Category Archives: Food

Pandemic 2020 Delivery Eats: Pizza Nova

June 3, 2020:  I woke up with a yearning for some pizza and knew I just had to satisfy that cheesy and carby craving. 😋  I was actually going to be content with any oven-baked pizza from the supermarket, but … Continue reading

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Tasting at Ramen Yutaka in Aurora

January 29, 2020:  I was invited to Ramen Yutaka in Aurora to try out their signature in-house made chicken ramen and assorted appetizers.  Ramen Yutaka is located at the SmartCentres Aurora North shopping plaza at 84 First Commerce Drive, Unit … Continue reading

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Prix Fixe Dinner Menu at Novita Italian Cuisine

January 22, 2020:  We had a pre-lunar new year family gathering at Novita Italian Cuisine (25 Cochrane Dr).  There were about 20 of us and we had booked ahead of time with the Italian restaurant for a large group meal … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Dinner at Bo Tree Plant-Based Cuisine

January 19, 2020:  We decided to check out this brand new vegetarian/vegan restaurant in Markham called Bo Tree Plant-Based Cuisine (4568 Hwy 7, Unit 3).  It’s located in the plaza on Highway 7 and Kennedy and is rebranded from the … Continue reading

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Vegan Mexican Brunch at Rosalinda Restaurant

January 19, 2020:  Back in January, we met up for brunch downtown at the vegan restaurant, Rosalinda Restaurant (133 Richmond St W).  We had compiled a list of vegan restaurants we want to visit and this one was the first … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Ding Tai Fung

I was feeling for some Shanghainese food and wanted to order takeout from the Golden Shanghai Restaurant at Kennedy and 14th Avenue (their peanut chicken rice sheets are SO good and they have amazing dinner combos), but it seems as … Continue reading

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ONNURI Korean Restaurant (Scarborough)

January 18, 2020:  We enjoyed a family style dinner at ONNURI Korean Restaurant, located at 3330 Pharmacy Avenue (main intersection is Pharmacy Avenue and McNicoll Avenue) in Scarborough.  I had never been to this Korean restaurant before and, as always, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Cuisine at Q1 Le Pho

January 18, 2020:  Lunch time, and I was famished!  My specific craving was a big hot bowl of Vietnamese pho, so we decided to check out Q1 Le Pho (1480 Major Mackenzie Dr E, Unit C2) at the Leslie Centre … Continue reading

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Chiu Chow Cuisine at Vintage Garden Dining Room

January 4, 2020:  For my father-in-law’s birthday this year, we celebrated at Vintage Garden Dining Room (葡萄園會所), a bit of a hidden gem restaurant serving Chiu Chow cuisine.  The restaurant is located at 1038 McNicoll Avenue on the ground floor … Continue reading

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Shanghai Dim Sum in Richmond Hill

January 1, 2020:  We started off the first day of the new year with brunch at Shanghai Dim Sum (城隍廟小吃) (330 Hwy 7, Unit #108,) at the Golden Court Plaza in Richmond Hill.  I had dined at their Scarborough location … Continue reading

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