Tag: Event

Make This Easy 5-Ingredient Spicy Korean Rice Cake Snack!

Meet spicy Korean rice cakes I would walk nearly a kilometre during the winter in -20 weather for a taste of these freshly grilled Korean rice cake skewers at Yonge & Finch. It’d be a rough walk, but I knew it’d be worth it every time. One order for $1.50, and worth every…

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Easy Mango Sticky Rice (with Long-grain Rice)

I had my fingers crossed for this recipe. I had ripe sweet mangos, and so badly wanted mango & sticky rice. The one major ingredient that I was missing was the sticky rice! Using a newer ingredient to my pantry, this was subbed for long-grain black rice – and was a sweet &…

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Crispy Rice Paper Rolls (Cha Gio)

Meet my favourite Vietnamese appetizer that I never order. Cha gio comes in either a rice paper wrapper, or more commonly a yellow egg wrapper. The rice paper wrapper is far superior in my books. With a fry, you get that chew, and light crisp, and all the filling. You can make these rolls to your preference: all vegetarian, without taro, or a combo of everything, like I have!

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Appreciating Gin Beyond A G&T

To be honest, I didn’t know much about gin beyond the ol’ G & T. I never imagined to sip it straight, and enjoy it. This all changed once when we attended Juniper Gardens : A UK Gin Revival event which introduced UK’s finest distilleries, held by LCBO and the British Consulate-General, Toronto….

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On Fridays, go for Maman à Table

I’m squeezing every ounce that the summer warmth has left for me. Last Friday, I made a visit to Maman for their $20 lunch prix fixe menu. The prix fixe is a new service offering available year around every Friday between 11:30am to 2pm, called “Maman à Table”. For the Summer and Spring, the…

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It’s a Create-Your-Own-Adventure Book with 3 Brewers’ Custom Casks

With an Amber in hand at 3 Brewers is where you’re bound to find me on a Friday night. With their ever-rotating feature beers, consistent house-made traditional craft beers and crisp maxi fries, there’s no other place I would rather be. Their beers are approachable and surprises are always to come with the featured…

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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…

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Learn, Sip & Taste: FRESH Wines @ iYellow Wine Cave

If your visit to the iYellow Wine Cave is your first, you’ll need to brace yourself for a mini-detour. An alley way cutting through Simcoe downhill is the speediest way, take a picture of the lovebot mural which I am 80% sure is a pokestop, and look out for the familiar signage. Last…

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#TASTEMRKT🌸 Experience at STC

This past weekend I visited Scarborough Town Centre (STC) to explore the lower level of their newly revamped TASTE MRKT.  With two phases in the mix, the Centre is undergoing a $37-million renovation to create the ultimate destination to shop and eat for foodies and fashionistas across the Greater Toronto Area. I invited my friend Nazia…

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The First Japanese Fusion Sandwich Shop, Teara Lab

I have a particular eye for wasabi-heated foods and anything hit with a fusion. Introducing, the very first Japanese fusion sandwich spot to hit Toronto, Teara Lab. Spotted on College St. right across University of Toronto. the same chef of KAKA All You Can Eat Frank Liu mixes it up in the Japanese flavours with…

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