Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Fishman Lobster Clubhouse Restaurant

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse Restaurant takeout lobster

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse Restaurant located at 4020 Finch Ave E in Scarborough

To celebrate Father’s Day this year, I decided to surprise Ken with a lobster feast from Fishman Lobster Clubhouse Restaurant (魚樂軒), the best place to eat “lobster mountains” in Toronto!  I previously blogged about my visits to this seafood restaurant and how their freshly prepared lobsters are one of the best in the city and how you always get an jaw-dropping picture of the stack of lobster at such a feast. Continue reading

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Buffet Dinner at Jerusalem Restaurant

Jerusalem Restaurant Leslie storefront

Jerusalem Restaurant located at 4777 Leslie St in North York

March 6, 2020:  For my mom’s birthday this year, we went to Jerusalem Restaurant (4777 Leslie Street, North York) for the first time.  Jerusalem Restaurant is a Middle Eastern cuisine restaurant that serves a la carte dishes as well as a buffet with live singing and belly dancing performances.  This was actually the second-last time we Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Cha Kee Restaurant (Richmond Hill)

Cha Kee Restaurant takeout food

Cha Kee Restaurant located at 280 West Beaver Creek Road, Unit #30 in Richmond Hill

We actually dined at this restaurant sometime after they opened earlier last year before the pandemic hit, but that blog post is part of the backlog that I still have to post, so this one serves as the first one about it.

We were feeling for some authentic Hong Kong style cafe food and decided to order from Cha Kee (茶記) Restaurant for an Continue reading

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iHalo Krunch at Vaughan Mills

iHalo Krunch ice cream at Vaughan Mills

iHalo Krunch located at 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr in Vaughan

February 17, 2020:  This was the last time we set foot inside of a shopping mall before the lockdown hit.  And remember that summer a year or two ago when it was all about the ice cream from iHalo Krunch?  I gave up on attempting to line up for it that summer at their flagship Queen Street store but finally had a taste of this popular ice cream at their Vaughan outpost at the Vaughan Mills shopping mall Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Me Va Me Express (Steeles and Hilda) in Thornhill

Me Va Me chicken shawarma

Me Va Me Express located at 330 Steeles Ave W in Thornhill

A few weeks ago after browsing items at Babies R Us, the hunger pangs struck my husband so we headed straight to Me Va Me Express (330 Steeles Ave W) which was in the same shopping vicinity.  This location of Me Va Me in Thornhill is an express eatery, meaning that Continue reading

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Tasting at Tam Vietnamese Street Food and Cafe

 food at Tam Vietnamese Street Food and Cafe

Tam Vietnamese Street Food and Cafe located at 369 Keele St, Toronto

February 15, 2020:  DKLo invited us to a tasting at Tam Vietnamese Street Food and Cafe (369 Keele St), a brand new Vietnamese family-owned restaurant in the Junction in the west side of Toronto.  We were excited to try out this restaurant in this part of the city, as I don’t tend to frequent it often.  Continue reading

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First time using Microsoft Teams on a virtual job

I’m so glad that I took the time the night before to install the web application and test it out with my husband.  (I should have done this for GoToMeeting too but who would have known that that application would be finicky with my laptop audio?)

Installing Microsoft Teams took Continue reading

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Facial Sheet Mask Reviews: Dr. Morita Syn-ake Essence Facial Mask

Dr. Morita Syn-ake Essence Facial Mask box cover

Dr. Morita Syn-ake Essence Facial Mask box cover

This Dr. Morita facial mask is called “Syn-ake Essence Facial Mask” and boasts a “Natural formula V Face” on the front of the packaging.  Dr. Morita is a Taiwanese facial mask brand with some of the most varied types of facial masks on the Asian market (I’ve tried their Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Osmow’s Mediterranean (Markham)

Osmow's Mediterranean takeout order

Osmow’s Mediterranean located at 8630 Woodbine Ave Unit 5 in Markham

June 9, 2020:   You know it’s going to be an affirmative answer when your other half asks you, “Do you want to get shawarmas for lunch?” 😀  We both haven’t had shawarmas in a while and the idea of a meaty saucy handheld wrap for lunch was definitely something I wanted to eat that Continue reading

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Fishbone Kitchen + Bar in Aurora

Fishbone Kitchen + Bar Aurora storefront

Fishbone Kitchen + Bar located at 302 Wellington St E, Unit #7 in Aurora

February 14, 2020:  I had heard much about this Portuguese and seafood restaurant, Fishbone Kitchen + Bar (302 Wellington St E, Unit #7).  My boo booked this restaurant at the Aurora location for us for Valentine’s Day dinner this year, which perfectly fell on a Friday.

The only reservation that was available and Continue reading

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