Food with a Twist – STK Toronto

This post was done in collaboration with STK Toronto but gracelisamay.com remains unbiased in our content. – Located in the heart of Yorkville, STK has been around since 2016 and is known for their hip and lively backdrop with the menu of a modern steakhouse. The ambiance and decor is sleek and ultramodern, and despite having a chic lounge, STK…

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A Valentine’s Day Cake he/she should bring home!

Go big or go home is what I say quite often and if we’re going to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year then let’s go all out! I don’t often have a sweet tooth (minus Japanese Souffle pancakes as of lately) but this Shiroi Valentine Souffle Cheesecake by Cheese Garden totally hits the spot! This cheesecake is shrouded with delectable handmade…

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Reversible Teddy Coat

I love fall – It’s by far one of my favourite seasons. I love walking out the door and knowing that the air is cold & crisp. It’s actually my favourite time of the year to go shopping as well because Zara comes up with THE best fall collection and I always pair it with something from Uniqlo to keep…

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Saturday mornings at REDS (Square One)

As I’m sitting at my desk drafting this post, I’ve realized in a blink of an eye, come September is my 5 years working downtown Toronto. Time seriously flies. One of the restaurants that I frequent after work in the downtown core is REDS Wine Tavern inside First Canadian Place (due to its convenient location). While I can totally rave about…

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Patio Season at Kaka All You Can Eat (Downtown)

Photo by Janey @foodrealm I swear it was still flippin’ chilly in Toronto not too long ago and here we are now celebrating the spring weather at Kaka All You Can Eat’s Patio. A few days ago, we had the pleasure of spending our evening enjoying Kaka’s new patio located in the heart of downtown Toronto with some exclusive tapas…

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11 things to consider when changing domain names

Changing domain names can be extremely overwhelming especially when all the technical jargon is so difficult to understand. I’ll admit that when I was first doing research to change the domain name on my blog, I found myself reading and re-reading articles multiple times and getting nowhere. We composed a list of things to consider along with some tips that…

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Going Organic for our first Barbecue of the year

For the past few weeks, I’ve been anxiously waiting for the cold to go away so that I can switch up my winter closet for my spring, hit up as many roof top patios as I can, stroll along the sunny waterfront whilst getting tanned (if getting tanned for me is actually possible), happily window shop along Queen West –…

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Mother’s Day with Life Experiences

It’s almost that time of the year again where we show our beloved moms how grateful we are for everything they’ve done for us! This year, my mom decided to spend mother’s day with her special lady oversees so I’ll be celebrating Mother’s Day when she’s back in the country. For those that have no idea where to begin or…

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Chapter 2

HELLO 🙂 It’s been a while since I last posted on my blog! Things have been incredibly busy, both personally and with work. Rest assured though, I’ve been working hard on the blog behind the scenes and I’m really excited to share some new changes with you guys. So stay tuned, because things will slowly start to reveal themselves in…

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Saturday mornings at The Carbon Bar

I love brunch. I especially love brunching in the east end of town. I feel like there are so many brunch spots in the east end that are the next up and coming spots (minus a few older staples like Le Petit Dejeuner). I’ve been to The Carbon bar on several occasions and have been pretty impressed with their dinner…

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Ontario: Checking in at Queen’s Landing Hotel in Niagara on the Lake

Recently, we were whisked away for 24 hours exploring the newly opened Wayne Gretzky Estates, (read blog post here) we were luckily enough to spend an evening at Queens Landing Hotel. Located just a short 10 minutes away from Wayne Gretzky Estates, Queen’s Landing is one of the many properties across Ontario owned by Vintage Hotels. About the Hotel We…

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Saturday mornings at The Green Wood

The brunch spots on the east end are slowly making its way to the top of my “go-to” Saturday brunch list. Tucked away in Leslieville, I’ve been honestly living and breathing the brunch at The Greenwood. I’ve visited them about 4 times now since November 2017 and have tried an array of items from their menu. In my post today,…

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GIVEAWAY: 1pair of Tickets to Eva’s Taste Matters for Nov 2nd

I’m thrilled to be giving away a pair of Tickets to Eva’s Taste Matters for Nov 2nd! I’m happy to be partnering up with Eva’s Taste Matters this year to be giving away a pair of tickets to the Eva’s Taste Matters on Thursday Nov 2nd. Eva’s Taste Matters is an annual celebration with 500 guests in attendance to raise…

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