Bacardi Goes Rum $2K to Celebrate its 150th


At $120, this diminutive taste of rum is the single most expensive liquid to ever cross my lips. The aforementioned liquid gold elixir is my portion of Ron Bacardí de Maestros de Ron, Vintage, MMXII served yesterday at the Toronto media event to introduce the spirit, which celebrates the company's Sesquicentennial.

What’s On The Table 2012 Recap


I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it again at some point. If you don’t know The Stop Community Food Centre, Toronto, you really should. If you love good food (make that really amazing food) and/or your community, there’s something about The Stop that you’ll love.

Gourmet Food and Wine Expo 2012 *Win Passes*


The highly popular Gourmet Food and Wine Expo returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre later this month. This year close to 1,800 local and international alcoholic beverages are available for tasting complimented by a number of turoted tastings and cooking demos hosted by celebrity chef Andrea Nicholson.

Gwailo Popup Series at Sen5es


Since leaving Niagara Street Cafe last winter Chef Nick Liu and partner, Christina Kuypers have had a long and challenging road toward opening their own place. They now have a firm location for Gwailo, the restaurant that will feature Liu's new Asian cooking matched with the cocktail-heavy beverage programme that Kuypers is designing.  

Fäviken & the Dichotomy of Magnus Nilsson


Sometimes a person is intrinsically connected to her home, it's as if she is a living embodiment of that sense of place. Chef Magnus Nilsson is one such person and his bond with his home of Järpen, Sweden is undeniable.