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Category: Reviews

Street Eats Drive-Thru

Street Eats Drive-Thru

My Review of Street Eats Drive-Thru What do Canadians like to do? Shopping and eating out. It’s like the pandemic never happened and when shops and takeout joints start opening up, crowds of people gather around. I guess it’s the herd mentality; people like to […]

Strangelove’s Hot Chocolate

Strangelove’s Hot Chocolate

Strangelove’s Decadent Hot Chocolate When Narcity mentioned that Strangelove Coffee has got the most decadent hot chocolate in town, I knew I had to try it. I’m a huge fan of holiday drinks: cinnamon hot chocolate, hot apple cider and gingersnap latte -all of them […]

In Conversation with Chef Shai Mandel

In Conversation with Chef Shai Mandel

After I attended the pop-up restaurant on Friday, I was inspired to interview Chef Shai Mandel, owner of Rooks to Cooks. I wanted to understand more about the importance of culinary education for kids and how the summer camps help instill life skills that impact […]

Kids Cooking Summer Camp – Rooks to Cooks

Kids Cooking Summer Camp – Rooks to Cooks

Kids Cooking Summer Camp – Pop-Up Restaurant by Monica Wong On Friday, August 23rd, I dined at Rooks to Cooks’ pop-up restaurant, the  Chef’s Platter. When kids culinary school Rooks to Cooks invited me here, I was intrigued. Kids cooking summer camp is somewhat of […]

Chocolate Making Class in Toronto – Chocolate Tales

Chocolate Making Class in Toronto – Chocolate Tales

Chocolate Making Class in Toronto Wondering what to do for date night or a night out with your bestie? Here’s an idea. Chocolate Tales offers a wonderful chocolate making class in Toronto for anyone who has a passion for chocolate. Whether you are hosting a […]

Thai Cooking Class

Thai Cooking Class

Thai Cooking Class at Bangkok Garden This Thai cooking class at Bangkok Garden was definitely a fun experience. Honestly, I’ve never been to this restaurant but I heard that this was the best Thai restaurant in Toronto. I found this event through Single in the […]

Stay Tuned…

Stay Tuned…

I grew up watching Food Network and every day I was mesmerized by the culinary geniuses of Ina Garten, Giada DeLaurentiis, Bobby Flay and Nigella Lawson. For me, Nigella Lawson stood out as the most accessible. She’s beautiful, elegant and glamourous. I loved that she […]

Winterlicious – Sassafraz

Winterlicious – Sassafraz

Toronto is definitely a food mecca and if you’re a foodie like myself, you will be in heaven. Every year Toronto has two food festivals happening: Winterlicious and Summerlicious. The festivals began in 2003 and have steadily increased in popularity thanks to the three-course prix […]

My Quick Excursion to Cinque Terre, Italy

My Quick Excursion to Cinque Terre, Italy

I’m back from my vacation and I’ve got lots to share!! On my journey across the Mediterranean aboard the Norwegian Epic, I’ve discovered the beautiful and scenic Cinque Terre (or “Five Lands”). All five villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore are […]

Linda Modern Thai (Part 2)

Linda Modern Thai (Part 2)

Last time, I wrote a glowing review of Linda Modern Thai.  Let me tell you this: I’m not a happy customer – and I don’t like writing scathing reviews. As a frequent customer of Linda Modern Thai, I’m rarely disappointed except for this time. Apparently, […]