Archive for the ‘toronto’ Category

This holiday, I went back to Toronto to hang out with family and friends. It was a great vacation! But I also had to work for a couple of days. I took this occasion to check out the different Google locations in Toronto and Waterloo and work from each for one day. The Waterloo office is very […]

Yesterday I found myself face-to-face with salmon to cook for dinner. I have been lucky enough to have a certain special someone cook coriander-spiced pan-fried salmon with jalapeño-mango-pineapple pan salsa on previous occasions, but this time I was on my own. So, what to do? The internet came to my rescue and like my previous […]



Because I haven’t posted many photos lately, here are gratuituous photos from Toronto City Airport: It’s a nice change from Pearson airport which is undergoing a bunch of strikes right now. Flying from Toronto City means you’re probably on Porter Airlines, which aside from offering free beer on the flights, gives you free coffee in […]

Maria Plachta


This blog post is about a very amazing teacher of mine from high school, Maria Plachta, who unfortunately passed away on April 29 due to leukemia, at the age of 55. This post has a little bit of history and some words on why she was so frigging awesome. I first met Mrs P in […]

Dear internet, I was recently searching for deep fryer accessories (thanks mom!) and other cookware. I was able to find a 4 quart mixing bowl for merely $20 at The Bay! However, based on past experience I skipped this option and continued my search at Tap Phong downtown. I’ve bought spice jars and espresso cups […]

With my new camera I have an album of a few photos to show off from the weekend. On Friday night I went to The Wax in Kitchener and took some photos along the way home; Saturday night was C’est What in Toronto and imbibed several tasty beers, including Hop Addict, Peppermint Porter, Homegrown Hemp […]

I looked for some information today on Toronto breweries so that I could visit a couple with my brother. Here’s the lineup of what I found: Steam Whistle (near CN tower; visit it before it turns into a Leon’s!) Granite Brewery (Yonge & Mt. Pleasant) Amsterdam Brewery (Lakeshore & Bathurst) Great Lakes Brewery (Queensway & […]