A Guide to London

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“Would you be willing to work in London for the rest of the summer?” asked my boss. “Of course!” I responded enthusiastically, not realizing that I’d be expected to have my bags packed in two weeks time. Needless to say, I felt both unprepared and excited by the opportunity to travel to the NYC of Europe; I […]

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Grand opening of TASTE MRKT in Scarborough Town Centre

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I’m drawn to anything with the word “taste” in it, so it felt serendipitous to be given the opportunity to check out some of the delicious vendors featured at Scarborough Town Centre’s newly opened TASTE MRKT. Malls tend to be the epicentre of any major urban city. Take Scarborough Town Centre for example; it draws 22 million shoppers annually! We all know there’s a pretty […]

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Review of Dessert Lady in Yorkville

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Dessert Lady is a neighbourhood favourite in the heart of Yorkville that does all things sugar – and does it well. Having been in business for more than a decade, Dessert Lady’s delectable treats have stood the test of time and have gained a trusted reputation. It’s no surprise that the bakery has a loyal […]

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Review of Platito

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Filipino food is becoming increasingly popular across the city. The Philippines has often been criticized for not having much of a ‘food culture’ , but a few amazing chefs are turning that stereotype upside down. Take the newest addition to Baldwin Village: Platito. Partners Jonathan Mirasol, Aaron Calupig and Derek Linay have just added to the growing filipino […]

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Review of The Peasant Table in Riverdale

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The Peasant Table opened up in the heart of Riverdale this past winter, and has been warmly welcomed by local diners in the community. Inspired by his early days growing up in former Yugoslavia, owner and Riverdale-resident Boris Babic wanted to draw on his values of using simple, fresh, and local ingredients to create delicious meals. This is reflected […]

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Review: Cresta in St. Lawrence

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I have been dreaming about California lately. It’s been years since I’ve visited the west coast but I am excited to be planning a trip back this summer. Naturally, I’ve got my mind set on the breath-taking vineyards. In preparation for my trip, I did some research by paying a visit to a restaurant that is all about California wines, Cresta. […]

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