Want Chicken Wings!

What is it about January that makes me crave chicken wings? Sure, we can lay it at the feet of years of annual birthday parties with plates of wings and jugs of beer. But those Public Pickles, filled with great people and silly posing, started because it was one early January day and I was craving…

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 Project. The Project will explore the…

Thanksgiving, Just Eat!

Right before Thanksgiving weekend, Just-Eat.ca reached out to invite me to test their new Android app. “Why not?” I thought. I like apps, especially food and restaurant apps. Besides, we were planning on working all Thanksgiving weekend. Why not have a little fun playing with someone’s food app as a bit of a break?  “Hey”,…

Introducing – The Finn

A friend, and regular CheapEats contributor, has just opened her own bar – The Finn @ 971 College Street just west of Dovercourt. We were invited for the “introduction night” last week and I was really impressed. Ann & Scott have taken a slightly divey neighbourhood drinking spot and turned it into a place you’d…