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Recipe: Summer Skewers

Here’s an easy BBQ recipe for Summer Skewers. Cut into cubes, desired veggies (like zucchini,eggplant, onions and mushrooms), fruits (like pineapples and/or watermelons).  Optional:  tofu and/or shrimp (marinated in soy sauce, chilli sauce, black bean sauce) Skew the cubes onto skewers and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper and BBQ. Enjoy with a nice cold beer (such … Continue reading

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

Wayne Gretzy’s

Location: 99 Blue Jays Way, Toronto  http://www.gretzky.com  Poutine$6.99  Salmon Burger $14.99  ….and the BEST apple pie I’ve ever had!  With pecan ice-cream, what a change from vanilla, and so delish!! (Not the greatest pics here, but I was more interested in digging in!)    The food is really great at Gretzy’s and the service is … Continue reading

Ackee Tree

Location: 170 Spadina Ave. Toronto http://www.ackeetree.com/ I’ve not eaten a full meal at Ackee Tree. The Jerk fries that I ordered were quite sadly limp and lacking in any real Jerk flavour, however, that said, my friends who ordered the chicken roti and BBQ chicken meals were more or less satisfied with their meals. Here, … Continue reading

Frugal Fare #3: Back Alley Woodfire BBQ & Grill

Location: 188 Augusta Avenue, Toronto (Kensington Market) Cost: Lunch specials (Mon – Fri only) $5.99 -8.99 Beside Back Alley Woodfire BBQ & Grill is a fancy place called Amadeus; you can’t tell from the exterior but inside, the cream-coloured walls, dark wood and cloth napkins don’t exactly call out “lunch specials!” and certainly not “lunch … Continue reading