Saving Grace, Little Italy/Portugal Village

SAVING GRACE 907 Dundas St W Toronto, ON M6J 1V9, Canada Brunch/Lunch – Cafe Constant rants of the ridiculous line-ups at Saving Grace, I’m glad that I didn’t have to wait for more than ten minutes for a seat on either two visits. Having my sister visit from the land downunder for a month, we…

Starving Artist, St. Clair West

STARVING ARTIST 1078 St Clair Ave W Toronto, ON M6E 1A5 Canada Breakfast/Brunch – 9AM-9PM – All waffles website $$ Bless this beautiful weather. These past six and a half months, I would happily boast 9 degrees to be patio weather, and now with this 20 degree beauty, I don’t even know what to do…

Dufflet Pastries, Queen West

DUFFLET PASTRIES 787 Queen St W Toronto, ON  M6J 1G1 Canada Cafe – Pastries website $ Even after walking up and down Queen Street countless times over the past seven months, I still do not have the whole place written down. There would be those off moments when somebody mentions an eatery which they favour…

Aunties and Uncles, Kensington Market/Chinatown

AUNTIES AND UNCLES 74 Lippincott St Toronto ON M5S 2P1 Canada Breakfast/Brunch – Cash only $  My third day of walking out into snowfall, I was still filled with giggles waiting at the bus stop, taking way too many macro pictures of white perfectly symmetrical snowflakes falling on my contrasted black scarf. I have no…

The 3 Brewers, Downtown Core

THE 3 BREWERS 275 Yonge Street Toronto Toronto Ontario M5B 2H1 Canada Pub food – Brewery $$ Unexpectedly absolutely stuffed from our free cookies and hot chocolate in Santa’s Cabin, our half Pretzels generously dipped in mustard seeds at Steam Whistle Brewing before that and our small bites at The Fifth’s Pubhouse before that, we…

AKA Teppan, Markham

AKA TEPPAN 3235 Highway 7 E Markham, ON L3R 3P9 Canada Japanese – D.I.Y $ One thing, or an accumulated lot of things could be a mood killer. For me, the first strike was politely having to deal with an increasingly negative fella the whole way leading up to meeting up with my mate for…