Our Babymoon: A Guide to Portugal

My husband and I love to explore cities. Since we got married in 2012, we have been to over 25 cities, including London, Barcelona, NYC, Paris, and San Francisco. This year, we had planned to go on an Asia trip, but with the news of the baby on its way, I opted for a city that was a bit […]

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Review of Isaan Der in the Junction

Restaurant: Isaan Der Address: 2961 Dundas Street West Type of food: Northeastern Thai Neighbourhood: Junction Price range: $11-$30 Toronto – and arguably the whole world – has a love affair with Thai food. Thai restaurants never seem to have a problem attracting customers. It’s not too surprising, considering the tasty array of ingredients and flavours that are common in […]

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Calii Love will open 2nd location in February 2017

If you’re familiar with the Toronto food scene, there is probably a new word that entered your vocabulary last year; that word is poké. Originating in Hawaii, this raw fish salad has quickly become Toronto’s favourite meal. It traditionally consists of pieces of diced tuna or salmon that have been marinated in soy sauce and […]

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Spotlight on Cissy’s – a lifestyle brand

One of the things I love about being a food blogger/grammer is the opportunity to meet local entrepreneurs who are enhancing our city with quality food and creative concepts. This month, I had the privilege of meeting the mother-daughter duo behind the recently opened, family-owned business Cissy’s. Cissy’s is a lifestyle brand that currently offers gourmet cookies along […]

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Spreading the spirit of celebration with La Rocca Cakes

Do you have one of those months that are especially emotional for you? It’s those months which are marked with key milestones and memories from your life – good and bad – that put you in a nostalgic state of mind. October is that month for me. As soon as the leaves start to change, I begin to experience an almost unconscious shift in […]

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A Guide to London

“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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