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Duffin’s Donuts is one weird place

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, The Strange, Vancouver On December 5, 2014 0 Comments

(Exterior photo by Tommy Mok/Flickr) I’ve driven past Duffin’s Donuts on Knight and East 41st in Vancouver countless times, but have never stopped in. It looks like any… Read More »

7-Eleven, Toronto airport

7-Eleven all white meat chicken kebob

In Eating / Food, The Strange, Toronto On November 20, 2014 0 Comments

7-Eleven is not my first choice for food. Not even my last choice. But when I got off the plane at Toronto’s Pearson airport, I was starving. Lo… Read More »

Taco hash

Vancouver Brunch In South Granville: Luke’s Corner Bar & Kitchen

In Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Vancouver On November 16, 2014 0 Comments

When we were childless, brunch was a roll-out-of-bed, spontaneous activity. And then maybe we’d head back to bed. Oh, those were the days. We love bringing the boys… Read More »

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 »