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LOCAL FEATURE: The Blake House

Location: 449 Jarvis St  Toronto http://www.theblakehouse.ca Open only three months, one of the last standing heritage structures (built in 1891) in Toronto  has been converted into a restaurant called The Blake House (previously, The Red Lion). One of the three owners and brothers, Jim Vasilakakos sat down and chatted with us as well.  He described … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Mr. B’s Bistro, N’awlins

Location: 201 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA http://www.mrbsbistro.com So, this is another one of those overdue/back-burner pieces. Better late than never, right? Located in the French Quarter, and coming highly recommended from many a source on the world wide web, my first impression of Mr. B’s was that it seemed more suited towards a 40+ … Continue reading

Frugal Fare #6: The Banknote

Location: 663 King Street West, Toronto The Banknote is one of those work-lunch and after-work dinner/drinks places serving up burger & beer type meals in a bank setting.  Yes, aptly named The Banknote, as it used to a bank, they still have the ol’ vault in the back and teller booths.  If that ambiance doesn’t suit you, there’s always their cosy patio on … Continue reading

Fynn's of Temple Bar

Location: 489 King Street West, Toronto http://www.fynnstemplebar.com It used to be a Fionn MacCool’s and now the name isn’t all that different but the menu certainly is.  For one, they have these God-awful photographs that don’t really look related to anything ON the menu. Things like three scoops of vanilla ice-cream that looks as if … Continue reading

Moxie’s, Yorkdale Mall

Location: Yorkdale Mall, 1 Yorkdale Road, Toronto Moxie’s has the lowest lighting possible, which is really no excuse for bad photos, and these really are the worst pics ever, so I’ll just leave you to them whilst I turn away.

Harbour Sports Grille

Location: 10 Yonge St., Toronto http://www.harboursportsgrille.com Fish n’ Chips…………..check. Beer………………..check. TVs………………..check. Random pasta dish………….check. Can’t ask for more from Harbour Sports Grille.

TRAVEL: Banff: The Maple Leaf

Location: 137 Banff Avenue Banff, AB http://www.banffmapleleaf.com After a two hour trek across Lake Louise and back to the Chateau and by the time we reached Banff, we were riddled with cravings for salmon (or really, anything other than sandwiches and soups), so we headed straight to The Maple Leaf, number one on my list of Banff eateries. Also, … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Palm Beach, Charley’s Crab

Location: 456 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL http://www.muer.com Our first place to dine in PB was Charley’s Crab…a highly recommended restaurant along the beach. Apart from the Guinness that was poured out of a bottle (egh)… the sandwiches we ordered were amazing and I’m not a huge sandwich person! (We quickly realized that most … Continue reading

The Jason George

Location: 100 Front Street East, Toronto I’ve been to the Jason George twice. Both times I had the fish n’ chips. Hey, why change a good thing? It’s crispy, flaky, tender, tasty. And the yam frites are scrumptious. Whether indoors or out, the ambiance is fun and friendly. A great local pub.

Martha's Exchange

Location: 185 Main Street, Nashua, NH Cost: approx $9-15 per lunch entree (after 5pm, approx $15-19) http://www.marthas-exchange.com I’ve been to Nashua a slew of times but never dined at Martha’s Exchange on Main Street.  Martha’s Exchange has no relation or connection to Martha’s Vineyard or Martha Stewart.  It actually began as a sweet shop which simply … Continue reading

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