Category: I Am Not a Foodie

Magnum Pleasure Shop — Rebecca Palmer's creation

I AM NOT A FOODIE: Getting #MyMagnum On at the Magnum Pleasure Store — Does it Live Up to the Hype?

You may have seen it from afar. You’ve heard people talk about it; you’ve seen it in the news. You see photos all over social media of these ice cream creations layered with all sorts of toppings, each on looking more individual than the next! And as of reading […]

Scarborough Dishcrawl II — Wexford Heights BIA Sign

I AM NOT A FOODIE — Four Courses with Scarborough #Dishcrawl!

Somewhere in Scarborough is some sushi with your name on it. For someone who’d decided to keep west of Victoria Park Avenue, it seems like I’m spending a whole lotta time in Scarborough these days! In the land of strip malls, beauty salons and more ethnic diversity than […]

Eggs Benedict with Roasted Vegetables and Aged White Cheddar at Lady Marmalade in Toronto, ON

I AM NOT A FOODIE — Lovin’ Lady Marmalade

Lady Marmalade Seating: 40 Address: 898 Queen St E, Toronto, ON Location: Logan/Queen Neighbourhood: Leslieville Food type: Delicious brunch with an inexplicable Mexican twist [hr width=”90%” border_width=”1px” ] Brunch is Sarah’s favourite meal of the day. I often decline to tag along when she’s trying a new spot […]

A mix of six salads from the smørrebrød counter at Karelia Kitchen

I AM NOT A FOODIE — Kickin’ it at Karelia Kitchen

Karelia Kitchen Seating: 24 Address: 1194 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON Location: Bloor/Dufferin Neighbourhood: Bloordale Village Food type: Scandinavian fare [hr width=”90%” border_width=”1px” ] If you’re looking for an experience that’s far different from your ordinary restaurant experience, check out Karelia Kitchen. Karelia Kitchen is surprisingly inexpensive, amazingly […]

G... for Gelato and Espresso Bar — Blood Orange Flavour

I AM NOT A FOODIE: G… for Gelato and Espresso Bar

G… for Gelato and Espresso Bar Seating: Around 30 Address: 75 Jarvis St, Toronto, ON Location: Jarvis/Adelaide Neighbourhood: St. Lawrence Food type: Italian fare and gelato Shant Behesnilan is a man who’s passionate about customer service. He’s done what many only dream of — making the jump from […]

Left-to-right: Chris Vollick, Christine Pantazis, Justin Baisden and me!

Some Zest from the West — A Taste of Burlington

An hour away from big, bad Toronto is a little place called Burlington. The last time I remember coming out this way was in my early 20s to check the club scene (and girls) outside of Toronto at Big Buck’s Mountain Lodge. But nearly a decade and several nights […]

A plate of hand butchered fresh boneless chicken breast marinated in savoury buttermilk marinade for at least 12 hours at the Memphis Fire Barbecue Company in Winona, ON

There’s Only So Much Stomach! — TeamTrolling Does Memphis Fire Barbecue

FRIED CHICKEN Southern Fried Goodness! We all enjoy fried chicken, and at Memphis, it’s a labour of love. We hand butcher fresh boneless chicken breast and then marinate it in our savoury buttermilk marinade for at least 12 hours. This allows the flavours to deepen and produces moist […]

The 2014 Corvette Stingray

Too Early for a Mid-Life Crisis — The 2014 Corvette Stingray Canadian Reveal

Held in the Distillery District’s Fermenting Cellar, the Canadian Reveal of the 2014 Corvette Stingray was… an interesting event for someone like me. Back to Life, Back to Reality One way or another, soon I’ll see myself behind the wheel of a car. Driving isn’t something I’ve much bothered with, but […]

The 2014 Ford Fiesta, unveiled

Partying Up Rain or Shine (or Snowmageddon) — The Ford Blue Party

Gotta love young social media socialites. They'll go to the opening of an envelope and tweet about it! Stay home, will ya? — MAVERICK (@MAVERICK_POV) February 7, 2013 Even though Maverick PR’s #OpenEnvelope-inspiring tweet likely got some would-be attendees to stay in and out of the cold of […]

A Grover's Cattleman Burger

TeamTrolling Does America

So I was in Vegas for four days. In the time I’ve been gone, I’ve changed jobs, Toronto was hit by a blizzard and Burger King’s Twitter account got hacked in a gloriously hilarious fashion. That’s the best you could do in four days, Toronto? Shoot. I’ll tell you […]

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