The Burger's Priest

Over the December holidays, I finally had a chance (it took me awhile) to try out the much talked about Burger’s Priest.  The Burger’s Priest lovers are not going to like what I’m about to say but my order of

California: Parks BBQ

Its been a few weeks now and I’m writing my final California post from my 2014 trip.  Its hard to believe that I was only in Southern California for 6 days and was able to experience so much.  My last

California: Tatsu

You would think that from my recent posts I’ve missed Japanese food and well, I have!  As much as I like to think that Toronto is a cosmopolitan city with great asian cuisine, it just doesn’t compare to the west

California: Sugarfish

Sugarfish, another recommendation from our host J, is a Japanese sushi restaurant that is really focused on offering the traditional sushi experience, concentrating on the quality of the ingredients.  There was no asian fusion or maki rolls to be seen

California: Brophy Bros.

There are so many places to travel in California and Santa Barbara was high on my list.  With its history rooted in Spanish influence which is so evident in the architecture, I just had to take a drive up the

California: Hurry Curry of Tokyo

The second major advantage California has going for it besides the incredible weather (and at this time of year, I question myself daily why I don’t live in Cali), is the selection and quality of Asian restaurants available.  My friends

California: Brentwood Country Mart

One of the gems of Santa Monica is the Brentwood Country Mart.  Its a collection of shops, most are specialty and local in nature, with an upscale farmer’s market vibe.  We first visited the Farm Shop, a restaurant slash artisan

California: Venice Whaler

Staying in Santa Monica and being so close to Venice, you know we had to make a visit to the famous muscle beach! After hanging out at the beach for a couple of hours and taking a walk on the

California: The Hungry Cat

One of the benefits of knowing locals where you travel is that first hand recommendations on places to eat.  The Hungry Cat was one of them, a restaurant recommended by my friend’s cousin J.  There are a few different locations

California: Taco Loco

Of course, going to California means tacos!  Driving up the Pacific Coast Highway in search of dinner, we found a total dive.  Seriously, it was attached to a parking garage and because the space is so small its divided into