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Balzacs Coffee Roasters: Featured on Dragons Den

While in Toronto, Balzacs Coffee Roasters caught my eye when walking around Yorkville. They were on Dragons Den looking for funding to expand their shop into 2 Downtown Toronto. They got their deal with Bruce Croxon and Arlene Dickinson. This location [...]

August 28, 2014 Cafe, European, Three Beakers, Yorkville

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Toronto

No matter where I go in the world, there’s always time to stop at a Chipotle for a quick meal. There are currently only 4 locations in Toronto and the one I went to was just right near Eaton’s Centre. [...]

August 25, 2014 Downtown/Ryerson University, Fast Food, Kid Friendly, lunch, Mexican, Three Beakers

Banh Mi Boys: Asian Fusion Sandwiches in Toronto

Banh Mi Boys is located on Younge Street close to Ryerson University and a few blocks away from Eaton Centre. They also have another location on Queen Street West. As this was right across from my hotel, I had to come [...]

August 21, 2014 Chinese, Downtown/Ryerson University, Korean, Sandwich, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Cora: Early Morning Breakfast in Toronto

When travelling, sometimes its hard to get your daily fill of veggies or fruit because all the places I want to go have lots of meat and carbs. We were heading off to a Niagara Falls tour and we needed [...]

August 20, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Downtown/Ryerson University, Kid Friendly, Three Beakers

Holy Chuck: Best Burger in Toronto

During my visit to Toronto, there was one place I was dying to try out – Holy Chuck Burgers. I tried going on my trip to Toronto earlier in the year but it was closed due to the long weekend. [...]

August 17, 2014 American, Four Beakers, Kid Friendly, Midtown

The Drake Hotel: Amazing Scones in Toronto

I was meeting up with BaguetteGirl and her other half in Toronto and they took me to The Drake Hotel to eat some brunch. The brunch menu is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am till 4pm. Whether you are [...]

May 31, 2014 Brunch, International, Three Beakers, West Queen Street West

Lee: Restaurant of Internationally Acclaimed Super-Chef Susur Lee

Lee was created by Susur Lee. He has appeared on a few Food Network shows such as – Chopped Canada, Top Chef Canada, Top Chef Masters, Iron Chef America, and Restaurant Makeover to name a few. The dishes served here [...]

May 30, 2014 Chinese, King West, Three Beakers

Lola’s Kitchen: Brunch in Toronto

I came to Lola’s Kitchen about two years ago during my last visit to Toronto. I remember it being good and super busy during the weekends. Fabo, M and I came here on the Easter Long Weekend and they were [...]

May 24, 2014 Brunch, Canadian, Four Beakers, Yorkville

Aroma Espresso Bar: Coffee Time

M, Fabo and I were taking a very long stroll to the movie theatres near Eglinton. It took us a while to figure out its a long walk from Bloor and Younge. We took a break half way and went to [...]

May 23, 2014 Cafe, Midtown, Three Beakers

Scaddabush: Italian Kitchen and Bar in Toronto

An Easter Long Weekend in Toronto means a lot of people leave town, but M and I came to visit some friends, but realized a lot of restaurants were closed or fully booked with reservations. Looking at Open Table to [...]

May 20, 2014 Downtown/Ryerson University, Italian, Kid Friendly, pizza, Three Beakers

Sansotei: Japanese Ramen in Toronto

The Globe and Mail rated Sansotei Ramen one of the top 5 spots for ramen in Toronto. As a Vancouverite, we have some top notch ramen places and it’s pretty hard to beat. Of the top 5 list, I skipped Hokkaido [...]

May 19, 2014 Downtown/University of Toronto, Japanese, Ramen, Three Beakers

Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar: Brunch in a Bar

Finding good brunch places on the Friday on the long weekend was tough. The places we wanted to go to were closed, so we had to wander near Yorkville for some food. It was really tough, so we settled for Hemingway’s [...]

May 17, 2014 Brunch, Pub/Bar, Sandwich, Three Beakers, Yorkville

Dark Horse Espresso Bar: Coffee in Toronto

When exploring Toronto, always ask the locals where to go. Dark Horse Espresso Bar popped up in that list and we were on our way! We like a good cup of coffee and Starbucks or Tim Hortons wasn’t going to [...]

May 16, 2014 Cafe, Queen West, Three Beakers

Wanda’s Belgian Waffles: Dessert on Younge Street

Who likes waffles? I like waffles. When I was in Toronto for vacation, I was looking for some dessert after dinner. Something kinda walkable from Eaton’s Centre. There were lots of options but a lot of them closed early. Wanda’s Belgian Waffles [...]

May 15, 2014 Dessert, Downtown/Ryerson University, Kid Friendly, Late Night, Two Beakers

KFC Select: First in Canada

KFC Select is a new concept restaurant to attract younger customers. This location close to Younge and Bloor is the first location to pop up in Canada. They are still sticking with what they do best … making chicken. Except, you [...]

May 14, 2014 American, Fast Food, Kid Friendly, lunch, Two Beakers, Yorkville

Kinton Ramen: Ramen in Korea Town

Located in Toronto’s Korea Town (near Christie Station), Kinton Ramen is easy to spot. There are two floors at this location — ground floor is for dining and the above floor is an Izakaya (Japanese pub/bar). The place was quite [...]

May 9, 2014 Japanese, Korea Town, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers

Miss Korea: Eat and Drink like a Korean

Miss Korea is a Korean bar/restaurant that sells lunch, dinner, and drinks. It is located near Yonge x Bloor Streets in Toronto, which is not too far from the 2 universities (U of T and Ryerson). The interior has a [...]

May 5, 2014 Korean, Late Night, lunch, Three Beakers, Yorkville

Bar Isabel: Canada’s Best New Restaurant

My most recent trip to Toronto to visit a few friends over the long weekend was a blast. I got to catch up with old friends and chill. Flo recommended we hit up Bar Isabel as it is one of [...]

May 4, 2014 Four Beakers, Late Night, Spanish, Tapas, Toronto
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