Smitten Kitchen in Toronto + Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

November 21, 2012 Cookies

*Deep breath* Here we go. It goes without saying that Smitten Kitchen is my favourite food blog. It’s one of the first ones I found back in 2008 when Danielle introduced me to the whole world of food blogging, and it was love at first bite. I can’t really remember what the first recipe I […]

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Toronto Eats: Banh Mi Boys {Gastropost Mission #11}

August 10, 2012 Bakeries & Restaurants

Last week’s Gastropost Mission was all about a Toronto Taco Takeover. You guys know I am sort of obsessed with homemade tortillas, weird taco fillings, and making large portions of delicious shredded things in my slowcooker, but instead of making tacos at home, I decided to venture out. This was influenced by a variety of […]

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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: 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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Toronto Maple Leafs Cookies

July 5, 2012 Cookies

My not-so-little nephew turned SEVEN last week, and he requested Toronto Maple Leafs cookies for his family party. I knew I wasn’t going to have enough time during the week to go the whole royal icing route, so my brainstorm was to make the actual cookies bright blue and sandwich them together with faux-Oreo filling. […]

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