Feb 27

Spring Time Cash Giveaway: Enter to Win $200 via PayPal

It’s that time of the year when you see your neighbours emerge from hibernation. They slowly stumble out of their house and stare up at the bright light in the sky, shaking off months of dust. Ok fine, I’m talking about me. From October to March I’m like a bear hoarding food and hiding in my …

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Feb 11

My chat with Evelyn Chau, author of Have Some Dim Sum

Evelyn Chau, author of Have Some Dim Sum

So if someone writes a cookbook you’d expect them to have a culinary background, right? Well as one so-called politician likes to say, “WRONG!”. Evelyn Chau’s professional background includes a long list of top TV, radio and print media companies including the CBC, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, EnRoute, Chatelaine, and Hemispheres. After working at these companies …

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Jan 13

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Thunder Bay

A little while back I got the opportunity to visit Thunder Bay as part of a social media team that explored the city for a couple of days. I’ve never been further north than Wasaga Beach so I was pretty stoked when I found out that I’d be visiting. I left Toronto from Billy Bishop airport …

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Jan 04

The 2017 Chevrolet Volt – An electric vehicle, really?

A couple of weeks ago I headed over to Hogan Chevrolet Buick GMC in Scarborough to test drive the new 2017 Chevrolet Volt. Hogan has a staff of around 110 and has been in business for over 85 years. They sell other makes of GM vehicles such as Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC. After the Ford C-Max blew …

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Dec 04

The 2016 Ford C-Max: A Very Peppy Hybrid

I spent a week driving around Mississauga a little while back in the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid Energi. When I first got the car I really didn’t know what to expect. I’ve always thought of hybrid cars as the ones that when you get on the highway you move to the right lane and stay …

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Nov 16

Summer of 2016, not one I’d forget anytime soon.

So 2017 is fast approaching and I’m sitting here at my desk going through some photos that I took this year. First of all I can’t believe that I usually take about fifteen photos of the exact same bowl of soup, but then there are others that remind me of just how amazing the summer …

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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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