MADE IN CANADA: EP. 3 Peace Collective

Only when you live abroad, do you realize how great Toronto is. While I was away for a few years, the first wave of sweatshirts from Peace Collective with the “Toronto VS Everybody” slogan kept popping up on all my feeds and my friend’s bodies. I had to get one. (Okay, I have two!) We…

MADE IN CANADA: EP 2. Carousel Bakery

I’ve always loved browsing the St. Lawrence Market–the ice wine jelly in the lower level is a great gift to grab on your way out! In this episode, I wanted to find a place inside the market that screamed Toronto. And the “Carousel Bakery” is just the place with their iconic peameal bacon sandwiches. PRODUCER:…

Smith

Smith 553 Church St., Toronto, ON M4Y 2E2 http://www.553church.com Whenever people ask me to go to brunch, I’d like to think it’s more for the idea of brunch, rather than the food. I try to have healthy breakfasts because it makes me feel like my life is on track. Something about waking up, putting on a…

From The Kitchen: Slaw and Salsa

Cooking and cleaning (and bringing feminism back 50 years) are things that put my mind on autopilot and help me focus on the task at hand. The dirtier the stove, the more enjoyment I get out of conquering that grease stain. Type As, ya get me? Trying to catch the tail end of summer, I…

Bar Isabel

Bar Isabel 797 College Street, Toronto, ON 1C6 M6G http://www.barisabel.com Bar Isabel is the place I had my first dinner out-out in Toronto since I moved back. We ended up choosing the place because it was highly praised by so many – bloggers, journalists and Yelpers alike. Since the opening of The Black Hoof, an explosion of chefs from…