La Cubana

Ever been to La Cubana on Roncesvalles ? What do you think of their food and service?  To be truthful, it took us awhile to try La Cubana when they first opened because of some bad reviews online with respect to their service.   Not sure if the complaints were warranted or not, but we don’t… Continue reading La Cubana

Bang Bang Ice Cream, 93 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2Z4, Canada

“Ice cream had become one of the necessities of life. A party without it would be like a breakfast without bread or a dinner without a roast.”   From Godey’s Lady’s Book, XLI, August 1850 edition commenting on hand-cranked ice cream freezers.* I came across the above noted quote when I was doing a bit of… Continue reading Bang Bang Ice Cream, 93 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2Z4, Canada

Poutini’s House of Poutine, Toronto

I remember the first time I heard of poutine I was a bit weirded out because I imagined how messy and greasy it would be.  But the first time I tried it, you can say it was love at first bite.  What’s not to love right? You have your perfectly fried potatoes, rich, thick, beefy… Continue reading Poutini’s House of Poutine, Toronto

Kinton Ramen–Toronto, Canada

Ramen is so popular in Japan that the country is saturated with all kinds of ramen restaurants – from a specialty restaurants, to mom and pop eateries and  street carts! So far, here in Toronto we’re all about this Japanese noodle right now! Rightly so, since we have experienced the longest, coldest, iciest and snowiest winter… Continue reading Kinton Ramen–Toronto, Canada

The Stockyards: Smokehouse and Larder — Toronto, Canada

Craving a gourmet burger? Check out The Stockyards: Smokehouse and Larder I had the “butter burger” (bone marrow blue cheese red wine butter with onion frites and butter lettuce) with a side of fries! Meat was fantastic and flavorful and the onion frites just added that little something! Their fries are my favorite and I… Continue reading The Stockyards: Smokehouse and Larder — Toronto, Canada