Tag: events

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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Stepping into a Metro Master Class @ Taste of Toronto

Before you enter Taste of Toronto, you must first brace yourself with a hungry appetite to dig into a haven of food and drinks galore. Taste of Toronto is among the top opportunities of the year to grab your favourite food-loving friends and leap across the greenery of Fort York to explore the range of offered…

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For an Elevated Thai Experience, go ‘Kiin’

From owners of Toronto’s most beloved Pai, Chef Nuit & Jeff Regular have unveiled their newest addition to their line of Thai restaurants: Kiin. In Thai, ‘Kiin’ means eat! And eat, I will. Except for the unique fresh-flown produce from Thailand, you will not find any dishes similar to Pai. Instead, Kiin’s menu revolves…

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Here’s What I’m Trying: From SIAL Canada — 1005 exhibitors, from 50 countries

SIAL Canada is an absolute haven for food-curious people. Just imagine it, 1005 businesses gathered from more than 50 countries in ONE location. I was amazed, there’s just so much that comes with each business, from the packaging to the taste of the product. Next year, SIAL will be held in Montreal, so…

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Through Food & Art — Exploring Georgia O’Keeffe, FRANK at the AGO

The destination to be inspired isn’t succinct within the galleries of the Art Gallery of Ontario. AGO’s restaurant, FRANK celebrates Georgia O’Keeffe’s exhibit with a menu inspired by her range of works through her life, drawing inspiration from Canada to her final destination, New Mexico. FRANK’s menu draws a similar style, focusing on local…

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In Recipes — 3 Cocktails I’ll be making this Summer with Havana Club 7

Havana Club reminds me of Toronto summers along Dundas West. And, I’m sure going to be living up the cocktail recipes that I’ve learned at home. I made a visit to Northern Contemporary Art Gallery, and it was a thrill to be a part of the afternoon with Havana Club! The walls of…

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Exploring Ottawa: A weekend of JUNO festivities with Metro

Taking the time to get to know a new city, I’m all about that! Metro reached out for my interest in attending the JUNO Awards with them earlier this month, and I had to say yes. Just between Toronto and my favourite city, Montreal, I’ve found plenty of reasons to make a stop…

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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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