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.

I had previously been to Il Forenllo on two occasions Continue reading

Media Tasting Event at Boil King

Boil King seafood boil

Boil King located at 333 King St W in Toronto

There is another new seafood boil restaurant in town!  Boil King is now open and located in the Entertainment District on 333 King Street West close to Blue Jays Way.

Boil King is a family-owned restaurant that serves the Louisiana tradition of Cajun-style seafood in the heart of downtown Toronto.  With a kitchen led by a chef with over thirty years of international culinary experience, the restaurant invited me to a casual family-style tasting event with other Instagram food enthusiasts of Toronto last night!   Continue reading

Seafood Boil Dinner at The Captain’s Boil!

hand holding mussel in seafood boil

The Captain’s Boil is located at 5315 Yonge St. in Toronto.
(647) 348-7808

This is apparently the very first seafood boil in Toronto!  It is called The Captain’s Boil and just opened this past Friday on November 6, 2015 in North York, Toronto!  (Usually, I publish posts sequentially, but due to this newest hot spot in Toronto, this blog post is jumping ahead of my back-log!).

Thanks to my friend Patricia who helped us make reservations for this seafood boil restaurant and for Ai for noticing it, we were able to score a 8-person table at Toronto’s newest seafood restaurant.   Continue reading

Lunch at Mezza Notte Trattoria

Located at 11 Disera Drive in Thornhill

I never knew that this little part of the city existed!  Betty suggested Mezza Notte Trattoria for lunch, the location that is in Thornhill.  The restaurant is located right on the corner of a very quaint and quiet neighbourhood with little shops and restaurants bordering a larger mall.  Continue reading