Nakamori – Does it live up to expectations?

Back in the summer, Zen moved from its Scarborough location to Markham. Since I live closer to the old location, I’ve always wondered what became of it! Today, I went back to find out.

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My article on the Best Japanese Food in Toronto

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time working on a very important article for me. Japanese food has always been my favourite, and while this list that I’ve written for Toronto.com is by no means  exhaustive, I do think it has some of the best Japanese cuisine you can find in the city.  Continue reading

By The Sea – And also in J-Town!

My parents used to take me to J-Town to reward me for good behaviour. I always loved this place — not too large, but it felt a little bit like a culinary playground with its amazing bakery, curry, meat shop, sushi stand, and mini-fish market. On this trip, we ended up scoring some amazing lunch specials at the meat market (WAGYU BEEF DON) and By the Sea.

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Varsity Korean and Japanese Foods: School… Spirit?

I used to walk by this place, thinking it was just another run of the mill school sponsored cafe with cruddy overpriced food. Little did I know that they were secretly serving up good grub for great prices! I’m pretty sure any Korean students at UofT will already know about this. Sorry for telling everyone else! 😀

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iBento: I feel Oddly at Home…

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.

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