Friday, June 26, 2015

[Event] Taste of Toronto

Taste of Toronto will be happening next long weekend, from July 2-5 at Fort York. Considered a foodie wonderland, attendees get to try an array of gourmet dishes! The event is operated like a restaurant with a lunch and dinner services. One ticket will allow you in for either an afternoon or evening session of your choice. Each session lasts for 4-5 hours, allowing guests to enjoy different dishes being offered and see cool attractions.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

[Event] The Stop's Night Market

Event: The Stop's Night Market
Location: 181 Sterling Rd.
Dates: June 16-17, 2015

The Stop's Night Market was a yummy fundraising event that happened last weekend. For $100, it was an all you can eat and drink event. There were 47 vendors with plenty of dishes to go around. Unlike some Toronto food festivals, food did not run out within the first hour. I am ashamed to say, I barely made it through half of the vendors because there was so much food! It was a great event and I would highly recommend everyone to check it out next year if they can afford to.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Aroma Espresso Bar (College St.)

Cafe: Aroma Espresso Bat
Address: 540 College St.
Phone: 416-901-5859
Store Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 AM - 10 PM, Sat 8 AM - 10 PM, Sun 9 AM - 9 PM



My Order: Freekeh Salad and Grilled Chicken Breast Personal Sandwich, $5.95

Aroma Espresso Bar recently introduced a new salad to their Savour Summer menu called the Freekeh Salad. Freekeh is a whole grain that is used throughout the Middle East that is high in fibre. It's vegan and vegetarian, but not gluten-free. When I tried it, I was full instantly. It has a nutty taste which some people may like. I preferr quinoa over freekeh but it was interesting to try regardless. It's great if you are looking for healthy food options and are looking for something new to try. You can also add meat options to your salad as well.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Cooper's Cafe

View outside of Cooper's

Cafe: Cooper's Cafe
Address: 409 Esplanade
Phone: 07 3893 1453
Store Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Sat-Sun 6:30 AM - 3 PM
Website: N/A




My Order: Moreton Bay Chicken Burger, $17.50 AUD

The first restaurant I went to when I landed in Australia was Cooper's Cafe. Cooper's faced a gorgeous view of the Manly Bay. They served only during breakfast and brunch hours. I had their Moreton Bay Chicken Burger which was good. I wasn't crazy about the burger but I loved the cafe itself. It had a lot of open space and was a great place to hang during a beautiful, sunny day.

If you enjoy beautiful scenery while eating lunch, Cooper's Cafe is a great place to do so.
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Thursday, June 4, 2015

[Event] The Stop's Night Market

The Stop's Night Market is less than two weeks away! It is an annual fundraiser by The Stop Community Food Centre that allows Torontonians to experience amazing food, art, and music! There will be over 60 chefs, 20 local beverage vendors, and 35 one-of-a-kind food carts created by local designers.  

Photo and Property of: Melissa Sung & The Stop Community Food Centre

For $100 per ticket, it is all you can eat and drink. The proceeds go back to The Stop's anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs. Not only will you be eating delicious food, but you will be contributing to a great cause! You will also receive a $25 tax receipt with your ticket purchase after the event. Note that in order to attend The Stop's Night Market, you must buy a ticket online because tickets will not be available at the door. Get it now before the event is sold out!

You can learn more about the event at:
You can learn more about The Stop Community Food Centre at:

Photo and Property of: Gabriel Li & The Stop Community Food Centre