Category Archives: food

New Food: The Doner

I have had a chance to experience the food trend that has already swept Europe.  Will it sweep up Toronto too? On a beautiful Friday, with temperatures way above seasonal, I ventured to Kensington Market to get a taste of … Continue reading

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An Oversight

Yesterday….early this morning in fact, I wrote about a perfect moment involving my best friends.  I don’t want to take away from that, but there was another Perfect Moment to yesterday. Yesterday for lunch I had one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Korean Food

After work, before Today’s Perfect Moment, I went to my favourite bar where they make their own beer, As you can see from the photo, the beer looks awesome.  The waiter was kind enough to give us some samples of … Continue reading

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When the Weary Search for Food

Today’s Perfect Moment is a celebration of food and conversation in a great setting. When I write those words, I am convinced that all of you reading this are probably nodding your heads in agreement.  You know what I am … Continue reading

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Like a Comfortable Sweater

Some restaurants just seem to fit me like a comfortable sweater. They keep you warm, they make you feel same, and they welcome you regardless of how long you’ve been away.  Some places just seem at home to me.  That … Continue reading

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Sandwich Mindfulness

So often we are rushed. Rushed to do our work.  Rushed to make better use of our time.  Rushed to finish a project.  Rushed to finish work so we can rush home and rush around before going to bed. Today, … Continue reading

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Zero to Hero, Cellar to Stellar

Being remiss lately in regards to this blog (negligent is such legally loaded word and is best left unused), I had better update it when I can. There certainly has been no shortage of Perfect Moments. Last night, in fact, … Continue reading

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Brazilian, Anyone?

It is the end of my current teaching session. My students will take their big test next week (CAE) and I will be keeping my fingers crossed that they are all successful.  Seeing as it was the last day, tradition … Continue reading

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Leave My Bananas Alone!

I thought it was a one-off. I thought that it would happen once and never again.  How sadly I misjudged Hollywood.  How sadly I thought their greed had limits. They have gone and defiled my banana again–though this time it … Continue reading

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My Financial Acumen

Today’s Perfect Moment is not what it seems. It wasn’t this lunch.  Well, it was kind of this lunch, but it wasn’t this lunch.  Have I confused you enough?  That’s good, because I am confusing myself. The lunch itself was … Continue reading

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