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Starbucks 40th Anniversary Deal

Starting today until Saturday, Starbucks will give you a free cake pop or other Petite Pastry if you buy a drink. This is to celebrate Starbucks’ 40th anniversary and it will be honored from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  from Thursday, March 10, 2011 until Saturday, March 12. (Image via) Advertisements

National Pancake Week (Feb 19 – 25)

In honour of National Pancake Week (Feb 19 – 25), I’m reposting my favourite pancake recipe, and also letting you know about IHOP’s FREE PANCAKES FOR A YEAR – “Stacks for Good Acts” – CONTEST.  If you’ve done good, let them know and be eligible for a chance to win free pancakes for a year. … Continue reading


Lurgs, over at My Little Sweatshop tells me of a little frozen yogurt place called Menchies. It’s a SELF-SERVE frozen yogurt bar. Say what?! Apparently, they have locations all over the world! Check out Lurgs’ review, here.  Lookit all those toppings!

The Fooddudes

Catered on: The Stella Borealis http://www.thefooddudes.com The “casual BBQ” on the Stella Borealis boat cruise was catered by the Fooddudes (I wish they’d spelled it Foodudes) who really ARE a bunch of dudes running around with aprons on. The boat ride made me nauseous. But the food was gude.  I know, but I couldn’t help … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Eats

If you’re looking for places to dine on VDay, here are a few options: For Italian,  Mercatto Feeling like Japanese? Give Ki a shot. If desserts are what you’re looking for, try the yummy chocolate fondues at MoRoCo For a more minimalist Valentine’s dinner, try Messis The Blake House is one of my favourites, for … Continue reading

TODAY: Starbucks 50% OFF

Starting TODAY, get 50% off Tazo Tea Lattes at STARBUCKS, until February 20, 2011 between 2pm and 5pm.

TRAVEL: Honolulu, Hawaii: Roys

Location: 226 Lewers St Honolulu, HI http://www.roysrestaurant.com After visiting Mama’s Fish House in Maui three years ago, we didn’t think anything could come close.  Let me tell you, Roy’s comes pretty close! I’ve never been to a restaurant where there has been such incredible attention to my dietary concerns!  Our server was worried that I … Continue reading

Vegetarian Cafe @ The Big Carrot

Location: 348 Danforth Avenue,Toronto http://www.thebigcarrot.ca As far as vegetarian cuisine goes, a lot of it is spent on trying to recreate MEAT!  I’ve got an idea.  Don’t!  Vegetables are delicious on their own, and we don’t need the fake stuff pretending to be what it ain’t. Since returning from Hawaii a month ago, I’ve stopped … Continue reading

Herbal Infusions

Location: 404 Adelaide Street West Toronto, ON http://www.herbalinfusions.ca Just west of Spadina on Adelaide is a hidden gem of a gourmet tea shop. While rounding up everyone for our daily tea train, it’s been referred to as “that fancy new tea place” and,when they were giving away free steeped tea a couple of weeks ago, … Continue reading

Recipe: Spicy Baked Tilapia

Okay, here’s my latest favourite tilapia recipe. Inspired by Olivado’s Lemon Zest Avocado Oil! Nyum nyum. Ingredients: 8 frozen or fresh tilapia fillets Enough lemon juice to wash and lightly coat the fillets 2 tbsp Olivado’s Lemon Zest Avocado Oil (or any lemon infused oil or olive oil) 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp turmeric … Continue reading