Lots of great places to eat in Baldwin Village. Today, I’ll be writing about the adequately delightful Etsu.
There’s a lot of hype surrounding Richmond Station, the brainchild of Top Chef Canada Season 2 winner Carl Heinrich. I actually tried going to Richmond Station on three different occasions — each time, I was hit by a ridiculous wait time. For my third try, I finally made a successful reservation. What follows is my story. Continue reading
I’ve been walking by this restaurant too many times to not try it at least once. From what I’ve heard about Hiro, this place is a haven for authentic, traditional Japanese fare. Continue reading
It’s been too long since I made a restaurant name pun.
Hi guys, just thought I’d give y’all something a little closer to homebase for this week’s update. I’m sure almost all UofT students have walked by here at least fifty or so times, especially if you frequently hop on the St. George Subway station. And yes, with a valid UofT student ID card you get 20% off!
Sometimes you go to places for great food. Other times, you go to places because they’re cheap. Sometimes, you do so for both reasons. And sometimes you go just because it’s just a friendly, welcoming place. iBento is not incredible sushi by any means, but it is cheaper than any of those ‘Bento Noveau’ spots that you might find lurking around University campus. Better tasting, too, with much, much friendlier service.
After eating at so many Japanese places, I do consider myself to have a little extra knowledge when it comes to this area of cuisine. So, a while back I eventually ended up going to Yuzu. The results? Not bad.
After reading another blogger’s lunch visit to this place and checking out some reviews on yelp and the like, I decided to come here for my latest review, expecting to be pretty impressed. Sadly, as food blogging has started to make me realize, keeping one’s expectations in check is the key to avoid disappointment in restaurants. 😦 Of course, it wasn’t all bad, just…