Grapeless Wine

Grapeless Wine

“We can turn water into wine in 15 minutes"  claims the Ava Winery, a San Francisco start-up that is making synthetic, grapeless wine by combining flavour compounds and ethanol. Aside from the obvious question of "why?"  this tale of two…

Waterfront Artisan Market

Waterfront Artisan Market

The Waterfront Artisan Market offers city-dwellers an excellent option for whiling away a  summer afternoon. This open-air showcase for an eclectic mix of artisans, crafters, chefs, and bakers.  With more than twenty food vendors offering a wide-range of dishes, the…

Rutgers 250 Tomato

Rutgers 250 Tomato

Tomato, tomahto – right? Wrong.  Meet the Rutgers 250 tomato - the tomato of your dreams. Not all tomatoes are born equal, and the Rutgers 250 has a lot to live up to. Legend has it that the Jersey or Rutgers tomato…

Taste Of Streep

Taste of Streep

You know the saying you are what you eat? Brooklyn-based actress and graphic designer Samantha Raye illustrates the validity of this statement through her Instagram account Taste of Streep. Renowned Hollywood actress Meryl Streep is all over the internet in…

Asparagus Tips

Asparagus Tips

For most of us, asparagus marks the start of a long stretch of seasonal eating – and cooking. If you’ve been chomping at the bit for some home-grown spring vegetables, you’ve likely noticed that local asparagus, the traditional harbinger of…

Sustainable Cocktail Anyone?

Sustainable Cocktail Anyone?

Sustainable cocktails are the eco-friendly future of drinking. Having a cocktail is a great way to unwind, but take the beer goggles off and you realize that it's a full-scale drain on the environment. Frightening stat: the resources used (and wasted)…

The Appeal Of Cider

The Appeal of Cider

Step aside, craft beer.  Cider is the new It Drink. The 3rd annual Ontario Craft Cider Week starts May 27th,  with tastings and tap takeovers featuring Ontario’s small  producers at venues across Toronto.  The festivities will include the Appleseed Cider…

Alvéole Reinvents Beekeeping

Alvéole Reinvents Beekeeping

Looking for a sweet summer project? Alvéole's urban beekeeping program just might be the hobby for you. Whether you’re a honey lover who finds grocery store selections wanting or an environmentalist who wants to give the honeybee a much-needed leg…

Salad For President

Salad for President

Psssst!  Lettuce tell you about Salad For President - our new favourite website with the best name ever. Salad for President is a super-cool online platform where the worlds of food and art collide. Blogger Julia Sherman merges her artistic…

Jacob Richler Loves Tacos

Jacob Richler Loves Tacos

When it comes to tacos, Jacob Richler suggests that you keep it real. If you believe in the supremacy of some new fusion pork-belly-and-kimchee taco that’s all the rage at your trendy, local, Brooklynesque taco stand, forget about it. Clear…

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants Celebrates At Nota Bene

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants Celebrates at Nota Bene

A good time was had by all at the Canada's 100 Best party at Nota Bene on Tuesday night. Despite the over-the-top snowfall, the gorgeous room was at maximum capacity as guests enjoyed fried oysters, steak tartare, homemade buffalo mozzarella…

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