Balvenie Tasting

www.thebalvenie.com   Balvenie has a loyal following of whisky drinkers as they are the only distillery to do everything onsite, including growing some of their own barley. Balvenie is not known for peat, which made their launch event of their first edition peated Balvenie Scotch particularly of interest. The event was held at Allen’s on… 

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LCBO Whisky Shop

www.lcbo.com   Recently, the LCBO launched a new program called the “Whisky Shop”,  a physical installation across 90 locations in Ontario where an ever-evolving seleciton of artisanal, limited release whiskys are being released. We recently had the opportunity to taste through the latest set of releases..

GE Café Chefs Series: Jamie Kennedy

www.evergreen.ca   With support from GE, the Evergreen Brick Works officially launched their Chefs Series workshops this week at the Centre for Green Cities site. Configured as a conversation starter, the semimonthly events aim to educate and offer a conversation platform for food talk. The first event focused on all things Prince Edward County…

Ultimate Toronto: Churrasco Chicken

  In nearly thirty years of eating in Toronto restaurants (Portuguese included) I had not tried churrasco chicken until I started thinking about this article two months ago.  This admission will definitely cost me a bunch of food-nerd hit points, I know, but I think it demonstrates how concentrated some ethnic restaurants are in Toronto.

Mo Cupcakes

mocupcakes.com   On Tuesday November 30th at the new, much buzzed-about coffee shop Sense Appeal, the contest to find Canada’s manliest cupcake touched down in Toronto. Running for the month of November online, the contest saw bakers, both professional and amateur, submitting pictures and descriptions on competition for online votes. The cause behind all this… 

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