Category Archives: restaurant reviews

Brunch at Markham Station Restaurant Richmond Hill

A couple of weekends ago, we visited Markham Station Restaurant at 10870 Yonge Street, unit C-4 in Richmond Hill.  Everybody knows about the 24-hour breakfast spot in Scarborough, but did you know that

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5-Course Vegan Tasting Menu at Avelo Restaurant

What a pleasure it was to try the 5-course vegan tasting menu at Avelo Restaurant!  Avelo Restaurant is located on a small street at 51 St Nicholas Street in downtown Toronto.  Be alert as you walk down the street and … Continue reading

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Mattarello, Italian restaurant, at Commerce Valley

We visited Mattarello, a newly opened Italian restaurant, located at 230 Commerce Valley Drive, Unit 2A next to Tapagria in Thornhill this past weekend.  I heard about it when MarkhamFood posted about it on their Instagram feed and raved about … Continue reading

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Very Good Congee & Noodle at King’s Square

August 18, 2022:  The very first time we visited Very Good Congee & Noodle (滿意粥粉面) was actually on July 1 with some relatives.  This Hong Kong style congee and noodle restaurant is located inside of the King’s Square shopping centre … Continue reading

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Shanghainese Food at Mom’s Dim Sum

August 14, 2022:  Contrary to the name of this restaurant, Mom’s Dim Sum doesn’t serve just “dim sum” (assuming we’re talking about Chinese dim sum/small bites).  It’s actually a small restaurant on Highway 7 and Chalmers Road in Richmond Hill … Continue reading

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Da Hu Hot Pot Dinner again

May 26:  Mommy and daughter dates are back on!  This was our third time to Da Hu Hotpot 大虎火鍋 at Times Square in Richmond Hill.  There is just something so simple and efficient about their service and food that we … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Via Mercanti in Kensington Market

May 10, 2022:  Pizzeria Via Mercanti is located at 188 Augusta Ave in Kensington Market in downtown Toronto. After our small

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Saigon Lotus serving vegan Vietnamese and Thai cuisine

May 10, 2022:  After our visit to the AGO, we decided upon Saigon Lotus for some Vietnamese food.  I was captivated by their online menu and low prices but didn’t realize until we were inside the restaurant that they are … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2022 Dine in Eats: KAKA All You Can Eat Markham weekday dinner

May 4, 2022: My friend and I went to KAKA All You Can Eat on a weekday to experience their all you can eat dinner.  We walked in around 6 p.m. and did not make a reservation and got a … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2022 Takeout Eats: Congee World

January 12, 2022:  First food blog of the year, let’s go!  I figured I’d hop on here and do a quick review of this takeout meal since I already have my steno machine out and already on stenokeys.  We were … Continue reading

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