Black Truffle Mascarpone Cheese Pizza at Golden Captain’s Restaurant

Golden Captain Restaurant

Golden Captain Restaurant (金船長餐廳) located at 55 Tai Tsun Street, Unit 3A, Tai Kok Tsui

September 19, 2017:  Yesterday for lunch, I again consulted OpenRice for some good eats around the area.  It showed me Golden Captain Restaurant (金船長餐廳) which specialized in Italian cuisine and had a specialty pizza which almost all the reviews were about.  Thus, we went there to check it out.

Golden Captain Restaurant opened at 11 a.m. and we arrived around noon.  There were lots of people dining in and taking advantage of their favourable lunch combo.  Most of the diners were of the younger crowd.

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Italian Dinner at PAESE Ristorante

PAESE Ristorante pizza

PAESE Ristorante located at 3827 Bathurst Street in Toronto

After our escape game at Casa Loma, Priscilla and I went to PAESE Ristorante for dinner!  I had won a $50 gift card to PAESE (thank you @girlswithnofrills for hosting the contest!) and was eager to redeem it.  Thus, it was perfect that we were in the area already and planned to have dinner here.

I had been to PAESE Ristorante many years ago when they were located on King Street West in downtown Toronto.  I remember having really fond Continue reading

Media Tasting at CANO Restaurant

CANO Restaurant pizzas

CANO Restaurant is located at 1108A St Clair Ave W in Toronto

This past Wednesday, I had the pleasure of attending another DKLoEvents for a media tasting at CANO Restaurant.  This is an Italian restaurant (with Mediterranean influences) that is located in the west-mid-side area of Toronto.  Its major intersection is St. Clair Avenue West and Dufferin Street (St. Clair West Subway Station is the Continue reading

Media Tasting at Il Fornello King

Il Fornello salad promotion

Il Fornello located at 214 King St W in Toronto

Last night, we had a media tasting thanks to jojoinstameets at the King Street West location of Il Fornello.  This location of Il Fornello was actually the very first Il Forenllo that I had visited back in July 2010 (my pre-blogging days) for a dinner before my friends and I attended a musical.  Needless to say, this location is also in the Theatre District and Continue reading

Il Fornello Tasting Dinner in Richmond Hill

Il Fornello Richmond Hill tasting

Il Fornello located at 8851 Yonge St in Richmond Hill

As part of my very first #jojoinstameets from Jo and Joanna, it was hosted at Il Fornello where we had a fabulous tasting dinner and learned about their newest menu specials.  This is a recap blog post about my experience at the event.

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Novita Italian Cuisine

Novita Italian Cuisine food

Novita Italian Cuisine located at 25 Cochrane Dr in Markham

After a week of being sick and completing last-minute transcript orders before the holidays, I was finally able to emerge and enjoy food at a brand new restaurant! 😀  I had been wanting to try this restaurant with two friends for a holiday dinner but due to me being sick, I wasn’t able to visit Novita Italian Cuisine until later on the weekend at which time Ken and I had a full day of food adventures before arriving at Novita Italian at 7:30 p.m for dinner.   Continue reading

The Old Spaghetti Factory

The Old Spaghetti Factory spaghetti

The Old Spaghetti Factory located at 54 The Esplanade in Toronto

The very first time I dined at The Old Spaghetti Factory was several years ago in my university days when we had a small reunion with friends.  I remember the good Italian food and the beautiful one-of-a-kind decor that was housed inside this restaurant.  According to their website, they were:   Continue reading

Dinner at Jamie’s Italian Yorkdale

Jamie's Italian Yorkdale pasta

Jamie’s Italian Yorkdale located at 3401 Dufferin St #20 in North York

Jamie’s Italian Yorkdale restaurant opened sometime last year in December and I had heard lots about it seeing as it was chef Jamie Oliver’s very first restaurant in Canada and North America.  Jamie Oliver opened it in conjunction with the chef, Francesco Venditti, of Bar Buca at Yorkdale Shopping Centre.  Needless to say, I was very excited to try this celebrity chef’s restaurant! 😀   Continue reading

Tino’s Pizza Café

Tino's Pizza Café

Tino’s Pizza Café located at Shop 20, G/F, Eightland Gardens, 2 On Chee Road, Tai Po in Hong Kong

Sept 21, 2016 – Tino’s Pizza Café

Tino’s Pizza Café is located in Tai Po in Hong Kong.  It is a nicely designed modern café and boasts authentic pizza and Italian dishes.

We had dinner here with our relatives and ordered two sets of the two-person meal as well as an add-on.  We had a lot of food and we paced eating it since we were arriving for my cousin to arrive after work.   Continue reading

Italian Cuisine at ViBo Restaurant

ViBo Restaurant pasta

ViBo Restaurant located at 2995 Bloor St W in Toronto

After participating in a restaurant launch party just blocks down the street, some foodie friends and I decided to visit ViBo Restaurant for an actual sit-down dinner.  ViBo Restaurant was listed on Yelp as highly rated Italian restaurant that was close by, so the six of us decided to try it without hesitation.

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