Japanese with a tapas twist at Nome Izakaya 

I love Japanese food, and I love appetizers (tapas, as they’re called in Spain), too. When you mix those two, it can be both a challenge and a risk. Thankfully, Nome Izakaya has done this well. Blending the bold flavored and intricately executed dishes that are innately Japanese, with other cuisine influences, and you have…

All You Can Eat Korean Barbecue at Arirang!

Korean BBQ is a great experience for anyone, regardless if that person is Asian or not. Barbecue and grilling is an art that resonates across the world and Arirang’s AYCE (all you can eat) at under $30 is filling, delicious, and works best with large appetites. Great appetizers and variety of meat and seafood.

Chili! Perfect for the fall weather… 

A piping hot bowl of Chili by Potbelly, a great sandwich place on Bloor St, downtown Toronto across Royal Ontario Museum and U of Toronto St. George campus. Good chunks of beef, tomatoes and beans, and just the right heat.

Healthy choices at Panera Bread

In fact, Panera Bread has become my go-to place to hang out, and chill, grab my coffee, work remotely, and study.  I just like the ambience.  It feels refreshing, welcoming, comfortable, plus I can grab anything from the counter when I feel hungry.

Foodie finds near University of Toronto St. George

Downtown Toronto, near U of T’s St. George Campus, you’ll find some nice places to eat.  This blog is where I’ll list down some of the finds I’ve gotten to know in the past few months.  This will be a post that will continually be updated as I discover more places to eat here. Ramen…

MOSAICANADA 150

Mosaicanada 150 at Gatineau: A Horticultural Crash Course of Canada’s 150 Years This section of Gatineau’s Jacques Cartier Park has been home to Mosaicanada, an exhibit of over 30 Horticultural sculptures since June 30, representing Canada’s provinces, its history, founding people, and more.  By this blog’s publishing, it’ll be the last two days of this…

Escape (with WINE) at Grape Escape

Grape Escape shows that having a fun time out chilling at a cool place while drinking wine with friends need not be overly expensive.  Located at a busy section of Quezon City’s foodie haven Maginhawa, enjoy a bottle or unlimited wines at selected times of the day here.  Plus don’t forget to order their pizzas…

Foo’d by Davide Oldani

Pop Cuisine reflects Chef Oldani’s belief in making simple ingredients very well made, thus elevating the food experience while making it fairly accessible to people.  I certainly found this in Foo’d, where the hero of one of the dishes was… drum roll… the humble onion.