All is fair with Fairouz, Ottawa

♫ “halloumi, loves hal–louv‘-you”, a song from my heart as I had a squeaky bite of the combination of halloumi and tart preserved cranberries. READ MORE: What else we ate, saw and loved in Ottawa I felt absolutely spoilt by our dishes at Fairouz, this wasn’t fair. As our first evening in Ottawa, on a rainy Friday night with…

In Toronto: So Long, Cherry Blossoms!

As expected, the thrill of cherry blossoms gracing Toronto was short-lived! I’m usually not one to go out of my way for these planters, but since I had a free Monday to diddle-daddle I went out of my way to go to High Park! And luckily for us, it was the very first day of…

Down at Piggy’s for Authentic Korean BBQ

I love it all about Korean BBQ: sharing platters of foods, the endless sides of pickled radish and the after-eating smokey stench in my clothes. I haven’t been such a fan of Korean BBQ until I tried Little Piggy’s in Koreatown, but I’ve witnessed an even more grand experience at the Piggy’s Thornhill location. Piggy’s…

Visit Spicy Mafia for Personal-sized Hot Pot

Going out for hot pot is always a very long and mindful process. Usually at 2-4 people per pot and at a premium price, we’ve got to get our moneys worth! It’s an all you can eat – give me all of the seafood you have – hand over that menu again, let’s make it…

Let’s Eat: Lamb Lollipops

Fresh food produce, it’s here! Apart of this “let’s eat” series, I’m making a stop at my local grocer each month to pick up the next seasonal produce in line and discovering ways to experiment with it. Saute, bake, or in a salad? There are so many methods. Let’s see how they each go! Anything…