Cinquecento Trattoria shuts down Fondue for You Reconnect with George McGugan’s brings a wee touch of Scotland to Gerrard St. Niagara Street Cafe – still around What about Bob? The Group of 7 Chefs spread the love
David Rocco creates a new menu for the Roosevelt Room. An Italian wine dinner at Vertical. Luma lunchbox turns TIFF into a picnic. New York Subway reopens. Whose sticky toffee will reign supreme? Art & Drinks – a gallery attached to a cafe, attached to a locavore deli.
Christopher McDonald is one of Canada’s most respected chefs, known for a creative, first-principles approach to cooking, and an exceptional knowledge of the intricate relationships between food and wine. Born in Toronto and growing up in New York and later Toronto, his childhood and early interest in food was conditioned by his mother Marion Grudeff’s […]
I eat my peas with honey, I’ve done it all my life, It does taste kind of funny, But it keeps them on my knife. – Anonymous Most commonly found in mixed frozen vegetables, the humble pea is one of the most versatile vegetables out there. Eaten fresh, dried, frozen or canned, peas can be […]
Greg said it best on Twitter: “sweet merciful crap, there’s more food inside!” Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Second Harvest’s Toronto Taste fund raiser upped its game substantially this year, doubling the number of chefs involved (from 30 to 60) and taking over part of the Royal Ontario Museum and Queen’s Park (the street, not the […]
One of the perks of my job is that I often get to try new products and food items before they’re generally available. Last week, I was at a local restaurant called Cava for a chocolate and spirits pairing featuring the chocolates from Michel Cluizel, a French chocolatier that I particularly enjoy. The owner of […]
My first encounter with Michel Cluizel chocolates took place a few years back when I happened across the entire line of estate plantation bars in a shop in St. Lawrence Market. I ended up buying the whole line, setting me back about $50, and the experience completely changed how I think about chocolate. Like coffee […]
To say that the City’s Street Treats Fair was a resounding success would be a huge understatement. That line-up provoked a refrain of “Holy Shit!” from any number of people who entered Nathan Phillips Square from the north-east corner and were confronted with the throngs of people as they rounded the Peace Garden. Crowds were […]