In Pictures: Sushi-Making at Ebisu, Toronto + Get your Free Ramen

Watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi just once did not prepare me for this moment. Be real delicate with the rice, or in my case, the sushi will end up clumped and mushed together with each bite. With the guidance of Chef Tatuka Matsuda at Ebisu, we were each able to take part in forming sushi in…

The Final Brunch of 2016: Lisa Marie

  I haven’t loved brunch enough this year. I can only recall venturing downtown voluntarily to try a new brunch spot four times this year (really – Fat Pasha and now-closed Wind Up). Lisa Marie was on my 2016-brunch-history twice. I’m not a stickler about getting up so early and making the journey south for a…

Lobster Burger Joy, The Carbon Bar

99 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1S1 thecarbonbar.ca | @thecarbonbar It’s been a month of lobster-fine things, and The Carbon Bar has topped it all with their Lobster Burger. This week, I had the chance to try out this new seafood introduction at The Carbon Bar, and was delighted to share that the indulgent burger…

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 tongue… all…