When visiting Ottawa one night we met some friends at an Ethiopian restaurant – Horn of Africa – close to the Byward Market. I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into but it is not typical Western dining. I kind of expected the restaurant to North-America-fy the food by giving us, you know, […]
Frenchie and I went to Tana Coffee for breakfast one morning while I was in Ottawa. They were just finishing up yoga since it was a Sunday morning. Apparently they clear some tables every Sunday morning and have a yoga session at the back of the restaurant. Apparently they are going to start roasting their […]
HOITO is a Finnish restaurant in Thunder Bay that was started to give the Finnish-immigrant Lumberjacks a cheap place to eat on their breaks from slaving away in the forest. Though everyone talks about how you MUST go to the Hoito when visiting Thunder Bay I would also keep in mind it’s basically a greasy […]
On our trip to Lake Placid (NY) we made a detour to the Wilmington area to check out Whiteface (which is a popular ski hill in New York State if you’ve been living under a rock – Lake Placid is Olympic central after all). We stopped off at Steinhoffs (a German lodge / Irish Pub) […]
I’ve been an absent blogger for the past few months. Here’s what I’ve been shooting instead of food: Northern F***ing Lights And shooting stars! And Light Painting my geotech engineer. Arctic Foxes! Glacial Waterfalls! Mountains! Big Trucks Fiances! Bees! Weddings! Canoeing! Stand-Up Paddleboarding! Races! … so hopefully that explains why I’ve been so absent!
Hiking mountains can be exhausting – surprise surprise. A great way to refuel mid-hike is to have a hot meal! I felt a little crazy for bringing our hiking stove up the mountain but it was definitely worth it (everyone was jealous). We made vegetarian burritos with corn tortillas – which are hard to find […]
One reason why I love Peterborough is it’s the only place I’ve been able to find these bourekas: It may look like a bagel but it’s actually puff pastry filled with a potato mushroom and cheese filling. Something about them – maybe the fact that I can’t find them anywhere else – makes them rather […]