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…

Asia Food Fest 2016: Where have I gone?

I love prix-fixe menus, it’s like being carried through a set-up tasting journey set. Asia Food Fest, described as a “Winterlicious/Summerlicious for Asian cuisines” has rolled out from April 29th to May 15th exclusive to Asian restaurants with over 60 participants! Across the GTA, Asian cuisines of Korean, Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Thai/Laos have made their…

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…

Ajisen Ramen, Markham

AJISEN RAMEN Unit 23, 7010 Warden Avenue Markham, Ontario L3R 0L9, Canada Japanese – Ramen $ My first memories of the franchise, Ajisen Ramen, was in Sydney. It was the Spring of 2009, and like every other youngen’ my age at the time, I would make a 40-minute train ride out to the city to…

Loui’s Kouzina, Markham

LOUI’S KOUZINA 9255 Woodbine Avenue Markham Ontario L6C 1Y9 Canada Greek – Take Out $  A 5:30AM wake-up, with a 12 hour day ahead of us. Yelp is always my best friend when we’re in far off places as Markham. A one-hour break landed us in Loui’s Kouzina, a Greek restaurant not too far of…

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…