Category Archives: Food

Pandemic 2020 Delivery Eats: Korean Fried Chicken from Mr. ChiMaek

November 15, 2020:  Mr. ChiMaek located on Kennedy Road near 14th Avenue in Markham specializes in Korean fried chicken.  It’s one of the few Korean fried chicken restaurants in Markham actually.  The Fry and MyMyChicken are both squarely in the … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Pizza Hut

November 1, 2020. Less than a week after the recent pizza takeout order, I was craving pizza again.  I guess I just didn’t get enough pizza that first round. :9 This time, because we were already in the area and … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Delivery Eats: Pizzaiolo

October 26, 2020. The pizza craving came up again.  This time, the husband suggested a new pizza spot called Pizzaiolo.  Apparently, it is a chain already popular in the downtown Toronto area, but I hadn’t heard of it before. 

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Hai Tang Cafe & Takeout

July 1, 2020:  For dinner for the long weekend holiday, we decided to get takeout from a local Chinese restaurant which has recently become a favourite for us over the past couple of months. The first blog post I wrote … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Patio Eats: The Farmhouse Restaurant in Barrie

July 1, 2020:  For Canada Day, we decided to venture out of the Greater Toronto Area on a short road trip to Barrie for our first patio lunch of the year (which also signalled the first time we had dined … Continue reading

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Melon Buns from Sweetened by M

Sweetened by M is a home-based bakery from a husband and wife team whose travels inspired their baking.  I personally know the sweet couple behind the new venture (having met them during the Mon Sheong summer retreat in 2014) and … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Fishman Lobster Clubhouse Restaurant

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 … Continue reading

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Buffet Dinner at Jerusalem Restaurant

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 … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Cha Kee Restaurant (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 … Continue reading

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iHalo Krunch at Vaughan Mills

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?  … Continue reading

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