Category: Food

10 things to consider when opening a restaurant

Against the competition of chains and smaller multiples, ensuring your independent offering survives and thrives in the dining sector requires careful strategic planning. What started as a passion has become a business, and staying true to your vision while keeping…

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CHASKA introduces Indian street food to Toronto

CHASKA, offers a different take on Indian food that is both delicious and fresh, prepared daily using savoury spices, with flavourful herbs and marinades in place of rich and heavy sauces. Now here’s the thing, I love a lot of…

Spending a night in with Marques de Casa Concha

When it comes to spending a night in with someone special, hosting friends or family, there are really only two things you need for a great night, amazing food and great wine. Now for me, I’ve always been a fan…

Giving A Plant-Based Diet The Green Light

2019 has certainly been the year that plants got popular, with more than 30% of Americans scheduling meat-free days, and the Canadian government updated its dietary guidelines to promote a more plant-based diet.  For some, a switch to a Vegan lifestyle…

Coffee For Health: Proven Reasons Coffee Can Be Good For You

Contrary to popular belief, there are a few proven health benefits associated with drinking coffee. Even though there are also times when coffee can be the culprit behind conditions such as migraines and the inability to fall asleep, if consumed…

35 years later La Fenice still offers up fantastic fare

This past week we paid a visit to La Fenice, which over the 35 years since it opened has become a staple on King West in Toronto and now, we understand why. Luigi Orgera and his wife Sandra opened La…

Try a little piece of Italy via Australia in NYC at Gran Tivoli

When you first walk into Gran Tivoli, located on the Lower East Side in Manhattan, you are immediately hit with the most charming ambience and friendly staff. Their dinner menu is delectable and they now open for Brunch as well. …