Locally Sourced Food at b.good (King Street East)

b.good food

b.good located at 10 King St E in Toronto

Thanks to Grace of @moussetaco hosting a contest on instagram, I was able to win four free items to try out the menu at b.good.  Yay! 🙂

b.good is a relatively new franchise restaurant appearing in Toronto that features exclusively locally sourced ingredients.  It’s a fast casual restaurant meaning that you order your food at the counter, wait for them to call for your name, and then you can collect your items and dine in.   Continue reading

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Love Me Sweet (original location at World on Yonge)

Love Me Sweet cheesecakes

Love Me Sweet located at 7181 Yonge St., Suite 16 in Thornhill

Yesterday, as part of the dessert selection for the first barbecue of the season, we had dessert from Love Me Sweet.  Love Me Sweet is a growing Japanese-style cheesecake chain that began sometime in the last two years and has now (at the time of posting) three locations in total in Toronto!  (Their second location is at Scarborough Town Centre while the third one is at Yonge & Sheppard — I saw it recently when I was there for the Silo 13 #jojoinstameets.)   Continue reading

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Large boardroom

On Friday, I had an examination at the office.  For the first time, I was reporting in one of their biggest rooms that they had even though the number of scheduled number of people was slated to be 4 to 5.  Four people showed up in the end.  It was probably because it was the Friday before the long weekend and since there weren’t many jobs that day, they decided to put them in the big room Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Heritage

Terracotta Army

Terracotta Army, Xi’an, China. July 2013

A part of the Chinese heritage includes these thousands of terracotta warriors that were made in the Qin dynasty as part of funerary art for the first Emperor of China to protect him in his afterlife.

I can’t ever forget the experience of getting to visit this in Xi’an, China when I was there four years ago.   Continue reading

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Work over blogging? /CR Firsts

 14th floor of the Financial Services Tribunal

View from the 14th floor of the Financial Services Tribunal

Lately, I’ve taken the approach of preferring to work on my transcripts rather than blogging whereas in the past it’s always been blog posts before anything else to the point of staying up late until midnight or beyond to publish a post once per day.  As some of you might have noticed — and as I know it myself — I’ve been lacking in the department of daily posts lately.  It’s not that I’m uninspired — I already have a growing list of new backlogged posts already waiting for me to write and publish.   Continue reading

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Il Fornello Tasting Dinner in Richmond Hill

Il Fornello Richmond Hill tasting

Il Fornello located at 8851 Yonge St in Richmond Hill

As part of my very first #jojoinstameets from Jo and Joanna, it was hosted at Il Fornello where we had a fabulous tasting dinner and learned about their newest menu specials.  This is a recap blog post about my experience at the event.

I had previously been to Il Forenllo on two occasions Continue reading

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