Toronto Day 6 : Friends with a Side of Kimchi

Every time I go back to Toronto, I say to myself that I would cut down on the amount I eat. Every time I get back from Toronto I end up telling myself “Next Time – Less Food”. It just never, ever works. So here we are on Day 6 and we must be on … Continue reading

Toronto Day 4 : Tastes of Thailand & Toronto

In East Scarborough, where I was born and raised. On the playground is where I spent most of my days… So yeah, you get the idea. Scarborough (part of the Greater Toronto Area – GTA for short) is where I grew up after being welcomed into the world at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto.  When … Continue reading

Toronto Day 3 : The “Chinese Turkey” Thanksgiving

With the arrival of Fall, the promise of colours was too much to pass up during our trip up to Canada. It was also a great excuse to use my new fixed lens!  Family suggested that we make a trek up to Blue Mountain to catch the changing colours.  The drive up was a bit … Continue reading

Toronto Day 1 : Lobzilla 4-ways

E is an easy to please man. He requires only one thing each time we travel back to Toronto – his giant 10 lb lobster. And who was I to deprive him of this fancy feast?  We rounded up family to head to Omei Chinese Restaurant in Richmond Hill to feast on their delicious Lobster … Continue reading

Chicago Day 4 – C.G. (Chicago Gourmet/Cash Grab)

Chicago Gourmet ‘happened’ to coincide with our trip to Chicago. Being as cheap as I am, I waited for Groupon to feature it and then proceeded to get them half off. Of course, they only offered the less appealing date of Sunday, September 26 (based on the schedule), but since I was only paying a … Continue reading