July 2012

Toronto Eats: Pizzeria Libretto + Bestellen

July 31, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

After consuming sugar all day long, we deposited ourselves at Pizzeria Libretto, anxious to consume some actual food and rest our weary feet. We arrived just as the restaurant was re-opening after being closed for a few days for some renovations (and a fresh coat of paint by the smell).

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Toronto Eats: Ed’s Real Scoop

July 30, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

Let’s recap: cupcakes, macarons, pie, donuts. What’s missing? Ice Cream.  I’ve never really been one of those people who needs to have ice cream in the freezer at all times, but obviously I can appreciate a good scoop. Ed’s Real Scoop is blogTO’s #1-rated ice cream, and we headed over there as our final stop of […]

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Toronto Eats: Paulette’s Original Donuts & Chicken

July 27, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

Quick post here on Paulette’s Original Donuts & Chicken. I read a review on Toronto Life the week before Danielle’s visit, and quickly added it to our schedule. I had the most amazing donuts of my life at The Doughnut Plant in NYC in ’09 and Jelly last summer in Calgary, so I thought we should […]

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Toronto Eats: The Canadian Pie Company

July 26, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

After eating our way around the perimeter of Trinity Bellwoods Park, it was time to hop on the streetcar and head east to Leslieville. Danielle and I have a shared love of pie, and when she visited in ’08 we went to Wanda’s Pie in the Sky, the undisputed pie champ of Toronto.  Then last […]

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Toronto Eats: Nadège Patisserie

July 25, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

  After a bit of a disappointment with the alleged #1 cupcakes in Toronto, it was time to hop back down through Trinity Bellwoods Park to try blogTO’s #1 rated macaron.  Nadège has been on my radar for a couple of years, but macarons have never really provided me with enough motivation to visit.

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Toronto Eats: Le Dolci & The Wedding Cake Shoppe

July 24, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

The first stop on our Toronto Treat Tour was The Wedding Cake Shoppe for blogTO’s #1 rated cupcake. On the way there, we came across Le Dolci, and popped in to see what it was all about. Little did we know, we were about to find our kindred spirits.

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Toronto Eats: Saving Grace

July 23, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

  You may have noticed a lack of restaurant reviews here on Planet Byn. This is for a couple of reasons, the main one being that I wouldn’t say I’m a super avid eater-outer. The reasons for this include, but are not limited to the following: I like to try to make stuff at home, I like […]

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Corn & Basil Tart

July 22, 2012 Quiche & Savory Tarts

Attention, attention! Friends, you need to prepare yourselves. There was an extra special visitor here at Planet Byn last week! The very person who introduced me to food blogs – who unknowingly set this whole world in motion – came for a visit! That’s right, Danielle was here!

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops + Canada Day Fun

July 19, 2012 Frozen

  For this post to work out, I need a little extra cooperation. You need to pretend it’s July 2nd, and you’re currently relaxing on your day off before heading back to work. Okay? Ready? Here we go…

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Maple Syrup Tarts {Gastropost Mission #6}

July 7, 2012 Gastropost

A few weeks ago my Mom saved me a section of the National Post, because it was all about rhubarb. Turns out, this was actually part of a new feature in the paper called Gastropost!It works like so: each week a new food-related mission is posted, you can complete the mission, and then post about it […]

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