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Popping Up: Aperol Bar in Toronto

July 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love a good Aperol Spritz – no matter what the New York Times says – so when I saw the much-loved Italian aperitivo brand popping up in my ‘hood, you know I had to go and check it out. If you want to live la dolce vita and feel like you’ve been transported to a private Mediterranean oasis, then Bar Aperol is your spot [...]

Celebrate 10 years of Guilty Pleasures at the Drake Hotel

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

There are two F words I love when they come together: Food and fashion, even better when the come together to support a great organization: the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI). This year celebrates the 10th annual Guilty Pleasures event at the Drake Hotel on Saturday, February 1, 2014. For a ticket of $49 (plus tax and tip), guests can enjoy yummy brunch treats with a strolling brunch (where [...]

Tarots, Palms Readings and Libations at Libertine

August 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

A few weeks ago a friend told me to meet her at a new bar on Dundas West. “Just look for the neon palm reader sign” her text read. “Palm reader?” Where on earth was she asking me to meet her? And why doesn’t this place have a name? But most importantly, will there be actual palm reading? As ever, I’m always up for an adventure, so off I went. Pulling up to [...]

A sneak peek at Queen Street West’s newest resto: Lot St

July 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Last week I was invited to a tasting at the soon-to-be-open Lot St at 685 Queen Street West, just west of Bathurst St. As their Twitter bio describes, “Lot St. celebrates the cuisine of our diverse Canadian culture and tribute to the craft of cooking farm fresh.” The invite was informal and I was expecting a nice little taste of some of the food, which I knew would be delicious, [...]