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John and Yoko, Jerry Levitan

The Kid Who Interviewed John Lennon

♫ The newspapers said Say what're you doing in bed I said we're only trying to get us some peace. ♫ There was a rumour goin' round that John Lennon and Yoko Ono were seen at the...
a tale of two kitchens

Feast Your Eyes – Volume V: A Tale of Two Kitchens

Netflix is continuing to bet on beautifully produced documentaries and factual entertainment around food. At their FYSEE Food Day—a series of panels, activations, demonstrations, and more focused on the platform’s food content—hosted by Queer...

IKEA Is Introducing Plant-Based Swedish Meatballs Later This Year

Whenever I shop at IKEA, the Swedish furniture and home product giant, I face the same eternal dilemma. It is not which bookshelf, bedside table or pasta strainer to buy, but rather if I...
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How Jamie Oliver’s Empire Crumbled

He fought until the bitter end. Last week the Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group – which is comprised of 23 Jamie’s Italian venues and London’s Fifteen and Barbecoa – went into administration. Asked for comment,...
Asparagus Ricotta Tart

Meatless Monday Recipe: Asparagus and Ricotta Tart

It's almost June and, in Toronto, we finally have the semblance of summer. Whenever the temperature climbs above 17°C, the city changes significantly. Shorts, summer dresses and ice cream cones as far as the...
Billy Elliot the Musical

The Stratford Forum

What might “dinner and a show” have looked like in Shakespeare’s time? It would not yet have included potatoes or tomatoes, coffee or chocolate, white tablecloth or instagrammable dishes. The grounds of the Globe...
Dear Evan Hansen

Why You Need to See Dear Evan Hansen in Toronto

Usually, when you watch one of the many fabulous Mirvish productions in Toronto, you're watching a touring production. However, they also put together shows with an all-Canadian Cast exclusively for the Royal Alexandra Theatre....
Backyard Ribs

Grilling Season: Easy Backyard Ribs

For me, there aren't many foods I enjoy more than a slab of barbecue ribs. Almost fall-off-the-bone texture, smoky flavour and a good helping of barbecue sauce. But, making great barbecue ribs is difficult....
cups of coffee

How Much Coffee Is Actually Effective?

For most of us, having a cup of coffee in the morning, during the day or every other hour is as much part of work-life as getting up on time, commuting and cursing out...
Wine Country

Wine Country: Get Tipsy With These SNL Greats

Last weekend, Netflix released its highly anticipated Original 'Wine Country', directed by Amy Poehler and written by former Saturday Night Live writers Liz Cackowski and Emily Spivey, the latter of whom also stars in...

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