Thirty in Twenty – Donna Dooher

www.thedepartment.ca In 1973, Toni and Ria Harting embarked on a culinary journey through France in their Volkswagen camper. Assisted by the Michelin Rouge, the couple’s three week journey took them to ten three-star restaurants. A series of food and wine tastings were held at the The DepARTment where photographs and memorabilia from their journey were… 

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Lime restaurant

170 Eglinton Ave East, Toronto ON 416-322-5463www.limecuisine.caMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? small selection LunchMon to Sun: 12pm to 3pmDinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to 10pm   I stopped at Lime a few days ago for dinner with a friend. We wanted something in the Yonge/Eglinton area, something Asian, casual, affordable. Lime… 

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Southbrook Vineyards

www.southbrook.com Southbrook’s fairly new facility in the heart of Niagara-on-the-lake is a thing of beauty from the moment you park until the very last drop of wine in your glass.  It came as a suggestion from two other winemakers in the region.

Hillebrand Jazz Festival 2009

www.hillebrand.com It couldn’t have been a more perfect afternoon – spending hours at a vineyard with plenty of jazz music, food and local wine. My first Hillebrand jazz experience was a delicious spectacle. For their 20th anniversary, Hillebrand hosted one massive sold-out music and wine celebration….