#FOOD: TACOFEST 2022 RETURNS TO TORONTO
After a three year absence, TACO FEST TORONTO returns June 17 - 19, 2022, on The West Island at Ontario Place! Expect 150 variations of Tacos at the Festival and more than 30 Vendors!
So delighted we got to attend a Media Preview for the event hosted St. Clair West's ATOMIC 10. The festive affair where we got to sample Tacos and Cocktails from their edited Menu, packed with hits certainly was atmospheric as we were serenaded by a Mariachi Band! The compact space with an outdoor patio is lit ...
#FOOD: HANA DON LAUNCHES FAIRVIEW MALL LOCATION
HANA DON with its Markham location at Cachet Centre (Woodbine x 16th Ave) has really struck a note with those who know good seafood. They are renowned for their exquisite Donburi, which are comforting rice bowls seasoned with a slightly acidic vinegar, and adorned with treasures of the sea. HANA DON's philosophy is to embody the authentic simplicity and decadence of Japanese cuisine.
Much of their ingredients actually come direct from Japan, but also bring the best of local yields. That ...
#FOOD: BYBLOS UPTOWN – LIVE MUSIC IN THE LOUNGE
It's been a minute since we've been to BYBLOS Uptown (2537 Yonge Street), but quickly did we realize what we missed! This Eastern Mediterranean mecca of elegance, offers a sophisticated and elevated dining experience, identical to its celebrated location downtown on Duncan St. Take that elegant charm and add a bit of live music to the mix, and you have a wonderful way to cap-off a long work week the right way!
Launching just a few weeks back, the lounge upstairs at the Yonge Street hotspot ...
#FOOD: OEB TORONTO
Launched 2009 in Calgary, OEB has connected deeply with its food-obsessed clientele. It embraces a philosophy that supports local farmers, delivering great craftsmanship and a superb, accessible customer experience. The buzz has caught-on, enabling it to begin its successful foray into the fickle Toronto market. And if the three-hour queues on opening weekend were any indication, OEB is the next thing!
We had the pleasure of previewing this first-ever Toronto location in Liberty Village ...
#FOOD: “SHU KINGDOM GENERAL HOT POT” | 巴蜀大将
In just over six years, SHU KINGDOM HOTPOT have experienced exponential success, opening 150 locations in 60+ cities across China. Just earlier this year, they opened their first ever North American branch right here in Scarborough, and are ready to win the hearts of Hotpot-loving Canadians. And there are many, believe me!
Hotpot is one of my favourite things. I love the communal experience of gathering around the pot with family and friends, having casual conversations and getting a full ...
#FOOD: CHIANG MAI – ETOBICOKE
Toronto certainly has its share of Thai spots, but none do it with the flair of CHIANG MAI. Contemporary and flashy are what come to mind when stepping into this Etobicoke location at 84 Park Lawn.
High ceilings, bright interior, intimate booths and sleek design make this space feel right away like a special experience. Our eyes kept migrating to gorgeous cocktails coming from the bar, just breathtakingly beautiful. And lucky for us, their '22 Summer Cocktail selection is highlighted by ...
#FOOD: CHOTTO MATTE
We are so delighted to have the opportunity finally to visit CHOTTO MATTE! Let's say it together once, "chot-toe mat-tay", The Japanese phrase translates to "Please wait a moment", and this proved exactly well worth the wait. Situated at Bay x Wellington at Toronto's Brookfield Place (161 Bay St), the brainchild of founder Kurt Zdesar is so much more than just a restaurant. It is a sensual feast bursting with colour, energetic music, fabulous Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) cuisine and inspired ...
#GIVEAWAY: ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A STARBUCKS CANADA GIFT CARD
Starbucks Canada have just unveiled their 2021 Holiday Menu! While some of our favourites won't be returning this year, we're excited about these new festive Red Cups and Sugar Cookie Oat Latte!
NEW HOLIDAY BEVERAGE
Sugar Cookie Oat Latte
This non-dairy beverage features blonde espresso, sugar cookie syrup and oat beverage, topped with red and green sprinkles for a modern twist on a holiday classic. Available hot or iced.
NEW HOLIDAY CUPS
Wrapping Paper: With a festive ...
#INTERVIEW: BRUNO FELDEISEN ON SEASON FIVE OF CBC’S “THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW”
By Mr. Will Wong
Bruno Feldeisen has travelled the world, wowing palates internationally with his vision and skill. In addition to being the Executive and Executive Pastry Chef at the likes of Semiahmoo Resort, Four Seasons Hotel New York and Vancouver, in Toronto he oversaw the offerings at Soho Metropolitan's Senses, as stars feasted on his creations during TIFF. In addition to adding Cook Book Author to his Résumé, Feldeisen soon can be seen in the upcoming fifth season of CBC hit ...
#FOOD: SHAN SHAN CAFE | LA PETITE COLLINE
There are few places that can excite us enough to come out almost weekly during a Pandemic. And for us, Shan Shan Cafe, also known as La Petite Colline, was the one spot we couldn't get enough of.
The elegant space which sadly couldn't host indoor dining until only this past weekend as the province entered Phase III of its reopening, is now ready to be enjoyed. We were so thrilled to be invited for a private tasting of their Dine-In Menu, having devoured many of their takeaway items in ...