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TO Food Fest 2013

On blistering (literally) hot Sunday, my family and I headed over to the always fun TO Food Fest at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto in Scarborough. As some of you might remember from last ...

Fin Izakaya

On a brisk Saturday afternoon, my boyfriend and I decided to make a trek midtown to a Japanese restaurant my sister recommended – Fin Izakaya! I’ve heard some good things from friends and family about Fin ...

Kampai Toronto 2013

The Sake Institute of Ontario presented the second annual Kampai Toronto – Festival of Sake held on May 30, 2013. The festival was again held at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District and The Urban ...

Sansotei Ramen

Sansotei Ramen is another Japanese Ramen joint that quietly opened in September 2012. Located around Dundas and Chestnut, the area is getting dotted with a number of Ramen options. Though opening without a major bang like ...

Santouka Ramen

Warning: very long post!  Over the past year or so, the number of ramen noodle houses that have sprung up in and around Toronto is uncanny! Toronto Life Magazine coined it the “Toronto ramen wars”. The ...

Momofuku – Noodle Bar

Momofuku has finally landed in Toronto. The famous eatery that started it all in NYC has made it way to the great north. David Chang the Chef and owner of the joint have been running around ...

SIO – National Sake Day Sakebrewing Event

If you didn’t know, this past Monday on October 1st was National Sake Day, “Nihonshu no Hi”. This day is used to celebrate the start of a new brewing season of Sake. To celebrate the kick ...

Kinton Ramen

One of the fondest memories I have of my visit to the wonderful country of Japan is walking and exploring the city of Tokyo. Despite feeling battered, tired and aching we always managed to close off ...

Kampai Toronto 2012

On May 31st, the largest sake festival to ever hit the shores of Canada was held over at the Distillery District here in Toronto. Ontario Spring Water Sake Company, Izumi played host of the night in ...

Kampai Toronto Giveaway – Two VIP Passes

We’re super excited about this next giveaway we have in store. If you haven’t already heard (no worries, that’s why we’re here), the largest sake tasting festival in Canada is coming. Kampai Toronto, the Festival of ...