Veg Friendly Battle: Fresh Restaurant

In keeping with January’s freshness theme –  Marisa and I went to Fresh last night. Fresh is one of the most popular vegetarian restaurants in the city that attracts vegans and carnivores alike.  There are three locations in Toronto but we popped into the one on Spadina. We squeezed into a tight little table amongst the hungry … [Read more…]

Food Goals

2012 snuck up fast didn’t it?  I’m excited for this year what’s in store for my personal life but also Battle of the Bites.  I have been mentally building up goals for both, mostly food related, and thought I would share! Battle of the Bites-  Give you one or two episodes of Battle of the … [Read more…]

Brunch Battle: Marben

I have a soft spot for Marben. My first night there Chef Carl presented us with a feast.  I asked him to bring out his best of the best, and that he did.  Months later, in quiet moments, my friends and I still whisper to each other “Remember those burgers?” We don’t only remember the burgers. … [Read more…]

Best Bites of Paris

Best Steak: Joel Robuchon and Entrecote Joel Robuchon has 26 Michelin Stars- more than any chef in the world.  I could attribute this to the steak I had at Atelier Saint-Germain de Joel Robuchon. My advice – skip the dissapointing filet mignon (tournedos) and go right in for the kill with l’entrecote a la plancha. … [Read more…]

Chobani Review

Dear Canadian yogurt lovers, I have some great news…Chobani has arrived in Canada! I recently learned that Chobani – a yogurt widely touted on some of my favourite health food blogs – has come to Canada (thanks for the heads up Morgan!).  After mentioning this on twitter I was quickly rewarded with a message from … [Read more…]

Sushi Battle: Toshi Sushi

The first time I went to Toshi Sushi was with Mischka. Mischka is a crazy Russian friend of mine who caters wild elaborate parties and knows all the best places to eat in the city. One night, on one of our many food tours, we stopped into Toshi Sushi.  We sat at the bar, two … [Read more…]

Home for the Holidays

I have a list of places I have to go to every time I’m in Vancouver.  I didn’t get to hit them all up this time, but here is a map you can check out if you’re visiting, and some of my top bites and sips are below. My top Vancouver bites: Best neighbourhood sushi … [Read more…]

Christmas Favourites

A short Christmas message featuring hungry Marisa’s favourites… I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!  I’m off to Vancouver and will be back in a week with a Christmas re-cap and some great videos and recipes!