little round chocolate cake on a white plate decorated with black & white chocolate

Winterlicious Lunch: Sassafraz

Winterlicious can be hit or miss, so whenever I find a great spot, I spread the news far and wide! This year my favourite was the $28 lunch at Sassafraz. Located in the heart of charming Yorkville, Sassafraz has been a magnet for Toronto’s well-heeled crowd for many years. Gutted by a fire almost 10 years ago, the…

an old brownstone with leafy trees around it, the words "Bodega" written on its canopy

Winterlicious bookings begin January 15th

Love it or hate it, Winterlicious returns to takeover the Toronto restaurant scene from January 30 to February 12, 2015.  Loved by budget-conscious foodies and loathed by wait staff fearing lower tips, the food festival has been bringing out diners during the winter lull for over 10 years.  An array of over 200 restaurants across the city…

Thursday Night at Momofuku Noodle Bar

The highly anticipated expansion of David Chang’s restaurant dynasty to Toronto 2 years ago wasn’t necessarily smooth, but Momofuku Noodle Bar remains one of my favourite fun and casual eating spots in the downtown core.  The three story outpost of the NYC based Momofuku, located at 190 University Ave immediately adjacent to the posh Shangri-La…