Author: Janey Tso

The Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation welcomes the Lunar New Year with their 31st annual Dragon Ball. Being one of Canada’s largest charity galas celebrating Chinese New Year, they raised funds to support and expand the four Yee Hong geriatric centres across the Greater Toronto Area.

In celebration of Chinese New Year’s Year of the pig, the zodiac representing good luck and prosperity, Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation hosted their 30th annual benefit gala, “Dragon Ball”. Yee Hong is a non-profit organization for geriatric care was the first residential hospice built by the Chinese community in Scarborough.

Now that road-trip-and-patio season is around the corner, Cove Bar and Restaurant in Oakville, Ontario will be the perfect destination for indulging in seafood cuisine, or sipping on tropical cocktails while enjoying the beautiful view of the harbour through their patio, reminiscent of a beach bar.

“The restaurant is known for receiving 2019’s Best Patio Talk of the Town Award.”

Frilu, a fine-dining restaurant known for their carefully curated 10-course “Kaiseki” seasonal menus, opened just last year on June 2018. For every season, they welcome a new menu, including most recently for spring. Owner and Executive Chef John Vincent Troiano’s concept for Frilu was to bring the uptown area of Thornhill with a fine-dining restaurant as it was not as common as it was in downtown. After working in a variety of upscale restaurants internationally, including Japan, Copenhagen, and 3-star…

With the cherry blossoms blooming earlier this week, it marked the perfect time to celebrate one of the most momentous occasions of spring. From April 27th to May 12th, Cheese Garden, a modern yet authentic dessert shop from Japan, launched their limited edition Sakura Spring Collection, a pink floral-themed set filled with carefully-made cakes and gifts. Here is what the set contained:

March 1st marked the Toronto opening of China’s biggest music restaurant franchise, Hutaoli Music Restaurant ^ Bar. Having over 400 locations, it is the first restaurant to open outside of the country. The name means “ideal fantasy world” in Mandarin Chinese which fits perfectly with the 2-year’s-worth of work in designing the interior. A massive venue, with a potential of hosting over 200 guests, is decorated like an elusive forest; with dangling lightbulbs, vinery, beautiful plants, and bird cages. The…

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