Category: Event

Eat to the Beat 2016

Eat to the Beat is one of the events I look forward to most every year. 60 talented female chefs from around Toronto treat guests to delectable sweet and savoury bites while wine and beer vendors keep glasses filled. This year’s event was in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and raised $260,000. The

Destination Thailand Preview

Destination Thailand is Canada’s largest Thai festival and will be held this Saturday (Sept 10th) at Yonge and Dundas square. The all day event, running from from 11am to 8pm, celebrates the country’s cuisine, culture and of course Signha beer. Organized by the Royal Thai Embassy and the Thai Trade Centre, the event will feature

Nome Patio Launch

North York has a lot of restaurants and new spots continue to pop up everyday. Even with the influx of new players though, Nome Izakaya has remained one of my favourite neighbourhood spots. I can’t resist their $1 oyster specials and their Sake Sangria. I know I’m not the only one who feels this way,

Bento Sushi Hungry Games 2016

Bento Sushi began in 1996 as a small takeout shop in downtown Toronto. Today, they’re an essential feature of most grocery stores and is Canada’s largest sushi company with over 450 locations throughout North America. Bento’s california rolls are one of my favourite grab and go lunches. Every year, Bento challenges their chefs to get

Paramount Fine Foods Don Mills

Paramount Fine Foods is a fast growing chain of restaurants serving up middle eastern cuisine throughout Canada. This year, 29 new locations are planned, which will double their footprint. Existing locations range from food courts, to hospitals, to stand alone restaurants, including an outlet at Pearson airport. I was invited to the grand opening of