Things That I Ate That I Loved: Apple Cake @ Mystic Muffin

At the corner of Richmond and Jarvis sits Mystic Muffin. Its been here for 22 years. A quiet Toronto institution that no one really knows about. It’s famous for their owner Elias who is extremely kind (which I will get to later) and his phenomenal Apple Cake. I hadn’t had Apple Cake for a while,  so Friday right before he closed I went in for … Continue reading Things That I Ate That I Loved: Apple Cake @ Mystic Muffin

Things That I Ate That I Loved: @ White Brick Kitchen

In Korea Town, at the corner of Euclid and Bloor is The White Brick Kitchen. We came here for the fried chicken. I like to think I’m an expert in fried chicken as it’s something I dabble in from time to time when the fat kid inside me takes over. I’ve eaten my way through a few states over the years by way of fried … Continue reading Things That I Ate That I Loved: @ White Brick Kitchen

Things That I Ate That I Loved: Fortino’s Pizza

My mom always says never go grocery shopping when you are hungry. Naturally she’s always right because I end up buying the whole grocery store when I shop on an empty stomach. Enter Fortino’s and their gourmet pizza bar. There’s a slice to tickle everyone’s fancy, unless you’re one of those people who dont like pizza (do those people even exist!?!)  or have gluten or … Continue reading Things That I Ate That I Loved: Fortino’s Pizza

Bananas over Breakfast/Brunch Pancakes

Episode 16 of Season 2 of Portlandia deals with an obsession over breakfast/brunch phenomena. It mocks the fact people will wait HOURS to sit in a restaurant for weekend Brunch.  I’m pretty sure everyone has been there once, twice or thrice waiting and waiting and waiting in line either by choice or by force. (If you haven’t watched Portlandia, check it out on Netflix.  It pokes … Continue reading Bananas over Breakfast/Brunch Pancakes