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His Take: Toronto’s Only Full English Breakfast at Bristol Yard

His Take: Toronto’s Only Full English Breakfast at Bristol Yard

Although Jamie grew up with beans on toast and breakfasts that were traditionally British, I was a milk and cereal kind of guy for the majority of my life. That changed when I lived in London (UK) for the summer of 2011. I was living in an apartment building approximately five minutes from King Cross Station, and just down the ... Read More »

His Take: Vietnamese Sandwiches on the Cheap at Banh Mi Boys

His Take: Vietnamese Sandwiches on the Cheap at Banh Mi Boys

Located just below Toronto’s chinatown on the corner of Queen Street and Spadina, Banh Mi Boys serves up some of the most delicious vietnamese sandwiches for less than $8 that you will ever find. Smothered in toppings including the zesty house mayo while served on a fresh baguette, the banh mi (roughly 6 inches of sandwich) is adorned with options ... Read More »

Her Take: Satisfy Your Sushi Cravings at Sake Maki in Vancouver

Her Take: Satisfy Your Sushi Cravings at Sake Maki in Vancouver

When Kyle and I ate at Sake Maki in Vancouver it happened completely by chance. We originally headed over to Broadway for lunch at The Eatery, another amazing Vancouver sushi hotspot, which happened to be closed. The great thing about this city is if one sushi spot is not open, another gem awaits just around the corner. Source: Sake Maki ... Read More »

Her Take: Embody Your Inner Trendiness at Grand Electric

Her Take: Embody Your Inner Trendiness at Grand Electric

Grand Electric is one of those restaurants that if you weren’t looking for it, you would never go. It’s located in Parkdale, Toronto, an area that used to be rundown, but over the past few years has become transformed into a trendy spot for hip bars and delicious eats. Space is limited downtown, so restaurant owners are starting to see ... Read More »

His Take: The Best (And Cheapest) Set Menu Lunch in Calgary

His Take: The Best (And Cheapest) Set Menu Lunch in Calgary

Located in the heart of Calgary’s white collar downtown core, The Charcut Roast House has perfected lunch for the corporate crowd. Restaurant owners from around the world should be flown in to this uber chic hangout and study up on everything about the place. The quality of the food, the presentation, and the atmosphere would make you think that you’d ... Read More »

Her Take: Cheap Eats at Chez Jose in Montreal

Her Take: Cheap Eats at Chez Jose in Montreal

Montreal is one of those places with so much character you don’t know which way to look. The cobblestone streets of Duluth are a prime place for taking in this charm, as the surrounding area is filled with graffiti, bars and best of all locals. Chez Jose is a great spot for cheap eats and even comes with a view ... Read More »

Her Take: A Taste of Italy in Toronto at Terroni

Her Take: A Taste of Italy in Toronto at Terroni

After wandering past what looked like a quaint, yet bustling restaurant on Queen Street West numerous times, Kyle and I finally decided to stop drooling at the pizza spotted through glass windows and try some for ourselves. Terroni did not disappoint. Source: The Star Source: Terroni Source: BlogTO Source: My Life is Food Source: Top Choice Magazine This is the ... Read More »

Her Take: A Cozy Spot for Pizza in Montreal at Amelio’s

Her Take: A Cozy Spot for Pizza in Montreal at Amelio’s

I will admit that it’s been ages since I’ve tasted Amelio’s pizza in Montreal, but it must be good since I still remember it to this day. Source: Diner’s Dish Source: Voir Source: Montreal Gazette Source: Foodspotting Source: Montreal Gazette Kyle and I both went to McGill University in Montreal, so when we weren’t jammed in a coffee shop writing ... Read More »

Her Take: Delicious Oysters in Toronto at Rodney’s Oyster House

Her Take: Delicious Oysters in Toronto at Rodney’s Oyster House

Tourists and locals do not have a shortage when it comes to oysters in Toronto. There are a decent number of delicious seafood spots that serve this dish, but few have such variety as Rodney’s Oyster House. I will be clear on one thing: Kyle and I are not rich, therefore our experience of oysters in Toronto is limited. However, ... Read More »

His Take: Open Your Wallet at Rodney’s Oyster House

His Take: Open Your Wallet at Rodney’s Oyster House

Rodney’s Oyster House has the ambience, the popularity, and of course, the oysters. Tons of them. I wouldn’t say that I’m an oyster lover… at least not like Jamie. Whenever she slurps one up, her eyes roll in to the back of her head and she kind of shudders in ecstasy. I only wish that I could have that kind of ... Read More »

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