Cuisine orginates where ingredients grow. No surprise that chefs beyond the city limits make up the vanguard of Ontario cuisine. Part interlocutor, interpreting local harvests, part survivor-man, daily foraging in the woods, the rural chef can understand terroir and how to plate it better than anyone. Continue reading “Where To DINE Now: The Bruce Hotel”
New Orleans is renowned for Music, Cocktails and Cuisine. Check out what’s going on in this gem of a town, one of the most exciting destinations in the world.
New Orleans, the city that gave birth to jazz and the first US city to build an opera house now has more options for live entertainment than ever before. New Orleans has entire streets and neighborhoods dedicated to nightlife and live entertainment. The most famous of which is Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. But beyond Bourbon Street lies Frenchmen Street in the Faubourg Marigny – home to more than a dozen outstanding live music venues, restaurants and bars. Beyond Frenchmen, lies the St. Claude corridor which is adding new live performance bars and restaurants almost monthly. And the same old familiar live music halls are still hosting amazing shows nightly, including – Tipitina’s, Preservation Hall, Snug Harbor, The Howlin’ Wolf, The Maple Leaf, d.b.a. and The Spotted Cat, to name but a few. Continue reading “New Orleans: Ten Years After”
Al Fogolar restaurant and event space has been a pillar of the Italian community in Woodbridge for forty years. Recently the restaurant has received a makeover. It’s the same Nonna’s in the kitchen, but a new chef and team have fancified the presentation so that all those rich flavours receive the elegant plating they deserve. Continue reading “Where To DINE Now: Al Fogolar”