Meet Shanea

I may not be a professional writer, but I consider myself a professional eater ... on the recommendation of friends and family I've started this blog. I love to eat, read about food, travel, shop, take in the arts, and explore new places. Focusing mostly on Toronto, my home base, Miami, my second home and New York and Italy where I travel to the most, while also featuring other places I'm fortunate enough to visit, I'll share with you my most savoury tidbits along the way.

I hope you can take something away with you, a restaurant to try, fantastic shopping experience, great hotel to stay in or something to do next time you visit a new locale.

Happy Dining,

Shanea

 

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November 20, 2017

Restaurante Triciclo :: Madrid

It's hard to pigeonhole the cuisine at Restaurante Triciclo in Madrid but it's easy to love. The food captures a multicultural spirit, with Spanish, Peruvian, Chinese and Italian dishes. They push the boundaries and serve well prepared and attractively presented dishes.
November 14, 2017

La Mamounia :: Marrakech, Morocco

La Mamounia in Morocco is iconic, opulent and you will be ensured a most luxurious stay. It is hard to tear yourself away to tour Marrakech – it's an intoxicating haven.
November 8, 2017

Bar Sybanne :: Toronto

Bar Sybanne in Toronto surpassed all my expectations. The reasonably priced menu offers artfully-plated, creative dishes with a great interplay of textures and tastes.
November 7, 2017

Miami’s Newest Restaurants 2017-2018

Just when you thought you were all caught up with the latest restaurants in Miami, here comes a new list to keep you busy this season. Watch for my upcoming reviews.
November 1, 2017

Aloette Restaurant :: Toronto

Toronto's Aloette is a neighbourhood bistro that's been packed from day one, and for good reason. The food was reasonably priced for the exceptional quality.
October 31, 2017

Arzabal :: Madrid, Spain

Arzabal in Madrid, Spain is sophisticated and romantic, serving quality food that is modestly priced. The whole experience is all very easy to digest.
October 29, 2017

Maker Pizza :: Toronto

Maker Pizza focuses on what matters – fresh ingredients, creative recipes, cooked to order options and friendly staff. It has been rated number one in many Toronto publications and I can see why.
October 19, 2017

Kost Restaurant :: Toronto

There has been much hype about the opening this fall of the new, slick Bisha Hotel and residential condominium at 80 Blue Jays Way in downtown Toronto. Charles Kabouth is one of the principles and he is known in Toronto as a restaurant entrepreneur.
October 13, 2017

Kiin :: Toronto

At Kiin in Toronto each item is meticulously prepared and beautifully presented, with rich flavours that ripple across the taste buds.
October 6, 2017

Visa Infinite Dining Series – Brothers Food and Wine – Toronto

Brothers Food and Wine in Toronto hosted the Visa Infinite Dining Series, serving an insanely good meal from beginning to end. The evening was perfection.
October 1, 2017

Hexagon Restaurant :: Oakville

Hexagon Restaurant in Oakville strives for culinary excellence, and Chef Sean goes to great lengths to succeed. His new restaurant sets the stage for his creative talent.
September 27, 2017

The Pool :: New York

Many restaurants come and go but the Pool Room and Grill in New York have stood the test of time and were always packed with the privileged few of the business, society and celebrity world.
September 26, 2017

Anderson’s Frozen Custard :: Buffalo, New York

When I find myself in Buffalo, New York, I always make sure to stop by Anderson's Frozen Custard. Luckily there are now seven locations and a food truck.
September 21, 2017

Copetin :: Toronto

Toronto's Copetin has a buzz and a cool vibe. And, more importantly, the food is bursting with flavour and every dish is exciting in a different way.
September 7, 2017

Zen Restaurant :: Toronto

Zen Restaurant in Toronto aims to preserve the culture of Japanese cuisine, providing excellent service and beautifully prepared dishes using fresh, unique ingredients. It exceeded our expectations and lit up my umami sensors.
August 23, 2017

Montgomery’s Restaurant :: Toronto

Montgomery's Restaurant has steadily become known by those "in the know", featuring Canadian dishes with local ingredients, many sourced from the Mennonite community.
August 16, 2017

Dizengoff :: Miami

Dizengoff in Wynwood, Miami serves simple, elevated food at affordable prices. Their freshly made hummus and tahini are creamy and dreamy.
August 11, 2017

El Rey Mezcal Bar :: Toronto

El Rey Mezcal Bar in Toronto serves well-curated drinks and fun Mexican bar snacks in a cheerful environment.
August 10, 2017

Dashi :: Miami

Dashi in Miami's River Yacht Club serves beautifully presented dishes that tempt all the senses with equally beautiful views. I don’t think you will be disappointed!
August 4, 2017

Mandarin Oriental Hotel :: Milan

At the Mandarin Oriental in Milan all your senses will be pampered in this sumptuous, prestigious and stylish hotel.
August 4, 2017

Seta :: Milan

Seta is one of Milan's best dining destinations. It sets the bar high, with original, conceptual Italian dishes that not only look stunning, they also taste it.
August 3, 2017

Ristorante Cocchi :: Parma

Dining at Ristorante Cocchi in Parma may have been my favourite meal in Italy this year. It was a sumptuous experience in regional cuisine. It exceeded my wildest expectations.
August 2, 2017

Metamorfosi :: Rome

Metamorfosi in Rome delivers an exceptionally good meal of fusion cuisine with an eclectic, international feel. It's a special restaurant in every respect. Highly recommend.
August 1, 2017

JK Kitchen :: Capri

JK Kitchen Restaurant & Terrace in Capri delivers a level of luxury, charm, style and attention to detail that creates a truly special evening.
August 1, 2017

Skippa Restaurant :: Toronto

Using the best ingredients and some serious skills, Skippa in Toronto is a success story about how hard work can pay off. Each course had a different layering of flavours.