Meet Me At MARBL Media Launch

New Toronto Restaurant and Lounge! “Unlike some of the trendier, boutique or concept spots, MARBL offers a chic and timeless space to bring a large party for a relaxed meal.” Read on for our full review.

Even the Basic Rolls are Fancy: Sushi Mori Review

I love sushi, so when a new spot opens up in my area I’m always excited to give it a try. Truth be told I’m usually at the same time a little hesitant. When food is mediocre, I shrug it off as bad luck but still finish my meal. If sushi doesn’t taste great I…

Authentic Afghani Food in the City: Naan and Kabob Review

I had the pleasure of attending a media-tasting event at Naan and Kabob, held at their newest Leaside location.  I wasn’t sure what to expect. From the pictures I had seen online the food looked similar to Iranian food I had tried but there were also some flavours on the menu that seemed to more…

When the Veggies Stole the Show: Maple Leaf Tavern Review

I attended a media-event at the historic Maple Leaf Tavern and was blown away by their exceptional vegetarian dishes.  Known for their steaks, unique game meat dishes and family style Sunday dining, Maple Leaf Tavern is now serving stand-alone veggie dishes guaranteed to impress you.  The glazed carrots were my favourite dish of the night!…

1st of its kind in Canada! Authentic Chirashi at Shari Restaurant

What’s Chirashi?  It’s okay I hadn’t heard of it either before being invited to Shari Restaurant‘s Media Event. It’s a Japanese dish that means “scattered”. Essentially Chirashi is a rice bowl topped with fish, vegetables, and other ingredients of the Chef’s choosing. At Shari Restaurant, Chef Jackie Lin has perfected the art of creating the…

Canteen Vegetarian Menu Review

    O&B Canteen is a vibrant restaurant located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District; it has an upscale casual atmosphere and features a Grab & Go counter. I had the pleasure of trying Canteen’s vegetarian menu at a recent media-event. The weather was cooperating and we were able to enjoy the lovely patio…

Introducing Il Fornello’s New Vegan Menu!

Il Fornello has been a longtime Toronto favourite for wood-fired pizza and fresh made pasta. I attended a media-tasting yesterday to sample their all new vegan menu. Luckily, I took tons of pictures because words alone wouldn’t do it justice. It was an absolute delight! Il Fornello brought in a vegetarian chef, Margie Cook, to…

Sofia Goes to.. Fresh

I have been going to Fresh since my undergrad years at UofT. Their main menu is vegan with the option of making some dishes vegetarian with the addition of dairy. Back then, my go to meal of choice was the soup and corn-bread combo. It was a comforting healthy meal on a student budget. There…

Sofia Goes to… Paese Ristorante

I was fortunate to try a twelve course meal at a media-tasting event. I’ll let you know which dishes were standouts and which missed the mark!