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Popping Up: Aperol Bar in Toronto

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 [...]

July 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

#NegroniWeek brings charities and restaurants together from June 2 – 8th

I love a good classic cocktail, so lucky for me Toronto is celebrating the drink which gets better with each sip. From June 2nd till June 8th, it’s Negroni Week where bars and restaurants around the world; including London, Berlin, New York, Paris, Melbourne, Beijing, LA, and, of course, our fair Toronto will be donating $1 from the sale of each Negroni to the charity of their choice. [...]

June 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tarots, Palms Readings and Libations at Libertine

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 [...]

August 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

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

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, [...]

July 29, 2013 // 0 Comments