Tavoo restaurant, Toronto

Tavoos Restaurant brunch, Toronto

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Toronto On April 30, 2016 0 Comments

My parents came to town for a visit and one weekday morning, we found ourselves blissfully without kids as they were at daycare/school. (Well, blissfully for me and… Read More »

Dragon Pearl Buffet, Toronto

Dragon Pearl Buffet, Toronto

In Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Toronto On April 16, 2016 0 Comments

I haven’t been to a good buffet for a really long time. Yes, there are good ones and bad ones which can’t be judged by quantity alone. A… Read More »

Margherita pizza

Faema Caffe, Toronto

In Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Toronto On March 13, 2016 0 Comments

Faema is like the Rolls-Royce showroom for espresso and cappuccino machines. Headquartered at Dupont Street, they sell beautiful ones that run into the thousands of dollars. Too rich… Read More »

Shrimp from Ryoji Ramen and Izakaya, Toronto

Ryoji Ramen and Izakaya, Toronto

In Eating / Food On February 21, 2016 0 Comments

One mis-timed weekday dinner prep meant a scramble for a quick meal out that would appease us and the kids. On a friend’s recommendation for kid-friendly spots, we… Read More »

Dolly Parton slot machine

Oxtail soup at The California in Vegas

In Eating / Food, Las Vegas, Restaurants On October 26, 2015 1 Comment

Most people go to Las Vegas to party and gamble. Neither of those interest me and so of course, I researched what we could eat that you can… Read More »

View from the Taqueria El Buen Pastor food truck

Taco truck in Las Vegas

In Eating / Food, Las Vegas, UNITED STATES On October 4, 2015 0 Comments

I get excited at tacos. I get excited at taco trucks. Walking through a pretty sketchy part of old Las Vegas, I got excited because I spotted a… Read More »


Bouchon Bakery, Las Vegas

In Eating / Food, Las Vegas, Restaurants On September 21, 2015 0 Comments

From my very unscientific survey, it seems a simple cup of coffee goes for about $5 on the Vegas strip, the same price charged for a pedestrian bagel… Read More »


Hakkasan: A Chinese food kids’ menu!

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On August 26, 2015 0 Comments

The last time I wrote about Hakkasan (客家人) was in 2009, which is insane because we go there at least once a month. Sure, part of the reason is… Read More »