Monthly Archives: November 2017

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene

The definition of “serenity”!  When you escape the city and go north into the depths of Mother Nature.  On this clear summer morning, Steph and I got up at the crack of dawn to witness and capture this view.  The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Transformation

Every year in June on Father’s Day weekend, the streets of downtown Toronto transform from ordinary streets to the huge stage and set for the Much Music Video Awards!  I happened to pass by this year when the transformation was … Continue reading

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Sukiyaki, Donburi, and Udon at Ken Oh

November 21, 2017:  There are so many restaurants on Dundas Street that I have yet to try.  Tonight, Grace and I tried out Ken Oh.  It’s a restaurant that serves Japanese “spaghetti” or udon and rice bowls. There were a … Continue reading

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Butter Baker’s Grand Opening on November 24! (Plus Gingerbread Man Croissants!)

Butter Baker, the new pastry bakery featuring French confectionery cooking from the minds of Butter Avenue, is set to have their Grand Opening this Friday, November 24, 2017 at their shop at 120 Dundas Street (near Dundas Square)! Their intersection … Continue reading

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Chefs Plate: Quinoa Masala Meatballs

November 16, 2017:  As the last plate of this week’s order with Chefs Plate, I selected and made a vegetarian dish for the first time!  Usually, I think that ordering the meat dishes are more worth it in value but … Continue reading

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Chefs Plate: Thai Fish Curry

November 15, 2017:  This was the first meal of this type from Chefs Plate that I made!  It was a Thai Fish Curry in a Coconut Broth with Snow Peas and Lime Couscous.  This was different since it was a … Continue reading

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Chefs Plate: Pork Bruschetta Burgers

November 14, 2017:  I’ve ordered so many meals from Chefs Plate now that I’m going to stop keeping count.  For this order, we made Pork Bruschetta Burgers with Provolone Cheese and a Field Green Salad!  This had a difficulty level of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Experimental

I remember a number of years ago when I was very into the practice of eating avocados and had so many of the large avocado pits laying around at home that I decided to plant them.  I don’t remember what … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Jingxi International Hotel in Changsha, China

September 16, 2017:  For our fourth night in Zhangjiajie, Changsha in China, we stayed at Jingxi International Hotel.  This was a hotel that was very close to the tourist area with lots of shops and restaurants.  It looked so nice … Continue reading

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