• Bar Ape Pop Up Event (YUM!)

    I was invited to Bar Ape’s Pop Up Event hosted at The Sovereign and got to sample some of their soft serve concoctions. I was first introduced to Bar Ape in the summertime when I stumbled upon their cute ape (pronounced ah-pay) near Trinity Bellwoods with my friend Alexa. They usually serve gelato bars but at the event, their focus was on soft serve gelato. I got to sample their pear sorbet, pumpkin seed gelato, and a pistachio gelato on a gluten-free cookie. All of the flavours were amazing but I must say the pumpkin seed gelato was my favourite. Also, the gluten-free cookie was amazing and I hope they…

  • Marvel Coffee Co. (Carlaw Location)

    I was on the Danforth the other day and decided to stop into Marvel Coffee. I had been to their Donlands location a while back and I wanted to see their new location. It is beautifully decorated with ample seating (though outlets are scarce). It has the makings of a perfect Instagram worthy cafe (i.e. marble counters and tons of natural light). I ordered a vanilla latte and hoped that it would come with nice latte art. (It did not). The vanilla latte was nice but could have been better if it had less foam. Also, if you’re an avid coffee drinker and actually want to taste coffee in your…