Grilled Pork on Noodles (Thịt Heo Nướng)

If there’s any excuse to eat copious amounts of fish sauce dip, I’ll be there. Vermicelli rice noodles are just a vehicle for it. The star ingredient to a good vermicelli bowl is a well marinated meat to go with it – today’s pick is lemongrass marinated pork shoulder. I can’t tell you how many…

Onigiri Jasmine Rice (3 Fillings)

Making rice even tastier, with onigiri! Onigiri is a popular three-bite snack in Japan; iconically seen as triangular-shaped rice balls embellished with a rectangular seaweed strip. The onigiri is stuffed with savoury fillings. The rice ball can be seared, rolled in sesame or finished with seaweed. I created three varieties of this recipe using U.S.-grown…

Meet Your Next Brunch Spot: Carbon Bar on Queen East

As an iconic Canadian must, every brunch must begin with a caesar — it just tastes better that way! Carbon Bar, the spot on Queen East iconically known for their southern-style BBQ takes a whole unique approach on brunch food and drink-wise, spiking caesars with your choice of tequila, gin or vodka, then adorning it…

It’s the Feta Culture — Favourites Of 10-Courses W/ Krinos Feta

Experiencing the #KrinosFetaCulture I love feta, and it’s crumbly, milky and salty texture. But, I didn’t know the bounds of feta beyond the good ol’ Greek salad. To this, I was thrilled to be joining in on an evening with Krinos, where I learned about the beauty of feta cheese and all of it’s possible…

A Comic-themed Speakeasy in Yorkville: Figures Toronto

There’s a new restaurant in town, a comic-themed speakeasy. It’s a first in Toronto, a restaurant that combines superheroes and nostalgic cartoons into a bar. A playground for the eyes as we gander at the gigantic neon pac man in the ceiling. Welcome to Yorkville, Figures! The first sight is a wall pasted of comics…

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 free activities,…