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Rally4 I am craving smoky comfort food. Southern cooking and backyard barbeque seems to be all the rage these days, and when it’s good, there is nothing better. I would drive just about anywhere for it. Just like down south, where the most incredible bbq joints are tucked away from the main streets, we need to go off the beaten path, to Rally Sports Bar + Smokehouse, for that lip-smacking good stuff. READ MORE…
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mc1 In anticipation of the inaugural season finale of Master Chef Canada, and in the wake of the news that there will be a season two, Adam and Sara Waxman sit down with the three judges, Claudio, Alvin and Michael, now household names, for the latest scoop!
Adam Waxman: Claudio, you once advised me to, “Never trust a chef who doesn’t have a lot of stamps in his passport”. Do you feel that these top contestants have been able to convey a range of world cuisines and not be pegged to one? And what advice would you give to the next season of contestants? READ MORE…
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Terroir_Banner_01_NoToque-1-e1391508444166 The eighth annual Terroir is upon us! Canada’s leading foodservice and hospitality symposium brings together the elite of the culinary industry including influential chefs, food writers, wine and food experts and business leaders to discuss, network, and share ideas to affect a positive evolution. READ MORE…
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photo 1 Andrzej Lipinski’s arrival on the Niagara wine scene was unique, and then, it seems, he went from 0 to 60 in the blink of an eye, consulting for Colaneri; Organized Crime; Foreign Affair; Megalomaniac; Rosewood; Fielding; and Cornerstone, before opening his own winery, Big Head Wines.
Beginning with one corner of a vineyard at Vineland Estates in 1998, you have moved on to consult some of the best wineries in Niagara. Why are you in such demand? And how are you in so many places at once? READ MORE…
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recipieces_1.1 Find a need and fill it. – That’s the mantra of new and successful businesses today.

RECIPIECES understood my needs and those of thousands of others, and figured out a way to make us incredibly happy. Choose from an array of main courses, side dishes, and order. It’s that simple. READ MORE…
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Touro Brazil’s Carnaval is on my bucket list. In the meantime I want to eat Rodizio-style and drink copious amounts of caiparinha. Apparently I’m not alone. Brazilian cuisine has become popular in Toronto. Enter Touro (bull in Portuguese), and we see why. Of the various Churrascaria opening across Toronto Touro Churrascaria stands like a proud matador. We want an experience when we dine. Here we are in for a unique one. READ MORE…
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londoncalling_hightea_printsize 007 Luxury begins with a cup of tea…

As the prestigious Shangri-La Hotels celebrates the launch of it’s London property, At The Shard, the Toronto Shangri-La Hotel is promoting the tradition of afternoon tea. ‘UK Pastry Chef of the Year’, Executive Pastry Chef Nicholas Patterson, who has twice secured the Tea Guild’s ‘Best London Afternoon Tea’, has now brought his patisserie experience and his individual flare to Toronto to steep our eager palates in his decadent tea-inspired confectionery. READ MORE…
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Sara Waxman

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