Taking the Waters, in Tuscany

The more they raved about Tuscany, the more I doubted. I become uneasy when I…

Canadian Whisky: A Brief History of Canada’s Spirit

(from “Canada’s Next Big Thing” by Davin de Kergommeaux, DINE and Destinations 2017-18) In 1801,…

Canadian Whisky 101

(from “Canada’s Next Big Thing” by Davin de Kergommeaux, DINE and Destinations 2017-18) How Local…

Omakase at Shoushin

When I say the phrase “Omakase” at a Japanese restaurant, it’s the beginning of a…

500 Laps to Glory

Three hundred million TV sets around the globe are tuned in to watch the largest…

Yabu Pushelberg: Design of the Times

They’re at it again. From boys hitting the interior design books at Ryerson Polytechnic in…

Ishigaki Beef
One Day in Naha, Okinawa

Kokusai-Dori, also known as “the miracle mile,” is Naha’s shopping district for everything from electronics…

Lives of the Saints

“The rain in Spain stays mainly on the plain.” My Fair Lady Castilla y Leon,…

Sharing Cultural Ties Through Cuisine

I imagine tranquility; walking on a beach at sunrise just at the point where the…

Friends, Romans, Countrywomen

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” —St. Ambrose, 387 AD Dining on the…