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TRAVEL: Paris: Boulangerie Patisserie Coudrier Geffroy

Location: 77 avenue Kléber, Paris (16th Arr) This was my First Taste of Paris: I think I did well. We stopped by this bakery on our way to our hotel…and they line-up was huge!  Am not surprised at all.  We wanted to go back again, but got distracted by some sort of tower in the … Continue reading

Le Sélect Bistro

Location: 432 Wellington Street West, Toronto Cost: Approx $130 for 2 Every once in a while, you come across a really outstanding dining experience. One where there is not a single thing out of place or out of line. Le Sélect is that happy place. Within minutes of me running in to check if they … Continue reading


Location: 315 King St West,  Toronto Cost: Winterlicious $15 lunch ($69 for 4) http://www.marcels.com Winterlicious has been extended until Feb 28th, and Marcel’s lunch menu was quite tasty for anyone who’s still keen on getting on the “Licioustrain”. Here is their lunch menu: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Soupe du jour Fresh daily soup or Salade maison, vinaigrette balsamique Mesclun … Continue reading

Patisserie La Cigogne

Location: 1626 Bayview Avenue, Toronto Cost: under $10 for a pastry or mini cake http://www.patisserielacigogne.com One of my very good friends (with very dependable tastebuds) took us to this charming cafe over the weekend. It’s called Patisserie La Cigogne and it opened on Bayview Avenue in June of 2003. Thierry Schmitt, the master pastry chef … Continue reading

Jules Bistro & Cafe

Location: 147 Spadina Avenue, Toronto Cost: $20 for a main [Interior: Jules] Hi. Do you have a take-out menu? Sure, here you go. Thanks. … .. Hi there…we’ll get the grilled salmon with ratatouille, salad and fries. Will you have it for here or to go? We’d like to take it to go, but we … Continue reading