Archive of ‘Travel’ category

3 best restaurants in the Basque region of France

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It might come as no surprise that, aside from my family and friends, the one thing I miss the most about living in France is the easy, every day access to some of the best food in the world. Being home for a couple weeks in August allowed me to reconnect with some of the […] Read more…

 

Home for the holidays: My favourite moments in Paris

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I just got back from spending the holidays back home with my family in France. It was a few jam-packed days of catch-up time with family, complete with some good eats and visits of some of the neighbourhoods I miss the most when I’m away. Take a peek at some of my favourite moments in […] Read more…

 

Falling for Fall: Apple Picking

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I can’t say it enough: Fall is my all-time favourite season of the year. I get giddy as the air crisps up and never get tired of seeing all the different pumpkins and gourds in the storefronts. Autumn in Toronto is generally short-lived, so I do my best to enjoy every second of it before […] Read more…

 

Discovering Iceland

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Every summer, I usually head home to France to meet up with my family for some good old fashioned late night crowded dinners with a plethora of food, a bit of healthy bickering and some catching up. Although we usually congregate in the southwest tip of the country, in Biarritz,. this year was all about […] Read more…

 

Toronto: Dining at Momofuku

When I was at chef school in New York, I often made my way to the East Village for a pork bun bite at Momofuku. At the time, there was a small line but nothing like the phenomenon it has become today. Pork belly, though certainly not invented by David Chang, has become a trendy […] Read more…

 

Paris: Getting Inspired

Every time I go home, I recharge, relax and get inspiration from what I can now say is the most beautiful city in the world. Sure, there are close seconds in my mind, but the beauty of Paris always finds its way to my heart. I always get inspired by the beauty of Parisian streets […] Read more…

 

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