Highlights from the Toronto Food & Wine Festival

The first-ever Toronto Food & Wine Festival was held at Evergreen Brickworks between Friday, September 18 and Sunday, September 20.  I have to admit that the event was a bit more fun when it was known as the “Delicious Food… Continue Reading

Competing for the PERFECT Mac and Cheese

The Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-off to make the PERFECT mac and cheese was held at the Ex yesterday.  Contestants, all well known professional chefs from various parts of the country (BC, Nova Scotia, Alberta and Ontario, to be exact) were… Continue Reading

One of a Kind Show Gifts for Foodies

The One of a Kind Show is in full swing and as usual, there are plenty of amazing vendors, ranging from fashion to crafts, art and more.  Food is also one of the main attractions at the event and there… Continue Reading

Parisienne French: French for the Stylish Fashionista Crowd

I recently received a complimentary copy of Parisienne French: Chic Phrases, Slang & Style by Rhianna Jones through a PR company, a book filled with fashionista and style-centric French phrases.  Since French is one of the official languages here in… Continue Reading

Love To Take Pics of What You Eat? Introducing FoodShootr

A new foodie app has landed on iOS.  Toronto-based FoodShootr, launched only on February 11, features not only a built-in camera, but also filters (like Instagram), allows phonographers to snap, edit and share not only delicious pictures they’re dining on… Continue Reading

Ottawa’s Byward Market: East Meets Mexico at Sidedoor

Ever had bok choy and tacos all in the same meal?  Save for perhaps sharing meals at a mall food court, I would think not.  Enter Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen and Bar, located in Ottawa’s trendy Byward Market is a Pan… Continue Reading

An ‘Ultimate Girl’s Day Out’ at the National Women’s Show

The National Women’s Show took place this past weekend in Toronto. Billing itself as the “Ultimate Girl’s Day Out,” it was truly a Brandapalooza with more than 450 exhibits ranging from “food and wine sampling, fashion shows, celebrity guests, free… Continue Reading

New Summerhill Market Location Caters to Midtown Foodies

Summerhill Market, which has been a staple in Rosedale and Summerhill homes since 1954, has opened a second location on Mount Pleasant, north of Eglinton at the former Sherwood Market, which was owned by the uncle of current manager, Brad… Continue Reading