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Royal Parties

In celebration of the Royal Wedding this Friday, there are several events happening in the city. The Fairmont Royal York‘s EPIC Lounge will be serving English Breakfast for $21 and Library Bar will be hosting a royal tea party for $35 at 5am during the televised broadcast. Le Meridien King Edward is also serving traditional English breakfast … Continue reading

NEW: L’eat

Location: 410 Adelaide St W http://www.leatcatering.com/home.htm In the cursed location where Zimbel’s Cafe and before that,  Mosaic used to be, L’eat Express is the newest addition to the building beside Toronto School of Art.  Herbal Infusions is faring quite well so far, so maybe there is hope for L’eat (such a difficult name to wrap my head around.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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: 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

Mitzi’s Sister

Location: 1554 Queen Street West Toronto, ON http://www.mitzis.ca Best place to go with your best friend after getting your hair did? Mitzi’s Sister. Absolutely, hands down, the best brunch place I’ve eaten at, yet. Challah French Toast Served with home fries, fresh fruit, pure maple syrup & fresh whipped cream. $13.50 This week’s topping was … Continue reading

Local Feature: Harlem Underground

Location: 745 Queen St W, Toronto http://www.harlemrestaurant.com/underground With a wall-mural/graffitied glass hallway and red interior walls, Harlem looks like how you’d expect a restaurant in Harlem to look: cultured-chic, friendly and somewhere you’d want to spend a few good hours with friends and wholesome Southern cooking. Cajun Tempura Fried Okra $4.95 Of all the fascinating … Continue reading

Flo’s Diner

Location: 70 Yorkville Ave., Toronto http://www.flosdiner.ca Granted, it has a lovely rooftop patio, and the fabulous diner-look going, but the food is average, if not below average and the service ins non-existent. I had Flo’s Big Breakfast – Belgian waffles, 2 eggs, sausages, bacon, home fries $10.95 and “Freshly squeezed orange juice”.   While the waffles … Continue reading

LOCAL FEATURE: The Blake House

Location: 449 Jarvis St  Toronto http://www.theblakehouse.ca Open only three months, one of the last standing heritage structures (built in 1891) in Toronto  has been converted into a restaurant called The Blake House (previously, The Red Lion). One of the three owners and brothers, Jim Vasilakakos sat down and chatted with us as well.  He described … Continue reading

NEW: O&B Canteen

Location: 330 King St W, Toronto Another one of Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini’s babies, O&B is part cafeteria, part full-service restaurant, with all the wood, glass and metal (and gorgeous pops of orange Le Creuset dishes) that entails opening up a restaurant these days, it’s also in the new Bell Lightbox building. In the … Continue reading

Product: Pita Break

I was recently sent a large box filled with  Pita Break products: a variety of One Bun pitas and Lavash “Flax and Honey” crackers. Now, it’s no secret that I like to eat, so it was almost instantaneous that I broke into the Lavash cracker box!  It just so happened that I’d just met up … Continue reading