Browsing All posts tagged under »Coffee«

Coffee and All That Jazz

April 16, 2016

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Last Wednesday, I found myself in downtown Toronto, too early for a dinner date.  At times like that, I normally would just kill time in a coffee shop and hope that they have a comfy chair for me to settle in.  This time around I remembered a cozy spot in Roncesvalles.  I found myself back […]

Ramona’s Kitchen

April 3, 2016

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Fritzie is one of my friends who I gotten to know more of when she left Taro Pharmaceuticals,  the company I presently work for. I know that sounds funny but we sort of talked more when she left the company.  I guess my previous experience with GSK taught me that friendships are valuable if they […]

Balzac

March 27, 2016

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Early this year I went back to one of my happy places. I came back to Ryerson to meet up with my business partner Abe with the intent of planning for several EyeCandyTO things. It ended up to be a trip down memory lane. What is different this time is that there is an actual […]

Birds and Beans

November 23, 2015

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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, […]

Saving Gigi

November 3, 2015

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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 […]

Purple Penguin Cafe

June 7, 2015

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Today was a perfect summery kind of Sunday. I thought I’d even make it better by coming out and browse about the Riverdale Artwalk by the Jimmie Simpson Park at Toronto’s Leslieville/Riverside neighbourhood. After all the indecision, I am stuck with one print, a collage of Toronto subway stations, tastefully done by photographer, Jeff Turner. […]

Soma and Lil’ Baci

May 10, 2015

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Yesterday was the first day this year where I really felt the warmth. The winter has been too long (again!) that to have blue skies and a temperature on the high twenties was such a blessing. You can see the difference on the streets as Torontonians came out in full force. Just like them, I […]