Category Archives: Food and Drink

June 16

THE WINE & SPIRIT FESTIVAL@SUGAR BEACH-Fri.,JUNE 14th & Sat.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam The Wine & Spirit Festival; Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, celebrating eleven years of bringing some of the top wine, spirits, beer, cider, cocktails, food and live music in the world! They returned to the city’s fabulous waterfront, centrally located in downtown Toronto at Sugar Beach. The Wine & Spirit Festival […]

June 02

Cuisine & Cuvée@Rebel-Fri.,May 31st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was an evening of delicious food, great wine, and amazing spirits, for a great cause! This year’s Cuisine & Cuvée raised $230,000 for Providence Healthcare! The event returned to a favourite Toronto venue, REBEL, all in support of Providence Healthcare.     This year’s theme challenged the guests to […]

June 01

Rueda and Verdejo Wines Media Showroom Hosted by D.O. Rueda @ Patria (Tue. May 28, 2019)

Bringing a little taste of Spain to Toronto, the D.O. (Designation of Origin) Rueda, is hosting a special wine showroom at Patria (478 King Street West). The event will feature 35 wines from 17 wineries (69 wineries in the region) with nine different wine stations alongside traditional Spanish food including a paella and charcuterie station. The evening will be hosted by Toronto’s very […]

May 23

Spring Beerfest@Fort York Garrison-Sat.,May 18th-Sun.,May 19th,2019

It’s Spring Beerfest time again and there was no need to head out to the cottage for the May 24 weekend for 2019 ! We had a blast this weekend at Fort York Garrison ! The weather was amazing and the spirits were high for all who attended this weekend. This was all taking place […]

May 12

The 5th Anniversary of Dixonlicious@Daniel Spectrum-Thurs.,May 9th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan & Art Tsai 2019 marked the 5th year anniversary of Dixonlicious & the 90th anniversary of Dixon Hall, which started as a soup kitchen. Dixonlicious is a culinary celebration & social fundraiser where attendees experience Regent Park & help provide 30,000 meals to those in need. The event featured delicious food […]

April 10

MADE WITH LOVE@FERMENTING CELLAR-Mon.,April 8th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan MADE WITH LOVE is the annual event which helps us to discover the city’s unique cocktail scene . On April 8th, the 10th edition of the Toronto Regional Finals took place at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District, and we were impressed by the cocktails, the flavours and the food. […]

April 05

The 6th Annual Angels Catwalk In support of the SickKids Transplant Centre@Steam Whistle Brewing-Thurs.,April 4th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE The 6th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids was held at Steam Whistle Brewing on Thursday. Over the past five years, the Angels Catwalk for SickKids event has raised over $1.1 million. This premier red-carpet event once again features some of the hottest fashions to walk across the runway, […]

April 05

The 2019 Visionary Gala A Night to Empower Youth@The Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas St. E.-Friday March 29, 2019

By A.J.Lam The Visionary Gala is a formal fundraising event, attracting over 300 guests in support of inspiring the next generation of young minds. This event brought together community members and city builders to celebrate excellence and support new ideas. The event included a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, silent auction, raffles, exceptional entertainment, and dancing. […]

March 30

SKYBALL – A CNIB FOUNDATION GALA @Artscape Wychwood Barns -Wed.,March 27th,2019

By A.J. Lam & BK on the SCENE It was like being in a 007 movie , filled with a Casino , amazing Live jazz, and Martini signature drinks, but all for a great cause, a fundraiser for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. CNIB presented its signature event ‘Skyball’ for 2019. Guests were […]

March 12

LuckyBall 2019-Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day And Fundraiser For The Fort York Food Bank!@Amsterdam-Thursday,March 7, 2019

By Sally Warburton & BK on the SCENE Thursday, March 7th was a very happening place for a very important cause. The annual LuckyBall was taking place. Since 2013 the LuckyBall has been the main fundraiser for the Fort York Food Bank with 100% of the ticket proceeds going directly to the Food Bank located […]

March 01

Celebrities crowd 2019 Hollywood for Science Gala, with Georgos Greek Wines as official sponsor

All photos credit: Stefanie Kenan and Matt Winkelmeyer for Getty Images In the flurry of events taking place in the run-up to the annual Oscar® celebration, UCLA presented its annual IoES Hollywood for Science Gala (https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/event/ioes-hollywood-for-science-gala/), which honored world-renowned leaders in the environment. Georgos Greek Wines was the official wine sponsor of the event. Guests […]

February 27

RC Show @Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto -February 24-26, 2019

Presented by Restaurants Canada, RC Show is the annual foodservice and hospitality event of the year that brings the industry together to enjoy all aspects of this Trade Show, while growing their business.   The RC Show is a foodservice and hospitality trade show and conference with over 800 exhibitors, spread over 250,000 square feet. […]

February 11

Taste of the NFL’s Party With a Purpose @ Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA (Sat. Feb. 2, 2019)

by A.J. Lam The widely anticipated Taste of the NFL’s annual food and wine event features 35+ food stations with prominent chefs from each NFL city serving their signature dish accompanied by a current or alumni NFL player, ready to autograph NFL helmets of strolling patrons.   The many foodies sample plates of fine cuisine, such […]

February 09

The Drake Hotel’s 15th Anniversary Event@The Drake Hotel-Thurs., Feb. Starting February 7,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam It was a momentous occasion, The Drake Hotel hosted “Future Seekers”, the four-day birthday event  featured performances from some of the top up-and-coming artists, the relaunch of the popular Drake Underground, showcasing of new art exhibits, and a one-night-only dinner party where Drake chefs from past and present will showcase a special […]

January 10

The 30th Annual Dragon Ball Preview@Aga Khan-Mon.,Jan.7th,2019

On Mon., January 7th  2019,  The 30th Annual  Dragon Ball was previewed to showcase the spectacular gala, in celebration of  The Year of the Pig Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 30th annual Dragon Ball, one of Toronto’s premier gala events and the largest fundraising gala celebrating Chinese New Year in Canada. More […]