Are you perpetuating sandwich culture?

What did you have for your last meal? Did it come between 2 pieces of bread-stuff? Wrapped in some sort of flat bread? Stuffed inside a carb-rich, handheld, baked good? You may be perpetuating our society’s sandwich culture. Yes, you! How many of your last meals qualified as sandwiches, sarnies, subs, wraps, burgers, smørbrød, butties,…

Ontario Corn Fed Beef – #BeefyTour

“The quality of what is on your plate comes from decisions I made 2 years ago.” Bob Wilson of Gilbrea Farm I’m delighted to announce that I will be working with Ontario Corn-Fed Beef this fall. To kick things off, I went on a very interesting farm tour with Ontario Corn-Fed Beef, the Grain Farmers of Ontario and a…

Broker’s London Dry Gin

Recently while picking up a bottle of wine at the Summerhill LCBO I ran into this guy doing a sampling of my favourite London dry-style gin: Broker’s Gin. Turns out it was Andy Dawson. Andy and his brother Martin are the founders and produce Broker’s just outside of London I discovered Broker’s while designing a cocktail,…

The Roundup App from Canadian Beef #CDNbeefapp

Beef, tech, interesting cuts of beef, embarrassing myself on my blog… That’s me in a nutshell. So when Canadian Beef asked me to test  their new app: The Round Up and participate in their Can You Make the Cut Challenge I could not resist. The challenge? Use the Round Up App, Canadian Beef’s new app…

Touring Quebec’s Gaspesie & North Shore

After years of wondering what exactly is up there, we are finally getting the time and space to explore the Gaspé Peninsula and Quebec’s North Shore sponsored by Tourism Quebec. Living in New Brunswick for the early part of my childhood and spending at least a month at home every year since, I’ve always wondered…

Dinner in the Sky – Summerlicious 2008 Launch

[From on July 3, 2008, originally published on CheapEats Toronto ] I just returned from what is probably the most invigorating breakfast I have ever had, all to launch Amex’s Summerlicious (July 4-20). But more on that later… right now I’m still buzzing from eating yoghurt & granola 50metres above Yonge-Dundas Square. As part of…

Toronto Taste 2015 – Most Successful in 25 Years!

Uniting the city’s top chefs and beverage purveyors for a spectacular evening of delicious fare and refreshing drinks in support of Second Harvest’s food rescue program, the 25th anniversary of legendary culinary event, Toronto Taste 2015, presented by The Daniels Corporation, raised an incredible $850,000 for Second Harvest on Sunday June 7th, 2015.  $850,000 is…