Cedar planked shiso pesto salmon & caramelized miso maitake mushrooms

Cedar planked shiso pesto salmon & caramelized miso maitake mushrooms

One of our forever favourite restaurants and a worthy addition to the Best of Toronto is Skippa, a modest but top quality Japanese eatery that serves delicious sushi along with other innovative small plates. The dishes are inspired by southern Kyushu cuisine, formulated by the skilled hand of chef Ian Robinson, whose credentials include apprenticing [...]

Photo essay: Life in lockdown

Photo essay: Life in lockdown

A few photos to reflect daily life during these extraordinary times. Riding eerily empty subways to work at the hospital. Social distancing at Tim Horton's. Walking past shuttered playgrounds and parks. Spending quiet nights in. Venturing out for the occasional takeout pickup. Starting barbeque season early. Taking creepy photos. Working on my travel scrapbook and [...]