Roasted Tomato, Onion and Cheddar Bread with Brie, Steak and Red Pepper Jelly

I don’t know if it’s the weather, or just my mood, but lately I’ve been in the mood for home-baked breads and rich snacking foods.  This particular recipe is actually a three-part recipe, as it includes the bread itself (which… Continue Reading

Lee Chen Asian Diner, Part 2: The Mains

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Shanghainese-style dumplings at Lee Chen Asian Diner.  That was Part 1.  Part 2 is  about their main courses.  The menu at Lee Chen is somewhat smaller than many other Chinese/Asian restaurants, but… Continue Reading

Hearts for Fickle Viet-Chinese Cuisine

Fickle Viet Chinese Cuisine certainly has been getting a lot of attention since it opened on June 17, not only because of its name, but because of restaurant’s interesting decor – heart shapes all over its walls, ceilings and even… Continue Reading

Dynasty: A Little Trendier, But Otherwise No Changes

Dynasty Chinese Cuisine has reopened on Yorkville Avenue, just west of Bay Street.  The location, formerly held by True, an organic/locovore restaurant, was closed, leaving it available for Dynasty to take over last month.  The rstaurant has been at Yorkville… Continue Reading

Healthier Eating with Steamed Stuff Peppers

Now that 2011 has arrived, many of us are trying to follow our New Year’s resolutions and for a great deal of people, it means living a healthier lifestyle.  One way to do this is by making less fattening meals… Continue Reading