Menya Fuji Ramen

At Yonge and Finch in Toronto, change is constant amidst the restaurants and businesses that line the area. The latest addition to the neighbourhood is Menya Fuji, an unassuming, simple Japanese restaurant focused on ramen. Menya Fuji offers a number of appetizers to get started. The takoyaki dish come in an order of 5. Each one is packed with 2 pieces of octopus (!!) within a crispy exterior, however the inside is quite doughy. The chicken karaage was very juicy with a thick crispy skin. Each piece was quite large and tender. We tried the Tonkotsu Shio ramen which is a pork bone broth with aRead More →

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 →

Han Ba Tang Interior

Han Ba Tang is known for Korean fusion tapas, and this year they are offering a multi-course Valentine’s menu once again! Couples will be served a 4-course menu with choice of entrée, and since last year was such a success, they are offering the Valentine’s menu from Feb 12-15 instead of only on the 14th for $35/person. We had the pleasure of trying this menu in advance and also meeting Chae, the owner, and her head chef JJ Shin to learn more about the concept. JJ had just returned from an internship in Korea at a 2 Michelin star restaurant before putting together this menu, soRead More →