All posts tagged: Patio

Diwan Restaurant

After spending the morning and getting some culture in at Aga Khan Museum as part of my mom’s birthday celebrations, we took a break for lunch on the patio of Diwan restaurant. Diwan is part of Aga Khan Museum and Chef Mark McEwan is bringing Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian cuisine all under the same roof. There are plenty of choices and all sounded super delicious. We sat on the patio under the giant umbrellas and enjoyed the nice weather for the day. The indoors sitting area looked very pretty and it was buzzing with all the museum patrons chatting away. I think most museum visitors do the same thing as we did. Walk the museum and hit Diwan for lunch! We got a few things and shared everything. Unfortunately I don’t have a picture of the lamb samosas. We were super hungry and they got devoured as soon as they hit the table. Same for the name of the dishes….sigh… hunger affects my memory… The fries were delicious! I would have loved …

South Of Temperance

Over the weekend after Eunji and I completely exhausted ourselves by walking all over the downtown core from one TIFF happening to another we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather we were having and check out the new HOT spot in town, South of Temperance. We both read many reviews about this restaurant and we both were excited to check it out. I can say we were not disappointed in any way. The location and the massive patio at the Temperance by itself just does the job for any lounge lover, but they topped it all up with great design indoors and outdoors and reasonably priced menu. As for the crowd and who hangs out there, we read that this is the new hangout for the financial district  crowd during and after work hours. Unfortunately since we went there on a Sunday and on a weird time, the only people we saw there were 2 other customers and staff preparing for an event that was supposed to happen that evening. After carefully reading …