Saturday Breakfast at the Dirty Apron

Weekend is all about brunch and almost all popular locations in Vancouver is filled with long line ups. But I am about to introduce you one with the minimal lineup and affordable, delicious breakfast/brunch. The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Delicatessen & Catering locates just right next to Jam Cafe on Beatty Street. They are known for cooking classes, but do you know they also serve amazing breakfast on weekdays and Saturdays?

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Lumiere Patisserie: Affordable, Unique Tea-Infused Pastries

Recently, I have been trying some tea infused pastries from a new local online shop – Lumiere Patisserie. The founder of Lumiere Patisserie, Amy Chen, is a passionate pastry chef and has ongoing passion and interest in the baking industry. She wants to incorporate Asian culture and tea into classic French pastries. She also wants her guests to enjoy her treats without hesitate, so her pastries uses high-quality ingredients, with minimal sugar and fat.

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Valentine's Day Date Idea: Cake Decorating Night at Sugar Sugar Studios

Are you still looking for date ideas for Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, I got one for you! Sugar Sugar Studios provided affordable cake decorating classes, which you can be hands on into decorating a lovely cake into different shapes, such as cactus, unicorn, pineapple, or even sloth. I was invited to one that held in Café Artigiano on Main Street during the Christmas season, and it was so much fun. For all non-bakers out there, all components (from cake to buttercream) is prepared for you in advance. All you have to do is to put all your love and attention in decorating the cake. I also provided A DISCOUNT CODE in the end of the post!

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Mr. Tonkatsu – Crispy, Fresh Japanese Pork Cutlets in Toronto

Saku in Vancouver is packed every night, and people can line up up to one hour to get a bite of the tonkatsu. In Toronto, Mr. Tonkatsu is the popular option for tonkatsu. There are various locations in Toronto, and we visited the one on Yonge Street in North York. I also heard that they also open one in Surrey. It features a variety of katsu sets, donburi, and soba. They also offer different proteins, such as pork, chicken, and fish. Similar to many similar stores, they provide free refills for rice, cabbage, and miso soup for all tonkatsu sets.

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One of my Favourite Meal in Toronto: Pizzeria Libretto

It has been few weeks since I was back from Toronto, and I already missed its food and vibe. I want to share by far my favourite restaurant in Toronto, Pizzeria Libretto. There are various locations, and we went to one just steps away from our house on Danforth. It wasn’t too busy on a weekend evening, and it is spacious with comfortable seating. Our server is nice and friendly, and he also provided some amazing recommendations among the wide selection from the menu.

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