Tweetup at Frida Restaurant

Last night, Frida Restaurant hosted a Tweet up to meet and feed some of their twitter followers (and anyone in the twitterverse really). The result, about 20 or so foodies that were taken through a 3 course tasting menu, including some surprises. Clean ingredients and flavours representing authentic mexican flavours. Some photos! {yoogallery src=[../_content/staff/sureshdoss/fridatweetup] style=[slideshow]… 

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Stadtlander In The City

The 2010 Salut Wine and Food festival came to a close last Saturday night with a dinner at the Wychwood Art Barns space. The Dinner, Presented by Visa Infinite, hosted by James Chatto, was a rare opportunity to dine under the helm of culinary mastodon Michael Stadtlander (Eigensinn Farm, Haisai). Stadtlander was coerced into cooking… 

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FastLane Wine and Chocolate Speed Networking

www.fastlaneevents.ca   Wine and networking are a natural pairing. The crowd, a balanced mix of those who obviously schmooze without thinking about it and others who have “broaden professional network” on their list of goals, filled the sunny space in the downtown Infinite dealership for an event organised by FastLane Events. Small groups were scheduled… 

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Iron Cupcake Challenge – Flowers

Have you been to For The Love Of Cake in Liberty Village? Genevieve Griffin and her team have been praised for creating custom cakes for a variety of occasions. On Genevieve’s twitter feed, she lists the day’s special creations, infusing some crazy flavours like maple bacon, Guinness and pumpkin into cupcakes. Genevieve has also started… 

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Wine Wednesday – Rosewood Estates Sussreserve Riesling 2008

Rosewood Estates Natalie’s Sussreserve Riesling 2008 LCBO Vintages 164483 $18.00 This space has already seen extensive coverage of my personal relationship with Riesling, a grape that thrives in Ontario’s cold climate and consistently yields a variety of wines, from the oily sweet to the bone-dry, most of which can do no wrong by me. The… 

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Precious Metal Gala 2010

We attended the Precious Metal Gala fundraiser on Tuesday, May 11, in support of Rethink Breast Cancer. It was a night of bikes, leather and female empowerment, inviting all women to take on a number of challenges, earn their stars and be rewarded with a stacked goodie bag upon exit .

Bieber-iffic-liscious-ness!

  The Beacon Herald – Stratfords’s own daily rag– had this headline Saturday (below the fold, mind you): Stratford puts Bieber in the Map. Not just any map but a “Bieber-iffic map”. The map was the idea of Stratford Tourism Alliance.  Launched on Friday, it features a dozen hotspots around town offering fans a glimpse… 

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