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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

Frugal Fare #6: The Banknote


Location: 663 King Street West, Toronto The Banknote is one of those work-lunch and after-work dinner/drinks places serving up burger & beer type meals in a bank setting.  Yes, aptly named The Banknote, as it used to a bank, they still have the ol’ vault in the back and teller booths.  If that ambiance doesn’t suit you, there’s always their cosy patio on … 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

By The Way Cafe Round 2


Location: 400 Blor St West, Toronto Cost: Approx $20 http://www.bythewaycafe.com Recently went to BTWC again for a friend’s birthday brunch gathering. The french toast stuffed with apples and brie sat very well with the birthday girl. (I ordinarily flock towards french toast, but can’t do brie and didn’t feel like regular french toast that day … Continue reading

Astoria Shish Kebob House


Location: 390 Danforth Avenue, Toronto http://www.astoriashishkebobhouse.com I trust you’ve already heard of my love affair with Greek food. I simply adore it. And at Astoria, there’s so much more to love. The portions are gigantic! This particular day, we were out on the patio; which is always packed in the summer months (I’m SO looking … Continue reading