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Boston: Temazcal Cantina

Location: 250 Northern Avenue Boston, MA http://www.temazcalcantina.com We went to Temazcal to celebrate my BIL’s birthday. It was one of those early Fall September days, so the rain was coming down, and it was a Friday so we did get caught in rush-hour traffic. On top of this, a few things to note: Temazcal doesn’t … Continue reading

Red Room

Location: 444 Spadina Avenue, Toronto Cost: $7-10 for an entree Ah, the Red Room….takes me back to my university days…when “dining out” meant spending less than $5. An item on the eclectic menu will set you back about $7 – 10 and the portions are decent enough to split when you order a few items. … Continue reading


Location: 140 Cumberland Street, Toronto Cost: Avg main is $13 http://www.hemingways.to In the heart of Yorkville there’s a cosy little people (or celeb) -watching pub that has the likeness of some Great-Grandfather’s study. Green walls, heavy bookcases laden with old books, equestrian oil paintings lit up with dimmed wall sconces, antique wooden furniture dusty with … Continue reading


Location: 234 Wellington Street West, Toronto Cost: $8-15 http://www.quesada.ca My friend who’d just moved to Toronto from Calgary treated me for lunch at this place; I’d heard many good things about the food, so I was excited to try it out. Let me first say though, that I have yet to find a really tasty … Continue reading

New York Sub

Location: 520 Queen Street West, Toronto Cost: $4-10 It’s definitely NOT a sub. Not sure why they call it one, but one thing is certain, it’s so tasty you won’t be able to stay away. You’ll wonder why you have pregnant-woman-cravings in the middle of the day, and you’ll find yourself ditching your friends (who … Continue reading