I came here with 2 friends on a Wednesday and didn’t make a reservation. We walked in and found out it had a super small dining area, it probably seated about 25-30 people. We waited for about 15 minutes and got a table. The interior was dimly lit with dark walls and white table cloths. […]

Butternut Squash

Cook & Prep Time: 1.5 hours  |  Feeds: 6 people This is a super easy recipe to follow and it’ll look even better on the dinner table. Blended soups just look so beautiful! Ingredients 2 medium butternut squash some butter 1 apple 1/2 onion 2 1/2 cups broth 2 1/2 cups water salt + pepper 1/2 […]


During my internship in Toronto, I was aware of a lot of food joints around Queen and Spadina. It was actually pretty difficult trying to pick a restaurant for lunch because there were just SO many of them. Every time I passed by this restaurant, there would be a line out the door. Sally and […]

The Burgernator | $14.99

We happened to stumble upon Kensington Market’s monthly street festival in the summer. Although we were there to check out Cold Tea, we ended up ditching the line and ate street food instead. We made our way from Cold Tea to Seven Lives, then through the street vendors on Augusta to The Burgernator. The door […]

West Coast Sandwich | $12.49

It’s located on Spadina and south of Richmond Street. Not a lot of parking around but easily accessible by streetcar. Sally and I came here on a beautiful warm afternoon but we chose to sit inside instead. Inside you’ll find  tables and chairs in the dining area and a long counter to order if you’re […]

Rare Beef & Beef Balls with Rice Noodle Soup

My family has been coming here for years. It’s a bit tricky to get to, my advice is to park at No Frills and walk over. It’s located by the intersection of Mohawk and Upper James beside the No Frills plaza. The decor and atmosphere is homey, spacious and authentic. 740 Upper James Street, Hamilton  | […]


I’ve passed by this location many times in Hamilton and I finally decided to try it out. The decor is friendly with little elegant fixtures here and there. They also have a fun typographic chalkboard menu above the cashier. Pastries and desserts are displayed on the counter encased in glass. Once you are seated, you […]


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