Browsing the "Toronto" Category

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

Insomnia Cafe: Food Worth Sleeping Through in Toronto, ON

In the Annex of Toronto, I saw Insomnia Cafe and it seemed like a super cool place to have food. It’s quite popular for brunch, but I didn’t have time to have brunch here, so I opted for dinner. CanuckGirl, [...]

June 9, 2012 Sandwich, The Annex, Three Beakers

Lola’s Kitchen: Delectable Brunch in Toronto, ON

Lola’s Kitchen is located in Yorkville in Toronto. They serve up some delicious brunch and is an excellent place to dine on the weekend. They have lots of seats inside and outside. BaguetteGirl and FaceMan took CanuckGirl and I here [...]

May 30, 2012 Brunch, Four Beakers, Toronto, Yorkville

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Cant Resist Froyo in Toronto, ON

Menchies Frozen Yogurt is another Froyo store on Bloor Street. There are 3 different froyo stores within a block or so away from each other…. but I ended up going to all 3 for some reason. It was close to [...]

May 29, 2012 Dessert, The Annex, Three Beakers

Buca: One of Toronto’s Top Italian Restaurants

Buca is an Italian restaurant in King West area of Toronto. It was recently named one of Canada’s Top 50 restaurants. The food is simple, but is known for the amazing flavour and quality. We were originally going to Lee, [...]

May 26, 2012 Four Beakers, Italian, King West

Yogurty’s Froyo: 16 Unique Froyo Flavours in Toronto, ON

Yogurty’s Froyo is another self-serve yogurt shop on Bloor Street in the Annex. There are tons of yogurt shops near by, such as YoYo’s Yogurt Cafe and Menchies within a few blocks of each other. I thought it was strange, [...]

May 24, 2012 Dessert, The Annex, Three Beakers

Guu Izakaya (Toronto): Still got it Guu’d

Guu Izakaya is the first Guu location in Toronto. It is much smaller than its other location – Guu SakaBar, but it is very very popular. BaguetteGirl, CanuckGirl and I waited 1.5 hours for a table of 3. That’s quite [...]

May 23, 2012 Downtown/University of Toronto, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens: Gelato Time

The newest Loblaws in Toronto is located in the old Maple Leaf Gardens near Ryerson University. It is very very large, but has everything you ever wanted from a grocery store. It has a very large selection of ready to [...]

May 22, 2012 Dessert, Downtown/University of Toronto, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Senator Restaurant: One of Toronto’s Oldest Restaurant

The Senator is Toronto’s oldest restaurants, which can date back to the 19th century. It is located close to Dundas Square and is quite popular for breakfast. Dre from Bite Me Food Blog was kind enough to take CanuckGirl and [...]

May 21, 2012 Brunch, Canadian, Downtown/University of Toronto, Three Beakers