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Icy Treats at Ice Bar Oshawa

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While in Oshawa visiting the fam, our sweet tooth(sweet teeth?) were calling. Wanting to try something new, we headed to Ice Bar. It's a cool new spot right near Hwy 2 and Simcoe. Floor to ceiling windows and lounge-like seating give this place a relaxed vibe. I've been here on 3 occasions, so don't think I ate all of this in one seating.....or did I? 😀
First up, Chocolate Banana Bingsu. It was my first time trying it and I loved it. You get your sugar fix without needing stretchy pants. The shaved ice makes you feel less guilty about eating dessert. Lots of toppings, so don't think you're just eating a bowl of ice. Also, their spoons are adorable.
Next was Pandora's Box. The menu said it was for 4 people. My mother and I looked at each other and said: Challenge accepted. It took about 10-15min or so for the food artist to create this masterpiece and it was worth the wait. It's a special flaky bread that was crumbl

A Chilly Evening on the Broadview Hotel's Rooftop

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After hearing about how amazing the Broadview Hotel's rooftop was ALL summer, it was time to go. I was probably one of the last diners on that rooftop before it got too cold. Tee-hee. I had to see what the hype was all about! #fomo
In spite of the chill, I was able to convince someone to come with me. She did not, however, wear a coat, but was still willing to head up. Yay! Drinks and the patio heaters would keep us warm, right?
My pint of Blanche de Chambly had arrived just in time to order. My friend chose the Jerk PorkRibs($16) and I had the

Plant Based Restaurant Arrives in Brooklin

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My cousin told meabout a plant based restaurant in Brooklin she wanted to check out. Plant based in Brooklin?? I was officially intrigued. If you don't know Brooklin, it's the northern part of Whitby that doesn't want to admit it's a part of Whitby. 
We headed up to see what Copper Branch is all about. Parked on the road and headed in. It has a nice big patio, but it was raining that day, soit was the day to be