Shanghai ShiKuMen for #AsiaFoodFest

Shanghai cuisine is the newest type of food on my radar. Although I am a quarter Chinese, and for most parts, look Chinese, it’s difficult for many to understand that the only type of Chinese food that I’ve devoured for my first 20 years of life was a $5.50 food court standard of pick a rice…

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…

Bazara Asian Cuisine, Little Italy/Portugal Village

BAZARA ASIAN CUISINE Little Italy/Portugal Village  188 Ossington Ave  Toronto, ON  M6J 2Z7 Canada Asian/Chinese/Japanese/Thai – Lunch Special – Dinner website – twitter – facebook $$ My first being ‘Wraps’, my second favourite word is ‘Lunch Prix Fixe’. With two so close by me, I don’t make very frequent visits to them at all. My first…

Mother’s Dumplings, Kensington Market/Chinatown

MOTHER’S DUMPLINGS 421 Spadina Ave  Toronto, ON  M5T 2G6, Canada Chinese – Takeout $  With so many Dumpling houses in Toronto, you can very easily be disappointed with any that are anywhere below average. Mother’s Dumplings are just one of the many, located at Spadina and College, on upper-North side of the usual, situated shops…

Eskimo Tea House & Dessert, Downtown Core

ESKIMO TEA HOUSE & DESSERT 336 Dundas St West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G5, Canada Gameboards – Cafe – Desserts – WiFi $$ Narrowly escaping the cold, I waited for my love in the warm abode of Eskimo Teahouse & Dessert. Located directly across the Art Gallery of Ontario, it was a sweet spot with multiple…

Go For Tea, Scarborough

GO FOR TEA 3700 Midland Ave  Scarborough ON  M1V 4V3 Canada Bubble Tea House – Dinner – Sweet/Savoury $ On the topic of desserts, I made a comment on an amazing two-level dessert place, Dessert Story, which I had the pleasure of meeting and eating on my one trip to Melbourne’s Chinatown in late July…