Wine Wednesday – Daniel Lenko 2008 White Cabernet

Daniel Lenko 2008 White Cabernet$19.95, Available from winery at www.daniellenko.com June finds us staving off heat waves and humidity in southern Ontario – what better time, then, to try a crisp, sweet, summery rose? The wineconsuming masses will tell you rose is a “girly” wine, designed to be consumed in summer in an outdoor venue,… 

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For the Love of Cake

www.fortheloveofcake.ca   This June Genevieve Griffin will celebrate the six month mark of For the Love of Cake, her cake shop in Liberty Village. Located in unit 117 of the Liberty Market Building she sells a rotating selection of delicious 4-D cupcakes. 

Opening Doors at Evergreen Brickworks!

www.ebw.evergreen.ca/   Farmer’s Market season is officially back at the Evergreen Brickworks located off the Bayview Extension south of Pottery Road. It was also “Doors Open” weekend in the city, when buildings and spaces across the city open their doors for public visits and tours not normally permitted. It was a busy way to launch… 

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Cocktails at Spice Safar

It’s no secret that I love the Spice Safar space. I spend a great deal of time each week in meetings and I love the quietness there compared to the hustle and bustle of Dark Horse. It can be described as a boutique patisserie. There’s the usual range of caffeinated beverages available during the day,… 

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44 Wines From One Unforgettable Place

On Wednesday, May 26th, we attended an event hosted by the iYellow Wine Club at the Toronto Board of Trade called “44 Wines from One Unforgettable Place”. This event saw winemakers from the Niagara-on-the-Lake region pouring some new releases and recent favourites, alongside a selection of canapés from Olivier and Bonacini. Here were some of… 

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Brewer’s Plate 2010

www.brewersplatetoronto.org   The third annual Brewers Plate took place at Hart House this year, presenting itself as a ‘local, sustainable spring feast.’ With sponsorship support from Green Enterprise Ontario, Green Belt and Local Food Plus, the effort to provide event attendees with fresh, local tasting dishes and local beers brought in some of Toronto’s most… 

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Breaded Goat Cheese

Breaded cheese gives the impression, I think, of being stodgy, unhealthy, and anachronistic.  This goat cheese spin on the traditional is none of the three. Goat cheese is healthy, at least according to those who market it and I do know people who are lactose intolerant but can better deal with goat cheese.  There is… 

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