Brunch @ The Country General

The County General is the Southern, free-spirited sister of Splendido. Everyday of the week, the restaurant offers libations and good eats… including Mondays. To most, the first day is typically perceived as the black sheep and the least favourite child in the working-weekday family. However, at The County General (936 Queen Street West, Toronto), they’ve showered […]

Cha: Personalized Tea Subscription Boxes (& giveaway)

There may not be many people who can say that they prefer tea over coffee, but I absolutely LOVE tea. It’s a habit I picked up from my mom at a very young age. Seeing her drink at least 3-4 cups a day always made me want some too, and now I probably make tea […]

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving

Everyone has a dinner tradition and for my family, it is sweet potato pie on Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s one of the most easiest yet delightful things to make and eat, so I thought I’d share my recipe with you. If you’re looking to help out in the kitchen this weekend for Thanksgiving dinner, I highly suggest […]

Review: Boston Pizza’s Pizzaburger

In April of this year Boston Pizza introduced a new menu item: the Pizzaburger. According to the original press release, it was an attempt to “pizza-fy” their menu, making their burgers and sandwiches bun-less. Thus, the Pizzaburger was born. It is a half-pound prime rib burger, with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and bacon wrapped in their hand-pressed pizza dough. […]

Recap of #TacoTweetup at La Mexicana

Last Friday evening a *small* group of Twitter friends got together for #TacoTweetup at La Mexicana. New friendships were made and some old ones reunited over delicious mojitos and Mexican food. It was the first time James and I co-hosted a “social” event and we couldn’t be more happy with the turnout. The capacity we initially […]

Blended mushroom beef burrito

Food is always better when it is wrapped in other foods. Stuffing in turkeys, rice in vine leaves and beef in a tortilla. The first burrito I ever had was from a street-side food truck found in a border town of Arizona, USA and Mexico. I was 13 and hadn’t ever eaten a tortilla, let alone a burrito. […]