Aroma Cafe

Aroma Cafe switched ownership about a year ago. Despite keeping its previous concept of being a coffee roastery/cafe in one small package, its new owner is slowly turning the focus to provide delicious breakfast and lunch items. First Impression:   On the Table for Maple: Korean Bibimbap ($8.75) Breakfast Sandwich on Croissant ($6) Double Cappuccino … More Aroma Cafe

Sam’s Chinese Kitchen (Previously Hot Wheels Chinese Restaurant)

Growing up in an Asian household, the concept of brunch does not include pancakes, french toasts, and obscene amounts of bacon. Instead, my family goes for Dim Sum almost every weekend. When we moved here several years ago, this weekly affair became a monthly treat given the rarity of good dim sum restaurants. Eventually, I … More Sam’s Chinese Kitchen (Previously Hot Wheels Chinese Restaurant)

Kinkaku Izakaya

Y has a Japanese background and I studied the Japanese language and culture extensively at Renison University College for my Japanese Language Diploma. Since Y is a great cook (our chores split = he cooks I clean) and frequently makes Japanese cuisine at home, we have very high standards and expectations of what can be … More Kinkaku Izakaya