Here’s to the first tasting event of 2020! Thanks to Devon Dine, we were able to try out the new cocktails menu at Udon Kitanoya. This Japanese restaurant opened in the summer of 2019 but recently acquired their alcohol licence.
Udon Kitanoya is located at 513 Bloor Street West (the Annex) in Toronto alongside many other Japanese restaurants and serves Kansai-style Japanese udon (both chilled and in hot soup) and donburi with lots of appetizer and drink selections.
Their new drink menu includes Continue reading
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For dinner on our first night in Quebec City, we opted for a vegan meal. I love the creativity that goes into making any recipe into a meat-free one and it’s always beneficial to include more vegetables in your diet!
Don Vegan Restaurant was one of the restaurants that popped up when we searched Google Maps for vegan restaurants in Quebec Continue reading
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Hôtel du Nord (640 Rue Saint-Vallier O, Québec) is a hotel located in the northwest part of Quebec (in terms of where Old Quebec is). It’s a budget friendly hotel that provides all the simple essentials that you really need on a couple of days’ trip in this French province.
We stayed here for three nights and booked Continue reading
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A few of this year’s highlights
This was a big year for me. There were a lot of firsts and changes and growth and realizations.
I look forward to writing this end-of-year blog post yearly. Every year by mid-June, I’m already thinking about this blog post, drafting in my head about things I want to include, thinking of the goals that I made in the post the year prior (even though I know it’s too early and I still have the rest of the year’s happenings to go). Continue reading
I loved every dish we had at Restaurant La Bûche in Quebec City!
We were searching for a restaurant for a late lunch and this restaurant appeared on Google Maps as a highly rated one. We took a quick look at the menu outside the restaurant, spotted “rabbit wings” as well as meat pies and Continue reading
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There aren’t many businesses that are open on the Christmas Day holiday, so it took us a while before we decided to bring mom for an hour of bowling at the World Bowl bowling alley at Leslie and Hwy 7 in Richmond Hill. (Turns out they are open 365 days a year.) I vaguely Continue reading