La Carnita, Toronto

It can be said that La Carnita was the innovator of the food truck phenomenon in Toronto, using the sale of local artists’ work as a loophole to get by selling great food to the hungry masses (the city has/had very strict and often foolish laws preventing various forms of street food vendors). Their signature skull art was desired by every foodie in the city and their locations were tweeted and retweeted obsessively with people flocking to grab a La Carnita taco. It certainly made me feel like quite the... Read The Rest →

MMM (Ma Maison Macarons) continued

So here’s my monthly update on the macaron flavours available at Ma Maison (4243 Dundas St. West, Etobicoke). I’ve been drooling over the pictures for a few days, hope you guys do too! - Apple Pie = Caramelized apples and Cinnamon ganache - Apricot = White chocolate ganache, apricot puree with Peach Schnapps - After 8 = Guayaquil dark chocolate with a peppermint twist - Lavender Vanilla = A very floral and surprisingly refreshing combination (has anyone else noticed that lavender has a slight minty¬†after-taste once combined with something sweet?)... Read The Rest →

The County General, Toronto

Located at the corner of Shaw and Queen West, this little venue is something to be reckoned with. Opened by Victor Barry and Carlo Catallo, the owners of Splendido, the County General offers a variety of greasy spoon classics with a new age twist. The food is delicious and is pretty much always available, even for take-out, since the kitchen runs until late. And to make things even better, they have a great cocktail list! The restaurant is very small, less than 30 seats, so don’t be surprised if you... Read The Rest →

What went down this week.

@perthpork happy birthday Fred. All the best! # Dried Up Grain Crop Will Raise Prices For Many Goods http://t.co/zLUd4NZb # Hot Reservations: New York's 7 Toughest Tables http://t.co/hNZ0Q2eV # US Drought could cause social unrest. Via Grist. http://t.co/4r1T6Nm5 # More Ranchers Culling Cows In Drought http://t.co/vPA4NheB # Drought Could Cause Beef Prices To Plummet http://t.co/OW7EBGGs # U.S. Cattle Numbers At Record Low http://t.co/m5iyK8Fa #

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