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 […]

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 […]

Fan Food for Sports Fans

It’s a great month to be a sports fan in Toronto. The Leafs and the Raptors are in the Playoffs and the Blue Jays are…playing. Silent wars are erupting around bars, as people harass the staff to put their favourite sport on. Google is being bombarded by player statistic search requests and everyone is walking […]

Friends with Benedicts

BLT benny

If you’re gonna be tempted by something sexy, we have just the thing. But be warned, you might want a lot more than just a one time thing. And no, we are not suggesting a Tinder-type arrangement, we are suggesting you lose yourself in the amazingness that is our Friends with Benedict Menu. What’s that […]

4 ways to Kickstart St Patty’s Day Celebrations!

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! St Patty’s Day is just around the bend, and we know you’re all itching to bust out the beer mugs and do a little jig while a leprechaun plays the tin whistle in the background. We might not have leprechauns or tin whistles, but we do have the right […]

Why do people eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?

While we secretly wish everyday was Pancake Day, we have to admit that there can only be one. And since pancakes are one of our favourite food groups, we thought we’d shed some light on why people eat pancakes on this particular day. Pancake Day happens on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the […]

Top 5 Valentine’s Day Breakfast Classics

It’s that time of the year again when women dream of being swept off their feet, and men run around like chickens with their heads cut off, trying to come up with the perfect romantic gesture that says ‘Please don’t be mad tomorrow.’ When old men grumble about commercialization and teenagers coo over the romance […]

How to be the Best Version of Yourself

The new year has begun and by now you’re probably well on your way into your new year’s resolutions. Maybe you’ve been strong and held steadfastly to your resolve. Maybe you’ve already fallen off the wagon a few times. Or maybe you’re on the verge of talking yourself out of the whole thing because…just because. […]

The fascinating history of chicken and waffles.

They say opposites attract, and we absolutely agree. Because no two things could be further apart than chicken and waffles. Where one is savory, the other is sweet. Where one is fluffy, the other is crispy. It’s like yin and yang, coming together to make…you know, that yin and yang symbol you see everywhere. So […]

Boom Breakfast Jazzes Things Up for the Holidays

Every holiday season we try to do something fun for our guests, whether it’s giveaways, Holiday bingo or fun contests and draws. But this time around we’re going all out. We’ve come up with a whole new holiday menu filled with yummy goodies for your festive enjoyment. Here are some of the dishes you should […]