A love letter to my favourite Toronto neighbourhood

Dear Roncesvalles,

It’s been five years since you turned this suburban girl into an urbanite. I still remember the day I put in my application for the tiny basement apartment on Geoffrey Street, the apartment that would eventually turn into my first home as a newlywed.


Diner en Blanc Toronto 2017

I did it! I attended my very first Diner en Blanc event at nearly 38 weeks pregnant (2 weeks from my due date!!) and had a blast. I admit I was a bit apprehensive as I thought through the preparation process,


Review of Carbon Bar’s New “Southern Style” Brunch

The Carbon Bar is a Corktown (Queen East) gem that has been serving southern-inspired food and drinks, including their famous smoked meat, for a few years now. They recently started serving southern-style brunch every Saturday and Sunday. I had the pleasure of popping by and trying some of the menu items and,


A Taste of Canada in Toronto

Happy Canada Day everyone! There’s been a lot of build up to Canada’s 150th. It’s started some great conversations about our country’s history and has certainly made me reflect on where we’ve come from and where we are today. I am appreciative of my grandparents who immigrated to Canada three decades ago and sacrificed so much for their kids and grandkids.


12 Ice Cream & Gelato Flavours You Must Try this Summer

Summer is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with some cold treats. Toronto’s ice cream/ gelato game is STRONG; we offer everything from gelato popsicles to amazing soft serve, cookie sandwiches, Dole Whip floats, and Thai-style rolled ice cream.


Six Mother’s Day Date Ideas for Dessert Lovers

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and I am getting more and more requests for date ideas. While Toronto has a diversity of experiences to offer, I’ve selected my top six Mother’s Day dates for the dessert lover.

1. High-technique desserts from Roselle – 


Afternoon Tea at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York

Yesterday I had the chance to experience my first Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Royal York. With Mother’s Day coming up, I thought it would be a great opportunity to take my mom, Grace, out for a special occasion (be sure to make reservations now,


Review of Isaan Der in the Junction

Restaurant: Isaan Der
Address: 2961 Dundas Street West
Type of food: Northeastern Thai
Neighbourhood: Junction
Price range: $11-$30

Toronto – and arguably the whole world – has a love affair with Thai food. Thai restaurants never seem to have a problem attracting customers.