Food Adventure to Kensington Market: Little Pebbles Cafe

Near Toronto’s Chinatown, there is a famous Kensington Market, where has many independent cafes and Jamaican restaurants. I visited a few cafes there, and I think this one is worth to mention – Little Pebbles Cafe. It is a petit Japanese cafe with very limited seatings, but it was super busy when we visited on a weekend. There is a tiny menu above the counter, as well as a glass shelf filled with cakes and canelés.

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Continue Exploring on Spadina Avenue: Icha Tea (一茶間)

Spadina Avenue has many bubble tea shops, but there is also this cute independant cafe/tea bar that serves chinese tea, matcha, and tea-infused treats. Icha Tea (一茶間) is known as the heaven for tea lovers on Spadina Avenue. Once you step in, you can first order at the counter. There is a few seats where you can sit and wait for your takeout orders. Otherwise, you can continue to walk inside, passing through an authentic Chinese tea bar, and you can then find more seatings. It is spacious and quiet. There are many students working in the corner, as well as groups chilling around with drinks and desserts.

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First Time Trying Pablo Cheese Tart in Toronto

My trip to Toronto has come to an end, and it was my first time visiting Toronto. Through it is only 5 hours away, Vancouver and Toronto has its unique cuisine and stores in the city. My first blog post about Toronto is a famous Japanese dessert parlour that has not arrived to Vancouver yet – Pablo Cheese Tart. In Toronto, there are numerous stores, and I visited the one on Dundas Street. Pablo is known for its cheesecakes and cheese tarts, and I have heard mixed reviews from online and my friends before.

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Purdys Chocolatier: It is never too early for Christmas Chocolates

What is better than Christmas presents? An EARLY Christmas gift in mid-November! Few days ago, I got a blogger mail from Purdys Chocolatier, a Vancouver-based chocolatier. They recently launched the chocolate collections for Christmas, which allow customers to pre-order their Christmas gifts online. Purdys prepares a wide selection of gift boxes, gift baskets and even corporate gifts in different price range, so there must be one that suits you!

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Mr. Mustache Tea & Dessert: Bento Box and Oolong Tea Macchiato

It is difficult to look for a cafe that opens until midnight in Vancouver, but if you are in the Burnaby or Marpole area, I have a recommendation for you. Mr. Mustache Tea & Dessert has 2 locations, one on Granville Street and one across Metrotown on Sussex Street. The best thing about the cafe is that it opens until midnight. It is surprised to see how packed it is around 10 pm. Recently, the Burnaby location launched a new dessert, Bento Box, an earl grey cake with fresh pearls on the side.

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