be eligible for a chance to win free pancakes for a year. … Continue reading


Lurgs, over at My Little Sweatshop tells me of a little frozen yogurt place called Menchies. It’s a SELF-SERVE frozen yogurt bar. Say what?! Apparently, they have locations all over the world! Check out Lurgs’ review, here.  Lookit all those toppings!

Recipe: Waffles

I’m so happy to know that I’m not the only one who loves peanut butter on waffles.  Alycia from Crowley Party does, too and has this amazing waffle recipe that she shared on her blog. I can’t wait to try this! Leavitt’s Waffles3 cups flour5 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt2 TBSP sugar4 large eggs2 1/4 … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Paris: McDonald’s

Don’t judge me. We did it in India, so we had to do it Paris. Eat at a McDonald’s, that is. And it was très magnifique! Gotta love this guy who posed for the picture! Oh we also had a Kronenbourg 1664 beer, but it wasn’t cold enough.

The Fooddudes

Catered on: The Stella Borealis http://www.thefooddudes.com The “casual BBQ” on the Stella Borealis boat cruise was catered by the Fooddudes (I wish they’d spelled it Foodudes) who really ARE a bunch of dudes running around with aprons on. The boat ride made me nauseous. But the food was gude.  I know, but I couldn’t help … Continue reading

Soon Torn Bahn Thai

Location: 210 Lakeshore Rd E., Oakville You want spicy. We’ll give you spicy. Be careful what you wish for. Refreshing mango salad to start.  Could have used this after the spicy dishes. Wonton soup. The fish is in there, somewhere.  Trust me. And it was hoooooot! Ironic, that the chicken came in a fish shaped … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Boston: Mike’s Pastry

Location: 300 Hanover Street Boston, MA http://www.mikespastry.com Is it touristy? Yes.  The woman behind the counter insisted that we take a plastic “Mike’s Pastry” bag for our box even though we had a bag we were going to put it into.  Nothing like advertising by carrying their logo, right? Is it ridiculously crowded, ALL THE … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Eats

If you’re looking for places to dine on VDay, here are a few options: For Italian,  Mercatto Feeling like Japanese? Give Ki a shot. If desserts are what you’re looking for, try the yummy chocolate fondues at MoRoCo For a more minimalist Valentine’s dinner, try Messis The Blake House is one of my favourites, for … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Boston: Tory Row

Location: 3 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA http://www.toryrow.us YOU GUYS, I’VE FOUND MY FAVOURITE FRENCH TOAST! It’s at Tory Row, in Cambridge, Massachussettes! At first I was a little dismayed by it’s small portion size, making sharing all the more difficult. But with the blueberry jam and the New England maple syrup, and for only $7, … Continue reading

TODAY: Starbucks 50% OFF

Starting TODAY, get 50% off Tazo Tea Lattes at STARBUCKS, until February 20, 2011 between 2pm and 5pm.