Boom Breakfast Blog

Thankful for Tony


Written by Alex, server As Thanksgiving is upon us, I start reflecting on what this holiday means to me, personally.  I know it means different things for everyone but for me, it means family and how thankful and lucky I am to have such a great family.  It’s sitting around the table enjoying a perfectly roasted turkey with garlic mashed potatoes... View Article

FALLing for BOOM!


I’ve always loved this time of year, the time to say goodbye to summer and say hello to new beginnings; whether you are starting school for the first time or going back for a new year. It’s a time when you can sense a change in nature and almost feel the leaves changing their colours. Fall is a great season... View Article

Drink up the Summer


So summer vacations are almost up, and we know you’re feeling the blues already. No more video games all day long, no more road trips, no more exotic travel, just lots and lots of blah. But there are some things to feel good about right? There are your friends, your favourite teachers and new things to learn! Actually, nevermind, it... View Article

Why Cold Brew isn’t just a fad.


If you thought that cold brew was just for snobs and hipsters, you’re in for a surprise. Cold brew has become a 2 Billion dollar industry, with cans and bottles being sold at grocery stores and craft brews being served at big coffee chains, it’s almost as popular as beer, almost. We’ve recently jumped on the cold brew bandwagon as... View Article

Top 5 Canadian Dishes at Boom


Canada’s 150th Birthday is this weekend and we are bursting with pride. There’s so much to be thankful for as Canadians, especially in the summer. We’ve got great weather, friendly folk and great eats from all around the world. And even though part of what makes us Canadian is our multiculturalism, we want to remind everyone that Canada has given... View Article

Top 10 Boom Bestsellers


There are some things in life that you just have to try, just because life is too awesome not to. The most common things people put on their lists are things like skydiving, writing a book, travelling Europe and sleeping under the stars. Our list is a little closer to home. We scraped through our records, scoured our social media... View Article

4 drinks you just have to try with brunch


Tastebuds are funny things. They’re picky, they’re moody and they all want different things. Some taste buds like it salty, some like it sweet and others like it bitter. It’s hard to please them all. And things get even more complicated when it comes to food and drinks pairings, because they react differently to different food combinations. Talk about divas.... View Article

Spring for Smoothies


The birds are chirping, the bunnies are hopping and the weather has decided to rise to the occasion. The air is apple crisp, the wind is just on the right side of gentle and the bald trees are growing back their fancy leaf-dos. Spring has arrived with a spring in its step. And so the heart wants to take all... View Article

The Brief and Amazing History of Peameal Bacon


Let’s face it, Toronto is amazing for a lot of reasons. But like most Canadians, Torontonians struggle to tell tourists about things that are uniquely Torontonian. We usually skim over it by saying something like ‘We’re really multi-cultural.” Leaving the tourist thinking about what they’re going to post on their Instagram now that there is nothing #Torontonian in particular to... View Article