Lady who Lunches – Blowfish on Bay

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Blowfish restaurant will always have a special place in my heart. It was the meal that kicked off Mark and my official wedding festivities, and where we took our wedding party to thank them for being such wonderful friends and supporting us over the years. Nine years ago, there was only one Blowfish location, and… 

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Lady who Lunches – Porh Pawh Bakery

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When I started this adventure, with pen and paper in hand I walked around the few block radius of my office and wrote down all of the restaurants in the area. It was rather surprising to me that a couple weeks after I had done this, friend and Spotlight Contributor Nina Popovic tweeted very positively… 

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Lady who Lunches – Buppha Thai Restaurant

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Thai restaurants, in most big cities across North America, are a dime a dozen. They typically serve non-offensive, mildly spiced pad thai to customers who are looking for an “exotic” food experience. In fact, I would hazard that simply stumbling upon an excellent Thai restaurant would be the equivalent of finding a Canadian 50-cent piece… 

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Lady who Lunches – Chino Locos

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Working from home certainly has its benefits. There’s the lack of distraction from co-workers, working from a couch rather than a desk, and not having to change out of your pajamas. For me, another benefit of working from home is Chino Locos. Chino Locos is my go-to place for takeout: it’s relatively healthy, inexpensive, and… 

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Lady who Lunches – Portico

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I pass a multitude of restaurants every day on my walk into work. Portico Restaurant is one of the few that always stood out to me, despite being located in the lobby of a hotel (Cambridge Suites Hotel) and–the double-whammy–in the no man’s land on Richmond between Victoria & Yonge Street. I’m guessing that’s why… 

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