June 19, 2017

A Sip of Canadian History with Dr. Don Livermore

I am a who loves her whisky; more specifically I am a Canadian that loves whisky. But until I connected with Dr. Don Livermore, Master Blender, I didn’t realize how little I knew about one of our nation’s historic pillars. Canada has been producing whisky (without the ‘e’) before it […]
April 11, 2017

VizEat Comes To Canada

My parents went to Cuba a few years ago and loved everything about the island – the people, the hospitality, the weather, the natural scenery – they went on and on. My dad even went old school and set up a slideshow after Sunday dinner. Of course, all I really […]
February 12, 2017

Noorden Food Bar: The Gin Seminar

Amelia Mai   If you’re walking along Yonge — just south of Eglinton, and you see a sign with three vertical red Xs, then you’ve hit the Noorden Food Bar. From the outside, it looks deceptively slim, but once inside, the modern Dutch restaurant and bar stretches far back into […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village – Capital Espresso

Capital Espresso You haven’t tried a muffin until you’ve eaten the coconut and carrot muffin at Capital Espresso. But that’s not what this is about. We’re not here to talk about the lattes and the 12 flavoured shots, which are colourfully depicted on the blackboard. We want to know if […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village Edition – The Tempered Room

The Tempered Room   Boy oh boy, is this ever a cool spot. Exposed brick, Parisian patisserie (the scone will make your mouth water), and an all around chill vibe. It’s tempting to just give this spot full marks, but remember we’re here for a reason. We want to know […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village Edition – The Gladstone Hotel

The Gladstone Hotel If you’re not familiar with the Gladstone or have never been, you’re probably asking yourself why it’s on the list of Cafes for Creatives. Well, the Gladstone actually does have a separate room that functions as a cafe during the daytime. And it’s pretty damn amazing. The […]