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Hero Burger


Location: 1480 Major Mackenzie Drive East Richmond Hill, ON http://www.heroburgers.com I like to jokingly think it’s me saying “hello” to the burger.  “Herroo Burger!” Having eaten at Hero Burger once before at the Queen Street location, I wasn’t blown out of the water.  It was almost good bye burger.  But seeing it again in Richmond … Continue reading

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

Boston Pizza


Location: 2458 Queen St E.,Brampton I’d never been to a Boston Pizza before but have seen it many times from driving across four lanes. It is the quintessential surburban restaurant. Oddly, we didn’t care for pizza that day and opted for sandwiches and burgers. Menu described it as follows: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Breaded chicken breast … Continue reading

PYO: Farmer’s Market


The Farmer’s Market on Thursdays is kind of fun…it’s a bit of the burbs in the city. $.75 sunflower (from Andrews’ Scenic Acres), blueberries & strawberries (from Warner’s Farm, Beamsville – blueberries are not that sweet), corn AND an apple crumble (from ASA)….. Getting home should be interesting.

Truscott Italian Bakery and Deli


Location: 2425 Truscott Dr, Mississauga ON I’m sure you will agree, there’s nothing quite like freshly baked bread; the smell, the taste, the warmth, it’s all so very good!  I definitely heart bakeries. When I was growing up there was a lovely little bakery called Hot n’ Crusty where the breads were baked fresh every morning; it was always … Continue reading