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Interview with Frank’s Kitchen

Interview with Frank’s Kitchen

Frank and Shawn from Frank’s Kitchen took the time to sit down with Couple of Yuppies and chat about how the restaurant came to be, along with any challenges along the way. The husband and wife team have reinvigorated fine dining from a pretentious and costly endeavour to one that’s both affordable and casual. From the delicious entrees to the “surprises” delivered ... Read More »

Her Take: Why Rovinj Beats Venice as the Most Romantic Travel Destination

Her Take: Why Rovinj Beats Venice as the Most Romantic Travel Destination

If you ask most people what the most romantic travel destination is from around the world, chances are the answer will be Venice. When on exchange in England I managed to make it over to this classic town in April, which was a great time to avoid the high season and wander the endless side streets without breaking a sweat. But ... 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 »

Her Take: Enter the Wardrobe at Callooh Callay

Her Take: Enter the Wardrobe at Callooh Callay

When Kyle lived in London for a summer, he talked endlessly about this one spot in Shoreditch as if it was an architectural panty remover. He was convinced that if you took a girl here on a first date she would be so impressed it would be distasteful not to return the favor. Source: Shopped and Dropped Source: Katherine Portilla ... 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 »

His Take: Dine Like a Local at this Venice Restaurant

His Take: Dine Like a Local at this Venice Restaurant

It will be a long, long time before I forget my experience at Osteria Alla Frasca. While sitting on the quaint front patio, I saw countless couples and families hastily glance at the menu and walk on by. They wouldn’t know it, but they should always regret that decision. Always. Source: Tripadvisor Our waiter (also the owner) spoke the most ... 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 »

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