If You've Ever Walked Along The Busy Strip From Queen And John To University You've Probably Passed #KalAndMooy Somalian Food. It's Hidden In "Queen Food Court" Directly Across From The Spinning Wheels Sticking Out Of a the CityTV Parkinglot Wall and Just East Of The Crepe Window on a The North Side. Inside About 3 Nooks In Is A Wonderful Smiling #Ladypreneur Who Made Her #Dreams Come True After #20Years Of Hard Work Manifested As A #FoodTruck and Take Out Right Across From The Much Building!! Congrats Ayesha On Representing Equality And Determination. She Has A Handsome Husband Whom She Describes As "So Nice", Who Supports a Her 100% In All Her Endeavours Over Their Years Together. I Just Love This #HerStory.
I had already purchased my lunch across the street prior to discovering Kal & Mooy but decided to buy a veggie samosa with her special sweet and spicy sauces on the side. It's Important To Support Each Other And Ayesha Shared With Me That Her Relationship With Neighbours At a 'The Jerk Joint' Is Great, And She Wishes That More People Would Follow Suit In Hopes That The Community Will See The Long Term Benefit Of Being Persistent In Your Goal Yet Flexible In Your Methods When Choosing To Support Others Within Our Community.
She Also Shared With Me The Struggle She And Other Businesses In A Similar Position As Hersrf Business-wise Have When Competing Against Larger Companies For Prime Retail And Commercial Locations. They Are Leased At Rates That Can Only Fall In The Recommended 30% Of Ones Budget If You Are A High Capital High Profit Company. It's Not a Always That Black And Or Simply Small Business In General a Don't Know How To Run A Business It's Sometimes That The Resources Are Just Not As a Easily Accessible As It May Be To Thoae With More Capital. But That's A Concept And System That Runs Deeper That This Post. as Consumers In Our Community We Should Be Aware Of That When Choosing To Work With Each Other.
With All Of a that Being Said Ayesha Has So Much Confidence In Her Cooking That She Doesn't Even Let It Shake Her A Bit. and a Rightfully Do Having Been Recognized a For a Her Food By a The a Torinto Star And Other Publications. This Woman Is Strong And Flexible; Like Bamboo. A True Warrioress. And Her Reward Is In The Love She Puts a into a Her Meals.
Options Include Items Such As Hot Salad Featuring Quinoa, Greens, Lentils and Red Onions ( for my onion eaters ) $10, Somalian Style Meats (Including Goat) And Veggie Dishes with your choice of Rice, Wrap or Injera (if you're smart enough to ask) $4-12 and of course $2 Samosas.
Ayesha Enjoyed Our Convo So Much a that She Offered Me A Complimentary Gungo Peas Soup And Agreed That Any CleanLocs Client That Visits Will Be Given A Little Extra Special Treatment! Just Show Your CleanLocs Receipt And a Get a Free Samosa With Any Purchase Of An Entree. In Turn, Show a Your Kal & Mooy Receipt And Get Whatever You Spend As A Discount At CleanLocs!
#CrashTheParty is a monthly event that combines the Arts, Music, Food, Culture, Drinks, Artisans, Small Businesses & Like Minded Individuals for a night of networking. It is a great networking platform used by artists, small businesses and like minded individuals and to promote connectivity within their respective communities.
CrashTheParty and Artistree are about more than simply being a pop up shop or community event. It is about a network of people who can share ideas and collaborate on future projects. It is about meeting people in and out of your regular circle to generate new and innovative ways to boost your presence. It s about supporting local arts not just with financial donations but donating your time. Nothing means more to an artist than to truly be recognized and appreciated for their career, craft, or concept.
We encourage you to come out expecting to share ideas, discover something new and show support for the local businesses and talent you meet. You never know what could happen!
At the tender age of nine, Toronto-based illustrator Adrian Hayles discovered the expressive nature of the visual arts. With his continued artistic development, illustration became his deepest passion and talent. His desire to learn and absorb from his surroundings led him on a personal creative journey. As a graduate of the Graphic Design program at Humber College with over 10 years of working experience behind him, Adrian has established his place in Toronto’s modern art community. Developing a unique ability using light refraction and eye trickery, in high-light the llustrative qualities emerge. While in dim settings, the flow of the paintings revel hidden textures and amplifies the sense of motion. Although his style is provocative, inspiring and defies categorization, blurring the lines between graffiti and ultra realism, Adrian’s voice and vision is instantly identifiable