Birds and Beans

November 23, 2015



Another discovery I made in Mimico is this indie cafe that definitely have real curb appeal. Take a look at the picture of how it looked from the street and you would understand why I had to make a stop at Birds and Beans. It stood out to me, with its elaborate murals and bright, […]

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La Vinia

November 22, 2015



Paella is one of those dishes that you have to enjoy with someone. To be authentic, it comes in the paellera that it is cooked in and even the smallest one is still too much for one person to finish. I had my eye at a Spanish restaurant in Toronto and I have been saving […]

Bonjour Brioche

November 10, 2015



A few weeks ago, I found the perfect time to walk in to Bonjour Brioche early. This popular brunch place has always been in my radar, but I could never get here early enough to have the leisure of eating breakfast slow. No matter as they don’t try to hasten you, you would feel guilty […]

Otto’s Berlin Döner

November 5, 2015



Last year on my way to Barcelona, I made a stop at Frankfurt. I always used to lay-over for a few hours at Frankfurt but last year, I decided to make that lay-over especially long. It gave me enough time to go downtown and browse around the city. And by browsing, I mean trying local […]

Saving Gigi

November 3, 2015



By the third week this November, I have been in Toronto for the last 15 years. It doesn’t feel that all that time has passed by. Of all the lessons that I have learned living here is to appreciate every warm day that comes after Labor day. Lately, the temperature has hovered in the teens […]

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Buca Yorkville

October 31, 2015



Last week was just like déjà vu. I got to dine again with Diona, a.k.a. TitaFlips just like old times. I always love having that opportunity as I know I would again have a very good conversation over a very good meal. Buca saw good reviews anywhere I checked, I know this one would be […]

Supper with Syria

October 31, 2015


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This is a guest post from a friend, Mary Luz Mejia who working to get the word out for a charity food event for the refugees of Syria.  Please take time to read and support the cause.  It always starts with just one person and each one little contribution  grows into something that makes a […]

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