Leaving Toronto: Maha’s Egyptian Brunch

It was quite the long weekend in Toronto! I checked another NHL arena off the list, attended the Legends Classic and hung out with an inductee, and had a fabulous time at the Celebration Gala and met lots of cool people. Before heading to the airport, I had plenty of time for breakfast. I went…

Kinka Izakaya and the 2018 Induction Celebration Gala

I already enjoyed an amazing couple of days in Toronto and it was only gonna get better! That Monday started off with lunch at Kinka Izakaya, an izakaya-style Japanese restaurant serving small plates and drinks in a lively atmosphere. There are a few locations in Toronto, as well as a couple in Tokyo and one…

White Lily Diner and the Haggar Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic

After my own personal seafood fest the previous day, my third day in Toronto began with breakfast at White Lily Diner. The small charming diner serves sandwiches, donuts, cocktails, and all-day breakfasts. I only waited for a few minutes before one of the five stools at the bar became vacant. I ordered the Seasonal House…

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse and Sushi Kaji

After a beer-filled late night, I was off to a later start for my second day in Toronto. It was Saturday and by the time I was fully functioning, I was more than ready for a hearty lunch. I decided to take an Uber to Scarborough to check out the Fishman Lobster Clubhouse. The cash-only…

Back to Toronto: Kōjin and Scotiabank Arena

Back in November I decided to return to one of my favorite cities for the Hockey Hall of Fame Induction of New Jersey Devils goaltender great, Martin Brodeur, as well as watch the Devils play at Scotiabank Arena and attend other special Hockey Hall of Fame events. Off to Toronto for a fun-filled hockey weekend!…

I’m Back From Toronto!

I’m back from a fantastic long weekend in one of my favorite food cities, Toronto! For my first night I checked out a Momofuku restaurant and watched the New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena. I indulged in a couple lobster dishes and a great omakase. I also attended special Hockey Hall…

CN Tower

After breakfast (and lunch) at St. Lawrence Market, I made my way to the CN Tower. The Fan Expo also happen to be going on that weekend and made for a very interesting walk to the tower. The CN Tower is located right next to Rodgers Centre. I really wanted to see a Blue Jays…

Gusto 101

After a failed attempt of flying to Toronto for Memorial Day weekend, I had much better weather Labor Day weekend. It was a short flight and only took about an hour and a half to arrive at Pearson International  – made it! I found a pretty good deal for a room at One King West….