Fresh, The Film

www.freshthemovie.com   Thanks to the hard work of Allison Savage of Radishes and Rhubarb Ana Joanes’s documentary Fresh will be coming to Toronto’s Bloor Cinema on the 26th of August at 6:30PM.  The screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Wayne Roberts and featuring Chef Brad Long, Debbie Field, Chris Wong, and… 

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Lunching with Lauren – School Bakery and Cafe

School Bakery & Cafe70 Fraser Ave, Liberty Village(416) 588 0005www.sbcto.comMon – Fri 8am – 4pmSat /Sun 930am – 4pm Everyone warned me about the service at School. I mean everyone – from our city’s most reviled restaurant critics, to the pedestrian posters on Chowhound, they’ve all had their day with the lackadaisical order-taking and the… 

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Brick Works – More than a Market

http://ebw.evergreen.ca   Citizens of Toronto have driven past the complex of derelict buildings that is the Don Valley Brick Works for years. When we heard there was a Farmer’s Market being held there on Saturdays starting about three years ago, we jumped at the chance to get local farm-fresh produce closer to uptown.

The Village Cheesemonger

www.cheesemonger.ca   A lifelong passion for cheese, a commitment to providing excellent customer service and the excitement of being part of the up and coming Liberty Village promise the 2-month old Village Cheesemonger a bright future.. 

Craft Beer Festival 2010

On July 29 the quad at the University of Toronto’s Hart House got a well-deserved break from the usual parade of wedding parties taking photos in favour of a tasting and barbeque to celebrate Ontario craft-brewed beer.  I didn’t manage to hit all of the tasting stations but here is a run-down of some highlights.

Issue – 30 days of local wine

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Stratford Chocolate Trail

 Stratford Chocolate Trail   There are few packaged tours that offer an enjoyable balance between exploration and indulgence, while accommodating varying taste buds and interests. The recently launched Stratford Chocolate Trail, offers this, and at a very affordable price. In my opinion, it is one of the best reasons to visit to Stratford..

How to Clothing Swap

Clothing swaps are often advertised in local areas on Facebook and through sites such as www.clotheswap.meetup.com. If you’re in North America, check out The S.W.A.P. Team, a Canadian non-profit organization that partners with charities to organize and facilitate large clothing swaps.