Sunset Grill (Woodbine/Highway 7) in Markham

Sunset Grill Woodbine Markham

Sunset Grill located at 8630 Woodbine Ave, Unit A1 in Markham

February 17, 2019:

This location of Sunset Grill is one of many new eateries that have opened up in a new plaza strip at Woodbine Avenue and Highway 7.  I love how the restaurants are each brand new occupants and reflect different cuisines!  I have been to one other Sunset Grill before (many years ago which was in Richmond Hill near Elgin Mills).   Continue reading

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CSR testing

February 16, 2019:

I did the CSR testing today!!  This is actually the very first time that I’ve done any sort of live in-person testing!  Seeing as I did my steno studies online, I also did all of my steno tests in school in that fashion and so I’ve never done any type of live testing ever.  It was a really good experience to be able to do that today. 😀   Continue reading

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Italian Cuisine at Gusto 101

 polipo octopus appetizer

Gusto 101 located at 101 Portland St in Toronto, Canada

February 8, 2019:

I finally made it to this much talked-about restaurant, Gusto 101, for dinner!! 😀  My love booked it for our early V Day meal this year.

Gusto 101 is an Italian restaurant serving Southern Italian classics located on Portland and King Street.  I remember vaguely a long time ago stopping by with some fellow foodies and wanting to dine in but Gusto 101 didn’t have a spot for us as drop-ins. Continue reading

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Chicken Quesadilla at St. Louis Bar and Grill (Elgin Mills and Yonge)

St. Louis Bar & Grill bar food

St. Louis Bar & Grill located at 10620 Yonge St #16, Richmond Hill

February 2, 2019:

Lunch at St. Louis Bar and Grill in this Yonge Street and Elgin Mills location!  They have a good lunch menu where every day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., you can choose most of their most popular options for around $10.  It’s a good deal!

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Rosticceria Girasole in Florence, Italy

Rosticceria Cinese Girasole food

Rosticceria Cinese Girasole located at Via Dei Serragli N 75R, 50124 in Florence, Italy

September 9, 2018:  Chinese takeout.

The place was called Rosticceria Cinese Girasole and was a dark single-roomed unit.  They had a couple tables for dining in, but it seemed the norm for takeout orders.

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Rice Gelato at Gelateria dei Neri in Florence, Italy

Gelateria dei Neri gelato

Gelateria dei Neri located at Via dei Neri, 9, 50122 Firenze in FIorence, Italy

September 9, 2018:  After the salty but tasty Italian sandwiches, I wanted something cold and refreshing.  I spotted a huge line-up outside one of many gelato shops on the street where we were walking and decided to have my sweet treat here.  This gelato shop was called Gelateria dei Neri.

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Italian Sandwiches at La Prosciutteria Firenze in Florence, Italy

La Prosciutteria Firenze sandwiches

La Prosciutteria Firenze located at Via dei Neri, 54r, 50122 Firenze in FIorence, Italy

September 10, 2018:  Starving stomachs brought us to La Prosciutteria Firenze where we had two of their feature sandwiches.  This place is all about sandwiches, proscuitto, and cold cuts!  (I actually didn’t know how to order at first since it wasn’t a regular sit-down restaurant and thus didn’t have any table service.  The self-service sign eventually told me their concept Continue reading

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