Category Archives: Food and Drink

February 11

Taste of the NFL: Party With a Purpose – Super Bowl LIV @ Diplomat Beach Resort (Sat. Feb. 1, 2020)

photography by A.J. Lam Taste of the NFL (TNFL) has now taken its place in the pantheon of elite Super Bowl events. It’s done so with the generous assistance of hundreds of the nation’s finest culinary professionals, NFL superstars, noted celebrities, entertainers and thousands of volunteers. This incredible fundraising effort has taken on new meaning through […]

February 07

Fete Chinoise, Dreams Take Flight @ Royal York Hotel, Toronto – Sat. Feb. 3, 2020

by Sally Warburton In its 5th year, the Annual Fête Chinoise – a black tie cocktail – honours Chinese culture. The Royal York Hotel venue beautifully decorated with food stations both savoury and sweet was amazing. All delicious. Making the hard decision “Where do I start?” was the challenge!! Beautiful dresses, beautiful people of all […]

November 25

“Hope In The City”Breakfast@The Fairmount Royal York-Fri.,Nov.22nd,2019

By Kimberly Samnang The Salvation Army official annual kickoff to their Christmas fundraising season which supports critical programs & services in Toronto & the GTA started on Friday with a breakfast. This year’s keynote speaker was by Olympian & Best Selling Author Jeremiah Brown. Also, Major Rob Kerr from The Salvation Army was in attendance. […]

November 08

Taste Matters 2019 – The 25th Anniversary Fundraiser for Eva’s Initiatives For Homeless Youth-Tues., November 5, 2019

By Sally Warburton Held at the Atrium in the Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto. A wonderful environment of people all togther to support Eva’s Initiatives. Eva’s Initiatives is not only a shelter for young people but its focus is on their physical, emotional and nutritional needs – to prepare youth for independence and to thrive […]

November 02

CAMH Gifts Of Light Fundraiser Shopping Event@Holt Renfrew -Wednesday, October 30, 2019

By Sally Warburton October 30 was a fundraiser for CAMH Gifts of Light held at the beautiful Holt Renfrew Store on Bloor Street, Toronto. The event included refreshments and tasty hors d’oeuvre and the chance to bid on several luxury items in the Silent Auction. Gifts of Light is a program where donors purchase gifts […]

October 25

EAT TO THE BEAT@ROY THOMPSON HALL-TUES.,OCT.22nd,2019

It was an evening featuring 60 female chefs for one worthy cause at the spectacular Roy Thompson Hall. Eat to the Beat was held on Thursday and foodies come to experience the top Ontario delicious culinary treats. It’s the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting […]

October 19

Chocolate Ball 2019@The Eglinton Grand-Thurs.,Oct.17th,2019

By Shannen Johnston October saw the return of the Chocolate Ball in support of Prostate and Breast Cancer Initiatives. Since 2004, the Toronto Chocolate Festival has been the prime time for this chocolate-themed fundraiser, which is on its 17th event. Since it’s start, the Chocolate Ball has been hosted in cities such as Vaughan, Hamilton, […]

October 09

THE CHOCOLATE BALL@THE EGLINTON GRAND-THURS.,OCT.17th,2019

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM @ THE EGLINTON GRAND Eglinton Avenue (at Avenue Road) SHOW STARTS AT 7:30 PM For Detailed Information and Tickets please visit http://www.TheChocolateBall.com Reserved-Seating: $175 / Non-Reserved: $150 #THECHOCOLATEBALL OCTOBER 1 – 31, 2019 After Thanksgiving Weekend ….. save some room for Decadent and Delicious #CHOCOLATES AND CHOCOLATE #DESSERTS at the […]

October 08

Ferrari of Ontario Rally on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 @ the Arlington Estate

By A.J.Lam. Ferrari of Ontario presented the 15th Annual Ferrari of Ontario Rally in support of the SickKids & Mackenzie Health Foundations with the generous support of its many enthusiastic friends and fans. Under the leadership of Remo Ferri, the Ferrari of Ontario Rally has raised a lot of support and funds for these foundations […]

October 08

ART FOR ANIMALS@154 SHUTER STREET-FRI.,OCT.4th,2019

By A.J.Lam. Art For Animals is the annual silent art auction featuring some of Toronto’s most talented artists. All of the proceeds from the silent auction go to Mercy For Animals, an international non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. This year, they partnered with Central […]

October 07

The Toronto Tequila Festival 2019@Berkeley Church-Fri.,Oct.4th,2019

By Sally Warburton This was Toronto’s first ever Tequila Festival! on October 4th at Berkeley Church and we enjoyed premium tequila, tacos, entertainment and more; the Toronto Tequila Festival had it all for both the tequila aficionados and those looking to discover their new favourite spirit. There was both domestic and international beverages and experts […]

October 05

Fashion Heals For SickKids-Wednesday, October 2nd,2019- The Atrium@Ricarda’s

The 5th annual Fashion Heals was a party for a cause – with fine food and drink, and a one-of-a-kind fashion show curated by Toronto’s premier fashion consultancy, La Closette. http://www.fashionheals4sickkids.com hosted by, Melissa Grelo and Jess Allen of CTV’s The Social, and with a live performance by Karl Wolf and much more: Open bar, […]

September 23

EAT TO THE BEAT Tues.,Oct 22, 2019 @Roy Thomson Hall

Eat to the Beat is a mecca for urban foodies who come to experience the best Ontario’s culinary scene has to offer. A signature event of the Canadian Cancer Society. Eat to the Beat is the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting women through the […]

September 13

Unobstructed View And Criterion Celebrate A Monster Marriage- THE TIFF Cinephile Party@THE QUEEN ANNE-Monday, September 9th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan The iconic character Godzilla has been around since 1954 and there has been no shortage of memorabilia, such as: T-shirts, toys and a notable song from the rockband Blue Oyster Cult. Always a cult classic and most of us have seen Godzilla on the big/little screen or in some form of […]

September 13

Devour! The Food Film Festival TIFF Reception@Campbell House- Sunday, September 8, 2019

By A.J.Lam. We were invited to Devour! The Food Film Festival TIFF Reception, held on Sunday night of TIFF, which is held every October, when the Nova Scotia festival organizers put on a 6-day food and film festival. Days are spent with renowned chefs from around the world doing culinary workshops, and being involved in […]