Today is a new day – salad day! I definitely had my fair share of greens from morning till night. I find it relatively easy to make salad or buy salad anywhere. I decided to make this a salad day because despite how we are constantly taught that leafy greens are good for our bodies, […]
After a long 9 hour layover in Paris, I finally reached Venice where I found myself starving! While exploring the streets I discovered a cute little restaurant that peaked my interest. Step in with me and take a look.
I don’t normally get involved in these national food holidays or whatever days there are because every day is some sort of day it seems. Sounds confusing? Well it is to me too. But when I found out that October 17th is National Pasta Day I had to write a blog in honor of my […]
This is probably the best sushi place in Guelph, Ontario. Owned by Chinese, they run a pretty cozy and clean restaurant. Take a look.
I have to say that although I do not eat Indian food all the time I do crave it once in awhile, even when I am traveling. Finding a good Indian restaurant really makes me happy because I enjoy their buffets where I can get a bit of everything.
One of the many things I love about Hong Kong is that often you get a spectacular view to go with most meals. Having lunch at The American Club in Central did just that. We have a lot of reclaimed land in Hong Kong due to lack of space and too many people. Regardless, of […]
Lei Yuen Moon, Hong Kong Just a quick note to let you all know I am currently in Hong Kong. I will be here for a few months so my blogging might not be as frequent but I will definitely try my best to bring you the best foods and cooking from my home here. […]
When I started Gourmand Chic almost three years ago, I reached out to a lot of foodies, chefs and people in the culinary social media world. One of the first people I met was Shanti Christensen. I got to know her little by little over the years and even though we have yet to meet […]
The long awaited day has miraculously arrived! I finally got to try Umami Burger. Gasp. I know. Where have I been right? I think every single one of my friends who know me find it pretty impossible that I have yet to eat at any Umami Burger location considering what I do with food. And […]
Gourmet ingredients like Brie, truffle oil, leeks and cream make this soup a special-occasion indulgence. Ingredients: 2 tbsp plus 1/4 lb. butter 2 finely diced leeks (whites only) 2 finely diced shallots 1 bay leaf 1 branch thyme 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white wine 4 cups chicken stock; heated 1-1/2 cups 32% […]