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  • Top 5 Sushi Restaurants Downtown Toronto

    The past four years, since I moved to Toronto, sushi has been a weekly staple in my diet. I have tried many places throughout the GTA and not often have I been disappointed. Of course there has...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Hair On The Avenue – A Journey Back To Blonde

    “What was I thinking?” is often our reaction when we look back on our old hair styles and I am certainly no exception to this rule. A few years ago I found myself with bleached blonde hair,...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • The Skinny Girls Guide to SLAB BURGER

    Disclaimer: By no means am I going to mislead you by claiming I went at Slab Burger using “skinny girl” methodology… After all, double-burgers, bacon on your poutine and sky high topping’s is just necessary from time...

    • Posted May 27, 2013
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  • Dinner and a Show at Marben

    It was on a warm and beautiful summer evening, with great friend in tow, that I made my way over to Marben. In anticipation of the delights that awaited us, we discussed our menu choices: a salad...

    • Posted September 26, 2012
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    Lucien – CLOSED

    Lucien Restaurant had been on my radar for some time, and fortunately by fluke I ended up connecting with its owner Simon Bower, who extended a gracious invitation to dine at his fabulous establishment. After drooling over...

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Trattoria Mercatto

    In a city of millions, full of hustle and bustle, it’s nice to sometimes find a familiar face in the midst of all the craziness. Lucky for me, a long lost friend from my hometown wound up...

    • Posted November 9, 2011
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  • W Burger Bar

    On one sunny Friday evening a friend and I made our way down College Street looking for something delicious to have for dinner and maybe a few cocktails too. We happened to notice W Burger Bar and...

    • Posted August 16, 2011
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  • Scarpetta – CLOSED

    Could it be? Had it actually finally arrived? On this night I would be attending Toronto’s location of celebrity Chef Scott Conant’s authentic Italian gem Scarpetta  and I had been anticipating this night for WEEKS!   7:30...

    • Posted July 19, 2011
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  • Love, Happiness & BLD – CLOSED

    I arrived at BLD Restaurant one lovely Friday with my girlfriend excitedly anticipating what the evening had in store for us. As we reached 36 Toronto Street in the heart of Old Toronto and entered the front...

    • Posted July 5, 2011
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  • Shizen Spa – Luxury, Peace & Tranquility for Mind & Body

    As we all know, sometimes life can get the best of us. Stress, worry and anxiety are terms and feelings I am all too familiar with. And the odd time things occur that even the best deep...

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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