Get Ready for a New Look!

DelectablyChic! will (finally) be getting a makeover over the next few weeks, switching to a more “traditional” blog-like layout.  As you probably have realized, DelectablyChic! is reporting LESS on fashion and food, and MORE on how the founder/webitor-in-chief views and… Continue Reading

That Fabulous Life of a Blogger

…NOT!!!  I’m no influencer.  I’m pretty much just some person from Toronto who runs a blog – just like hundreds of others in the city.  I don’t even get invitations to the so-called “coolest” parties.  I mostly apply for media… Continue Reading

Chopped Canada, Season 3, Episode 13: Braised Sweet and Sour Hare and Bok Choy Rice

The ingredients for the main course last week were as follows:  hare, sage, watermelon lollipops and bok choy.   There was, as usual, a time limit, but this post isn’t about that, so I will will take my time and braise… Continue Reading

Chopped Canada, Season 3, Episode 5: What To Do With Figs and Sausage Patties?

Well, since the Year of the Monkey started on February 8, why not use the mystery ingredients from episode 5’s second round (frozen sausage patties, Long Island Ice Tea, heirloom carrots and figs)  to make dumplings?  Not too hard to… Continue Reading

Chopped Canada Season 3, Episode 3: Dessert with Quinoa

Tiramisu is one of my favourite desserts!  This might sound a little odd, but why can’t one attempt to make tiramisu with quinoa instead of lady fingers?  Can’t be THAT difficult, can it?  And no, I am using ACTUAL quinoa… Continue Reading

Interesting Finds at the Gourmet Food and Wine Expo 2015

Gourmet Food and Wine Expo, Gourmet Food & Wine, Grapevine Catering, dining, Toronto events

Once again, I had the opportunity to attend the VIP event at this year’s Gourmet Food & Wine Expo.  Some old favourites are back, as noted in an earlier post (and some were missing, as well, such as long time… Continue Reading

The Israeli Big Breakfast

Earlier this year, I joined a group of food journalists from around the world on a mission to explore the cool culinary scene in Israel and in particular, its celebrated breakfast. Indeed, anyone familiar with Israeli food culture will know that no other meal can compete with the ginormous and delicious Israeli… Continue Reading

Virginia Tourism’s Foodie Event at ARD

Recently, DelectablyChic! travel writer, Lynn Burshtein and I were invited by Pulse Communications, a travel PR agency, to attend food-related event hosted by Virgina Tourism.  Held at ARD (THE LOFT Andrew Richard Designs), it featured delicious delights highlighting the culinary… Continue Reading