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Fenders, Richmond, B.C.

Breakfast in Richmond, B.C.: Fenders

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On March 8, 2014 0 Comments

If you have to spend any extended time in the Richmond Auto Mall — waiting for repairs or mulling over a vehicle purchase — you’ll likely end up… Read More »

Barque brisket sandwich

Barque Smokehouse, Toronto

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Toronto On January 19, 2014 0 Comments

I go out for brunch a lot less these days because of the baby’s nap times, and the tight layouts of many brunch spots (ie, backless bar stools… Read More »

Smock, Toronto

Smock, a kid-friendly Toronto cafe

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Toronto On January 19, 2014 1 Comment

I’ve been to kid-friendly cafes that offer books, toys and even small play areas to distract children but Smock is in a brilliant realm of its own. For… Read More »

Sambal Coconut, Richmond, B.C.

Richmond Chinese takeout: Sambal Coconut

In Eating / Food, Richmond B.C. On December 29, 2013 0 Comments

I’m on a streak for great new places in Richmond. Woot! Sambal Coconut is a tiny takeout counter near Ironwood, an area with few Asian dining choices. There’s… Read More »

The Emerson, Toronto

The Emerson in Toronto

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Toronto On December 26, 2013 0 Comments

The Emerson is a neighbourhood bistro in Wallace-Emerson, the next area to be gentrified in Toronto. The short and focused menu is heavy on French-influenced, comfort dishes like… Read More »

Pepper pig stomach and salted vegetable soup

Parklane Chinese Restaurant, Richmond, B.C.

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On December 17, 2013 0 Comments

There’s a great newish Chiuchow Chinese restaurant in central Richmond called Parklane (百樂潮州酒家). We tend to avoid the building it’s in (with the London Drugs on the second… Read More »

Red tuna maki

Toronto sushi: CJ Lunch Box

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Toronto On December 10, 2013 0 Comments

CJ Lunch Box is known as CJ’s around my Toronto office. It’s a popular, regular lunch stop for people who work around the King/Spadina area. CJ is not… Read More »

Pho Han, Richmond, B.C.

Pho Han, Richmond, B.C.

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On December 6, 2013 1 Comment

Rob, our friend from Calgary, is a self-admitted picky eater, but he does love Vietnamese food. With that in mind, we tried Pho Han, located in a weird… Read More »