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…

Cadillac Jenkins on Queen West: Carribean-Inspired Eats, Libatons + Music

Queen West is home to a mix of an assortments of eats, drinks and sights. The newest addition is Cadillac Jenkins. The name, homage to the DJ name of owner Tyrone Gayle, Cadillac Jenkins brings about dishes with a Carribean flare, paired with specialty cocktails and good music. The food, we’re talking housemade beef patty…

Ossington’s Bellwoods Brewery during Summer Nights

Bellwood’s Brewery holds the most wonderful patio with the best memories. My favourite place to sit as a pair is on one of the two-seater high-top seats by the front. Located on Ossington Strip, it has a rotating selection beers introduced seasonally, all brewed in-house in their very small space. Summers have the sours and…