Toronto Eats: Bar Begonia

Bar Begonia

Tomiko passed her CPA exam, so the whole family went to the nearby Bar Begonia to celebrate. Bar Begonia is a Parisian cocktail bar by Anthony Rose, a restaurateur who has several restaurants along Dupont St (as well as other neighbourhoods) in Toronto. The building is a weird, almost ziggurat shape that has been empty […]

The Year in Books: January with My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz

The Year in Books January with My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz, Kiku Corner

My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories  by David Lebovitz, 2014. David Lebovitz says himself that he likes reading the stories behind the recipes, and this is how his new cookbook is formatted. I can read through this cookbook like a novel, and the tales about friends, food vendors, provinces in France, and treasured ingredients are even […]

New York City Eats: Ladurée

New York City Eats: Laduree, Kiku Corner 101

Shopping in Soho was tiring work, so our aunt, Tomiko and I set out for lunch. On our way to a Japanese restaurant, we saw the sign for Ladurée! Since we were going for Japanese food later that weekend, we thought, why not! We were led through the front of shop, through the sumptuous dining […]

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