Monthly Archives: October 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent

Ha!  When I saw the theme for this week’s photo challenge, I knew right away which photo to feature.  For all of my past photo challenge pictures (except one — pun intended), I’ve been using pictures that are old — anywhere … Continue reading

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Gold Mark Chinese Cuisine

Gold Mark Chinese Cuisine is a Chinese restaurant that is newly opened.  I noticed it when driving on streets of John Street and Woodbine since The Fish House previously occupied this place.  I was so disappointed to find that that … Continue reading

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Swiss Chalet (Collingwood)

On our weekend trip to Blue Mountain in Collingwood, after climbing through caves and mountain sides, we had lunch at Swiss Chalet.  Swiss Chalet is a popular and rather ubiquitous family chain restaurant in Ontario that serves rotisserie chicken with … Continue reading

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Garlic Onion

My mom and I were in this area of the neighborhood up at Elgin Mills and Leslie and decided to try out this small Chinese HK-style cafe that I’ve noticed residing in the same plaza as the Sunset Grill. It … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebration at Los Chicos Brasa Peruvian Rotisserie

As part of my early birthday celebration, my friends and I went to try out Peruvian cuisine; in particular, Peruvian rotisserie chicken.  Alejandro recommended this place as we had all never been there before. Los Chicos Brasa Peruvian Rotisserie is located … Continue reading

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Organizing my Own Shoreline Cleanup at Bluffer’s Park

One of the things I absolutely LOVE doing is cleanups.  There’s just something almost ‘thrilling’ in the challenge of the ‘treasure’-hunting process — treat every piece of trash that you can spot out in the natural environment of greenery as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art

This week’s photo challenge is definitely creative.  It asks us to choose a photo that we would like to feature as the cover if we were to publish a book or album.  

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O.Noir — dining in the dark

Betty and I tried out O.Noir.  This restaurant has been talked about for ages and has been on my to-eat list for ages too.  When I spotted a Groupon being offered, I immediately took the chance to purchase it. We … Continue reading

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Xin Jiang Restaurant

In the spot where Xin Jian Restaurant is, there used to be a small and quaint Taiwanese restaurant.  Xin Jian Restaurant has now taken over that spot and serves Chinese food of the Shanxi lamb and kebob variety, much similar … Continue reading

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Panera Bread (Hwy 7 & Warden‏ location)

I love being able to have breakfasts with friends whenever I want!  That’s the perk of owning your own business and/or working as a court reporter.  Cynthia and I enjoyed a casual and relaxing breakfast at Panera Bread (Hwy 7 … Continue reading

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