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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

TRAVEL: Montreal: Nil Bleu

Location: 3706 Rue Saint-Denis Montreal, QC http://www.nilbleu.ca/ Hands down the best Ethiopian restaurant I’ve been to thus far.  But don’t ask me, ask my Mom and Mom-in-Law who couldn’t stop raving about it.  And they know how to cook, if you know what I mean. The dishes we ordered were: YETIMATIM SALAD $4.95 (tomatoes, onions, … Continue reading


Location: 330 Bay Street, Toronto http://www.mercatto.ca I LOVE prosciutto on pizza…MMM…. Okay….am back. My friend recommended this spot and she’s one whose taste I can now trust!  Thanks Roobs! 🙂 Pizza: prosciutto, tomato, gran padano, mozza, arugula $15 Pasta:  Chicken, spinach, tomatoes $17 Salad: Arugula, pear, walnuts, pecorino $8 Such a pretty interior with the … 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

Spice Safar

Location: 270 Adelaide St W, Toronto http://www.spicesafar.com In the heart of downtown Toronto you’d be hard pressed to find a sexy lounge with a decent menu to offer. And let’s be honest, a menu is one thing, an actual edible tasty meal is another. Fear not, I’ve found the place that has it all. It’s … Continue reading


Location: 181 Bay, Toronto, ON http://www.kijapanese.com **Updated with pics** 181 Bay, Toronto, ON Went to Ki for a friend’s surprise 30th birthday party. Everything was paid for…the drinks, the appetizers and the cake! The sushi, the popcorn shrimp, the chicken wings…everything was absolutely delicious! You know I’m not a sushi connoisseur by any means but … Continue reading

Osha Thai Noodle, San Francisco, CA

Location: 696 Geary Street San Francisco, CA Tel: 415.673.2368 This was still Day 1 of our San Francisco trip, and let me tell you, after walking for something like 8 hours since lunch, we were starving by the time we got to Osha (which was just below our hotel and meant a [thankfully] short journey … Continue reading