Review: The Potted Pig – Barrie, ON

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It is hard to miss The Potted Pig when driving in Downtown Barrie. Not only is it located at the Historic Five Points intersection, but the sign incorporates a giant pig statue - How awesome is that? The interior of The Potted Pig has a eclectic vibe. A mix of rustic furniture with...

Yummy Kale Chips Recipe

"Can't you make them look more like Chocolate Chip Cookies?" My husband says. Okay, these aren't the most appealing looking snacks but seriously, put one in your mouth and the experience is so much different than your average chip. Kale chips are much lighter in texture and crumbles in your mouth. Some might find Kale bitter...

Review: The Farmhouse – Barrie, ON

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We went to The Farmhouse for my sister's birthday! It just opened several weeks ago and already there was some hype about it. The restaurant...

Painter’s Hall, Barrie, ON

North of the five points in downtown Barrie, is a quaint little restaurant called Painter's Hall. It has a discreet doorway but when you enter, you are welcomed with a hallway showcasing paintings by local artists. We were greeted by our waiter who made hubby and my first experience wonderful. He was very knowledgeable, attentive...

Makimono – Vaughan, ON

AYCE Sushi Restaurants are the best way to Try Japanese food. For around 20 dollars, you can sample a wide range of Japanese dishes! I recommend bringing a group - you can order LOTS of dishes and everyone can try a little bit of everything! My sister and I took our parents to Makimono for...

Century Palace Restaurant – Markham, ON

My family and I went to Yum Cha at Century Palace Restaurant, located in Markham. Yum Cha literally means "drink tea" but it is a Chinese-style brunch, which involves drinking Chinese tea and eating dim sum dishes. The restaurant is located inside a small mall. There are so many restaurants to choose from, the dim...