Ultimate Toronto : Baklava

  Apparently I have become that guy who breaks the rules about when the children of relatives can be given certain foods in a rather spectacular fashion. Entrusted with my cousin’s six-month old baby in one of those body armour vests that substitutes a child for the protective metal plates I may have let her… 

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Food and Whisky at Canoe

www.oliverbonacini.com   This past week, the team over at Canoe, including John Horne (chef de cuisine) and Will Predhomme (sommelier) accepted the challenge of creating a pairing menu for the Whisky enthusiast. Pairing food with wine is a more subtle art, and to be fair, this challenge was akin to asking the team to bring… 

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Shop With A Sommelier – Episode 1

www.writersblanc.ca   In an attempt to demystify the world of wine shopping, we launch a new video series called “Shop With A Sommelier”. With each episode, we’ll take a fresh approach to wine shopping by inviting some of Ontario’s sommeliers to be our guides through the various regions and varietals that are repesented at the… 

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April Vintages Release

www.winesinniagara.com   Local content at the LCBO is on the increase with more and more consumers seeking out wines from Ontario. The April 2 Vintages release features some real beauties. Here’s what we can highly recommend.

Market Musings : Domenic’s Fish Market

www.stlawrencemarket.com   Domenic’s Fish Market has been a constant of St. Lawrence Market since the 1960s. Changing hands a few times over the past decades, approximately 20 years ago it was purchased by Joe and Jae Kim. Since immigrating to Canada they had owned a number of convenience stores throughout Toronto. One of their regular… 

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