Browsing All posts tagged under »Roncesvalles«

Coffee and All That Jazz

April 16, 2016


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 […]

The Mugshot Tavern

June 2, 2014


One afternoon, I made an impulsive decision of going to Roncesvalles to see my friend Valerie.  Since Valerie was a beer fan, I sought for a pub in the Roncesvalles area that where we could hang out. That was when I discovered Mugshot Tavern, conveniently at Keele and Bloor.  I thought it would be the […]

On the Road for Antiques

October 11, 2013


Since Thanksgiving weekend is the last long weekend before the chill sets in, I would want to share what I have been busy about for the past few months. I have been bitten by the antiquing bug lately and have been doing short trips away from Toronto to find gems of the past. I justify […]

Cafe Polonez

November 19, 2012


One of the people who is closest to me is a Polish lady by the name of Monika Lovell. For years working at GlaxoSmithKline, she has been 1/2 of a dynamic duo. I could always count on her to cover my back as much as I would do for her. She used to joke that […]

Barque Smokehouse Restaurant

May 11, 2012


The first time I went to Barque Smokehouse restaurant, famished and desperate for sustenance, I had to skip it altogether and went to another restaurant a few doors down.  Why would I do  that, you might ask.  When I got by the door, I was told that the wait for a table would be around […]

Hopgoods Foodliner

April 19, 2012


Monday morning I receive a text from one of my closest friends, Jojo, asking me if I want to check out High Park later that evening.  Spring being too early in Toronto, I immediately thought the park is probably pink with all the cherry blossoms in full bloom.  Despite the weather predictions of rain, I […]