Newfoundland’s Raymonds Concludes this Year’s Coast to Coast @ Stratus on a High Note

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The idea was deceptively simple, but easier said than done—usually the case with most brilliant ideas. What if instead of bringing the wine and the winemaker to a great restaurant, you brought the a great restaurant to the winery?

Mark’s Spotlight Holiday Gift Guide

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Whisky makes for a fantastic gift during the holidays. It's easy to shop for, there are options at any given price range, and, chances are your friend will share a drink with you whenever you come over.

GwaiLo invASIAN popup dinner

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It's always notable when tickets fly out the door as if it were the reunion concert by The Stone Roses. And despite there being pop-ups aplenty around Toronto these days, in less than an hour, every seat at the invASIAN event was spoken for.

Dining for Discoveries – Mark McEwan and Sunnybrook Hospital join forces

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The role of the chef has undergone a significant change in recent years. Perhaps thanks to the advent and proliferation of food television — to name just one zeitgeist shifting force — the chef as public figure dynamic has, for better (countless charitable events food policy influences), or worse (insert insufferable television hosts here), become a mainstay of the culinary conversation.

Rising Star Chefs at GB Chefs’ House, with Doug Penfold

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George Brown College's The Chefs' House recently launched another season of their Rising Star Chef Dinner Series. Once a month, the cooking talent of an emerging, local chef is showcased in a four-course, wine-accompanied meal. Recently, Cava Restaurant's Doug Penfold hosted an evening.

Evening of Scotch at Barberian’s Steakhouse

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Marc Laverdiere is Canada's own Brand Ambassador to The Macallan and Highland Park. I've had the pleasure of attending a few of his events and interviewing him a few years back, and each time I learn something new. That's rare, because whisky isn't always an interesting topic in a mixed audience, but Marc is a… 

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