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Leading The DigiTalks at the Digital ...

Leading The DigiTalks at the Digital Restaurant Project
On Friday March 14th,, I will be spending the day at the Digital Restaurant Project leading the DigiTalks discussing  the effects of online engagement for restaurants including reputation management, reservations,  and PR. Hosted by the Ted Rogers Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Research, this is the inaugural Digital Restaurant Projec [...]

Second Harvest Appoints Alexa Clark a...

Second Harvest Appoints Alexa Clark and Cheri Dueck Co-Chairs of Toronto Taste 2014
The big news I’ve been teasing you with is finally public – I have been appointed Co-Chair of Toronto Taste 2014! Second Harvest has appointed Alexa Clark and Cheri Dueck Co-Chairs of Toronto Taste 2014. Now in it’s twenty-fourth year, Toronto Taste, presented by The Daniels Corporation, is the city’s premier culinary event and single largest [...]

Life Hack – AlexaClark.com

AlexaClark.com - digital strategy specializing in content, community and social
It’s time for a life hack and while for most people that means walking out of an office, to me it probably means walking back into one. I have spent the last 15 years running my own businesses, creating products, leading teams, building online communities, mentoring, writing, editing and publishing books, and consulting. On the side I raised [...]

Hair, cut. All of Them.

Hair, cut. All of Them.
It was time, possibly  well past time, to get my hair cut. I had been growing since early February! I really should have gotten out cut before my speaking engagement last week, but at least it’s done for The Royal Winter Fair, Taste Canada Cooks the Books, the Taste Canada Gala, and next Wednesday’s when I’m hosting Sharpen [...]

Coffee Surfing with Gabriele Galimber...

Coffee Surfing with Gabriele Galimberti and Illy Coffee
A couple of months ago the folks at Illy coffee contacted me and asked if I would go coffee surfing with Gabriele Galimberti and discuss moments of happiness when he was in Toronto.  I did a little research and quickly said “yes, yes, yes!” Gabriele Galimberti is a world-renowned travel and portrait photographer who Illy Coffee is sending ar [...]

I’m Speaking at the Food Blogge...

Food Bloggers of Canada Conference Speaker
I’m excited to announce that I am one of the speakers at this weekend’s Food Bloggers of Canada Conference, Canada’s first dedicated food blogging conference. I will be speaking about restaurants, blogging and critiques in: The Chef & The Critic – 2 Perspectives on Restaurants and Blogging Alexa Clark and Jason Bangerter. Moderated by Ali [...]

Winner in 86’d Food Photography...

Winner in 86’d Food Photography Awards
As part of her 86’d events Monday nights at the Drake, Ivy Knight ran the 86’d Food Photography Awards Night last night and one of my submission won the Phone Category! This photo which I call “Zane, Zane and Mark” which I took one day when Thundering Thelma was parked near Queen & Church and Mark Cutrara was serving a meatball sandwich a [...]

Honoured to be the Feature Member Blo...

Honoured to be the Feature Member Blog for Food Bloggers of Canada.
How cool is this: the Food Bloggers of Canada have featured unsweetened.ca as their Featured Member Blog. My answers to the Q&A range from food-related to not so food-related and intensely personal, but that is the nature of unsweetened.ca, or as Gerry says unsweetened is  “pure, undiluted, unsweetened Alexa” The fact I had to use my old [...]

Today: 15000th photo to Flickr, and m...

Today: 15000th photo to Flickr, and my 9th blogiversary.
Today marks the 9th anniversary of my personal blog – unsweetened.ca (yes, this one!) The photo above is also the 15000 photo I have loaded to my personal account on Flickr. Yes 15000! If I ever wonder if I’m producing enough, this just answered it for me. Though I have a backlog of photos, posts and ideas just bursting to get ou [...]

Blissdom Ultimate Foodie Excursion &n...

Blissdom Ultimate Foodie Excursion – Wander Through Kensington w/ Lex
As part of the Blissdom Ultimate Foodie Excursion I led a tour through Kensington Market Sunday Morning. We did the tour after a great breakfast at Caplansky’s &before heading down to Longo’s MLS for the the Cuisinart Soup Challenge. What an honour to be invited to do this.Thank you Emma, it was great fun! You can see some [...]

Have I Mentioned SPAIN!?!

Have I Mentioned SPAIN!?!
So, I’ll tell this in the short version and the long version.  And just this one time, I’ll tell a super-short version first. I am going to Spain on Saturday! [end of super-short version] I have been invited as a Canadian Delegate to the 10th Annual Cooking with Olive Oil Conference (el Encuentro Internacional de Cocina con Aceite de Oliva V [...]

Judging the San Pellegrino Almost Fam...

Judging the San Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition
Well that was a lot of fun!  Last night I judged the San Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition.  6 culinary students competing to win the Canadian Regionals and progress to the finals in California.   It was a nail biter!  There were leaders and early favourites in the kitchen, but it wasn’t until the last plate was s [...]

Judging the Almost Famous

Judging the Almost Famous
I am delighted to announce that I’ve been invited to be a Judge at the San Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition. This is the 10th anniversary of the S.Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef  Competition and it brings together students from 73 culinary institutions across Canada and the United States to compete to be named the San Pellegrino Almos [...]

Almost Famous Competition

Almost Famous Competition
I am almost famous. Famous enough that people I’ve never met will stop me in the airport to say: “aren’t you Alexa Clark?” But not famous enough to get free plane rides. Famous enough to have a stalker But not famous enough that they know they are my stalker. Famous enough to be considered as a guest judge in the S.Pe [...]

Potential @ Camaraderie

Potential @ Camaraderie
Potential @ Camaraderie — Originally uploaded by LexnGer The folks at Camaraderie, Toronto’s newest co-working space, invited me to hang a collection on their walls. I have selected the brightest, most vibrant of my photos in a collection called Potential @ Camaraderie to reflect the vibrant folks who work in the space. W [...]

Talking PAB2010 With Ian Capstick

Talking PAB2010 With Ian Capstick
Why I went to Ottawa this weekend and spent the time at PAB rather than with you (or your you-Ottawa-equivalents) Alexa Clark: independent, thoughtful & creative | MediaStyle Alexa Clark, now living in Toronto, she is the creator of Cheap Eats Ottawa; listen below as she describes her Podcasters Across Borders (PAB 2010) Listen here This [...]

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