A Journey Through Luzon to the Igorot People

“Stop! We enforce the law without fear or favour.” That’s what the sign said as…

Wine in Winnipeg at The Forks

They call Winnipeg home: Musicians Neil Young, Randy Bachman, Lenny Breau, Burton Cummings; artists; Hollywood…

My Beef With Wagyu

Recently I read “Wagyu Carpaccio” on a restaurant menu. I asked the waitress, rhetorically, cynically,…

Pairing Chinese Food with Wine

Chinese cuisines are complex. Pairing with wine is no less complicated. Here are fourteen Chinese…

Arts and Dining in Markham

Think outside the box, just north of Toronto’s city limits is a smart-growth urban community,…

The Fabulousness of Firenze

“There are two kinds of light: the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.”…

Kingston: Hidden Gems

Kingston’s dining scene is exploding with diversity. The best way to discover Canada’s first capital…

Virginia: NEON District

While Norfolk, Virginia has traditionally been known for its naval base—and home of the world’s…

The Holistic Grail…Springs Retreat

Some secrets are just too good to keep. Contrary to popular belief, Yorkville is not…

Virginia: Monticello Wine Trail

Soon after the founding of Jamestown, the British made grape growing mandatory. In Jefferson’s time,…