Oct 27

The 2016 Gentlemen’s Expo Preview And Ticket Giveaway

Did you ever think that you can find a Chef’s battle, cocktails, sport simulators, music and the latest in men’s grooming products all in one place? Well the good news is you can and it’s at the 2016 edition of the Gentlemen’s Expo taking place on November 10th to 12th at the Metro Toronto Convention …

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Oct 24

Meet Anthony Spinley of North Shore Pie Co & enter for a chance to win a family sized pie

Anthony Spinley, owner of North Shore Pie Co., didn’t begin where one might expect of a chef. After spending time snowboarding in his native New Zealand, he moved to Australia where he started working on boats. He then came to Canada, and after taking Environmental Studies became a certified arborist. While in Canada, he met …

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Oct 18

Eat To The Beat 2016 Ticket Giveaway

Hey Toronto foodies, it’s time for one of my favorite culinary events of the year, the 21st annual edition of Eat To The Beat!  Presented by KitchenAid, this fundraiser helps support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This is the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 top female chefs – women supporting …

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Oct 16

Time For Restaurants For Change. Dine Out. Do Good.

Canada and it’s cities are often ranked in the various lists of “Best Places In The World To Live”, but there are many issues in this great country that, those of us who can, need to help improve. A food system that is resilient and sustainable is desperately needed but this isn’t an easy task. It is …

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Oct 03

Family Time In Stratford, Ontario

Recently we were on a sponsored trip to Stratford, Ontario. I asked my teenage daughter to write this review so that you, the reader, can get a teenager’s point of view on some of the things that this quaint city has to offer. So without further ado, here’s her review of our visit to Stratford. A …

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Sep 05

Pearl Diver Presents The Coopers Room And The Spirit Scholarship

There are thousands of restaurants in the city of  Toronto and I can confidently say that most of those kitchens have had a student or graduate of George Brown College’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts work in them at one time or another. As a matter of fact, some of the city’s more renowned chefs …

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Aug 29

The 2016 Ford Edge

While it might not be the flashiest of SUVs on the road, the 2016 Ford Edge is one sweet ride. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to play with a Ruby Red 2016 Edge Titanium. I’ve never driven an Edge before so I was quite excited to see the difference between the Edge …

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Aug 15

St. Lawrence Market Summer Series (Recap)

August 4th was the launch of the new Summer Series held at St. Lawrence Market. This timeless market holds a special place in the hearts of Torontonians and was the perfect location for this inaugural event. This event, which featured grafitti artists, live singers, DJs, and of course, many different food vendors, is the result of …

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Aug 11

Baro, The New Restaurant From Steve Gonzalez

Looking at Steve Gonzalez you’d be surprised to hear that he has been cooking for over twenty eight years. It seems that the Latin blood that courses through his veins keep this former Top Chef alumni looking very young.  About three years ago Steve opened the highly popular Valdez on King West and served up …

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Aug 03

Four Months Of 4K TV

4K TV. No this isn’t the price of a TV set, it’s a new(ish) technology that’s slowly making it’s way into our homes courtesy of Rogers. A while back I was part of a lucky group of bloggers chosen by Rogers to participate in a program focused around the Blue Jays 2016 season and Samsung’s SUHD 4K …

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