Minneapolis: The Butcher and The Boar

Now I know what you’re thinking, of all places why am I in Minneapolis?  My colleagues and I had to travel to Minneapolis for work for a couple of days and since we had to eat, we thought we would


Not flashy and a bit tucked away amongst the massive office towers on Bay Street is Gabardine.  I first heard about this place from my colleague J who had a great dinner experience here so I decided to check it


Brunch is my favourite meal on the weekend!  So when we had a free Sunday morning from our usual dragonboat practice, my friend “I” suggested brunch.  The tough thing about brunch is that most places don’t take reservations, which is a shame

Saltine Toffee Brittle

I have a friend, H, who I have baking sessions with every couple of months.  She scours Pinterest for recipes that she wants to try and we get together and try them out.  So a couple of Sundays ago she

Tutti Matti

In the spur of the moment, after meeting friends for a drink after a long work day, a few of us decided to go for dinner.  It was later in the evening and walking past Tutti Matti we noticed free

St. Petersburg, Florida: Ceviche

After an entire day of outlet shopping in Orlando we spent our final night of the trip in St. Petersburg, about 30 minutes south-west of Tampa.  We arrived in time to have dinner and asked our hotel concierge for a

Tarpon Springs, Florida: Hellas Bakery

You can’t have the highest concentration of Greek Americans in the U.S. and not have a greek bakery!  One of the busiest places on the Sponge Docks is a greek bakery called “Hellas Bakery“.  It was packed as we entered

Tarpon Springs, Florida: Mykonos

First thing you will notice about Tarpon Springs, Florida is the abundant array of Greek restaurants everywhere, especially as you get closer to an area called the Sponge Docks.  Apparently, Tarpon Springs has the highest concentration of Greek Americans in