Category Archives for Restaurants

December 21st, 2017

Birthday Dinner at Miku Restaurant

Dinner at Miku Restaurant Toronto | Sara du Jour

After the two-night birthday whirlwind on Friday and Saturday, celebrating with friends, it was time for the final celebration with my parents. Having seen the new Star Wars in 3D with my dad earlier in the day (which we both loved!), we picked up my mom and headed to Miku restaurant in Toronto, for a Japanese fine dining experience unlike any other.


21. December 2017 by saradujour
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July 28th, 2014

Dinner at Rosewater Supper Club

Summerlicious Dinner at Rosewater Supper Club - Sara du Jour

Before Summerlicious in Toronto ended for the year, Lena and I determined to squeeze in one more fine dining experience before time ran out.

Lena suggested Rosewater Supper Club, a hotspot frequented by celebs like Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Wahlberg, David Beckham, and Sir Anthony Hopkins during the Toronto International Film Festival. (more…)

28. July 2014 by saradujour
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July 14th, 2014

Summerlicious at Canoe Restaurant

Summerlicious 2014 at Canoe Restaurant - Sara du Jour

Summerlicious in Toronto has rolled around again! That wonderful time of year when even twenty-something peasants like us (I kid) get the chance to try out the fanciest restaurants in the city at a much more reasonable price. I blogged about our experience at Toula restaurant during last year’s Summerlicious festival, but this year, we set our sights even higher. (more…)

14. July 2014 by saradujour
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June 21st, 2014

Live Organic Food Bar

Live Organic Food Bar Toronto

My dad’s a raw vegan, so for Father’s Day last Sunday, I invited him for a late lunch/early dinner to Live Organic Food Bar in Toronto. (more…)

21. June 2014 by saradujour
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June 8th, 2014

Frida Restaurant & Bar

Frida Restaurant and Bar Toronto

Mexican is probably one of my all-time favourite cuisines. It’s vibrant, flavourful, and fresh.

BlogTO recently put together a list of Toronto’s best Mexican restaurants, which I swiftly sent to all my friends. Luckily they were equally eager to give some of them a try, so on Friday night we made reservations for post-work week dinner and drinks at Frida Restaurant & Bar. (more…)

08. June 2014 by saradujour
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May 16th, 2014

Momofuku Noodle Bar

Momofuku Noodle Bar Toronto

Momofuku’s legacy began in 2004, in a loud, crowded, inexpensive little ramen shop in New York’s East Village. Their particular brand of tasty Americanized Japanese, Korean, and Chinese dishes proved to be a smash hit, and in 2012, they opened a sister location right here in Toronto by the same name. (more…)

16. May 2014 by saradujour
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May 11th, 2014

Tea for Two at the Windsor Arms

Windsor Arms Hotel Afternoon Tea Toronto

I don’t think I’ve ever felt so uncivilized and brutish in my life. There’s nothing like afternoon tea to make you realize how lacking you are in old-fashioned etiquette. Or is that just me?  (more…)

11. May 2014 by saradujour
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April 13th, 2014

Dinner at Spacco Restaurant & Bar


My friends and I try to get together at the end of every week for a catch-up over good food and a couple of drinks. On Friday, the four of us met at Spacco Restaurant & Bar, a lively, sprawling spot offering up delicious Italian cuisine, multiple pool tables, and a bumping dance floor with a DJ on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. (We just came to eat, though, because we are 22 going on 85.) (more…)

13. April 2014 by saradujour
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December 10th, 2013

Dinner and a Show: Les Misérables


Like most people, I look forward to Fridays, for obvious reasons. This particular Friday, however, had me counting down for months, because I knew we had quite an evening in store. (more…)

10. December 2013 by saradujour
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November 11th, 2013

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria


After a long work week, my friends and I like to meet up on Friday nights to eat, drink, and catch up on each others’ lives. Last Friday, we went to our favorite pizza restaurant in Toronto: Famoso. (more…)

11. November 2013 by saradujour
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September 29th, 2013

Mikayla Turns 19: A Night of Firsts


Saturday was Mikayla’s 19th birthday, and having just moved to the city not knowing anyone here but me, I decided to take her out for a night of “firsts”.  (more…)

29. September 2013 by saradujour
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August 10th, 2013

Out Pho Lunch


Let me warn you right now: this post is going to be chalk-full of puns. It’s not pho the weak of heart – so brace yourself.

In the heart of Toronto’s Chinatown lies a little gem of a restaurant, called Pho Xe Lua, which roughly translates to “Pho Train”. (more…)

10. August 2013 by saradujour
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July 23rd, 2013

Five Guys, Three Gals

(Get your mind out of the gutter! Naughty.)


On Sunday the girls and I went for lunch to place that only recently came to Canada from the States: Five Guys Burgers & Fries. (more…)

23. July 2013 by saradujour
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July 14th, 2013

Ladies Who Lunch (at Toula)


Every year in July, some of Toronto’s top restaurants open their doors for Summerlicious, a culinary festival of fabulous three-course prix fixe menus at reduced price points.

It’s a great opportunity to enjoy fine dining and taste new dishes, so we try to take advantage every summer. (more…)

14. July 2013 by saradujour
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