Magic Noodle, Scarborough

MAGIC NOODLE 2190 McNicoll Avenue #119 Scarborough, Canada Open 24/7 – Chinese $ A 24/7 treasure in Scarborough. Rolling in on a chilly evening at 3AM after a late-night shift, this was exactly what I needed. Upon entry, we were blessed with swell the welcoming of no line. Subtle foreign murmurs and amusing sights of…

The Wren, The Danforth

THE WREN 1382 Danforth Avenue Toronto, Canada Bar – Southwestern – Saloon-style $$ Sunday brunch stop, on the Danforth. This was my first time making a trip down to the Danforth, but not for their glorious selections of Greek spots, but, for brunch! The Wren is a saloon-styled pub with a sublime craft beer selection…

The Big Chill, Little Italy/ Portugal Village

THE BIG CHILL 367 Manning Ave Toronto, Ontario M6G 2V6, Canada $ Desserts – Cash only – Open 12~12AM Two ever visits from this place, and the same flavour ordered up on both occasions. I have never been to an ice cream parlour before I stepped into the whimsical entry of The Big Chill. Nothing…

Bang Bang Ice Cream, Ossington Strip

BANG BANG ICE CREAM 93A Ossington Avenue Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Z2, Canada Desserts – Not open Mondays – Closes 11pm – Vegan/Diary-free options $$ The almighty caterer and bakery, Bakerbots Baking has opened up another store, specifically for their infamous Ice Cream Sandwiches, sharing the same street, Ossington Avenue. Hooray for Bang Bang Ice Cream. Do…

El Almacen, Queen Street West

EL ALMACEN 1078 Queen St W Toronto, ON M6J 1H8, Canada Cafe – Latin American $  Oh boy. It’s been a while. It never occured to me… my cravings for this beauty. I only ever had the pleasure of trying this once, at the South American Food Festival in Fairfield. It was certainly unique. It was…

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, The Annex

FAMOSO NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA 386 Bloor St West Toronto, ON  M5S 1X4, Canada Italian – Pizzeria  $$ At the very top of my list of ‘Things that make me happy‘, is a well planned out night, filled with lots of goodies, all while in great company. I was pressured to sit into a chair at an…