DazzlingCafeInterior2

Originally from Taiwan, Dazzling Café North York, also known as Dazzling Café Pearl, is the second Dazzling Café to open in Canada. The Toronto location follows the Vancouver location opening just by one week. The restaurant has recently extended their hours to serve lunch from 11:30am.   Each Dazzling Café around the world has its own colour theme, while staying true to the brand’s key elements such as the bunny ear chairs and other featured furniture and décor. The color theme for the North York location is pink and grey, chosen by the Shini, the owner. This location also boasts a large space, with aRead More →

Light Cafe Menu Items

Light Cafe is a Taiwanese-inspired contemporary cafe in the heart of Baldwin Village in Toronto. In the midst of countless other restaurants on the Baldwin strip, Light Cafe stands out with its large windows, bright aesthetic and a giant living wall as you walk in. Light Cafe serves a mix of European inspired bistro food with Asian flare. They have a variety of salads, sandwiches, soups and desserts as well as unique lattes and loose leaf teas. The menu is quite extensive but feature mostly lighter and healthier options, and the desserts are easily shareable.    We started our meal by ordering drinks: the very popular andRead More →

Via Cibo Exterior

Clean, modern decor and an open kitchen. We walked into Via Cibo smelling Italian food wafting in the air. Via Cibo is about authentic Italian food, and their open kitchen invites you to share in the experience. We were invited by Good Food Toronto for a tasting to find out what Via Cibo is about. We were seated at their high marble table in the center of the restaurant and was greeted by the general manager, David. He highlighted some of the seasonal specials with us, and we proceeded to put in our order at the cashier. Via Cibo is a fast casual restaurant, which meansRead More →

Recently we had the opportunity to join Tasty Tours, a Toronto based tour that provides “food crawls” aka tours through different neighbourhoods in Toronto while sampling the food that each neighbourhood has to offer. Tasty Tours has been running tours for over 5 years and boasts an impressive 5* Tripadvisor rating, so we were excited to join them on their Kensington Market Sweet & Savoury Tour! Keep reading to find out how you can get a 20% discount on your next tour! We met Audrey, our tour guide, at Ding Dong Pastries in Chinatown for our first stop. Our group consisted of about 10 people,Read More →

Welcome to our latest blog series featuring our review of the top desserts of summer 2016 in Toronto. You’ve seen countless photos of these desserts on Instagram, but do they live up to the hype? Follow our blog series to find out! Seven Lives Paleteria is an extension of the Seven Lives Tacos Y Mariscos brand exclusively focusing on Mexican-style and inspired desserts. They specialize in paletas (Mexican-style popsicles) but also serve a wide variety of other desserts and drinks, such as soft-serve ice cream, aguas frescas, mangonadas, and even sundaes. We ordered the coconut guava and watermelon paletas and we found them to beRead More →

We were delighted to be invited to Delysees’s “Summer Rendezvous”, to celebrate the launch of their new line of mini pastries and desserts. Delysees is known to be one of Toronto’s top authentic French pastry shops, and we were excited to take a sneak peek into their new offerings. The menu for the evening consisted of an impressive assortment of tarts, cakes and eclairs. We started with the lemon meringue tart and double dark chocolate mini choux. The lemon meringue tart had the right amount of tartness and tasted just like how a lemon meringue should, but nothing more stood out (3.5/5). The chocolate miniRead More →

TO’s Finest (www.tofinest.com) is host to the $5 Sweet Tooth Crawl from June 2nd till June 30th. Their tagline reads “4 weeks. 12 shops. 12 dessert dishes. Each only $5”. Sounds great, right? But hold on, there’s a slight catch. In order to be a participant in the Sweet Tooth Crawl, customers need to download the TO’s Finest app off the Apple or Google Play app store and spend $10 to purchase a food crawl passport. Only with the purchase of a food crawl passport will you be able to have access to these $5 dessert dishes. (Disclaimer: TO’s Finest was kind enough to grantRead More →