Organic, Vegan and FAST!

There’s a small restaurant on Hayden Street which serves organic vegan foods.  Open only during the work week, Camros is one of the few non-sitdown vegan-only restaurants in the city.  At my first ever visit there, I had their three item combo ($10.39 plus tax – can also choose from two or four items) which consisted […]

Dessert Trends Prix Fixe Dinner

Cynthia Cheng I last reviewed Dessert Trends Bistro as a brunch/lunch place last month and skipped over the dessert.  I recently returned to the restaurant for dinner to try their prix fixe menu.  The meal, which costs either $25 or $35, depending on the main course one orders, actually has a much larger selection than any similar […]

It’s Not Just Sweets at Dessert Trends’ DT Bistro

Cynthia Cheng Located on Harbord Street, between Spadina and Bathurst is the DT Bistro, the restaurant that sweets shop, Dessert Trends operates.  Offering much more than just desserts, this restaurant is an ideal place for a nice, weekend brunch.  At my last visit, I ordered a lemon dill egg scramble with cheddar cheese served over […]

Introducing…..the iPad!

Cynthia Cheng It’s real!  Apple has announced the 1.5 lb  iPad (seriously??  couldn’t they have thought of a better name?), their tablet computer.  It is small – 9.7″ and looks like a gigantic version of the iTouch/iPhone, where the keyboard is directly on the screen.  In addition, it comes in three versions – 16, 32 or 64 GB of […]

It's Official! Apple Tablet is Coming!

According to media reports, they will be announcing it this afternoon at 1 pm Eastern Time.  Watch this space (and meanwhile, enjoy the above video, which is apparently a leak of what the device is going to look like)! Update: The Apple announcement has started.  Steve Jobs says that 250 million iPods have been sold.  […]

Rumoured Apple Tablet Should Be at Hit: Readers

Over half of you, at 60%, believe that the tablet will be a hit.  Out of the skeptics, 20% believe that it’s a miss (since many other companies have tried tablets and failed) and 10% think it looks like a large iTouch/iPhone.  Another 10% chose other.

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Cynthia Cheng Recently, the Los Angeles-based lingerie company, The Little Bra Company held a trunk show in Toronto.  Producing pretty bras in A and B cups, The Little Bra Company is one of few lines which also offer non-training bra like pieces that come in 28 and 30 bands.  They also carry more “common” band sizes […]

Jacques Bistro du Parc: The Charm of Yorkville

Cynthia Cheng Jacques Bistro du Parc is one of Yorkville’s hidden gems.  Not often mentioned by Toronto’s lifestyle magazines, this restaurant is a great place to stop by for lunch while shopping downtown or for a quiet dinner for two.  The French restaurant, located at 126A Cumberland Street, is a smaller, cozy venue compared to the […]