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Diageo World Class cocktails

TIFF: Movies and Cocktails

TIFF hits the city with a shower of Stars every September. The movies, the parties, the red carpets—a feast for the eyes. We find ourselves standing next to Alec Baldwin. We know him. We’ve seen...
Gluten-free Beer

The Best Gluten-Free Beers Out There Right Now

Are you a fan of beer, but living the gluten-free life? Want to slug back a cold one without triggering your celiac disease? Although many gluten-free beers have mixed reviews, your preferences are your...
Sweet and Sour Chicken

Pairing Chinese Food with Wine

Chinese cuisines are complex. Pairing with wine is no less complicated. Here are fourteen Chinese dishes with pairing suggestions that blend harmoniously. Roast Suckling Pig. Crackling Skin with Scallions on Rice Dough Flat Bread, Hoisin...
rose wine

Two Guys and a Rosé

High noon. A cold winter’s day. I swing open the door and enter the vintage, New York-style saloon of Allen’s on the Danforth in Toronto. We survey the well-worn, solid-wood booths and pressed-tin ceiling,...
Horses in Kentucky Field

Bourbon & Bluegrass in Kentucky

“Blue Moon Over Kentucky Keep on Shinin” — Bill Monroe The infectious sweetness of banjos and mandolins harmonizing on the radio give us the feeling of a carefree chase scene. Rolling hills of vibrant green...

Savouring Sonoma

"Il faut cultiver notre jardin" —Candide In one hand I hold a Meyer lemon scone with cranberries and white chocolate, in the other, a warm foccacia with shitake mushrooms, roasted garlic, Jack, Swiss and smoked...

DINE’s Holiday Dining Pix

Check out DINE and Destination's pix for dining over the holidays at Toronto's best restaurants.

Shopping and Dining in Oakville

Every road is the same chrome-to-chrome bumper-to-bumper mess. I’ve just got to get off this road. It’s time for me. Veering off the highway I pass a beautiful stretch of mansions that could be...
Aperol Spritz

Summertime Classic: Aperol Spritz Cocktail

It's the time of year when the seasons change. With the change in weather, we always see a change in appetites as well. Gone are hearty dishes of roasted meats and root vegetables. Instead,...
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The Best Coffee Shops in Yorkville

Ever since moving to Toronto, Yorkville has been known in my mind mainly as a ritzy residential neighbourhood with the most high end shopping in the city. As I've visited the neighbourhood more, I've...

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