Salute ’09 – We Salute Da Vinci

www.salutewinefestival.com The promise was an intimate night of food and wine in the elegant round room of the Carlu. Crystal fountain and Art moderne splendour provided the background as Chefs performed (more ways than one), and wine makers kept vino flowing. The goal was to help raise money to support Toronto East General Hospital’s da… 

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Salute Wine & Food Festival

www.salutewinefestival.com Salute Toronto Wine + Food Festival, tagged as ‘the city’s newest taste experience’ starts today and runs till Saturday. Formerly known as the Sante Wine Festival, this series of events is a week long smorgasbord for culinary and oenophilic enthusiasts. Your ticket covers the price of admission as well as wine tasting and food.

Alphonso Mangoes

Kohinoor Foods I think I have it easy when I rest my box of Alphonsos on the counter at Kohinoor and reach for my wallet. Within a few seconds, two pairs of hands are on my box, opening it and meticulously starring at each fruit.

Yuzu Sake and Sushi Bar

236 Adelaide Street West, Toronto ON 416-205-9808www.yuzutoronto.comMapApprox $25 per person Local Food? few local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection LunchMon to Fri: 12pm to 3pmDinnerMon to Fri: 5pm to 11pmSat: 5pm to 11pmClosed on Sundays The opening of Yuzu in downtown Toronto is continued evidence of our loyalty to raw fish. As if there isn’t… 

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8 Chefs Event

www.oliverbonacini.com Eight chefs from some of the most prestigious restaurants in Toronto came together in the beautiful and versatile new space of the Toronto Board of Trade to host the “Eight Chefs” event. Cityscape view provided the background as chefs, chocolatemakers, mixologists demonstrated the capability of the 30,000 sq foot space and culinary prowess of… 

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Brewer’s Plate 2009

www.brewersplatetoronto.org Six local chefs were paired up with six local breweries. With the focus on local ingredients, they were encouraged to cook up tasty dishes for a food & beer event hosted by Green Enterprise Toronto, Slow Food Toronto and Local Food Plus. The Brewer’s plate event last night drew a large crowd, a wonderful… 

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