Late Nights Spent with Nana Toronto

When you ask around for the best Thai in Toronto, Khao San Road would echo in every conversation. But I was skeptical. My high school years was made up of visits to our local dive Thai & Laos place Phounguen for the four must: larb, lao green papaya salad, lao fried rice and beef tongue… all…

The Hidden Gem in Waterloo, Bhima Warung

I’ve been wanting to share my words about this pla­ce since it’s discovery in Spring 2015, but decided that I’m­ going to leave it be and see if it can stand t­he test of time. And, guess what? It has! I give you…. THE BEST MEAL I’VE HAD IN 2015. This is a backlog is from our Kitchener visit…

Celebrate Kingyo’s 3-Year Anniversary

Vancouver appears to be the breeder of these blossoming Izakaya spots, with Zakkushi, Guu (Now, Kinka Izakaya) and Hapa Izakaya also caving the way. Unlike the earlier three mentioned Izakayas, Kingyo presents a brightly lit and spacious dining area with low bustle with hot foods ready to order and chilled dishes to your taste. It’s my…

Inspire Restaurant, Markham

INSPIRE RESTAURANT 144 Main Street Markham N, Unit 1 Markham, Canada Asian Fusion – Brunch/Lunch/Dinner – Closed Mondays $$ Located in Unionville, Inspire Restaurant couldn’t have chosen a better location for them to truly shine! It is exactly the charm that I expected, and plenty more. I’ve had this spot on my mind for the…

Bar Buca, Fashion District

BAR BUCA 75 Portland Street Toronto, ON Bar – Italian – Open 7AM~2AM $$$ I’ve fallen in love harder and harder with Bar Buca. Open as early as 7AM (8AM on the weekends), running until last call, at 2AM, There is only a narrow 6 hours that you could possibly miss it for. Yet to…

Rasta Pasta, Kensington Market/Chinatown

RASTA PASTA 61 Kensington Avenue Toronto, ON M5T 2K1, Canada Jamaican – Takeaway – No Seating $ The outside smokey grill is the biggest attraction to Rasta Pasta, it is a brilliant unintentional advertisement, all by pure attraction by the nose – they save by sending out incredible smokey BBQ Jerk Chicken scents in all…