Category Archives: Food and Drink

December 10

Merry Craft-Mas by Hoppy Holidays @ Berkley Church (Tue. Dec 4, 2018)

What are the holidays without family, food, and BEER! And that’s what we have Hoppy Holidays for, hosted at Berkley Church, located at 315 Queen Street East, on December 5th. This was the 5th Annual craft beer sampling event, complete with seasonal brews, one-off creations, and festive beer cocktails! Although this is a beer focused […]

November 23

Cakes Cove hosts Christmas Eat Everything confectionery party (Holiday Eat Everything Room) -1074 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto -Tue. Nov. 20, 2018

Photography By Jesse Read We were invited to an amazing holiday party at “CAKES COVE”, the schedule including an Edible Room, Holiday chocolates and other sweet displays. Then attendees had the opportunity to eat the room… ornaments and all the Cupcake decorating with Sam Lapointe, Confectionery Chef, Chocolatier and Cake Designer Sam Lapointe, the mad scientist, owner and […]

November 13

COMMUNITY ROCKS 2018@THE QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING CNE-Sat.,Nov.10th,2018

By Sally Warburton The Queen Elizabeth Building on the CNE grounds was a happening place on Saturday, November 10 !  Community Living Toronto was having its biennial fundraising event.  With the disco theme “Celebrate good times, come on!” event throughout the venue – disco balls, disco dancers performance, guests dancing up a storm to the […]

November 06

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party, Regional Qualifier

Canada’s Great Kitchen Party presents its annual Toronto Regional Qualifier for the Canadian Culinary Championships, hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos and featuring a line-up of acclaimed Canadian chefs, elite athletes and musicians, celebrating pillars of Canadian culture – sport, music and food. Guests enjoyed  a variety of delicious dishes from 10 competing chefs, mingle and meet […]

November 04

Happy Place @ Toronto Harbourfront (Nov. 1 – Jan 1, 2018)

We were invited to an exclusive sneak peek of HAPPY PLACE! This is a pop-up sensation on its first international stop and it ‘s showing by Toronto’s Harbour Front, from November 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019. HAPPY PLACE creator Jared Paul was present during our visit. #CaptureYourHappy! HAPPY PLACE was created because they BELIEVE that our world today can […]

November 02

2018 Taste Canada Awards (Tue. Oct. 30, 2018)

photography by Kimberly Samnang October 30, 2018, Toronto, ON — Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada (tastecanada.org) has announced the winners of the country’s only national, bilingual food writing awards.  October is National Cookbook Month #Love Cookbooks #MoreThanRecipes A champion of cookbook authors and food bloggers, Taste Canada inspires readers to […]

October 24

Eat to the Beat @ Roy Thompson Hall (Tue. Oct 23, 2018)

A night of great food and fun, for a great cause! We all love food and fine beverages, and this was the event for this week. We left with a full belly and a full heart knowing that we, along with the female chefs, played a role in ensuring no one needs to face breast cancer […]

September 28

Hendrick’s Gin L.E.V.I.T.A.T.R.E Takes Flight at the 13th Annual Nuit Blanche

Soaring into the night sky at Nuit Blanche, the 65 foot L.E.V.I.TA.T.R.E. gave golden ticket a souvenir picture and a birds eye view of the city at 44.25 cucumbers high. Guests were also invited to the Air Departure Lounge filled with Victorian decors, magicians and a special energy readings by Terry-Lynn Decker. Guests were also […]

September 25

HENDRICK’S GIN L.E.V.I.T.A.T.R.E. RETURNS TO ENCHANT FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE AT THE 13TH ANNUAL NUIT BLANCHE TORONTO

By Mala Chatargun & Photography By Rick O’Brien Hendrick’s Gin returns to Nuit Blanche Toronto with a multi-sensory, all-night experience. It includes the first public participation for the penchants of peculiar at the annual celebration. Curators of the curious, standby! The skyward spectacle of spectacles returns to Toronto from sunset to sunrise at Nuit Blanche Toronto. On […]

September 16

Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala – ‘Jamrock’@The Donalda Club-Friday September 14, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam On Friday September 14th, The Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala, ‘Jamrock’ was held at the prestigious Donalda Club. Guest were treated to Jamaican cuisine, culture, music and vibes when everyone came together with like-minded philanthropic individuals to support HHJF providing the gift of life-changing education to under resourced children in […]

September 12

THE 6th ANNUAL BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@RICARDA’S-Mon.,Sept.10th,2018

This was The 6th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV. The 2018 honourees were: director Nettie Wild (Koneline: Our Land Beautiful), actresses Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves) and Pascale Bussières (When Night is Falling), screenwriter Susan […]

September 11

THE CFF/DGC CANADA PARTY RED CARPET with special guest DJ Amanda Brugel from The Handmaid’s Tale@The Fifth Social Club, 225 Richmond Street West-Sunday, September 9,2018

The theme was totally “CANUCK”, for this TIFF event. Guests were notified and they obeyed !…..“No posers, just hosers! “ This was the most unapologetically Canadian event during TIFF! On Sunday, September 9 at The Fifth Social Club, the CFF and DGC presented The CFF Canada Party at TIFF celebrating homegrown Canadian talent who have […]

September 10

HOUSE OF AURORA’ TAKES OVER HISTORIC BANK TO HOST PREMIERE EVENTS FOR THE 2018 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-Fri.,Sept.7th-9th,2018

Photography by A.J. Lam and BK. Canadian company Aurora Cannabis hosted a private 3 day & night red carpet premiere events in a historic former bank located at 320 Bay Street over the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening weekend. ‘House of Aurora’, was the destination to go and it hosted 3 exclusive premiere parties, […]

August 01

Toronto’s Festival of Beer @Bandshell Park – CNE & OLG Bandshell – July 26th – 30th, 2018

On Friday, July 27, beer lovers ascended to the CNE-Bandshell Park to taste beer of all variety and flavors, along with a wide assortment of savory food for the opening day of The Toronto Beer Fest. Ludacris hit the stage at The OLG Bandshell Stage for TFOB Friday, with the gates opening up in the […]

June 26

Veuve Clicquot, Canada’s most popular champagne, Presents – “Yelloweek” -Thursday, June 21st to Sunday, June 24th, 2018 @Clicquot Café, 146 Ossignton Ave.

By Kimberly Samnang photography by A.J. Lam and Anoulone Souphommanychanh Veuve Clicquot, Canada’s most popular champagne, brought Yelloweek back for the sixth consecutive year. We were invited to an exclusive media preview on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018.   This year, Veuve Clicquot launched the first-ever pop-up: Café Clicquot, inspired by Madame Clicquot’s passion for embracing life and […]