Seven Lives Pop up X Kintori Yakitori

I’ve been a huge fan Seven Lives for as long as I can remember. Their tacos and ceviches are always on point and completely hits the spot everytime! For those that have visited Seven Lives in Kensington Market would know that its not exactly the most spacious place especially when you hit peak hours! Luckily enough for us, Seven Lives…

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Welcoming Chef Castrinos back at Portland Variety!

Last week we welcomed Chef Jo Castrinos back at Portland Variety {Twitter: @PortlandVariety / Instagram: @PortlandVariety) and without a doubt a feast was involved! I’ve visited Portland Variety on several occasions and enjoyed their brunch menu items every time. They’re always innovative with their creations making them the ultimate place to grab comfort food in the King West neighbourhood. Royal Garden vodka,…

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Kintaro Izakaya

After an amazing yakitori experience at Kintori Yakitori a few weeks ago, I’ve decided to make it my mission to explore more restaurants that offers yakitori. A few days later, I found myself at Kintaro Izakaya (Facebook: Kintaro / Instagram: Kintaro_Izakaya), located on Church Street (few steps from Wellesley Subway Station). The restaurant was pretty quite throughout our meal. I wouldn’t exactly be jumping…

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Tasting @ Fonda Lola: Take Back the Siesta!

Who would want to go home straight after work when you can have a delicious Mexican meal at Fonda Lola? Definitely not me! I’m constantly craving Mexican food so when I was invited to sample items from their upcoming 2 day event – I jumped on the opportunity without hesitation. For 2 days only (August 26 + 27, 2015), the…

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Veggielicious 101 @ Bent with Susur Lee!

Post published by Penny Pong {Intern @ Foodinthecitytoronto.com} The only way to describe how I got to meet and cook with Susur Lee is, serendipity. When Grace asked me to attend the Veggielicious 101 event at Bent (@BentRestaurant) with Susur Lee (@SusurLee), I was excited and scared all at the same time. But how could I pass this up? I’m a vegetarian and…

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Spring Menu @ Spin Toronto

I know I might be the last person in the bandwagon to give Spin Toronto (@Spin_Toronto) a visit but hey – I finally made my way over last week for a sneak preview for their spring menu. Introducing Spin Toronto’s new head chef, Nichole McLellan (from Grazing Goat in the UK & Mercatto) – we had a fun experience chatting with her whilst tasting…

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Media Preview Dinner @ El Catrin

Few nights ago, I headed over to check out the newly El Catrin (@elcatrinca), the latest addition to the Historic Distillery District family. Situated where Boiler House used to be, El Catrin is an incredibly gorgeous space offering an enticing and authentic Mexican Menu created by  Executive Chef Olivier Le Calvez. So in preparation of their El Catrin Launch, Chef Calvez…

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&Co Resto Bar

Before my trip to Hong Kong, I had the pleasure of attending a tasting menu at &Co Resto Bar (@AndCoRestoBar), located in Mississauga, just steps from Square One Shopping Mall. &Company Resto Bar is a trendy, “New-American” inspired supper club that also happens to be the only rooftop patio in the city. They’re a unique kind of resto in that they…

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Launch Party @ Jazz Bistro

Jazz Bistro (@JazzBistro_CA) located at the historical 251 Victoria Street is Toronto’s newest Jazz club. This newly renovated space is a 3 level restaurant featuring performances six days a week while providing event space for some of the world’s best local and international musicians. Luckily enough for me, I was invited to their Official Launch Party last Wednesday.The Launch Party…

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Menu Tasting @ Alimento Fine Food Emporium

A few months back, Stella (@foodieyu) from Foodjunkiechronicles.net invited me to a menu tasting at Bar Mozza inside Alimento Fine Food Emporium along King street West. Alimento Find Food Emporium is actually an Italian “grocery store” that focuses on mainly selling fine Cheese. On the other side of this store is a gorgeous space for the dining section, Bar Mozza, where we…

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