Swiss Chalet: Crispy Chicken meets Chalet Sauce

Swiss Chalet has upped the ante on its chicken game. For a limited time only (May 17 to June 11), a uniquely Canada twist of fried chicken will hit restaurants nationwide, offering juicy and tender Kick’n Crispy Chicken. Hand cut and marinated for over 24 hours, this Canadian farmed chicken is always-fresh, never-frozen, and hand-dusted in a special blend of…

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The Citizen

Located at the intersections of  King West & Brant, The Citizen (@TheCitizen_TO) is the newest addition to the King West family! I was invited to a little sneak preview a few days prior to their grand opening on Thursday March 20th! The Citizen is inspired by the classic bars of the 1930s. I haven’t visited the space prior so I was completely…

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Party Menu @ Guu Izakaya

So 2 weeks ago, a group of us decided to head over to Guu Izakaya (@GuuToronto)– simply because we haven’t done so for awhile. I mean its always fun to share a few tapas & beers with friends while enjoying the full “guu experience” and by that I mean – being verbally abused at in a foreign language =P  Perhaps I haven’t…

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Summer Menu @ The Drake Hotel

Believe it or not this was my first time at The Drake Hotel (@TheDrakeHotel). So of course when I first received the invitation to attend the tasting of Chef Corrado‘s new summer menu, I was ecstatic!  Many foodies have raved about their fabulous brunches & patio experiences at The Drake Hotel so I guess it’s finally my turn to have that…

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Ramen Raijin

Ramen Raijin (@ramenRAIJIN) located close to Ryerson University is a new ramen joint overhauled by owner Daiji Matsubara (owner of many popular ramen joints in Vancouver). I visited Ramen Raijin last Friday evening and as expected from what others have told me, there were no line ups but a few spots were left inside the restaurant! One thing noticeably different…

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Menu Tasting @ Reds Wine Tavern

Reds Wine Tavern (@REDSWINETAVERN) located in the heart of the financial district was just recently named as one of the best wine bars in Toronto. This gorgeous venue recently went through an extensive renovation showcasing a new menu and a new executive chef, Ryan Gallagher (Top Chef Canada Contestant). Luckily, I was invited to Reds Wine Tavern for dinner a…

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