Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Osmow’s Mediterranean (Markham)

Osmow's Mediterranean takeout order

Osmow’s Mediterranean located at 8630 Woodbine Ave Unit 5 in Markham

June 9, 2020:   You know it’s going to be an affirmative answer when your other half asks you, “Do you want to get shawarmas for lunch?” 😀  We both haven’t had shawarmas in a while and the idea of a meaty saucy handheld wrap for lunch was definitely something I wanted to eat that Continue reading

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Fishbone Kitchen + Bar in Aurora

Fishbone Kitchen + Bar Aurora storefront

Fishbone Kitchen + Bar located at 302 Wellington St E, Unit #7 in Aurora

February 14, 2020:  I had heard much about this Portuguese and seafood restaurant, Fishbone Kitchen + Bar (302 Wellington St E, Unit #7).  My boo booked this restaurant at the Aurora location for us for Valentine’s Day dinner this year, which perfectly fell on a Friday.

The only reservation that was available and Continue reading

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Sandwiches at Porchetta & Co. (Exchange Tower location)

Porchetta "House Special" sandwich

Porchetta & Co. located at Exchange Tower, 130 King St W in Toronto

February 12, 13, 2020:  This was the week where I was craving burgers and sandwiches constantly.  I just somehow couldn’t get enough of the saucy meaty creations between fluffy buns and how easy it was to consume something so savory and filling with just two hands.

Thus, on a lunch break during one of the rare Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Takeout Eats: Win’s Seafood Restaurant

Win's Seafood Restaurant fish noodle soup

Win’s Seafood Restaurant located at 50 Lockridge Ave in Markham

June 8, 2020:  This restaurant is an absolute gem and although I’ve blogged about them before, it doesn’t hurt to give them a bit of exposure once more.  Win’s Seafood Restaurant (嚼通天) is a Chinese restaurant located at 50 Lockridge Avenue, Unit 1 (16th Avenue near Warden) in Markham that serves lunch combos and Continue reading

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The Good Son Restaurant at Shops on Don Mills

The Good Son Restaurant dinner menu and prices

The Good Son Restaurant located at 11 Karl Fraser Rd in North York

February 9, 2020:  After watching the Harley Quinn movie (the last movie we watched in theatres before the COVID-19 lockdown hit) for our long-awaited double date, we decided on The Good Son Restaurant (11 Karl Fraser Rd) just around the corner at Shops on Don Mills for dinner.  I had never been to this restaurant before (they actually have two other locations in Toronto) and good Continue reading

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Tasting event at Adamson Barbecue (Leaside location)

Adamson Barbecue food spread

Adamson Barbecue Located at 176 Wicksteed Ave in Toronto

January 30, 2020:  I have to be honest (when am I ever not in these recaps?), but this was probably one of the most uncomfortable tasting events I have been to in recent memory.

Recs Media has invited me several times in the past to attend tasting events and while I had Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Delivery Eats: Pizza Nova

pizzas from Pizza Nova

Two pizzas from Pizza Nova in Markham

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 when I mentioned this to my husband, he was like, “Why not order pizza delivery?  It would be faster too.”  Hmm.  I was instantly tempted.  So instead of purchasing a supermarket version, I called up Pizza Nova for some pizza. Continue reading

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Tasting at Ramen Yutaka in Aurora

Ramen Yutaka chicken ramen

Ramen Yutaka is located at 84 First Commerce Drive, Unit 4 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 4 Continue reading

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Prix Fixe Dinner Menu at Novita Italian Cuisine

Novita Italian Cuisine pasta dish

Novita Italian Cuisine located at 25 Cochrane Dr in Markham

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 with a prix fixe dinner of $33 per person. Continue reading

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